Category Archives: Problems and outcomes

Moving though deeply held pain as it arises

Psychotherapy can be really effective at helping people feel better when painful emotions are at the surface.  But how can it help when the pain is tightly held somewhere deep inside? Sometimes we are so expert at coping with the pain of … Continue reading

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Un-fuck yourself

Bad things happen to good people. To make it worse, when these bad things are happening, the good person can become convinced that it is actually their fault and that they deserved it because they are a bad person. That’s … Continue reading

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Hearing voices

It is common for people to talk to themselves or hear seemingly external voices to a certain extent.  Thankfully most of us do not have to go through what Eleanor Longden did. I wonder if she still hears voices?  At … Continue reading

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Expressing anger responsibly

For years I experienced high levels of frustration that would manifest itself as body tension and violent fantasies.  In my dream world I would be an avenger inflicting violence on those who deserved it (usually thieves, disrespectful chavs, or litter … Continue reading

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Working respectfully and appropriately with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, and questioning (LGBTQ) clients

I attended a course on working with LGBTQ clients yesterday. One of the highlights was this thought (and tear) provoking video. “Teen bulling and teen suicide based on someone’s sexual preference is ridiculous – and this film turns the tables … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy for 2nd generation holocaust survivors

Consider the last time you threw a rock into a calm lake … the ripples from that impact can end up travelling a long way and taking quite a while to settle back down. If they reflect from other objects … Continue reading

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Conquering your fear of heights

Acrophobia is an extreme or unnatural fear of heights.  This is not to be confused with vertigo which is actually a sub-type of dizziness and describes a whirling movement. Is it natural to have a fear of heights? Most of us are … Continue reading

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Completing abortion – acknowledging, mourning, letting go

Having an abortion is choosing to kill the child within.  For many women an abortion is, understandably, a procedure that they would prefer not to think too deeply about.  The consequence of this is that they let go of the physical body of … Continue reading

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Can you stop me smoking?

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Vanishing twin syndrome (VTS)

I found this article on twinsuk.co.uk.  It gives a great overview of what I believe could well be a very pervasive issue: In recent years. enhanced use of ultrasound early in pregnancy has increased the frequency of diagnosis of twin … Continue reading

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I’m managing to do more work than my team

Do you manage a team of people?  Are you sometimes frustrated at a lack of motivation or performance?  Do you end up doing most of the important things yourself?  Would you like to understand more and help the team to … Continue reading

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My job it too stressful

Do you have a stressful job?  Do you find that your stress levels sometimes hinder your performance?  Are you concerned that this stress could become a risk to your health? Stress is caused when we inhibit the body’s ‘fight, flight, … Continue reading

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I’m procrastinating my life away

Do you always put things off until the last minute or try to avoid doing them at all?  Do you have lots of things to do but no motivation to get on and do them?  Are you feeling guilty about … Continue reading

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I’m trapped in my work

Do you feel trapped or unfulfilled at work?  Know you have untapped potential?  Realise that things will get worse if you don’t make some changes now? Work to live or live to work?  People perform at their best when they … Continue reading

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Daddy or chips?

Are you finding it difficult to make a decision?  Torn between different courses of action or knotted up inside?  Does your inability to make a congruent choice prevent you from moving on with your life? Decisions can involve weighing up … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy for public speaking

Do you clam up when it comes to talking in front of people?  Do your nerves prevent you from thinking clearly and acting confidently when you need to?  Would you be more successful if you were able to be more … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy for sexual issues

Do you want to be able to relax and let go in bed?  Do you want to experience more or better orgasms?  Want to learn to help your partner to experience more pleasure? Sex is one of are most basic … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy for relationships

Problems in the family or primary relationship?  Are you hurt by or hurting the people you love most?  Are the relationships worth saving? When we are close to people we tend to hold back less and say things in the … Continue reading

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I keep attracting the wrong kind of relationships, can a psychotherapist help?

Do you feel unable to find that special someone?  Do you consistently seem to attract the ‘wrong’ type of person?  Do you find yourself putting on an act when you talk to a potential partner? It is easy to blame … Continue reading

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Can NLP help with my physical illness?

Are you suffering from an injury or dis-ease of some sort?  Have you found that ‘conventional’ medicine has not achieved the results you desire (or has unwelcome side effects)?  Are you keen to learn to utilise your mind to accelerate … Continue reading

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