Do you wake up in the morning with a headache or a sore jaw? Perhaps your partner has commented that you grind your teeth while you’re sleeping. Maybe you’ve noticed that you’re clenching your jaw unconsciously during the day while you’re concentrating intently on something. Bruxism, or tooth grinding and jaw clenching is something that usually happens in the night while you’re sleeping,
Clients come to see me for many different reasons, and as a client-led, solution-focused therapist it’s my job to respond to everyone as an individual and call upon a wide array of techniques to find the tools that will be most effective. However, there are some tools that I teach almost every client because they are simple, effective and work with a wide range of issues.1. Self-hypnosis2.
Since becoming a therapist in 1995 I have continued to learn about my profession. I do this through reading, speaking with other therapists and attending Continuous Professional Development courses. I regularly attend conferences for hypnotherapists and psychotherapists and follow new research. I suppose you could say that I’ve aspired to become the best therapist that I can be so that I can serve
People who are diagnosed with dyslexia as adults, rather than in their younger years will often report having suffered many years of failure and criticism in school. They may have been accused of being lazy, not paying attention or have been made to feel they were stupid. As a consequence they may have had a poor attendance record through truanting or school refusal. For those who did attend regularly
All of us know that taking time for ourselves is a good thing; we’ve all heard of the phrase “me time”. But how many of us actually do it? Stress and overwhelm is one of the most common reasons that people seek therapy in the UK. Those feelings of stress are the response to a situation, or a range of situations which tell us that we need to take action. When we ignore those feelings