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Frustrations with Covid

Frustrations with Covid I have been in two minds about writing this blog, but with the plethora of emails and postings on social media I felt that I had to get this off my chest. Therapists, please stop trying to … Continue reading

Richard Lazarus was born on this day in 1922

Richard Lazarus was born on this day in 1922 Richard Lazarus was a psychologist based in California. He worked on problem focused and emotion focused coping and co-authored (with Susan Folkman) a book called Stress Appraisal and Coping. His work … Continue reading

Richard Bandler was born on this day in 1950.

Richard Bandler was born on this day in 1950. Richard Bandler was one of the founders of neural linguistic programming. He studied psychology and philosophy at the University of California and then did a Masters degree from Lone Mountain College … Continue reading

William James was born on this day in 1842

William James was born on this day in 1842 William James was born in New York City into an intellectual family and was educated in both the USA and Europe. He started off studying art but switched to chemistry at … Continue reading

The Therapist as the Narcissist

The Therapist as the Narcissist Hello again world! If you have been a regular reader to my blog, you will have noticed that I have been absent from writing for 6 plus months. I have been convalescing after a battle … Continue reading

The End of the Road

The End of the Road It was April 1993 when I first undertook to train, albeit with another tutor a group of eager want to be hypnotherapists. I was young, enthusiastic, and if honest a little arrogant. Let us now … Continue reading

Happy Christmas and Happy Festival of Lights

Happy Christmas and Happy Festival of Lights To all colleagues, clients and followers ┬áhave a wonderful Christmas, Hanukkah or whatever you celebrate. Make these moments count as they will never come again. Also in your merry making spare a thought … Continue reading

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

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