EMDR

Posted by in EMDR, Psychotherapy

Eye Movement Desensitization Programming is a technique that incorporates elements of cognitive-behavioural therapy with bi-lateral eye movements or other forms of rhythmic, left-right stimulation. One of the key elements of EMDR is “dual stimulation”. During treatment, you are asked to think or talk about memories, triggers and painful emotions while simultaneously focusing on your therapists finger. In a typical EMDR therapy session, the client will focus on traumatic memories and associated negative emotions and beliefs while tracking your therapists moving finger with your eyes as it moves back and forth…read more

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PTSD, Trauma and Complex Trauma

Posted by in Brainspotting, Complex Trauma, EMDR, Havening Techniques, Hypnotherapy, Problem Resolution, Psychotherapy, Trauma

There are many definitions of trauma, the dictionary, DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of mental Disorders – version 5), ICD-10 (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems – 10th revision) and none of them really make a difference, because at the end of the day you are left with the memory of a deeply distressing and disturbing experience that is affecting your ability to get on with life. Complex trauma is also called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The nature of the trauma can vary significantly – from witnessing…read more

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Depression

Posted by in Counselling, Depression, EMDR, Hypnotherapy

Nearly all people have probably suffered with some form of depression in their lives: perhaps at times, when our plans didn’t work out, a significant relationship failed, the sudden and unexpected loss of a enjoyable career, marriage breakdown, death of a loved one, financial concerns, all of these events can lead to a depressed state. We don’t always recognize the symptoms of depression until it has really altered our outlook on life. The symptoms may begin with a loss of interest and enjoyment, or a loss of activity, reduced energy….read more

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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 psychologically based interventions as unique as you are: traditional and holistic counselling, clinical hypnotherapeutic techniques, plus effective supporting and complementary holistic therapies to facilitate your therapy outcomes….read more