Domestic abuse consultation by Bedford Borough Council
Domestic abuse consultation in Bedford It was interesting to read recently about a draft domestic abuse strategy to be published for public consultation by Bedford Borough Council so it can update its own approach to the problem. The purpose of the consultation is to improve how agencies like the police and domestic abuse and mental […]
CB Counselling welcomes plans to give victims more time to report domestic abuse
Bedford counsellor and therapist Caroline Bygrave from CB Counselling Services has welcomed the news that victims are to be given more time to report episodes of domestic abuse. The current timeframe for reporting someone for common assault is six months. Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has agreed to extend the time frame to two years. The […]
Are you apprehensive about returning to the office?
Back to the office for many Bedford workers I am seeing examples of people with anxiety about returning to the office after so long working from home. For many, having been away from the workplace for over a year, the concern is about what the new social norms are. Doubt and uncertainty drives anxiety and […]
Might you be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression. It comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. SAD is also known as winter depression and people in Bedford will be affected by it, just like anywhere else where it starts to get dark before 4pm. With the official start of Winter season just a few […]