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Is Psychotherapy a Science

Is Psychotherapy a Science This is a question which has raged in the profession for as long as I have been in it. The question is whether psychotherapy is a science or not. In my opinion psychotherapy is more art … Continue reading

Hypnosis for The Future You Want

Hypnosis for The Future You Want When people think of hypnosis, all too often they think of regression and trying to resolve issues of the past. Yes, hypnosis can be used as a method of helping people to work through … Continue reading

A Bit of Grief From Yesterday’s Post

A Bit of Grief From Yesterday’s Post I suppose I should have predicted it, but I didn’t. Yesterday’s post did get some very positive replies. Most of them reported their agreement on the importance of the supervisionary relationship and why … Continue reading

Take Supervision Seriously

Take Supervision Seriously I have been banging on about this for many, many years supervision is one of the most important relationships a therapist can have. In psychotherapy and counselling, this is already well understood. Indeed they have supervision properly … Continue reading

Fear of Failure and Hypnotherapy

Fear of Failure and Hypnotherapy Are you feeling a sense of anxiety at the thought of having to be assessed in some way? This could be either having to take an exam, or a performance review or simply worrying about … Continue reading

Educating Our Clients

Educating Our Clients When clients come to us for many issues they already know the theory of whatever the issue is. For example, few weight control clients don’t know which foods are healthy and which aren’t and all smokers know … Continue reading

Rest and Mental Health

Rest and Mental Health As regular readers of my musings will know, I talk quite a lot about the importance of sleep when it comes to our mental health. Indeed, it could be one of the most important thing that … Continue reading

There is no Shame in Going to Therapy

There is no Shame in Going to Therapy I am finding more and more that a larger cross section of the population attending therapy. This is very encouraging to me. Indeed, there are more and more men attending therapy which … Continue reading

Curiosity and Therapy

Curiosity and Therapy I am often asked by students, clients, and even members of the public, “What is it that makes a successful therapist”. Whilst it cannot be argued that having the right training and qualifications are a part of … Continue reading

When is a Qualification Not a Qualification

When is a Qualification Not a Qualification Leaving behind the weekend’s warm and fuzzy posts I find myself in a Monday state of mind. Which means I have something to rail about. I came across a press release for a … Continue reading

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