Daily Record Article – 22/07/2020

Wishaw psychotherapist believes more will be need help for mental health issues as lockdown is lifted

“We all have different ways of coping but a lot of them have been taken away”

by Michael Pringle


The coronavirus lockdown has been a double-edged sword for people’s mental health according to a Wishaw psychotherapist.

Julie Murphy, 41, provides private counselling sessions to people who have suffered traumatic experiences in their lives.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and National Clinical Director Jason Leitch have been at pains to acknowledge the impact the lockdown is having on mental health.

Both have referred to the “fine balance” of weighing up the dangers of lifting lockdown and the impact on people’s mental wellbeing…

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