Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition and anxiety disorder caused by incredibly stressful, frightening, or distressing events. (PTSD), once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which there was seriousContinue reading “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)”

Eating disorders

This weekend we have seen the terribly sad reality of eating disorders and that they are life threatening. We know that early detection can increase the chances of improved treatment and I would urge anyone to look into some support locally and face to face.⠀What I want to think about is those who are leftContinue reading “Eating disorders”

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – CBT

What is CBT? Cognitive behavioural therapy is a psycho-social intervention that aims to improve mental health. CBT focuses on challenging and changing cognitive distortions and behaviours, improving emotional regulation, and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems. CBT is a type of talking treatment which focuses on how your thoughts, beliefsContinue reading “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – CBT”

OCD Treatment

Are you suffering from OCD What is OCD I Straker Consultants specialise in treating all aspects of severe and enduring mental health, and as such have significant experience in successfully treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). OCD features a pattern of repeated unwanted thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead people to perform ritualistic and repetitive behaviours (Compulsions).Continue reading “OCD Treatment”

Depression Treatment

Are you struggling with Depression?  What is Depression? Depression is a mood disorder that makes you feel constant sadness or lack of interest in life. While some people believe that depression is trivial or not a genuine health problem, it is actually a real condition that affects around 1 in 10 people over the course of theirContinue reading “Depression Treatment”


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