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Monday, 17 July 2017

Ten things you need to know about silence in therapy


We talk a lot about communication skills in therapy, but one which tends to take a back seat is silence. Not the kind of exaggerated silence you get from the mime on the right there, but the different and subtle ways in which silence itself can be a form of communication between you and your client.

Monday, 19 June 2017

Therapeutic Metaphors

A metaphor is a figure of speech in which one thing is used to describe another to bring attention to the elements they have in common. For example, describing life as a 'roller coaster' makes a parallel between the physical ups and downs of the ride and the emotional ones of life in general.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Love Languages and Relationships

Do you help clients, either as individuals or in couples, who struggle to maintain relationships? It may be that the reason for this is because they and their partners are speaking different languages, at least in emotional terms. John Covell will take you through the concept of love languages, which can help your clients understand their own needs and the needs of others, and to communicate more effectively with romantic partners.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Pick and Mix Therapies!

Of course, hypnotherapy is an excellent solution to a lot of different issues, but some therapists believe that combining hypnosis with other approaches makes a powerful tool that can help clients even more effectively, or help clients for whom hypnotherapy alone might not be the right approach. Here, three of them talk about their experiences and the therapies they throw into the mix.