Overwhelmed explaining trauma … Havening to the rescue

Posted by in Anxiety, CBT, Complex Trauma, Frankston Vic 3199, Frankston Victoria 3199, Havening, Havening Techniques, Mind, Psychotherapy, Trauma

People come in all shapes and sizes physically, but also emotionally. Some express their emotions without introducing themselves. Others are quite the opposite, never knowing about their emotional thermometer. Trauma People who have been traumatized can respond in either way. Traumatized clients expect to tell the therapists about their experience; however that’s not always necessary. In some cases, it’s better for the client not to tell their story. Because we don’t want the client to unnecessarily relive threats associated with the trauma. Threats When faced with a threat, a message…read more

The Healing Power of the Brain

Posted by in Anxiety, Brainspotting, CBT, Mind, Psychotherapy, Trauma

Yes, it’s true that the best healing tool is inside our heads and it isn’t the mind contemplating the power of positive thought. Positive thoughts are useful. And we all know it’s better to think positive thoughts than negative thoughts. So keep on thinking positively for a better day to day mood. However, it won’t help fix a chronic long term issue. The Brain The brain is that fatty organ that resides between our ears and consists of the Brain, Brain stem and the body attached – all of which…read more

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Best Healing Power Is In Our Heads

Posted by in Addictions, Adolescent, Alcohol, Anxiety, Brainspotting, Career Stress, Childhood, Complex Trauma, Confidence, Depression, Fears, Grief, Havening Techniques, Hypnotherapy, Learning Challenges, Life Transistions, Loss, Mens Sexual Performance, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Problem Resolution, Psychotherapy, Resource Therapy, Sadness, Self Esteem, Smoking, Social Issues, Trauma

Yes, it’s true that the best healing tool is inside our heads. Mind? And it isn’t the mind contemplating the power of positive thought. Positive thoughts are useful. We all know it’s better to think positive thoughts than negative thoughts. So keep on thinking positively for a better day to day mood. The Brain I am referring to the brain. That fatty organ that resides between our ears and consists of the Brain, Brain stem and the attached body. All of those together forms the Brain-Body System. In itself it…read more

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How Does Havening Work?

Posted by in Anxiety, Fears, Grief, Havening Techniques, Trauma

It is useful to have a brief understanding of how we come to create ‘traumas’ to appreciate how Havening works in eradicating traumas. How we create ‘traumatic memories’ – In order for an event to be traumatic, no matter how significant or insignificant it seemed at the time, it has key components that cause the memory of the event to become stored, or as the neuroscientists call it, ‘encoded’ in the brain as a trauma. What makes up a ‘traumatic memory’? These tend to be highly emotional events or experiences…read more

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Havening Techniques ®

Posted by in Anxiety, Complex Trauma, Havening Techniques, Psychotherapy, Self Esteem, Trauma

Havening Techniques ® are a relatively new and ever evolving form of therapy. Havening helps permanently treat and heal traumas, anxiety and phobias.  Havening has it roots firmly founded in science; it also has the ability to help create positive changes in our brain. Havening Techniques ® are a type of psychosensory therapy (this simply means applying a sensory touch) to produce an electrochemical  response in the brain, that literally heals and positively alters our mind. Experiences from our past can remain with us in our lives, stuck in our minds, resulting in…read more

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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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Feel Better Sooner

Posted by in Addictions, Anxiety, Brainspotting, Counselling, EMDR, Frankston Victoria 3199, Hypnotherapy, Mens Sexual Performance, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Private Health Insurance Rebates, Problem Resolution, Psychotherapy, Smoking, Trauma

Thinkshift provides high quality, confidential and compassionate therapy services to people who feel they wish to change their lives. We can work with you to facilitate your growth, break through undesired behaviours holding you back, enhance your natural abilities, strengths and talents and in so doing help you achieve your desired outcomes and goals. Principal Thinkshift Psychotherapist Andrew Reay offers you a blend of psycho-therapeutic based interventions as unique as you are: traditional and holistic counselling, clinical hypnotherapy techniques, plus effective supporting and complementary holistic therapies to facilitate your therapy outcomes….read more