Tag Archives: anxiety

At the current time, many of us may feel stressed, anxious and fearful and this is not surprising. We are all going through a period of time we have not been through before, filled with uncertainty, worry and change. This time is also a great opportunity to reflect on what ‘really’ is important in life […]

What EXACTLY is HYPNOTHERAPY? Hypnosis is a naturally occurring state of relaxation, which happens when we switch off from the busy outside world to rest comfortably within our much quieter and more peaceful inner world. This can be described as entering an altered state of awareness. Trance and hypnosis mean the same thing – to drift […]

 Can acupuncture help patients suffering stress? Please note this information is taken from the British Acupuncture Council directly.  Up to half a million people in the UK experience work-related stress every year, which often results in illness.(Health and Safety Executive 2011) Other factors that affect stress levels include alcohol, smoking, exams, pregnancy, divorce, moving, death […]

Could acupuncture be used as part of a treatment protocol for anxiety? Please note this information comes directly from the British Acupuncture Council.  Anxiety disorders include generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post traumatic stress disorder (NICE 2007; Clinical Evidence 2007). They can be chronic and cause considerable distress and […]

EFT (emotional freedom technique) is one of the most exciting, powerful techniques developed over the last two decades. It is also commonly known as ‘tapping’. It is one of the new ’Energy Psychologies’ with its roots in acupuncture, kinesiology and psychology. Its like an emotional form of acupuncture without the needles, you simply tap specific […]