Ericksonian Hypnotherapy

Introduction The late Dr. Milton H. Erickson is often seen as the father of (modern) Clinical Hypnotherapy, and his many direct and conversational approaches give practitioners from a wide variety of different therapeutic approaches the chance to explore pieces of his methods. Building up a recognition and appreciation of the basic tenets and principles of hypnotherapy offers a flexible set … Read More

The Benefits of Acupuncture

Introduction to Acupuncture Please note: Acupuncture is a protected title in the UK and the practitioner is required to be fully trained and qualified. When acupuncture as a standalone therapy does not produce the desired relief of symptoms, a blending of multiple modalities by the TCM practitioner can be more effective. Combination TCM modalities (and, to some extent, allopathic techniques) … Read More

Meditation can change your life

Still the mind and body and you will have million-fold Ayahuasca! Practising daily meditation for just 30 minutes a day can be life changing. As is often said by the mendicants and yogis of India, the Japanese Soto Zen masters of Buddhism and the esoteric teachers in Hinduism that no amount of DMT, magic mushrooms, LSD or the shamanistic Ayahuasca … Read More

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Have you ever noticed that your mood seems to change from season to season? In spring and summer your mood may appear to be generally positive but as soon as winter comes along, the feelings of cheer and optimism begin to be replaced by more gloomy and negative thoughts. These are common emotions to experience, but if the symptoms grow … Read More

Ways to Diffuse Confrontation & Aggression

It’s never a pleasant thing to witness or be involved in, but there is always a chance that we may find ourselves in a position whereby we need to diffuse a confrontation and soothe aggressive behaviour. We may experience this through our work as aggressive customers are an all too frequent occurrence in the workplace or we may need to … Read More

The Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is the process of using water in the treatment of various medical conditions such as arthritis and numerous rheumatoid complaints. It is completely different from swimming. Hydrotherapy consists of a series of exercises carried out in a pool whose water is typically between 33-35ºC in temperature, warmer than an average swimming pool. The treatment usually takes place in the … Read More

How Can I stop Worrying?

Good Ways to stop Worrying and Reduce Stress? Are you a worry wart? Everyone worries. It is a simple fact of life. Whether it’s an approaching deadline, an upcoming exam, a job interview, a first date or a whole host of other reasons, worry is a completely natural emotion. It’s only when the worry becomes more frequent and more painful … Read More

Does Life coaching Work?

In life, many individuals may face challenges, obstacles and problems of one sort or another. Under the main umbrella term of Life Coaching are more specialised niche areas of interest. Of particular interest is Spiritual/Holistic Coaching with a view to creating a life that is in balance using a holistic and flexible approach. Many individuals have areas of their lives … Read More

Attachment Theory

Bowlby’s Attachment Theory for Beginners Who is John Bowlby? John Bowlby (1907-1990) worked as both a psychologist and a psychoanalyst. You may be familiar with the term “psychoanalyst” as being chiefly associated with the work of Sigmund Freud. It consists of the belief that all people possess thoughts, feelings and memories in their unconscious. Bowlby’s work revolved around his theory … Read More