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When It’s Bad To Talk

Seeking therapy requires a lot of courage. Sharing your most intimate thoughts and feelings with a complete stranger is a vulnerable act, and so, it can be extremely distressing and disturbing when you have a bad experience. It might even tarnish your vie ...

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13 Reasons Why Not

To you who felt that the screams of your pain remained unheard, And to you who needed a corpse to remember that you’re still alive, Welcome to your tape… Tape 1, Side A I know life is not your favourite colour at the moment, and you are seeing everyth ...

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Chester Bennington: Rest in peace

So last night I found out that Chester Bennington had completed suicide. I just could not believe it and kept staring blankly at the screen. Please, this could not be true! 'Numb' can be called the apt soundtrack of my teenage years. So many times I ha ...

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Pain Management

Recently, I was invited to give a talk on "Pain Management". Here are some excerpts from the seminar.  According to the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), pain is defined as "an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated ...

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Clinical Hypnotherapy – Dispelling The Myths

The entire concept of ‘hypnosis’ is frightening for many people. Hypnosis is commonly misrepresented and misunderstood. When I inform people that I am a clinical hypnotherapist by profession, I am often greeted by stares and awkward questions like, “You ...