How to develop a healthier relationship with the media: a podcast with UKCP

How to manage the media and your mental health: a 'Talking Therapies' podcast with UKCP

by Psychologies

The ongoing news cycle and endless nature of social media doesn’t just distract us, it can make us feel overwhelmed and unhopeful. 

With negative news stories and posts online dominating the headlines and our social feeds, how can we stop it affecting our mental wellbeing?

This month UKCP’s CEO Sarah Niblock talks to UKCP psychotherapist John-Paul Davies about news, social media and the importance of boundaries.

About the UKCP and how to find a therapist:

The UKCP: Alongside professional support for our members, we are the leading research, innovation, educational and regulatory body working to advance psychotherapies for the benefit of all. Our membership includes more than 8,000 therapists and 70 training and accrediting organisations. Members work privately, in public health or third-sector organisations, offering a range of approaches for couples, individuals, families and groups.

To find the right therapist, click here to access our directory and look at our Life Labs Channel of experts who may be able to help, or visit the UKCP's website to locate a therapist near you.

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