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Therapy for Gambling Issues

Therapy for Gambling Issues I get asked about gambling by both my students and members of the public quite a bit. Gambling issues has become far more of an issue since the advent of online gabling and gambling applications. People … Continue reading

Bogus Prestige

Bogus Prestige I must receive at least 3-5 emails a week trying to sell me on doing another course, more skills to add to my portfolio etc. One thing I could not help notice in nearly all of these advertisements. … Continue reading

Just Because You Have Celebrity Pals It Doesn’t Mean You Are a Good Therapist

Just Because You Have Celebrity Pals It Doesn’t Mean You Are a Good Therapist As regular readers of my musings will know, I have a certain issue in the use of celebrity to validate the effectiveness of hypnotherapy. Now, I … Continue reading

Dog A Key To Stress Management

Dog A Key To Stress Management There is no shortage of news about how students are experiencing a great deal of stress due to their studies, and lives in general. Many universities are implementing novel intervention programmes in order to … Continue reading

Hypnotherapy and Public Image

Hypnotherapy and Public Image I have been noticing over the past several years that there seems to be a shift in the way that hypnotherapy is seen. Both in the popular press and professional journals. Hypnotherapy is being seen far … Continue reading

So It Begins

So It Begins Well, so it begins. I have written on many occasions about the failings of relying on e-cigarettes as a successful means of smoking cessation. The City of San Francisco has now banned the sale of e-cigarettes and … Continue reading

It’s Time To Stop Referencing Stage Hypnosis

It’s Time To Stop Referencing Stage Hypnosis All too many publicity pieces in the media as well as on hypnotherapists websites reference the idea that people first learn about hypnosis by watching stage hypnotists on TV making people do this … Continue reading

Gambling and Youth

Gambling and Youth I was reading this morning that the National Health Service is establishing its first clinic for gambling addiction for people between the ages of 13 to 25. Yes, that’s right, 13 to 25. For many of us … Continue reading

The UK On The Couch

The UK On The Couch I have been wondering over the past couple of years whether psychotherapy can offer a way forward for the country. It is clear that there is a great deal of emotions being expressed with regards … Continue reading

The Importance of Rapport in Therapy

The Importance of Rapport in Therapy One of the most important aspects of the therapeutic relationship is the rapport between the therapist and client. Now in some modalities, like Neuro Linguistic Programming state that rapport is a process which can … Continue reading

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