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The Tuke Centre

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Recent blog posts

Time to change

When I was asked to write this blog I thought “I can’t do this right now; I’ve got too much … [continue reading]

Men and their Mental Health

Let me start with this: I am not a man, nor have I ever considered myself “male”. You might be … [continue reading]

Sensory overload

Back in June I, along with some other members of the North Yorkshire Autism and ADHD Assessment Team, went along … [continue reading]

Inspirational Autism

I have recently read Chris Packham’s memoir Fingers in the Sparkle Jar. Chris Packham, for those of you who don’t know, … [continue reading]


One day it came to me, finally I had something I wanted to talk about on this blog…Guilt. The idea … [continue reading]

Why do I love my job?

When I have had periods of time out from working as a Cognitive Behavioural /Compassion Focused Psychotherapist either through a … [continue reading]

A marathon for my Dad

I decided to wait a few days after completing the London marathon to write this, as I thought by this time … [continue reading]

Encountering self-compassion

Since working at The Tuke Centre I have had the opportunity to take part in a Compassion Focused Therapy group, … [continue reading]

The Gift of Social Interaction – World Autism Week 2016

On the eve of Autism Awareness week I find myself thinking about the talk I am giving this week and … [continue reading]

Walking the dog

The thing about having a dog is that you have to be prepared to go for walks in all weather … [continue reading]