The Covid Lockdown: Coping with sudden, massive change

The Covid Lockdown: Coping with sudden, massive change

Psychotherapist Esther Perel spoke to the Financial Times’ Culture Call podcast about coping in a pandemic. There’s a lot of good stuff in the interview, but Esther’s experience with clients differs from mine, so here is my take on one of the points we differ on....
What we can learn from how we ate as infants

What we can learn from how we ate as infants

Whilst developing Appetite Retraining, I was on a huge learning curve. Despite decades of training and experience in providing psychological therapy, I was having to go back to first principles in order to think about eating and appetite in a way that could help me...
Professionals: How you can use visual imagery to help your clients lose weight

Professionals: How you can use visual imagery to help your clients lose weight

Mental imagery or visualisation has long been used in psychological therapies, partly because of its powerful healing potential. It is this healing potential that we can harness in working to help people change unhelpful eating habits and lose weight. Your client’s...