Theory & training Articles

Becoming a Therapist in the Age of the Internet – With Dr. Sheri Jacobson

Harley Therapy was already a leading London therapy practice. Why branch out and start an online booking platform? And what do advances in technology mean for trainees becoming a therapist? Our founder, Dr. Sheri Jacobson, was recently interviewed on just such subjects for the ‘Masters in Counseling’ podcast you can listen to here. Let’s look...

Signs of Aspergers in Adults – Sound Familiar?

Worried that your partner, colleague, or loved one might have Asperger’s? What are the signs of Aspergers in adults to look for? What is Asperger’s syndrome? ‘Asperger’s disorder’, or ‘Asperger’s syndrome’, is actually no longer an official diagnosis in the UK (or the USA, for that matter). Since 2013 this was dropped in favour of...

Personality Disorder vs Personality Trait – The Difference You Need to Know

The internet has helped us all become more savvy about mental health. But sadly, it has also led to mental health diagnoses being thrown around like casual weapons. Boss doesn’t like you? Narcissist. Girlfriend angry you broke up with her? Borderline. In reality, only a small percentage of the population have personality disorders. We all,...

Spirituality and Mental Health – Worth Investing In?

How connected are spirituality and mental health? Connected enough that spirituality is part of several modern psychotherapies, and the Royal College of Psychiatrists now has a special interest group devoted to the subject. What is spirituality? It’s an umbrella term that seems to be applied to all sorts these days. But a close attempt to...

Introvert or Extrovert? Jung Personality Types 

Dividing personalities into groups goes back to at least the Greeks, with their system of ‘four humours’. But most modern personality systems, such as the Myers-Briggs, are a modified take on a system for understanding personality created by Jung himself, along with the terms ‘extrovert’ and ‘introvert’.   So what exactly are Jung’s personality types? Jung Personality Types ...