"Our values are important because they help us to grow and develop. They help us to create the future we want to experience. Every individual and every organisation is involved in making hundreds of decisions every day. The decisions we make are a reflection of our values and beliefs, and they are always directed towards a specific purpose. That purpose is the satisfaction of our individual or collective (organisational) needs."Barrett Values Centre
The following article in our series on depression focuses on the second goal of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) recommended management plan for the treatment of a depressive disorder - the treatment of depressed mood with psychotherapy.
I have a very vivid memory from around five years of age playing with my sister and cousins in their caravan when someone had the bright idea of taking it in turns at being locked in the little bar fridge!
It is not uncommon for people to come into the clinic seeking strategies to manage their fears about having an MRI or other scans such as bone scans or CT scans, particularly if they are a part of the monitoring and management of a chronic health condition.