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Purposeful Living: How To Navigate Depressive States And Thrive In Life
- How to gain clarity on your life and create your own compass for your future self.
- Understand the complexity of meaning and purpose in our digestible diagrams and short texts.
- Discover the importance of narrative and the story that we tell ourselves.
- How to bring out your authentic best self.
- Learn about compulsive behaviour and impulse control and how to stick to your meaningful path.
About the authors
Dr. Samantha Brooks is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society and a Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience at the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. Previously, Dr. Brooks worked as a lecturer for six years in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr Brooks’ research specialises in the neural mechanisms of impulse and appetite control in various psychiatric conditions (e.g., addiction, eating disorders). Previously, she completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Uppsala University, Sweden, where she continues to collaborate on projects examining the brain processes underlying eating disorders. She gained her Ph.D. at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, where she learned clinical neuroimaging techniques, such as structural and functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Dr Brooks has published over 100 papers, including 6 book chapters to date in high impact journals/books, and continues to present at international conferences. Her work on impulse control in eating disorders and addiction has so far attracted over 1 million Euros in international funding, and collaborations with experts in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Italy, South Africa and United States.
David Chorlton is the founder of Meaningful Paths Ltd, a resource platform and app providing a wide range of engaging tools to to help people navigate life’s challenges and to thrive in life. David is the Chief Operating Officer at Cnnctd Ltd, a health and wellness brand which has engineered providing affordable therapy to those most in need within the model. David has vast experience working in the heart of the mental health sector in the U.K. He has a lot of experience working across NHS hospital settings as a mental health support aid for individuals who have attempted suicide, self-harmed, have been on a section 136 or supporting those who have come into hospital voluntarily with a crisis. He also has well-rounded experience working in a drop-in centre and supported living settings working with individuals all the way from schizophrenia, psychosis, addictions, to anxiety and depression.