I AM NOT SURE I WAS HYPNOTISED

(Originally posted 12/3/2017 The title of this blog post is a phrase I hear all the time.  As a psychologist, hypnosis is a tool I use to deliver my interventions.  I don’t always use hypnosis, and I do give clients a choice.  There is a massive benefit to hypnosis.- it helps the clients to makeContinue reading “I AM NOT SURE I WAS HYPNOTISED”

IBS – ALLOWING IT TO CONTROL YOU?

(Originally posted on 30/4/2017) Today marks the end of IBS awareness month and in reality I have not seen anything online raising the awareness of IBS. I help clients internationally, in Guernsey in my clinic, as well as across the world via Skype, to manage their IBS and regain ‘control’ of their life.  IBS can be aContinue reading “IBS – ALLOWING IT TO CONTROL YOU?”

DOES HYPNOTHERAPY WORK?

(Originally posted on 13/5/2017) If you speak to the majority of my clients that have experienced hypnosis within my sessions the answer would be a resounding “YES!” Hypnotherapy works! Even clients who have thought during the session that the hypnosis element was a total waste of time, have the following week(s) contacted me to stateContinue reading “DOES HYPNOTHERAPY WORK?”

Leisure sickness: the joys of getting sick when you relax

(article originally written on 4/9/2017) THE REVELATION! This year I have been fortunate enough to do a little travelling.  Not the type that involves backpacks and hostels for months on end, just the typical brief vacation that many find beneficial in their lives.  In April I went to Brazil for a friend’s wedding, and then in AugustContinue reading “Leisure sickness: the joys of getting sick when you relax”

FAKE NEWS?: ANTIDEPRESSANTS EFFECTIVE FOR DEPRESSION – HYPERBOLIC CLICK-BAIT IN THE MEDIA.

(post originally posted on 22/2/2018 and moved over to this new website) I wake this morning to cries of horror from colleagues and friends over the news headlines: I am very opposed to the use of such hyperbolic language within healthcare, and the media reporting on things they clearly have not understood.   Do antidepressantsContinue reading “FAKE NEWS?: ANTIDEPRESSANTS EFFECTIVE FOR DEPRESSION – HYPERBOLIC CLICK-BAIT IN THE MEDIA.”