Mind-Matters Series Video #7: Mental Stretch


This is a really simple visualisation exercise that connects mind and body. Stand up and point your arm straight out in front of you. Now keeping your feet and hips still, rotate your upper body until you can’t go any further and note how far you got. Now return to your starting position and close… Read More

Mind-Body Matters Series #6: Full Body Scan


This a wonderfully simple and effective exercise that really connects mind and body. Remember to begin with at least 3 big, deep breaths and use this deep breathing as you visualise breathing out through those areas of tension and discomfort and melting them away. Make a note of the areas of the deepest tension and… Read More

Hypnosis for Common Medical Issues


INTRODUCTION I have been researching and reading through a plethora of websites, articles, journals and papers looking for studies and research into the use of hypnosis for common medical issues, because despite hypnosis becoming more popular as a treatment methodology, there are still many misconceptions as to its efficacy. Thankfully more and more studies show… Read More

Being Sceptical and Open Minded


Yesterday I had a comment from a lady who had watched the video of a session I did with a client where I used my Emotional Release Technique. This lady’s name is Paula and she followed along with my instructions as the video played and in her comment she admits that she was sceptical before… Read More

Fresh Approach To NLP Training


I have been experimenting for a while and having trialled it out, I am now launching NLP training in the following formats: 1-2-1 and in groups of 2 or a maximum of 3. This means that you get much more attention and focus on the little nuances that can make all the difference for you.… Read More

Creative Reframing


A wise old gentleman had retired and bought himself a modest home near a school. He spent the first few weeks of his retirement in peace and contentment. However, when the new school year began, the very next afternoon three young boys, full of youthful exuberance and post school enthusiasm, came down his street, banging… Read More

Changes In Treatment Approaches For PTSD


Below is an article taken from the APA website that I find extremely interesting and reassuring that the military is not restricting themselves to CBT and EMDR in treating serving personnel struggling with PTSD. A psychodynamic treatment for PTSD shows promise for soldiers March 2012, Vol 43, No. 3 Print version: page 11 PTSD While… Read More

Common Myths About Mental Illness


There are many myths and misconceptions about mental illness and stereotyping people and stigmatising them is extremely unhelpful fallout of these, which very often makes the symptoms and conditions worse for the individuals. It’s human nature to judge people from first impressions, but, before you make your mind up about someone, take a few moments… Read More