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Obesity Surgery and Mental Health

Obesity Surgery and Mental Health There are some out there who believe that obesity is merely a matter of a lack of control which causes people to become fat. This is simply not the case, those of us in the … Continue reading

Be Mindful of Claims of Experience

Be Mindful of Claims of Experience As regular readers of my musings will know, I am a very strong advocate for excellent training for therapists who are providing their services to the public. Good training is the bedrock on which … Continue reading

Are Hypnotherapists Psychologists

Are Hypnotherapists Psychologists To all things their place is an adage I have lived my life by. A slight alteration of that thought is to all professions their place. I have noticed and indeed I have written on many occasions … Continue reading

Hypnotherapy Supervision

Hypnotherapy Supervision One of the proudest accomplishments over my over 30 year career was to establish a nationally accredited qualification in hypnotherapeutic supervision. The necessity of supervision cannot be overstated. However, then as now, clinical experience in and of itself … Continue reading

Another Incarnation of You are Back in the Room

Another Incarnation of You are Back in the Room Regular readers of my musings will know about how much I loath the “Hypnosis Gameshow” You are back in the room. I have a real disliking of hypnosis being shown as … Continue reading

The Vilification of Mental Health

The Vilification of Mental Health I have been debating for days about writing this piece, but have decided to do so as I cannot stomach the vilification of mental health being perpetrated by the current United States Administration. Gun deaths … Continue reading

Early Reporting of Psychotherapeutic Success

Early Reporting of Psychotherapeutic Success As a psychotherapist in private practice, I am of course responsible for my practice expenses as well as maintaining my clinical work. So, when the media talks about psychotherapeutic success, naturally I am interested both … Continue reading

Nomophobia and Therapy

Nomophobia and Therapy I am sure that there will be some of you who read the title of today’s piece and ask yourself, “Just what the heck is Nomophobia?” You would be right to ask, as this is a little … Continue reading

Remember Your Temper In The Heat

Remember Your Temper In The Heat Well, it is truly scorchio out there. Yesterday, today, tomorrow all promise to be very hot in the temperature department. Indeed, it is being said that it will be the hottest days on record. … Continue reading

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

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