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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Brainscaping – An Integrated Therapy Approach

Posted by in AACHP, Brainspotting, EMDR, Havening Techniques, Life Transistions, Trauma

Andrew Reay had the pleasure of presenting Brainscaping® to the AACHP at the end of September 2019. The AACHP stands for the Australia Association of Clinical Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists. We had to cater for double the planned attendees. Such was the level of interest for the Brainscaping®.  The Brainscaping methodology helps create fast and effective changes for people going through traumas and life transitions. What is Brainscaping? Brainscaping® is a psycho-sensory (mind-body) approach to working with clients. It’s especially good for those clients with long term trauma and complex trauma….read more

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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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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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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