PHD psychologist finds researched technique that helps teens manage

October 28, 2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/emotional-freedom-techniques-eft-helps-teens-with_b_593d76d4e4b014ae8c69e17a

Great news about Tapping Research. Cognitive therapy and acupressure/ energy psychology combine to form Emotional Freedom technique.

“EFT is particularly empowering because we can teach teens to do it to themselves and they can do it in private. Given that increasing numbers of teens are being diagnosed with depression and anxiety, we need to offer valid and easy-to-learn tools to this next generation of adults.”
 

Manage your stress in the moment with immediate relief

October 28, 2019
The teenage years hold all the promise of adulthood, as well as being a transition from childhood. Yet they’re also full of challenges; for teens themselves, for their parents, siblings, communities and friends.

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT): "one of the most successful psychology self-help techniques ever developed." It’s a powerful stress-reduction method that combines elements of proven psychotherapy methods with acupressure, fingertip tapping on acupuncture points. Over 100 scien...

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How to handle exam stress

October 28, 2019
If you are a gr 12 pupil currently writing exams, you may be feeling stressed! That feeling in your tummy that just wont go away, those headaches, needing the tiolet more than usual, feeling anxious, not being able to remember what youve just been studying. All these and many more are symptoms of stress. 

Its important to find a way to manage the stress in your body.

TRE is an easily learnt body technique that you can practice in between studying. Once youve been taught it, you can do this by y...
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Stress management and balance

October 23, 2019
Managing your stress could be easier. Finding balance in your life could be possible. Managing your health and weight can be done.

The last 10 yrs of research has resulted in more effective therapies.

 The practices that I use are all being used to treat stress conditions. Before your stress becomes a condition, know there are new ways to help. 


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You have to know this, to change yourself and the globe.

October 21, 2019
Recent reflections from the Collective trauma summit.

Bessel VD Kolk
Trauma has been around for a long time. Women and kids are now still the most affected. Some of the socio political decision right now are ripping families away from each other keeping that trauma loop alive.

A massive part of healing can come through connection, play, movement, acting/ drama, dance, singing together as families, as communities, as cities as states, as one....

How to start. GO to the body- learn how to be with ...
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Stress management

October 21, 2019
How stressed are you? What is your body trying to tell you? Headaches, aches and pains, anxiety? Excema, asthma, chronic fatigue, tiredness, depression, brain fog- are you overeating, drinking too much? Allow the combination of therapies I offer to help you shift this.

Your body can find balance again, weight loss can be experienced.You can feel calm yet alert and happy in your body and mind.

Some of my mentors.... Bruce Lipton, David Hakins, Lynne Mctaggart, Dr Joe Dispenza, Psych K, Gabor Mat...
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Cape Town Recovery Festival

October 18, 2019
The recent Recovery Festival held at a local waldorf school in Cape Towb was a beautiful example of progressive recovery oriented professionals coming together to highlight the diversity of treatments these days in treating substance aduse/ addictions/ mental health.

Having been involved in this field for over 15 years in SA and UK, I was so pleased to see how both Body and Mind treatments are now both integral to holistically treating our human clients. Gone are the days of telling the addict...
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Wonderful testimonial....

October 16, 2019
"After 6 TRE sessions, Ive felt a significant improvement in both my emotional and physical well being. I feel calmer, more grounded and have increased vitality and enjoyment of life.  Physically Im sleeping better and have fewer aches and pains. Frances brings a deep sense of caring and calm to her work, which, combined with her many years' experience, makes her a highly effective therapist"
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Interns

July 29, 2019
I recently had the wonderful experience of supervising a psychology intern from America. She had come to SA with the intention of getting hands on experience of working in the field of mental health. I consult at Projekt Ubuntu/ Yoga Shala and thus was asked to design an Internship schedule. The intern and I worked out a full program that allowed her to have access to rehabs, safe houses, anonymous support groups, lectures; whilst assisting at a local kids youth centre.
I was thrilled to get t...
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Ending the exam stress through emotional regulation.

July 29, 2019
At this time of year, many teens are starting to prepare for their finals. I hear from many of my clients who stressful this is. for the whole family.

This is why I teach techniques such as TRE, tapping, breathing, Quantum Energy Coaching - all these techniques in combination with therapy lead to my clients feeling differently when they leave a session. I am continually amazed at the simplicity of these incredibly empowering tools. All of these also can be self practiced. So not only are my cl...
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