Health

Finding the root cause

Posted on: 12th September 2017

One of the things that makes the Body & Soul approach distinctive is the fact that it looks beyond the symptoms for the root causes of the problems faced by…

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Eating to run: five top tips from Body & Soul’s nutritionist

Posted on: 3rd July 2017

As you may have clocked from the references to running on our social media feeds of late, we have hand-picked a team of 20 intrepid runners to compete on behalf…

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Quarterly Report – Q1 2017: Focus on childhood

Posted on: 28th June 2017

We know that our childhood stays with us throughout our lives, so at Body & Soul we are committed to ensuring our youngest members receive the best possible start in…

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Discovering the voice I never had

Posted on: 14th June 2017

Our members are at the heart of everything we do at Body & Soul, and we always encourage them to find their own voices so they can tell their own…

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Transforming the impact of childhood adversity

Posted on: 4th May 2017

Body & Soul has been working for over 20 years with families affected by HIV, but it has always been about more than a virus – our members are some…

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What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?

Posted on: 12th April 2017

The Body & Soul model of care uses Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) to help members regulate their emotions and focus on goal-orientated behaviours. Here Ida, who is responsible for the…

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HIV, breastfeeding and formula milk

Posted on: 3rd April 2017

Over a year ago a donation of formula milk originally bound for HIV positive mothers in the Middle East made its way to Body & Soul. We were struck by the…

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The links between HIV and suicide

Posted on: 8th March 2017

Body & Soul is about to launch its new programme supporting young people who have attempted suicide. There is a clear rationale behind the decision to expand our support services…

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It’s a marathon, not a sprint – the importance of perseverance

Posted on: 21st February 2017

For many of our members, life can seem like a series of challenges: no sooner have they overcome one obstacle than another one appears in their path. We work to…

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The grim reality of sofa-surfing

Posted on: 9th February 2017

Katherine is head of therapy at Body & Soul, providing members with one-to-one counselling as well as supervising the play therapist, body psychotherapist and family therapist.   Body & Soul’s…

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