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Mental health recovery?

By Ute May 3, 2020

Dr U is helping people to recover. From the distressing impact of enduring mental problems and chronic pain. Recovery is the keyword here. How does it work?

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How can I manage my distress?

By Ute May 3, 2020

How we can manage life difficulties?   What do you want to manage? Whether our life changes dramatically, be it through menopause or retirement, or whether we are in a crisis (before, during or after midlife), whether we have

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And how can I get rid of ….

By Ute May 3, 2020

And how can I get rid of….   We all want to get rid of experiences that are difficult. I am talking about thoughts, emotions and experiences such as depression and sadness, fear and anxiety, pain and suffering, phobia,

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Change and mental wellbeing

By Ute May 3, 2020

How do we change – or not? Have you ever had the “oh s****” moment once you thought you had the change in your pocket?

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Travelling together: A mentee’s blog

By Ute March 21, 2020

This is a blog that describes JD’s journey as a mentee. JD is a counselling master’s student who is preparing for the dissertation.

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Alleviate stress: pooing your pants isn’t the only option

By Ute December 1, 2019

Here are practical tips on how to work with stress when it occurs.
Nothing – ever – starts without disclaimers!

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Healthy stress behaviour: fight, flight and freeze

By Ute November 15, 2019

In the first part of the stress blog we travelled through the body with the physiological processes of stress.

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The effects of unused stress

By Ute November 15, 2019

In the third part of the stress blog we look at the effects of unused stress. In part one, I wrote about the physiological processes of stress. Part two talked about why knowing about them matters.

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The physiology of stress

By Ute November 1, 2019

Stress, takes us to run to the toilet or sit in there for ages – right? Why? Well, let us look at the physiology of stress.

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Ute Liersch gets Congratulations

By Ute September 8, 2019

Ute Liersch gets congratulations Congratulations to fourth year DPsych student Ute Liersch, who won the Student-Practitioner Award at the International Meaning Conference (IMEC) 2019. Liersch ‘s presentation, based on her doctoral research, was entitled “The meanings of chronic pain

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