Some thoughts on ‘closure’

Some thoughts on ‘closure’ … Have you ever sought “closure” on something? Have you ever thought to yourself, “if only xyz would happen, then I could have closure.” ? Perhaps you’ve watched the news, and seen someone interviewed outside a courthouse asked something like, “Does the verdict today give you closure?”. ‘Closure’ is a word […]

What makes a good hypnotherapist?

What makes a good hypnotherapist? In his book, Trances People Live, psychotherapist Stephen Wolinsky, Ph.D, makes the statement: “Being a therapist is as much (if not more) about my own growth as it is about my clients’ … perhaps the most profound way for a person earning a living as a therapist to expand his […]

Anxiety and The Fear Avalanche

Anxiety and the fear avalanche   “We often use our active imaginations in the service of fear. We think of possibilities that another person would never imagine. We expect traffic jams, terminal illnesses, and potentially embarrassing moments because we are in the habit of scaring ourselves… A fear avalanche is a chain of frightening thoughts […]