IS MDMA ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY THE FUTURE FOR TRAUMA TREATMENT?

Sam ColemanJul 27 · 7 min read How a so called ‘party drug’ can help to heal the deep wounding of trauma. Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash We have been experiencing an underground psychedelic renaissance since the 90’s but not in the way that you might think. In the 60’s, psychedelics were associated with a stigma brought about by the … Continue reading IS MDMA ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY THE FUTURE FOR TRAUMA TREATMENT?

Using our Compassionate Mind to Change our Inner Critical Thoughts.

How we can alter our inner critic to become more compassionate and kind to ourselves. Photo by Daniel Mingook Kim on Unsplash We all have the inner critic. It’s a loud voice that makes us feel rubbish about ourselves and can keep us from achieving our goals. Who needs it? All it does is fill us with self judgement, … Continue reading Using our Compassionate Mind to Change our Inner Critical Thoughts.

Anxiety and Threat

Anxiety is our natural response to fear. A long time ago, humans had to have a certain amount of anxiety to survive!  Being faced with a rather large predator we needed to feel fear and anxiety in order to run. Our mammalian brains would switch on the ‘fight, flight, freeze’ response, which set our hearts … Continue reading Anxiety and Threat

The Use of Mindfulness in Therapy

The term ‘mindfulness’ is everywhere.  What is it and why is everyone talking about it?  Mindfulness is about noticing exactly that; when our minds are full.  This article explores what mindfulness is and how we can use it in everyday life, as well as in therapy, to help ease the symptoms of anxiety and depression. … Continue reading The Use of Mindfulness in Therapy