Category: Wellbeing

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Simona Velcovska offers her top tips to mental health self-care while you enjoy your university journey.

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Joanna Baker, Therapist and Psychoeducation Coordinator at the University of Derby, explains how our thoughts and feelings on body image can affect us.

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Most prospective students are worried about starting university. Here, student Tamzin Burch discusses how to deal with anxiety about living in halls.

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Yasuhiro Kotera, University of Derby Academic Lead in Psychotherapy, looks at how online learning can improve outcomes for students with disabilities.

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Mental health in the workplace is high on the national agenda. Yasuhiro Kotera, Academic Lead in Psychotherapy at the University of Derby, looks at how NLP can help.

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Therapist and Psychoeducation Coordinator Joanna Baker, from the University of Derby, shares her insight and methods to combat stress.

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Dr. Fiona Holland, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, looks at how motivational interviewing can help people make positive changes.

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Dr William Van Gordon, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby Online, examines how we can be addicted to ourselves, and puts readers to the test.

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Around 25% of university students experience mental health problems. Could self-compassion be the key to coping with shame arising from stigma?

Student, Tamzin Burch, describes how she settled into her new life in Derby.