Category CBT, Cogntive Behavioural Therapy & Its Variants

The Prevalence of Work Stress In Manchester. Psychotherapy With Clients, facing Burnout, Anxiety, Conflict, Worries and Depression in Employment, Redundancy, Job Searches & the Recession. With Free Guided Meditation Download.

Jerry Ueslamnn – Untitled During this difficult time of financial austerity, cuts and the impact of this global recession, what becomes clear in terms mental health is the intense impact it is having on many people.  And no area seems greater than the deeply involved question and pressures of employment.  These are often very real […]

Difficult & testing times for Student’s of Life. Manchester Students: Psychotherapy to Overcome difficulties, depression & distress (with free MP3 downloads)

Jerry Uelsmann – Undiscovered Self The pressures student life can be immense and certainly should not be underestimated.  The range of concerns and issues are as wide as can be imagined and everyone has their own unique story.  Having been a student who has faced his own challenging times in the study and adapting when […]

A Damaging State Monopoly: Criticisms & Struggles Against The Restrictions of Traditional CBT Model in the NHS, NICE & IAPT

There is something deeply concerning about the state monopoly over mental health counseling and psychotherapy.  The bias towards the medicalization, seeking those who have medical backgrounds for training is beginning to limit and impact the profession and choice for consumers and people seeking help in their lives.  The incredible CBT bias in the NHS through […]

Gastric Hypno Band Virtual Con. Mass Marketing Scam That Lacks Integrity & Evidence

Today I spoke to a client had a really negative experience of this very popular and marketed form of gastric band hypnosis.  This is not the first time that this has happened. In my friendship circles, friends told me of colleagues negative experiences who felt ripped off by this procedure and I’ve met some of these […]

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with the use of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy

Octavio Ocampo, The Absence of the Mermaid Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is often a debilitating, anxiety provoking, stressful and depressing reality that many sufferers feel that they will not escape.  Often people feel alone and battle with the question of which came first, the anxieties of the symptoms?  Certainly until this is worked through with […]

The Importance of Self-Compassion

   Paul Klee, The Twittering Machine When a client comes for any sort of counseling or psychotherapy, I often discover how difficult people are upon themselves.  In a society that emphasizes achievement, status, almost a drive to an emotional utopia, often the reality is that people become very self-critical and worry about many of the […]