As therapists have become more attentive to trauma-informed approaches to therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Hypnotherapy have emerged as significant and effective tools. While most therapists are trained in one or the other, there is much to be gained by looking at how the two modalities can work together to help clients
As a therapist, life coach, or other mental health professional, you are focused most on your client’s mind and psychological health. There are times, though, when you may be called upon to help someone deal with physical ailments, or the effects those ailments have on their lives.
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A great number of clients and patients come into treatment reporting that they have a lack of motivation. This can be due to a variety of factors, and it is rather obvious to therapists, even when clients don’t bring up the topic.
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Is holiday weight gain inevitable? If you’re frightened of what’s going to happen now that the butter-laden cookies, lovingly fried potato latkes, creamy novelty cocktails, and globally-inspired holiday feasts of all kinds surround you, you’re not alone. And, certainly, your clients are among those who share your trepidation.
Many of us
Life, especially for therapists and their clients, can be a lot like walking a tightrope. There are always opposites that need to be reconciled, both in a person’s life as well as within a person’s consciousness.
Some of these include fear and courage, certainty and uncertainty, assertiveness and passivity, as well as open-mindedness and
Most mental health practitioners have had clients who come to them because of fear and phobias, or perhaps reveal them as they progress into and through treatment. Snakes, mice, heights, flying, public speaking, cats, and dogs are just some of the provoking factors that turn otherwise balanced clients into anxious, disturbed, and frantic creatures.
Existential angst is such a ubiquitous state of mind in these tense and uncertain times. It seems as though the world has been on edge for the last several years, so it’s no wonder our clients are in a state of hypervigilance. They arrive at the therapist’s office with symptoms varying from unreasonable fears and addictions to medically undiagnosable psy
More and more patients and clients ask about past life regression these days. It has been reported that since 2017, the number of patients looking for past life regression therapy has almost tripled. What is past life regression therapy, and why is this technique so popular?
While detractors claim that past life regression therapy
What exactly is hypnosis? Is it the same thing as “mind control,” or is it something else? Unfortunately, the preconceptions people have about hypnosis and hypnotherapy can lead them to run the other way when the use of these powerful tools is suggested. In fact, they would be much better served if they were to explore hypnosis-based healing and its
Success. It’s something we all say we want, but what happens when people get in their own way? Most therapists see clients who say they want to be prosperous and get recognition at work and other areas of life, but there seem to be “blocks” that get in the way of their success. This strange phenomenon often stops therapists from being as successful as th