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Bridging the generational gap

A generational gap can conjure memories of painful family conflicts. While it may be experienced in any family, differing cultural views and practices that can exist within an immigrant family can create additional conflict. Whilst immigrant families from the Middle East, North Africa and Asia may place emphasis on family obligations and social harmony, mainstream […]

How Counselling Helps with Grief

  Grief often comes in ebbs and flows but it can be particularly painful around Christmas time. After experiencing grief for many years, Grace spoke to one of our counsellors from the Talking Therapies service. Georgina encouraged her to reach out to and accept support from loved ones when coping with the impacts of a […]

How Cognitive Behavioural Therapy helped Rebecca

  Rebecca had been experiencing  symptoms of anxiety and depression after the death of a family member. Since completing cognitive behavioural therapy, she has found ways to challenge her negative thought patterns and adopt a new mindset. The Community Living Well Psychological Therapies service offers talking therapy or counselling that can help you if you […]

Talking Therapies and Community Living Services exceeding targets

CNWL’s Talking Therapies Service and the Community Living Well Service have helped over 26,000 patients to enter treatment over the last year, with 145,000 appointments offered on the phone or face-to-face. Many more patients have received digital therapy with telephone support offering an accessible way of receiving support and advice. The service has consistently exceeded […]

How Talking Therapy Helped Lucy

    Lucy, a long-term sufferer of two rare health conditions, spoke to our communications team about the repercussions they have had on her mental health and how talking therapy with Community Living Well helped her to reframe her perception of herself and embrace life with her long-term conditions. The Community Living Well Psychological Therapies […]

Psychological Therapies Leaflet

  We are pleased to publish our new and improved Psychological Therapies Leaflet which can be found here. This leaflet has details of the range of different therapy options on offer, all of which are effective treatments recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). These include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Counselling, Guided-Self Help, Online […]