Written by Alun Parry Solution Focused Therapy (SF) is a powerful, evidence based approach. It was developed in Milawukee in the 1980s by a team of radical therapists that included Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg. It differs from traditional therapy approaches in many ways. For instance, the solution focused approach is mainly future…

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Lyn Tonks

[easyazon_image align=”right” cart=”n” height=”500″ identifier=”1899398317″ locale=”UK” src=”https://affinitycentre.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/51LrsYyJsoL.jpg” tag=”manchesterpsy-21″ width=”333″]Your quick guide to Human Givens by Lyn Tonks (Human Givens Therapist at the Affinity Centre) What do we need in order to survive and thrive? To survive, all living organisms must take nourishment from the environment to maintain and rebuild themselves. We need air to breathe,…

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The International Coach Federation defines coaching as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential” and the coaching experience as “professional coaching focuses on setting goals, creating outcomes and managing personal change.” If you’re looking to develop a particular aspect of yourself or your…

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hypnotherapy in wilmslow

Hypnotherapy is a form of therapy based on skilled communication. It is aimed at directing a person’s imagination in a way that helps to elicit changes in perceptions, sensations, feelings, thoughts and behaviours. A hypnotherapist works with a client to explore the therapeutic goals desired, discussing previous medical history, general health and lifestyle in order…

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What is Trauma? Trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatter your sense of security, making you feel helpless, powerless and vulnerable in your life.   Traumatic experiences often involve a threat to life or safety, but any situation that leaves you feeling overwhelmed and alone can be traumatic. Bessel van der Kolk, a…

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Stress coaching is used by many people to help manage their stress more effectively rather than it paralysing us from leading a more fulfilled and happier life. You may be a successful business person, father/mother, teacher, unemployed, have too much time on your hands or too little time on your hands. Whatever your circumstances, the…

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