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An exploration into Psychology - could you benefit?

This series of articles, written by Dr Liza Morton that were featured in GUCH News 2012, highlight some of the emotional challenges of growing up with a heart condition and some of the different types of psychological therapies available.

Download the PDFs here or use the left hand menu to read online.

Part 1: Some Emotional Challenges of Growing Up with a Heart Condition

Part 2: What can Psychology Offer Congenial Heart Disease Patients?

Part 3: Some more about Psychological Therapies

Part 4: The Good News

Find out more about how to access counselling and psychological therapies

Dr Liza Morton also offers a look into her own experiences living with a congenital heart condition here. She has also written two blog posts about Living with a Pacemaker. Read the first article here and the second article here. Dr Morton also has an article published in the April/May 2014 issue of Cardiology News. You can read it here.

Read about Gilly's experience of counselling: My Cardiac Counselling

If you would like more information about counselling and psychological therapies or to talk through any of the emotional challenges you have faced then please contact Anne Crump, Mental Health Support Worker.
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