Lego as a metaphor

Lego as a metaphor

Lego as a metaphor I recently found myself sitting across from a grown man, a notably manly man, who was weeping. At the end of the session he told me how good he felt. Not an unusual situation for a therapist I admit, but this was a little different because I’d done...

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Barriers to hypnotherapy

Barriers to hypnotherapy

Barriers to hypnotherapy - lessons from an interview study of people with IBS Hypnotherapy is a well-established and demonstrably effective treatment for IBS.1  It has even been recognised by the UK’s arbiter of best medical practice, the National Institute of Health...

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On-line hypnotherapy for IBS

On-line hypnotherapy for IBS

On-line hypnotherapy for IBS works A recently published article by the Manchester IBS research group has found that on-line hypnotherapy for IBS works (Hasan et al 2019). By this they mean that hypnotherapy, the use of suggestions and metaphors in the hypnotic state...

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