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  1. Insights  from  Harley  Street  psychologist   How  Therapy  Works   Most  of  us,  at  some  point  in  our  lives,   feel  too  overwhelmed  to  deal  with  our   problems.  In  fact,  more  than  a  quarter   of  UK  adults  will  experience   depression,  anxiety  or  another  mental   disorder  in  any  given  year.  These   problems  can  become  debilitating,  and   end  up  affecting  our  daily  lives.         Dr Vanessa Ruspoli   Dr Vanessa Ruspoli     Therapy  for  Mental  Health     Psychologists  can  successfully  treat  a  range  of  mental  health  issues  with  therapy,  using  a   •   variety  of  approaches.  Therapy  involves  getting  thoughts  and  feelings  -­‐  and  things  around  you  –   into  a  balanced  and  integrated  place.  Therapy  is  also  about  giving  clients  a  supportive   environment  in  which  to  work  through  their  issues.  Your  behaviors,  and  perceptions  about   internal  and  external  life  experiences  will  be  transformed,  through  therapy,  in  a  beneficial  way.         Dr  Vanessa  Ruspoli  |  Harley  Street  Psychology  |  www.dr-­‐ruspoli.com  |  (+44)  7747-­‐  777361    

  2. Using  Psychology  to  Cope     •   that  can  be  helped  by  a  psychologist  include  trauma,  anger  management,  addiction,  financial  problems,   lack  of  motivation,  low  self-­‐esteem,  divorce  and  relationship  problems,  eating  disorders,  depression  and   anxiety,  general  well-­‐being,  bereavement  or  loss.  You  can  also  use  psychology  to  help  treat  and   overcome  phobias.     If  you  have  a  challenging  mental  health  condition,  psychology  can  help  you  cope.  Conditions         Counselling  Psychologists     •   to  treat  the  problems  you  may  be  experiencing.  The  first  step  is  to  understand  and  identify  the  ideas,   behaviours  and  emotions  that  contribute  to  your  condition,  state  of  mind  or  quality  of  life  in  order  to   assess  the  ways  in  which  they  can  help  you.   When  it  comes  to  therapy,  a  counselling  psychologist’s  approach  involves  various  steps  in  order         Dr  Vanessa  Ruspoli  |  Harley  Street  Psychology  |  www.dr-­‐ruspoli.com  |  (+44)  7747-­‐  777361    

  3.       The  Next  Step   •   steps  towards  supporting  you  with  modifying  negative  or  limiting  ideas,  behaviours  and  emotions.    The   modification  of  these  thoughts  and  feelings  allows  you  to  handle  life  experiences  without  becoming   overly  mentally  stressed.     Once  your  psychologist  has  identified  the  best  way  to  proceed,  they  then  can  take  effective     The  Scientific  Method   •   problem  solving  skills.  They  will  also  teach  you  some  great  techniques  you  can  use  when  you’re  in   challenging  situations.  This  helps  to  reprogram  your  mind  to  not  run  away  from  or  avoid  situations  you   may  have  been  fearful  of  facing.     Psychologists  draw  on  scientifically  based  methods.  They  will  support  you  as  you  develop  your         Dr  Vanessa  Ruspoli  |  Harley  Street  Psychology  |  www.dr-­‐ruspoli.com  |  (+44)  7747-­‐  777361    

  4. Cognitive  Behavioural  Therapy     •   tackle  mental  health  conditions.  This  type  of  therapy  will  address  dysfunctional  emotions  and   behaviours  through  a  goal-­‐oriented,  systematic  process.  The  type  of  approach  used  will  vary  according   to  your  particular  problem  or  issue.  You  will  be  asked  to  challenge  your  negative  and  thought  patterns   as  part  of  the  treatment.     Cognitive  Behavioural  Therapy,  or  CBT,  is  one  of  the  most  common  form  of  therapy  used  to     Gaining  Perspective   •   through  in  the  past.  These  events  and  their  associated  perceptions  may  be  negatively  influencing  or   colouring  your  interpretation  of  events  in  the  present.  Therapy  also  teaches  you  coping  mechanisms  to   deal  with  triggering  situations.     A  counselling  psychologist  may  ask  you  to  recall  and  identify  troubling  life  events  you  have  been     Gradual  Exposure   •   encouraged  in  order  to  help  you  regain  a  sense  of  control.  Gradually  facing  activities  that  you  once   avoided  helps  you  to  try  out  new  ways  of  behaving  and  reacting  to  everyday  events.     In  CBT,  gradual  or  graduated  exposure  to  the  source  of  your  anxiety  is  supported  and     Learning  Techniques   •   stressful  situation.  This  will  help  to  reduce  your  anxiety  and  stress.  These  and  other  strategies  will   contribute  towards  regaining  the  pleasure  and  the  joy  you  once  had  from  life.     CBT  can  teach  you  relaxation,  mindfulness  and  distraction  techniques,  to  use  when  you  are  in  a     Dr  Vanessa  Ruspoli     •   different  conditions,  such  as  self-­‐esteem,  depression  and  fear  of  public  speaking.  She  has  worked  with   CBT  for  a  number  of  years,  and  is  based  in  the  prestigious  and  historic  Harley  Street  in  Central  London.     Dr  Vanessa  Ruspoli  is  a  chartered  counselling  psychologist.  She  offers  a  range  of  therapies  for       Dr  Vanessa  Ruspoli  |  Harley  Street  Psychology  |  www.dr-­‐ruspoli.com  |  (+44)  7747-­‐  777361