Addictions

Posted by in Addictions, Alcohol, Private Health Insurance Rebates, Problem Resolution, Smoking

Smoking It is known that hypnotherapy is very successful in helping people break the smoking habit. Smoking is not just an addiction to nicotine, but an addiction to the habit. Hypnotherapy will help you break those associations and habit patterns IF you are really ready to stop. 94% of clients who use hypnosis and are committed to stop smoking DO give up. The feelings that people who cease to smoke cannot do day-to-day such as: drink tea, coffee or alcohol, make a phone call or a decision without a cigarette…read more

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Social / Learning Issues ~ Adolescents / Children

Posted by in Adolescent, Brainspotting, Bullying, Childhood, Counselling, Hypnotherapy, Learning Challenges, Problem Resolution, Psychotherapy, Social Issues, Trauma

Adolescence is the most challenging of stage in our cycle of human development. Physically our bodies undergo massive changes, mentally we are evaluated and tested constantly, we find ourselves constantly challenged in the family unit, and finally we are subjected to the unpredictable influences of friendship groups and social situations. Memory enhancement, exam nerves, concentration, procrastination, focus, work ethic and dyslexia can be issues that are central to the challenges that adolescents face on a day by day basis at school, and then magnified at home as environmental circumstances contribute to an already…read more

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Career Stress

Posted by in Career Stress, Counselling, Hypnotherapy

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden or short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress, often as a result of pressure in the workplace, can have real health consequences…read more

Anxiety

Posted by in Anxiety, Brainspotting, Counselling, Hypnotherapy, Panic Attacks, Private Health Insurance Rebates, Psychotherapy

Anxiety is at the root of many mental health conditions, including panic attacks and phobias, and it is often directly correlated with other conditions, such as obsessions and compulsions, post-traumatic stress and depression. Anxiety symptoms include intrusive, obsessive, worried thoughts, confusion, difficulty concentrating, pacing or restlessness, irritability, frustration and despair. A person with anxiety may feel tense, with uncomfortable physical sensations such as trembling, sweating, a racing heartbeat, nausea, and difficulty breathing. The severe and sudden onset of such symptoms is often indicative of a panic attack. Anxiety can also lead…read more

Psychotherapist – Andrew Reay

Posted by in AACHP, ACA, Addictions, Anxiety, Brainspotting, Counselling, EMDR, Frankston Victoria 3199, Havening Techniques, Hypnotherapy, Life Transistions, Mens Sexual Performance, PACFA, Panic Attacks, Private Health Insurance Rebates, Problem Resolution, Psychotherapy, Qualifications, Resource Therapy, Trauma

As Thinkshift’s principal practitioner, Andrew operates from Frankston where he provides high quality, confidential and compassionate assistance to individuals who are ready to change and ready to shift their thinking. Andrew offers a holistic approach and range of therapies to facilitate growth and help achieve the changes his clients are seeking. He firmly believes that clients have the power to shift their thinking. He uses a blend of Psychotherapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy and Counselling techniques in addition to Brainspotting (BSP), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Ego State Therapy,  Havening, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time Line…read more

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