What is eco-anxiety? Little did I expect, when I trained as a cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist, that my background in ecology and environmental policy would cross over so directly into my therapy practice. But the rising tide of ‘eco-anxiety’ means I am seeing an increasing presentation of this form of anxiety in my clinic. And particularly […]Read More
Meditation and Mindfulness
Articles about mindfulness and meditation.
In talking with other hypnotherapists and psychotherapists it’s clear that many have only a small range of techniques and interventions to draw upon. We believe it’s important that hypnotherapists and psychotherapists have a wide range of interventions (treatment elements) to draw upon to create tailored and flexible treatment plans for each client. Here’s the current list of […]Read More
In 2006, Steven Jay Lynn collaborated with the Buddhist teacher Lama Surya Das, and two other researchers, in an attempt to explore the possibility of combining elements of Buddhist mindfulness meditation practice, cognitive therapy, and hypnosis, drawing on recent research in cognitive psychology. This post briefly summarises and comments upon their article.Read More
This short article outlines the role of self-monitoring and self-awareness training in cognitive-behavioural approaches to relaxation training, such as Progressive Relaxation and Appliedd Relaxation.Read More
The Philosophy of CBT is a book by psychotherapist Donald Robertson about Stoicism and modern CBT and REBT, published in August 2010 by Karnac. This brief post links to the book online and some other relevant resources.Read More
This short article explains how hypnotism actually originated, in part, under the influence of Oriental meditation techniques, described in the writings of James Braid, the founder of hypnotherapy.Read More