Jenna Robinson

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Jenna Robinson

Jenna is a trainee counsellor, having studied for the last three years with the Open University and is about to undertake her next course entitled "Challenging ideas in mental health." She currently works as an online relationship adviser for TheSite.org and a chat moderator where she offers advice and support to 16 to 25 year olds who are often struggling with mental health issues and relationship problems. Jenna has also recently started contributing her advice to Bliss magazine, as well as helping out on Radio 1's The Surgery Facebook page.

As a peer adviser I work with young people who can be going through some quite difficult times. These can include self harm, homelessness, having to care for a family member, depression, low self-esteem to name a few. These are not the type of...
7th August 2012
One in five people become depressed at some point in their lives, everyone gets low at times but in some cases depression can interfere with a person’s everyday life. On one website it informed me that there are two treatments available for...
20th July 2012
Oh but sometimes I wish you could. Thankfully over the last few years I have come across people who have decided to seek help through counselling, for me I couldn’t be happier. Although I wished that many of those I have known were not in a...
18th April 2012
Finished an essay on the holistic approach the mental distress, thought I would share some of it; let me know your thoughts.... Today the most prominent model used is the biomedical model. It relies on trained specialists submitting a diagnosis and...
28th February 2012
It’s not uncommon when we read the newspapers or watch the news that when violence has been committed towards a member of the public it is often linked to the perpetrators state of mental health. Often the media will link violent behaviour...
19th January 2012
As part of my counselling course I am currently reading about the holistic approach to mental distress. The holistic approach focuses on the client as an individual who is influenced by a number of different dimensions (psychologically,...
11th November 2011
Small steps are so important Currently as part of my training as a counsellor I am studying a mental health module with the open university and have just finished reading ‘Hilary’s story’ a woman’s account of her...
2nd October 2011
Last night I caught a segment on The One Show on BBC One, with Ruby Wax on how mental health conditions were once treated, with reference to the old asylums and the treatment of Electroconvulsive therapy. I had also recently done some reading on...
25th August 2011
I recently heard someone say "I think I may go and see a counsellor, they will tell me what's wrong and what I should do." This spurred me to write something in order to dispel this myth and inform people about counselling before...
10th August 2011
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Jenna is a trainee counsellor, having studied for the last three years with the Open University and is about to undertake her next course entitled "Challenging ideas in mental health." She currently works as an online relationship adviser for TheSite.org and a chat moderator where she offers advice and support to 16 to 25 year olds who are often struggling with mental health issues and relationship problems. Jenna has also recently started contributing her advice to Bliss magazine, as well as helping out on Radio 1's The Surgery Facebook page.

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