Brexit uncertainty continues to dominate the headlines - and our members have been talking about the emotional impact of this in newspaper articles and on the radio this month.
Cheshire-based Louise Tyler was interviewed on the Nick Ferrari breakfast show on LBC radio about how Brexit can affect people’s mental health.
Louise and Lesley Ludlow, the chair of our Private Practice division, spoke to the Huff Post about looking after your mental health during political turmoil.
“Generally, Brexit is creating a lot of anxiety … People can’t plan, they don’t know what’s going to happen. It’s seeping into all corners of life, really,” said Lesley.
Our trustee Andrew Kinder shared his expertise on workplace stress with the Guardian for a piece on six ways to stay healthy when you’re stressed. The article was re-published in the Irish Times.
Hilda Burke spoke to the Huff Post about eco-anxiety, telling reporter Natasha Hinde: “It is a real issue. It’s not an anxiety born from a sense of insecurity, not being good enough or imposter syndrome. It is actually happening. Clients who have these concerns are having a natural response to very disturbing things that are happening on our planet.”
Therapist and self-care coach Eve Menezes Cunningham featured on the Patient.info website in an article about how sports injuries can affect people’s mental health.
Sally Brown talked to Yahoo Finance about anxiety before work, while Natasha Page appeared on BBC Radio Essex to talk about bereavement and counselling.
And Armele Philpotts was interviewed on Love Sport Radio about sibling rivalry following the resignation of Jo Johnson from his brother Boris’s government.
Our member Lisa Cromar took part in a radio interview about making counselling more accessible for autistic people. Lisa appeared on Anna Kennedy’s All Things Autism programme on the Women’s Radio Show.
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