On 5th May last year I wrote about updating to a new reality. The first Lockdown had been announced. Emotions were running high, expressing anxiety, fear, despair, hope, confusion and resolve. I expressed my view that there would be no returning to what had been considered normal and that a new normal would be evolving. […]
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I remember the day I discovered a space of profound inner calm as if it was yesterday, not 40 years ago.
Thanks to the willingness of well known individuals like news reader and TV presenter Natasha Kaplinsky, Mel B of The Spice Girls and the courage of many survivors of trauma to discuss aspects of their mental health, wellbeing and recovery, EMDR has recently received a lot of coverage in the media. So, what is EMDR? […]
Having found my website you may wonder what actually happens when you visit me for physical therapy. In a nutshell – that depends on what you want me to help you with and how you want me to help you. The process used here illustrates beautifully why I say it makes sense for me to […]
This week is National Fertility Awareness Week (30th October – 5th November 2017). NFAW (www.nfaw.org.uk) aims to raise awareness and change perceptions of fertility issues, as well as raising funds to help provide much needed support for the 1 in 6 couples and others in the UK who struggle with infertility. You may already know […]
As a Therapist and Coach I am often asked: What is the difference between Therapy and Coaching? This is how I describe it: Therapy is about helping you repair past damage and moving on, out of pain and into healing. Coaching is about helping you discover your individual best way forward when you have a specific […]
I was preparing for exams when I discovered the life changing benefits of hypnosis in the 1960s. At the time Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had just landed on the moon; The Beatles were quite literally enchanted by metaphysical practices from the East and New Age therapies were all the rage in California. I needed a […]