Category: Wellbeing

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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. 

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Student, Eva Machova, describes hows she settled into her life in Derby after moving from the Czech Republic to study Media and Communications. 

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To support University Mental Health Day, the University of Derby's Joanna Baker explores the rising number of students experiencing mental health problems.

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Angela Pereira, Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Derby, discusses why nursing students should take care of their own mental health.

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Victoria Rosamond, an academic in the field of Spa Management, discusses the efforts being made to be more environmentally friendly at the Devonshire Spa, our very own commercial spa in Buxton.