The impact of the Sarah Everard murder case on people’s mental health and the threat of violence against women were among the topics our members recently spoke about in the media.
Cate Campbell spoke to The i with advice for people who found the news of Sarah’s murder traumatic.
“This may be the time to consider some sort of therapy, if they’re really struggling. Talking to people about it is very important,” she said.
Jayne Booth contributed to a feature in Women’s Health magazine examining violence against women and how the threat of male violence can impact mental health.
“Healing starts with an acceptance of your feelings – not denial of them,” Jayne said.
Jennifer also contributed to an article in the Mail Online examining “morbid curiosity” and how it can be a positive way to manage fear.
Hansa also contributed to an article giving HGV drivers tips on maintaining their mental health which was used across a series of trade publications and websites including Fleet Point and Safety and Health Practitioner.
Satpal Kaur-Thompson shared her expertise with Cosmopolitan for an article discussing imposter syndrome and how people can overcome it.
Matt Wotton and Graham Johnston wrote a comment piece for politics.co.uk examining what politicians can learn from athletes who discuss their mental health.
They were also on The Meaningful Life podcast to talk about boundaries in relationships, attachment, and parenting.
Line Mookerjee was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning Scotland programme about social burnout, while Louise Tyler was also interviewed on the subject by Time Out magazine.
Jo Bisseker Barr spoke on BBC Radio Solent about the benefits of writing for wellbeing for unlocking creative potential, promoting mindfulness and overcoming the inner critical voice.
Woman’s Own spoke to Allie Outram about how “the pandemic was the perfect storm for eating disorders” and offered advice for people to address an eating disorder.
The Westmorland Gazette shone a spotlight on Ellen Whitfield and how she incorporates horses into her counselling work.
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