If, like me, you hate to be caged in, you may be experiencing coronavirus blues when you’re in lockdown or isolation. I normally spend between 10 to 14 hours a week at the gym and the ballet studio, but at the time of writing this, they are now both officially closed. I imagine you may… Read More
Posts about depression and how to overcome it with hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and counselling.
As humans we are ruled by our emotions rather than logic. Sure, we think we are very logical beings but in reality, our emotions always supersede our logic. Those emotions are quickly initiated by a number of triggers including physical, psychological, social and circumstantial. Are there days when you wake up wearing the grumpy… Read More
People wonder when they become depressed why that happens. The answer can be singular or a combination of causes and is never down to one particular cause. The mind and the body are one and they are also influenced by your social, relationship and family circumstances. Not only do those influences affect you in the… Read More
Depression is an invention of a Western-led monetised medical system. Before the invention of a modern medical system people were sad or had melancholia and then they had to get over their troubles and carry on with their life. Today people are seduced into inactivity by supposed pharmacological solutions to depression that have no more… Read More
By Dr Tracie O’Keefe DCH, published in Living Now magazine, Sept/Oct 2001 Depression is among one of the world’s 10 most common health disorders. This fact is recognised by The World Health Organisation. In some countries it can rank as high as the second or first most common psychological complaint. Around 800,000 people suffer from… Read More
By Dr Tracie O’Keefe DCH, keynote speaker, Women and Depression Conference, 6-9 April, 2006, Sydney, Australia Abstract This is a discursive paper and workshop illustrated by four women’s cases where they were able to overcome their sense of depression by learning a greater sense of self-efficacy during hypnotherapy. In Australia, as in every other country… Read More