Rise from the ashes…

Tyson fury said “we need to spread the word on mental health….there are alot of people living in darkness and are too afraid to come out and speak about it…but if I can do it, anybody can do it, a big heavyweight champion.  

Hypnotherapy in Palliative Care

Dr Rumi Peynovska, Stone House Hospital; Dr Jackie Fisher, Wisdom Hospice, Professor V.M. Mathew, Stone House Hospital, West Kent NHS and Social Care Trust AIM OF THE STUDY To study the benefits of Hypnotherapy, as a supplement therapy in the management of terminally ill patients. BACKGROUND Hypnotherapy is a brief psychotherapeutic approach, which utilizes the […]

Hypnotherapy in irritable bowel syndrome

A large-scale audit of a clinical service with examination of factors influencing responsiveness 2002 April ; Gonsalkorale WM, Houghton LA, Whorwell PJ. Department of Medicine, University Hospital of South Manchester, United Kingdom. OBJECTIVES Hypnotherapy has been shown to be effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in a number of previous research studies. This […]


WHAT IS REIKI HEALING? Reiki as defined by the Oxford English dictionary is: “A healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s body and restore physical and emotional well-being”. It is however, also widely accepted […]

A meta-analysis of hypnosis in the treatment of depressive symptoms

2009 Oct, Shih M, Yang YH, Koo M. Nanhua University, Chiayi, Taiwan. The efficacy of hypnosis in the treatment of depressive symptoms was subjected to a meta-analysis.. Six studies qualified and were analysed using the Comprehensive Meta-Analysis software package of google scholar. The combined results highlighted that hypnosis appears to be a viable nonpharmacologic intervention […]

Hypnosis and its application in surgery

Rev Med Liege. 1998 Jul; Faymonville ME, Defechereux T, Joris J, Adant JP, Hamoir E, Meurisse M. Service d’Anesthésie-Réanimation, Université de Liège (Belgium). Since 1992, hypnosis has been routinely used with more than 1400 patients undergoing surgery; It was found that hypnosis used in patients as an adjunct to conscious sedation and local anaesthesia was […]