October 12, 2018

Part One - Sleep and Weight Management.

Shakespeare was correct when he called sleep "Nature's soft nurse." There is definitely a healing quality to sleep. This is not just a poetic image but is based on good hard science. This 4 part series of blogs will look at a vari...

February 6, 2018

So perhaps you've got a bad back or Fibromyalgia. Maybe you're suffering from anxiety or OCD.

Your G.P. offers you some medication which, although it may help your condition, you decide not to take due to the list of potential side effects. So you decide to take a compl...

December 28, 2017

Imagine that I offered you a single pill which could control the balance of beneficial bacteria in your gut; lower your blood pressure; improve the way your heart functions; help avoid strokes; manage your weight; improve fertility and improve your mood. This pill has...

December 28, 2017

September is here again and so the new school year begins. Perhaps your child is changing from Primary to Secondary education and is a bit nervous at what lies ahead or maybe they are starting with a new teacher and not sure if they will like the change. The ever shift...

December 28, 2017

The following is a case history of a client with OCD. Full permission from the client has been given to publish her story.

Jane (not her real name) came to see me concerning her obsessive checking behaviour which she’d carried out for the past 7 years. She was now 27 ye...

December 28, 2017

Everyday in the press and on TV we are bombarded with news of the imminent closure of hospital wards, reductions in NHS services or increasing waiting times for vital medical procedures. Whilst I do not agree with the austerity cuts put in place by the current governme...

December 28, 2017

This morning I’m taking responsibility. I do it every morning and whilst I can’t say I enjoy the process, the necessity of it outweighs any short-term minor discomfort. ( All will be revealed later I promise).

Responsibility – do you shy away from it or embrace it?

It’s...