Starfish Health and Wellbeing work from the Whole Context Approach which acknowledges the importance of:

Research and
Evidence

“Evidence based psychological practice: the integration of the best available research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture and preferences” American Psychological Association 2006.

Starfish: Health and wellbeing is committed to supporting and promoting “evidence based practice” and “practice based evidence” for psychological treatments.

Functional Wellbeing

“Most people live well within their means … ….some people live a half life”. William James

Starfish: Health and Wellbeing is committed to helping people live a fully functioning life and developing their full potential.

Cultivation and Learning

“Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body”. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Starfish: Health and Wellbeing is committed to promoting the importance of the mind and mental health within health services.

Science and Philosophy

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” — Galileo Galilei

Starfish: Health and Wellbeing is committed to promoting the importance of the mind and mental health within health services.