The Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Training have gathered a selection of news articles and features that may be of interest if you are studying with CCPT or are practicing in counselling and psychotherapy.
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“Benefits of talking therapy
Talking therapies can help all sorts of people in lots of different situations. You may also hear them referred to as talking treatments or psychological therapies.”

“Pupils suffering from anxiety and depression to receive counselling in schools
Children suffering from anxiety and depression will be offered counselling at school under government plans to tackle a widely reported crisis in young people’s mental health.”

“Work-related stress, depression or anxiety”

“One in five couples in ‘distressed’ relationships, report finds
The stresses of parenting and financial pressures are heaping strains on relationships, leaving 1.4 million families “at breaking point”…”

Millions of British men suffer from loneliness
“Loneliness among British men has been described as a “silent epidemic” with an estimated eight million admitting to feeling lonely at least once a week.

“Why are so many of Britain’s teen girls struggling with mental health problems?
…a new study shows a worrying rise in mental health problems among teenagers in the UK…”

“Counselling for cyberbullying has doubled in five years
Childline delivered 5,103 counselling sessions to children affected by cyberbullying in 2016/17, up 12% from 4,541 the year before and 2,410 in 2011/12. Girls between 12 and 15 are the most likely to seek help.”