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Communication as a Post-Trauma Therapy

 “I started to lose confidence in myself and the people around me. I saw myself looking for danger in my surroundings. I lost my purpose in life, lost my direction, life lost its value.” Individuals living in a post-traumatic state, or suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), often face persistent, frightening thoughts and memories of...

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Music therapy

“I didn’t do much, musically, for a few years after my sisters and I stopped touring. There was something telling me that I needed to get back to it. Having that creative outlet, the social aspect of it, working with other artists. It is very therapeutic indeed.” This from musician, Heather Rankin, the youngest member...

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Animal Acupuncture: Holistic therapy for pets

“I see the limited therapeutic options for animals when standard treatments don’t work. Acupuncture is natural, and there are no major side effects or interference with pharmaceutical prescriptions.” Veterinary acupuncturist Sharlene McInnes Wallace is based in Wellington, New Zealand. Having initially studied acupuncture for humans, McInnes Wallace was inspired to return to her first love...

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Theta Healing Therapy – for you and your pets

“What is really different from other meditations is what you actually DO once you’re in that particular state of peace. The purpose is not just to relax, but to take advantage of the state-of-mind. Dis-creating the cause of suffering and creating what you desire.” Irene Salmaso is a Theta Brainwave Healing practitioner, based in Venice,...

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Art therapy

“I have used art to slow my mind. When I am away from it, I hear the chatter – and when I return my mind slows down. I feel more relaxed and have a better sense of well-being”. For Heather Alexis, the artistic process is much more than the sum total of the finished canvas....

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Neuro-Linguistic Programming – A therapy of words

“Words have power, we know that, but sometimes we don’t realize the many ways that power can have an effect.” Wanda Amos is a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) coach and hypnotherapist. She helps clients analyze their actions and the words they use to uncover thought patterns that are no longer benefiting them. It is a method...

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Qi Gong Therapy

“During my time at the temple, I witnessed amazing feats of Qigong. Seemingly impossible things that you only read about in books.” Charley McBride is a Qigong instructor and iractitioner. She discovered a true connection with the practice in 2005 and experimented with different forms and teachers before going on to spend seven years in...

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“Regression Therapy”

“It depends how far the Higher Self feels we need to regress. So, we never quite know where we are going until we get into the middle of it.” Wanda Amos is a Regression Hypnotherapist and Neuro-Linguistic Programming coach. She uses Quantum Healing Hypnosis to regress clients backwards within their lifetime, or further back to...

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Grief and Mediumship Therapy

Shawn Leonard is a Medium and the author of The Language of Spirit. For over twenty years he has provided therapeutic sessions for individuals who are suffering after the loss of a loved one.   “It depends on the person seeking the therapy and what would be most beneficial. Their specific healing and what they...

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“Health, Stress and Breathing”

“Sometimes we hold onto stress and don’t make the necessary changes to reduce it. After a while, it effects all the systems of our body. It is very damaging and depleting.” Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner, Sharon Conroy, says our daily stressors are significant and the way we deal with our worry can have a...

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