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A role for hypnotherapy

By: Dr Peter Naish (Department of Psychology, The Open University), Updated Monday 17th March 2008. To read from original source, please click here. Hypnotherapy is a commonly used term, but it is in fact a little misleading. The word suggests that … Continue reading

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What is hypnotherapy?

  From BootsWebMD, 12 November 2014. For original source please click here. Hypnotherapy is a therapy using hypnosis to alter a person’s state of consciousness. During the session, the hypnotherapist will relax the person and may make suggestions to help with … Continue reading

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Talking to the voices in our heads

Somebody hears a voice, but nobody is speaking. It seems reasonable to assume that there is something going on in the head of this person that is similar to what is going on in the head of somebody actually hearing … Continue reading

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A daily plan for overcoming agoraphobia

Agoraphobia narrows your world, literally and figuratively. People with agoraphobia avoid certain situations or places that may cause them topanic or feel trapped. This may include standing in line, driving on a bridge, being in open or enclosed spaces (like … Continue reading

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How hypnosis can change your life, one day at a time

“..Far from its colorful imagery in movies, from The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse to the Jungle Book, a hypnotic state is a common thing, in the most literal sense of the word. “Everyone is familiar with it,” says Jean-Michel … Continue reading

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Improv for Anxiety: A Stand-Up Therapeutic Tool?

Medscape Medical News from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Conference 2014. Kathleen Louden, April 14, 2014 “…Known as Improv for Anxiety, the joint program between The Second City and Panic/Anxiety Recovery Center on the city’s (Chicago) North Side combines improvisation and cognitive-behavioral therapy … Continue reading

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Peter Doolittle: How your “working memory” makes sense of the world

Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Nov 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013 “Life comes at us very quickly, and what we need to do is take that amorphous flow of experience and somehow extract meaning from it.” In this funny, enlightening talk, … Continue reading

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