How to Support Children with Selective Mutism

As the school year begins again, young children across the country are heading to the classroom for the first time. But although many children will be confident in their new setting, it can be extremely difficult for others to adjust. The shift to being around lots of...

Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Everybody has days when they feel down about the way that they look. But when do these negative feelings become a deeper problem? Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD, is an anxiety condition that causes sufferers to develop obsessive compulsive behaviour in...

Tips to Manage Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania, commonly referred to as ‘trich’, is a chronic, recurring compulsion to pull hair. For those suffering from trich, it can have a huge impact on all aspects of life and cause significant emotional distress. Although there is no...

What is Solution Focused Therapy?

Often, talk based therapy such as CBT and counselling involves in-depth discussions about an individual’s specific problems. While talking therapies such as these are incredibly helpful to most, sometimes an alternative approach may be needed. First developed in...

Why is OCD Worse at Night?

Many people with OCD find the symptoms are more difficult to deal with as you are trying to get to sleep. Intrusive thoughts a primary cause of preventing people with OCD from being able to relax and drift off into a peaceful night’s sleep. The stillness of the...

Is Online Therapy Right For Me?

Therapy is a big decision. How that therapy takes shape in terms of treatments, issues discussed and the sphere in which you receive counselling greatly affect the way in which you manage your mental health. Online therapy in Canary Wharf and Hendon is often...

Tips for Coping with Depression

Depression affects many adults in the UK, and worldwide. People diagnosed with low mood or depression may experience symptoms such as persistent crying, negative thoughts or changes in appetite, plus more. It can either be experienced as a temporary mental health...

A Simple Tip for Anxiety

1 in 6 adults in the UK state they suffer from anxiety. Mental health is more commonplace than most people realise but now that conversations are being started thanks to initiatives such as mental health awareness week, most people are able to reach out for the...

Are Londoners More Stressed?

Stress is a big topic in all parts of the world, but the hectic hustle and bustle of London life can take its toll on the mental health of its inhabitants. That’s no sweeping statement either, as studies published in 2019 showed workers in London have the worst...

Find Talking Therapies in Canary Wharf

Bridges Therapy Centre offer a plethora of evidence-based talking therapies from our clinics in Canary Wharf, Hendon, and online. These therapies are delivered by members of our team, qualified and experienced in treating several prominent and challenging mental...