Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Counsellor and Trauma Specialist

Therapies


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

During times of mental distress, people think differently about themselves and what happens to them. Their thoughts can become extreme and unhelpful and this can worsen how a person feels, creating the potential for them to begin behaving in ways that prolongs or adds to their distress…

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EMDR

Once hailed as the most important method to emerge in psychotherapy in decades, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) has successfully treated psychological problems and illnesses from depression, phobias and recurrent nightmares to post traumatic stress and grief in millions of sufferers world wide, and with a rapidity that cannot be achieved with most traditional therapies…

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Counselling

Counselling is a collective term for a talking therapy in which the Counsellor creates a safe and confidential environment for you to be able to explore your difficulties. You may come with an identified problem or you may wish to explore aspects of your life and feelings that are giving rise to conflict or unhappiness in your life, which you are unable to share with friends, family or your employer…

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Brainspotting

Brainspotting is an advanced form of psychotherapy that accesses parts of the brain that are often hidden from our awareness and combines psychology with physiology, linking mind and body together to produce profound healing…

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Mindfulness

Although Mindfulness has its origins in Eastern philosophies it has become increasing popular in countries around the world for two main reasons. The first is secularisation with Mindfulness being considered to be a non-religious approach to promoting health, quality of life and wellbeing…

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Emotional Freedom Technique

Developed by Gary Craig of www.emofree.com (although its origins derive from Chinese medicine), the success of EFT lies in the balancing of the body’s subtle energies that flow through the body, in much the same way as blood flows through the veins. This balancing is done with an elegant sort of ‘emotional acupressure’ where instead of using needles, specific points on the body are tapped with the finger tips…

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Performance Enhancement

Many artists of all descriptions erroneously believe that if they are healed from their traumas, they will lose their creativity. The fact is that trauma doesn’t produce creativity; it actually inhibits it…

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Brainspotting, Eye Movement Desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) & Emotional freedom technique (EFT) have demonstrated that they are effective in achieving performance enhancement and for further information on these approaches I recommend you read more about them via this website.

If you would like to know more about how any of the approaches described above can help your performance then please contact me on 01786 241701 or email info@mikewalkertherapies.co.uk.