Category Archives: Anxiety

Healing PTSD – a TED talk

Fortunately there are ways to heal the pain of PTSD with a well trained mental health professional, using for example EMD-R and/or dream work in psychotherapy.  The talk is in French, so unless you understand French, you can read the … Continue reading

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Full Day Workshop “Hypnotically Enhanced Intimacy” Friday Oct 24

This is the last of my 3 yearly full-day hypnosis workshops in 2014.  I’ve broadened the theme to include closeness in any intimate relationship:  with yourself, your partner, current and original family, and close friends.  Both individuals and couples will … Continue reading

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US Preventive Services Refers Cardiovascular-Risk Patients to Psychologists

Overweight or obese patients with one or more risk factors for Cardiovascular Disease  [high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar] are suggested for referral to psychologists for preventive behavioral counseling to lose weight through improved diet and increased exercise. … Continue reading

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My Heated Exchange with a Colleague’s Blog about Psychiatric Medications

First my comment, based on personal experience, then his reply.    You’re passionate as ever about your view of things and sometimes I get the impression that for you, your view is absolutely the only possible correct perspective.  My experience … Continue reading

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Video of my talk,”Evidence Based Clinical Hypnosis for Clients and Ourselves”

This is a video of a hour and a half public talk I gave in 2012 in the UNC-CH School of Social Work’s Clinical Lecture Series. It’s also available through “For Professionals”, in the top Home Page navigation bar — … Continue reading

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Consider Taking a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course

I just finished my home-practice for the John Kabat-Zinn, PhD-inspired 10 session course MBSR [Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction], I’m taking with world-class expert, Jeff Brantley, MD  over @ Duke Integrative Medicine. We’re in the 7th week, with a day-long meditation coming this Saturday.  My … Continue reading

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PAIRS workshop in Chapel Hill – relationship skills

Hi S,  You sure have an attractive & active website — you do very well with electronic media!  The PAIRS course  offers quite significant value, & I’m passing this on to my folks.  I’ll mention too, that my All Day … Continue reading

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Last All Day Workshop of 2012 — Hypnosis and Emotional Intimacy

The last of my 3 yearly All Day Groups happens Friday,10-26 at my country Cabin. The Workshop is designed for individuals and couples;the theme is Love Skills: Hypnotically Enhanced Emotional Intimacy. Emphasis is on experiential learning rather than conscious understanding; … Continue reading

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Anxiety resource with Personal Remedies

Peggy Payne’s Boldness Blog ANXIOUS WRITER ATTEMPTS ADVENTUROUS LIFE Search This Blog   Home Contact   Books ~ Sister India ~ Revelation ~ The Healing Power of Doing Good ~ Doncaster: A Legacy of Personal Style Manuscript Review & Career Consulting … Continue reading

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