Category Archives: Psychotherapy
Do you wake up to fear, stress or pain?
Is it just too hard to get up every morning these days?
Are you lacking the energy to face the day?
Do you just want to stay down and hide?
Hey, there is no need to be ashamed
Do I leave it alone so it doesn’t get aggravated or do I keep exercising it to keep it active and strong?
This is the question many are faced with when dealing with chronic and or repetitive injuries and pain. Usually the advice these days with non acute injuries is to get the affected area moving again as
We all know about pain. And we all can possibly agree that there are many different kinds of pain. We all experience all sorts of different kinds of pain throughout our life. Some we can put up with, some we can’t. Some feel very threatening, some we can ignore. Some go away on their own, some do not. Much
Problem gambling has been defined as ‘gambling to a degree that compromises, disrupts or damages family, personal or recreational pursuits’. In particular, it can lead to health issues, relationships breaking down, difficulties with debt, crimes being committed and thoughts of suicide and even suicide itself. Gambling-related harm affects the individuals concerned, but also their families, employers, communities and wider society.
We all have heard of “body and mind” exercise such as Yoga and Pilates and most of us understand that the body and the mind are connected. Of course, where ever you perceive your mind to be, it is most definitely inside your body. However we do not always grasp just how completely inseparable mind and body are. They are
If you’ve been looking for a remedy to your Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) or more commonly, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), you’ll probably be realising by now that there’s something other than just the physical symptoms involved. Exhaustion and fatigue are the common companions of high stress living, which may or may not be obvious to you. So if you really want
Grief following bereavement is something that humans have always experienced – as demonstrated by quotes of philosophers of the ancient world. Yet for the individual experiencing grief, this knowledge does not make the experiencing any easier.
In fact, it may be that, in modern times – with families spread further apart geographically and with many people not looking to religious
Warriors, Settlers and Nomads are the three personality-types that eminent professional therapist Terence Watts describes in his book ‘Warriors, Settlers and Nomads’ – published in 2000.
Of course, in our ancient past, our ancestors were all nomads – moving across the earth as the seasons changed. Later, people made settlements and developed the use of agriculture, working together in a
My job as a psychotherapist is to work on your mind. I trained for 3 years learning to help people with emotional blockages, fears and hang ups – which included working on my own – so that I could help you. What they didn’t teach me at Psychotherapy/Hypnotherapy school was the integrated nature of the mind and the body and