I do a few things!

I am Donna Maria Bottomley; psychotherapist, writer, and researcher.  My main work/interests are in Mental health and Music. This is My Therapy Practice This is My Writing These are My Songs

Listen Up Music Songwriter’s Festival: Manchester Semi Final

I’m really happy to report that my song ‘Hammer and Chisel’ has made it through to the Semi-Finals of the ListenUp Music Songwriter’s Festival, and I will be performing the song on 19th September at the ‘Night and Day‘ Cafe in Manchester.  This Festival is important to me because it is raising awareness of CALM…

Book Review: Ecotherapy in Practice: A Buddhist model

I’ve been looking for a book to help me understand more about Ecotherapy, and then this came along.  I have it in my bag with me all the time now; it’s become quite a precious object which I find quite a curious thing.  It’s wonderful when you feel that way about a book isn’t it?…