Welcome! No one seems to be writing about being a PWP in IAPT services so I thought I'd give it a go. I am not a guru; this is just one very biased perspective on the whole thing...
A post for IAPT trainees and anyone who supports trainees. What are the challenges of the course, what helps and what to read before you start.
Guest blogger Saiqa Naz celebrates the potential in Low Intensity CBT. A reflection on a long IAPT career and an exciting vision for the future.
A short and general look at pacing from the Low Intensity CBT angle. A rough 'how to pace' and an invitation to rest.
A post about working with clients on the phone. Very much a group effort to share resources in a difficult time.
The round-up of a Twitter conversation about what helps LITs to thrive. Ten people mixing ideas and sharing stories about what works well.
James Spiers tackles how resilience is abused in the NHS. 'There is little opportunity for either services or staff to be “happy again after something difficult or bad has happened”. For the majority of LITs, the “difficult or bad” thing is consistently happening.'
NaG shares lived experience of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME and thinks about what IAPT Low Intensity Therapists can do to help.
A monster post that roves around the topic of pain in IAPT Low Intensity work. Top tips, resources, anecdotes, and a cry for permission to bring research into practice.
An introduction to IAPT LTC, from the NaG perspective.
The second post in the domestic abuse series thinks about self care and other considerations when we're working with perpetrators of domestic abuse.