Category Archives: Resources

‘Metaphors for Life’ Podcast

Metaphors for Life Podcast – an invitation to consider your own experience of relating to thoughts, feelings and actions from a different perspective. Encouraging psychological flexibility with content inspired by the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). A collection of ideas, short stories, fables or parables designed to pose […]

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Thought Diary CBT Worksheets

One of the fundamental techniques of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) relates to challenging unhelpful thoughts. This strategy requires the individual to recognise or identify an unhelpful thought, and then to test or evaluate that thought. Often a thought diary or thought record will be introduced for the unhelpful thought to be written down and processed. […]

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Challenging Unhelpful Thoughts

Once you have recognised an unhelpful thought – the next stage is to challenge it. To do this, you can ask yourself a series of questions… You might find it difficult to identify an unhelpful thought – so try thinking about a time when your mood changed. Consider what was running through your mind at […]

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Moodjuice Self Help Guides

Here is a list of the self help guides for common mental health problems which I was involved in redeveloping over the last year. You can find them all on the professional page of the Moodjuice website. I understand that they are used routinely across at least three health board regions in Scotland. These guides were written by psychologists, they […]

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