Posts by: Erica

Erica is a freelance journalist, and blogger. She started her career in 1999 as a glamorous fashion assistant at The Daily Telegraph, where she stayed for 2 years. In 2008 she set up “mad to order” fashion service Medfed which uses fashion as a vehicle to challenge mental health stigma. Medfed has since been featured in Vice magazine and The Stafford Post. As a freelancer, Erica's writing has been published in The Independent, Metro, Lancet Psychiatry, Healthy, TNT, Chat it’s fate, the guardian, The Mail on Sunday, Spirit & Destiny, BBC Ouch!, GQ India, Vice, Nylon, Fused, and newsletters from Mind and Time to Change.

Counselling & Psychotherapy

Written on May 18, 2017 in Features

Cognitive Behaviour Treatment (CBT), developed by an American psychiatrist called Aaron Beck, is the most ‘evidence-based’ psychotherapy because it has been shown to work for most problems in clinical trials

Talking to others

Written on May 18, 2017 in Features

There’s a lot to be said for taking charge of your wellbeing and doing what you can to stay healthy

The Balaji Temple

Written on May 18, 2017 in Attractions

Nestled off a non-descript (and somewhat poverty-stricken) main road, behind dying nettles, brambles and weeds, it’s a vision of all-white architecture, intricately sculpted spires and endless curving steps

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