David STR
Secrets to Recovery Live – David Butcher Part 1 & 2

Part 1 Alex Howard interviews OHC Chairman David Butcher,  exploring his recovery from ME/CFS and OHC’s latest research plans. Part 2 Having had so much wonderful feedback on the recent session with OHC Chairman, David Butcher, and his recovery story, we decided to do a follow up session – specifically to answer your questions!

Alex Case for Support
OHC Announces Randomised Controlled Trial with University of Surrey

We are extremely proud and excited to be announcing a 3 year collaboration with University of Surrey to complete a Randomised Controlled Trial (the gold standard of research) investigating the OHC approach treating ME/CFS.  To find out more about the study, and the related fundraising campaign, click play on the below video with OHC Founder […]

Alex meditation
Is Meditation Enough to Calm the Nervous System?

This week we are excited to share the first in a series of new Q and A videos with Alex, exploring various questions that have been submitted by patients.  The first question is, “Is meditation enough to calm the nervous system?”  You can watch Alex’s answer to this question below.

Katherine Mountford
Secrets to Recovery LIVE – Katherine Mountford

On Secrets to Recovery Live in April, Alex talked with Katherine Mountford, a former patient with The Optimum Health Clinic.  Katherine suffered with ME/CFS for 3 years which resulted in having to give up work and move back in with her parents.  Now fully recovered, Katherine works as a personal trainer and talked with Alex […]

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Classical concert supporting OHC

Welcome to this week’s blog. This week we are very proud to announce that former OHC patient Claire Jones will be donating all proceeds from a concert in London on March 5th. Claire was the royal harpist for several years, including playing at the royal wedding, before developing ME/CFS. Having recently recovered, Claire has focused […]

David Bowerman
Secrets to Recovery LIVE Episode 5

Welcome to this week’s blog. Firstly, just a reminder that the initial deadline for scholarship applications for the psychology practitioner course is this coming Monday 1st December. You can watch videos with previous students (including Alison from the “Freedom From ME” DVD), read about “Training whilst recovering from ME,” and get all the information on […]

Natasha Todd
Secrets to Recovery LIVE Episode 4 Replay

Welcome to this week’s blog. For those of you that missed Secrets to Recovery LIVE last week, we are pleased to share the recordings. There are three separate videos: 1. The full 45 minute session including both Natasha Todd’s recovery story and the research update from OHC Trustee Ian Hatton: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-QFHDZ9KUI   2. Natasha Todd’s […]

OHC Survey Response
Secrets to Recovery LIVE October 2014

Welcome to this week’s blog! Firstly, we are very pleased to be sharing a report detailing your responses to our 2014 patient survey, along with some comments from our management team. You can read the document below. Thank you to everyone that took part, we really do appreciate your input and ongoing support. OHC Survey […]

Alex Howard
What is the difference between ME and depression?

Welcome to this week’s blog.  This week we are excited to be launching a new series of videos with the clinic team answering your questions! To get started, we have three short videos with Alex, answering the questions: What is the difference between ME/CFS and depression? Is it possible to make a full recovery from […]

Jess Thomson
Secrets to Recovery Research

Welcome to this week’s blog. We are extremely excited this week for several reasons. Firstly, we have just had a research paper published in “Psychology Research and Behavior Management” investigating our online treatment programme Secrets to Recovery. Although the study only ran for 8 weeks, it found improvements in sleep and perceived control, which in […]