Burnout or Depression?

Following a recent Instagram post & TikTok, I’ve received so many questions like this: Am I burned out or am I depressed? If you’re asking this question, please know you’re not alone. Burnout, low mood, anxiety and not ‘feeling like yourself’ have been the primary reason most of my new clients have started therapy. TheContinue reading “Burnout or Depression?”

The Benefits of Being an Overthinker

Being an overthinker has benefits. I know, right? When I say these words, my inner voice goes into a painful soprano because my brain adds a disbelieving question mark. Being an overthinker has benefits? Being an overthinker has benefits!! Yes. Facts. What an uplifting & motivating truth. So often, mental health issues or struggles such asContinue reading “The Benefits of Being an Overthinker”

Stop Overthinking Now

Welcome to the second post of the overthinking series (here’s the first post). In this post we discuss tips & strategies to curb the habit of chronic overthinking, analysis paralysis, & indecision fatigue. “Let me tell you all about the latest therapy for overthinking.” She said to me with a wry smile. “It’s call STOPContinue reading “Stop Overthinking Now”

Maximizing Motivation

The past few years have completely reshaped the way we live. Our lives will slowly return to ‘normal’ after years of living through a pandemic and our schedules will get busy again too. We can travel, meet up with people, celebrate, embrace. There’s so much we’ve been waiting to do, but before we jump in,Continue reading “Maximizing Motivation”

Hello Gorgeous!

Firstly thank you for being here. I hope you’ll find something of value here. I’m Dr M, a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Professor, author & media contributor based in London, UK. In my day job, I teach postgrad students how to do therapy & how to test if therapy works. I have a small traumaContinue reading “Hello Gorgeous!”