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Pilates at Home

Staying well or getting well, if your staying at home can be harder. Exercise and improving fitness can help give you mental wellbeing, resillience and help you recover. When stuck at home it is an opportunity to get fit Occupying your time with constructive tasks also helps. With kind permission … Continue reading

Telephone or Video appointments

We are now moving from face to face appointments to telephone or video appointments. We aim to keep all appointments but inevitably this may have to change. Please keep an eye on your email or answer your phones and our admin will be in touch to confirm the arrangements with … Continue reading

Maintaining Mental Health in isolation

Everyone is social distancing and all unnecessary travel or contact has been advised Extra vigilance is advised for people over 70, those with underlying health conditions, or those pregnant. It is suggested that those in these groups may need to remain isolated for up to 3 months from the weekend. … Continue reading

Wash your hands for 20 Seconds

wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds always wash your hands when you get home or into work use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not … Continue reading

Corona Virus

The UK is now moving on from the ‘delay’ phase of managing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As a result the advice around what to do if you begin to display symptoms of coronovirus infection has also been updated. The current guidance is to stay at home for 14 days if you … Continue reading

Urdu, Psychiatry in another language

Dr Muzaffar can speak and understand fluent Urdu. She understands Punjabi fully and has some basic Hindi knowledge as well. She can offer and tailor  psychiatric assessments or Cognitive Analytical  Therapy in Urdu. She has a knowledge  of South Asian women’s cultural issues and dilemmas, the  importance of the role … Continue reading

What to expect when you see a psychiatrist

What is a psychiatrist? A psychiatrist is a medically-qualified practitioner who will have spent 5-6 years training to be a doctor. He or she will then have worked as a doctor in general medicine and surgery for at least a year. He or she will then have had at least 6 years … Continue reading

Global Health promotion by Dr Muzaffar

Dr Muzaffar raises global equity of care as a passionate issue. The Center for Global Mental Health (CGMH) hosted the inaugural program of a series of Interest Group Sessions on Borderline Personality Disorder. The session was hosted at The Treehouse Psychiatry Clinic, by Prof. Fareed A. Minhas & Dr. Ayesha … Continue reading

Neuromodulation

The Psychiatrists Ltd are excited this year to start planning our partnership that will enable access for our patients to rTMS. Evidence of this treatment being effective for Depression and Anxiety disorders treatment is growing. We will aim to keep you updated but are excited by this development. We hope … Continue reading

No Health without Mental Health=Parity of Esteem

Transition from DLA to PIP has been occurring across the country. This much publicised change has caused so much challenge and taken up so much professionals time. I had heard from many that they found themselves disadvantaged and poorer but its interesting to see more data about this. October 2016 … Continue reading