Do you have students who experience anxiety from time to time? Perhaps they are your perfectionistic high achieving students. Or maybe they are the students who find it difficult to come to class. They might avoid assessment tasks or struggle to speak in front of the class.
"If you're pretty crazy then you're in good company because the human race as a whole is out of its goddam head." Albert Ellis - founder of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) and pioneer in the development of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
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!