Therapy


Chronic pain myth-busting

Chronic pain myth-busting

Throughout my career I’ve heard lots of do’s and dont’s from both patients and other healthcare practitioners which have no research backing OR have been completely busted in the past. The fact is – our society’s chronic pain is getting worse, not better. Sickness levels are increasing and more people are complaining of back and neck pain. What I’d like to do is try to...

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Hypnotherapy – the alternative solution – but what is it exactly?

Hypnotherapy – the alternative solution – but what is it exactly?

You won’t be asked to eat onions! You won’t be asked to cluck like a hen! So what is hypnotherapy exactly? First things first, you have to feel relaxed with your therapist – if you don’t, change your therapist and secondly, if you decide to use hypnotherapy to support a problem, you must be motivated to complete the programme and believe it will help you...

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An Introduction: Why Access Counselling?

An Introduction: Why Access Counselling?

Counselling can feel like a daunting undertaking; with the stigma surrounding mental health in our society, it is often a commitment kept in secret, not openly discussed or sought after. There can be a prevailing sentiment of, ‘I don’t need counselling because I don’t have a mental health diagnosis’. People access counselling for a myriad of reasons; whether to strengthen the relationships they already have,...

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Craniosacral Therapy for Traumatic Stress

Craniosacral Therapy for Traumatic Stress

People that have witnessed or undergone trauma whether on the personal or professional front will often experience ongoing uncontrollable fear, anxiety and depression along with various other symptoms like flashbacks and nightmares. It is only in recent times that the long-term effects of trauma have been recognised and given the name PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). The symptoms of PTSD can manifest days or years...

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Therapy skills for Cancer Care

Therapy skills for Cancer Care

Qualified practitioners with an interest in offering treatments within a clinical oncology setting, often seek additional training as within an education setting, students are advised that cancer is a contraindication to many treatments, and as a result, those with cancer are often denied treatment. There are a few different organisations offering specialised training which provides therapists with an improved knowledge and understanding of what a...

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New year, better mental health?

New year, better mental health?

To start the new year on the right foot, our therapist Jane offers a simple tip to improve your mental health. We now are much more aware of our physical health and how to keep our bodies in shape doing  active things regularly like weekly Pilates classes, Yoga, Body Balance and cardiovascular work such as running, cycling and swimming. More and more of us are...

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Effects of Chronic Stress

Effects of Chronic Stress

In our less than ideal world, far too many of us are subject to chronic stress. Today our therapist Amanda offers a few tips to help with the causes and consequences of stress. Busy lives, stressful jobs, kids, household duties, managing relationships etc. can really pile on the tension, especially at this time of year when we really feel the pressure to be super social,...

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BarreConcept

BarreConcept

You’ve done ballet as a little girl, loved the Black Swan movie, you enjoy dance shows or simply seek a new challenge? BarreConcept is the answer. The origins of barre workouts have their roots in the Lotte Berk Method, a Jewish ballet dancer who fled to London in the 30’s.


BarreConcept comes to Edinburgh

BarreConcept comes to Edinburgh

You’ve done ballet as a little girl, loved the Black Swan movie, you enjoy dance shows or simply seek a new challenge? BarreConcept is the answer. The origins of barre workouts have their roots in the Lotte Berk Method, a Jewish ballet dancer who fled to London in the 30’s.


Do you want to feel better in your mind and body and it doesn’t cost anything and you and I are already doing it? Breathe :-)

Do you want to feel better in your mind and body and it doesn’t cost anything and you and I are already doing it? Breathe :-)

This is all about practice and diligence,like everything regular practice a minute or so each time, do this throughout your day (little often) and you’ll see a difference after a few weeks, it will become a good habit and you’ll be in the moment a lot more, enjoying it and everyone around you will begin to see the difference too. Wonderful!!!