Sammy is a Clinical Psychologist working in specialist rehabilitation and recovery services for people experiencing psychosis and a community mental health team in the North East of England. She has a particular interest in community psychology and is passionate about developing preventative and early intervention strategies to enhance wellbeing and mental health in our communities. She is in the midst of establishing a new start up social enterprise to do just this.
Previous meta-analyses in the field of depressive disorders have yielded mixed conclusions about which the most efficacious treatment is. Within the process of any therapy, there are universal features such as; the therapeutic relationship, rationale for treatment, a patient and therapist belief in treatment, a confidential and respectful space for the patient and so on. [read the full story…]