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

Life Design


For a long time I thought I was happy with my job, I was doing what I’d set to do in joining the Royal Marines. I worked with like-minded people, got paid to stay exceptionally fit, got fed four times a day and was provided with a roof over my head. The trade-off was that I… Read More

Hypnosis and Diabetes


Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose in your blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. This is because your pancreas either doesn’t produce any insulin, or not enough insulin, to help glucose enter your body’s cells, or the insulin that is produced does not work properly (known as… Read More

Hypnosis and Cancer


There is a huge body of research into the use of hypnosis with cancer patientsAs with many types of complementary therapy, one of the main reasons people with cancer use hypnotherapy is to help them relax and cope better with symptoms and treatment. Hypnotherapy can help people to feel more comfortable and in control of… Read More

Hypnosis and Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia


I have seen first hand the effects of dementia on my grandmother, and it was horrendous to see the person I knew and loved fade away. In the last few months of her life, the occasions when she recognised me where less and less frequent and it was such a joy when the light was… Read More

PTSD and Hypnosis


Over the last year I have been conducting my own meta-analysis of the efficacy of hypnosis in the treatment of a wide variety of different conditions (47 in total) as you can see below. With my area of expertise being PTSD and Trauma, I could not miss an opportunity to dig deeper into this field… Read More

The Effects of Cortisol On our Mind and Body


Over the last few months, I have been working more and more with stressed out people. I have been stunned at the age range to be honest as they have ranged from 10 – 80 years old. I began to notice the increase early this year when many people started being made redundant in the… Read More

What Are Your Biggest Challenges Right Now?


Over the next few weeks I’m going to be designing something completely new and I’d like to ask you what you really want to change about your life. I’d really appreciate it if you could take just a few minutes to tell me what is your single biggest challenge you’re struggling with in your life… Read More

Brain2Body Lifestyle Nutrition & Exercise Manual – 2nd Edition coming soon!!


I have been working on the 2nd edition of my Lifestyle Nutrition and Exercise Manual, with the main focus having been on updating the supplements section later on in the book. This now emphasises health supplementation as opposed to more sports based supplements in the 1st edition and this update is based heavily on my… Read More

Internal Conflict Between Minds


  There are times in our lives when we know that something isn’t quite right inside our minds yet we can’t necessarily put a finger on exactly what it is. You just know that there is some kind of internal conflict going on and it feels crap. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms… Read More