Kate is joined by Maria Boghiu and Graham Landi from Spill. Spill is a health-tech start-up with a mission to bring high-quality therapy to as many people as possible. Maria is Head of Product at Spill, with a background in tech as a software engineer and is currently in the process of re-training to become an existential therapist. She has a small clinical practice outside of Spill, working as a volunteer counsellor in a bereavement service, and offers low-cost therapy.
Graham has spent the last nine years as a practising counsellor and coach, following on from retraining having spent 25 years in the corporate world. His experience prior to counselling has given him an unparalleled insight into both the fundamentals of the human condition as well as the pressures of corporate life. Graham is accredited with the National Counselling Society.
In this episode, Kate and her guests discuss the impact of divorce and separation on individuals' mental health. They explore how the feelings of anxiety and overwhelm manifest themselves and what can be done to help manage these feelings. They also discuss useful tools to help individuals mental health when going through a divorce or separation, and when an intervention such as therapy or counselling may be needed.
Please note: this episode was recorded before the introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales, and may mention the previous legal system. For accurate information on the legal process of divorce, please visit amicable.co.uk