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The Brain is a Body Part Too.

For some of us talking about Mental Health, taking antidepressants, visiting a Psychotherapist or a Psychiatrist makes us feel “uncomfortable” or scared. It sometimes makes us feel embarrassed too. 440 more words


Meeting with Penny Ling

As part of my training I have to try and get an understanding of the different approaches used to help athlete’s optimize their potential. I have recently taken an interest into Hypnotherapy and how it can be used to help athlete’s over come their fears of competition, coping/avoiding with plateau or fears of getting back in the saddle. 260 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

How is Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) expected to improve employee well-being?

Robertson and Cooper (2011) define psychological well-being as the “affective and purposive psychological state that people experience while they are at work” (p. 54). Similarly, Cotton and Hart (2003) suggest that emotional well-being is related to “two independent dimensions of positive and negative affect […] termed morale and distress respectively” (p. 157 more words

Acceptance And Commitment Training

Something to be Learned

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Wonder where the hard years went

Up and down and lost like blood and sweat

The monumental dramas have all but disappeared… 136 more words


May lead to significant reduction in psychological distress

Klontz, B. T., et al. (2007). The Effectiveness of Equine-Assisted Experiencial Therapy: Results of an Open Clinical Trial. Society and Animals, 15(3), 257. Full text… 74 more words