Shame takes an enormous toll on the psyche. Once it is rooted there, it sprouts negative thoughts about the Self, and gives rise to the various psychological issues that emanate from them. Shame is often the predominant emotion fueling the difficulties that incite so many clients to go to therapy in the first place.
Now that life is slowly coming back to what we used to call “ordinary,” parents and other caretakers want to believe that children will put the pandemic experience behind them and simply go on with their lives. The Friday night lights are back on, the cheerleaders, marching bands, and dance teams have their half time routines down pat, and young sui
Hypnotherapy is a highly effective means of achieving progress toward resolving trauma and changing undesirable behavior. For most clients, especially those who are well-educated about hypnotherapy’s benefits, sessions run smoothly, and deep healing can be achieved.
However, there are many clients, particularly those who have b
The need to accrue Continuing Education Units, or CEUs, as we more commonly call them, can be an irritating disruption to any therapist’s practice. Yet, for practicing licensed therapists, CEU requirements are ever present and unavoidable.
Therapists like to spend time with their clients, doing what they do best, and often r
In general, parents look forward to the time of life when the “nest” is empty, but for many parents this time can be extremely upsetting. When a person’s purpose in life has revolved around the well being of a child for 18 years or more, there are many challenges to letting that younger person leave the family home. It’s not unusual to see parents come to
How often do clients, or therapists for that matter, take the time to ask what it is they truly wish for in life? Chances are that you’ll find clients, when they come to you with anxiety, depression, addictions, and anger management issues, need to take that time to examine what they truly want. They’ll often even question why they’re here.
Anyone who has benefitted in hypnotherapy will tell you that it takes some courage, and a lot of work, to benefit from the deep and profound healing hypnotherapy sessions have to offer. While the actual process of hypnosis isn’t especially rigorous, what happens when a client is hypnotized can seem to be daunting, at least until it is fully experienced.
No matter how vigilant we are about identifying what we want, and setting the goals we need to achieve in order to get what we want, life happens. People die, businesses change, relationships form, or find a way to self-destruct. How can we assist our clients, and train ourselves, to remain focused on our goals, even when events around us seem to be
Ahhhh…the bliss of that first meeting of the ones we choose to be with! Whether it’s a loving partnership, a friendship, or even a reunion with family members we used to know so well, things don’t always remain in that blissful state as relationships go through their cycles.
One of the biggest obstacles to relationship harmony can b