12 Things to Do if you Don’t like the 12 steps

12 Step groups are the biggest peer led group in the world, but with it’s traditions and dogma it isn’t for everyone.  And believe it or not that’s okay!   There are plenty of alternatives and it’s good idea to get a different perspective on other ideas that work. The 12-steps picks up where otherContinue reading “12 Things to Do if you Don’t like the 12 steps”

Online Support Group.

I’m going to be starting up an online group shortly that’s free to attend, via zoom. I really want to give something back as well as using my skills, but I’d like to give back directly to people with my own abilities. At the beginning of this group we’re going to start with a welfareContinue reading “Online Support Group.”

The Age of Reactions

At the time of writing this I’m currently in quarantine in a rented property in Chiang Mai. I’m still currently working but I’ve been limiting myself to just my home, no gym, no restaurants and no social engagements outside of my workplace.  I’ve been keeping it pretty serious too, I work with a population ofContinue reading “The Age of Reactions”

The Games Alcoholics Play

The Games Alcoholics and Addicts Play in Treatment Eric Berne and Claude Steiner were psychiatrists around the 1960’s and 70’s, their main body of study was that people had certain life scripts which are called games. In modern CBT we call these life-scripts “SCHEMAS”. Life Scripts, or games, are robust patterns of thinking and behaving.Continue reading “The Games Alcoholics Play”

Free Relapse Prevention Book

Here is a copy of a free Relapse Prevention Book for your usage. The book can be used for the following issues: -Depression (of any nature) -Addictive behaviours -Bio-Polar Disorder (any type) -Chronic fatigue -Anger -Personality Disorder -Trauma reactions -Hyper-vigilance -Anxiety (including panic attacks) -Weight management -Eating disorder   Please click this link for yourContinue reading “Free Relapse Prevention Book”

Is it always your mother’s fault?

Is it always your mother’s fault? Attachment theory, by Bowlby looks at the importance of the parental role. He explores the relationship between mother and child to expose a strong link with adulthood anxiety and ill-health. Do you agree? Watch the video below to find out more.

Why “smoothies at the poolside” could be biggest killer of the modern age.

“Green smoothies and green juicing have taken the world by storm. Everywhere you look, there are green smoothie detoxes, and green juice powders, and green drink “cleanses”. These green smoothies or green juices often contain a large amount of spinach, kale, chard, collards, arugula, or other greens. Yes, we have heard our whole lives thatContinue reading “Why “smoothies at the poolside” could be biggest killer of the modern age.”

Family Therapy – A Brief History of Part 1

Historically psychotherapy has always been about treating the individual, some methods of therapy (of which there are in excess of 160 different kinds!) still believe in just treating the individual completely independantly of their family or friends. Bowlby and Freud started working with some family members, in particular Bowlby was concerned about attachments that weContinue reading “Family Therapy – A Brief History of Part 1”