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The body is the base of all our life processes. Psychotherapy has to reflect this – we are the sum of body, mind and soul. When working with medically traumatised and/or chronically ill children and adolescents we find that the body is the 'key…

I was using eye movements with a 47-year- old client, Jay (pseudonym), focusing on an unnecessary tonsillectomy when he was about 9 years old. These operations were done on both his older brother and himself-just because this was what was done in…

The therapeutic effectiveness of EMDR has been wel1 documented since 1989, but the technique is far from reaching its optimal utilisation in the clinical and psychological world. I wish to present a case in which the improvement on the part of the…

This article describes a treatment protocol that I used to prepare a client for a stressful medical treatment. The case study will illustrate how experiences with stressful medical interventions can be viewed as psychological traumas.

Choking phobia is a specific phobia characterized by fear and avoidance of swallowing foods and liquids. It often develops following an episode of choking on food. A prospective case study of a 30-year-old woman with a phobia of choking, acquired…
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