Many people present themselves at my practice complaining about emotional problems and feeling out of control of their emotions. They may feel sad, overwhelmed, depressed, in despair, panicking or desperate. Perhaps they have never learned or been taught to control their emotions or maybe they have encountered a traumatic time in their life that has tipped them over the edge.
Since I am a naturopath as well as a clinical hypnotherapist, psychotherapist, medical nutritionist, and herbalist, I take a full medical history for people seeking help with emotional difficulties and may order blood tests so that we get a full picture of what is happening with you.
There may be physical reasons you are having emotional problems and it is important we find this out. It is surprising how many people I see have considerable emotional problems that may have physical difficulties contributing to that distress.
Emotional difficulties can arise from unprocessed emotions that need to be dealt with in the privacy and confidentiality of therapy. Therapists are trained to help people do that at an accelerated rate to reduce the trauma and increase healing time. There may be a complex array of past emotions that have all grown tighter and suddenly overwhelmed you, causing generalised anxiety.
While deep emotions are a natural part of our functioning, when they take over and disturb our lives in a way that is detrimental to us, it is time to seek help. I will use hypnotherapy to help you overcome emotional problems, not only to aid you to feel better quicker, but also to teach you how to better deal with unruly emotions in the future.
As naturopath I may also prescribe some herbs, look at diet and suggest some lifestyle changes. So the nature of the treatment will be designed to return you to good emotional health so you are able to get on with your life in a comfortable and pleasant way.