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Hypnotherapy for Phobias: a Case Study

By Gloria Prest / May 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
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Phobia of motorway driving Jenny, a fifty-year-old nurse had developed in her late twenties a severe fear, to the point of phobia, of driving on the motorway. She was a competent driver happy to drive on any other roads. She was at ease driving on busy city roads, narrow country roads and even dual carriageways…

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The Benefits of Dogs for Mental Health

By Gloria Prest / May 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
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How do dogs benefit mental health? Well, there is plenty of research demonstrating the benefits of dogs, and other pets, on many aspects of mental health. Dogs are particularly helpful because the provide routine and regular exercise to their owners. However, the list of beneficial effects is more extensive as you will see. Although I…

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What causes behaviour problems in children?

By Gloria Prest / July 6, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Dealing with child behavioural problems is a natural part of raising children. Children are not born with an instinctive knowledge of appropriate child behaviour. Therefore, all parents at some stage or another struggle with behaviour challenges, no matter how lovely or saintly their children are.  This is to be expected and it is usually a…

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