Alex 21.4.16
Emotional pain as physical pain in ME/CFS

Physical pain can be a challenging symptom on the path to recovery from ME/CFS.  In this weeks video, Alex explores how sometimes physical pain can be related to emotional pain which needs attention and care to help process. Click on the video below to watch  

Alex 8.4.16
Captain the ship of your own recovery

As tempting as it can be on the recovery path to look to abdicate responsibility to the “experts,” a key ingredient of the OHC approach is the collaboration between practitioners and the patient, and ultimately the patient learning to be the captain of the ship of their own recovery.  In this weeks video newsletter, Alex […]

Alex 10.3.16
The Body Heals Itself

Battling with our body to find a way to make it heal from ME/CFS can be extremely frustrating, and it is easy to forget the remarkable capacity our body has for its own healing.  In the video below, Alex explores the potential within all of us for health and healing.

Tired and wired for blog
What Is Tired and Wired?

This video explores the concept of being ‘tired and wired’ and its relationship to CFS/ME. Alex explains what the difference is between “normal tiredness” vs the “wired” feeling experienced as part of ME/CFS. This is often referred to as being ‘tired and wired,’ and in this short video Alex explores the impact of being wired. Click on […]

Alex TWRS
The problem with miracle recovery stories

The video below explores the area of why ‘miracle’ recovery stories inspire but can also be a source of slowing ones progress down. Alex explains what the difference is between a ‘miracle’ recovery and a sustainable recovery.  Here at the OHC we take the view that recovery is a process made up of many smaller steps that go towards achieving […]

Alex Exercise
Exercise is a conversation not a lecture in ME/CFS recovery.

In this short video Alex talks about introducing exercise into your recovery path and when this might be appropriate. One of the key points that Alex makes to treat exercise as a dialogue with your body rather than something to push through regardless. Click on the video below to view more.

Alex Rest rather than push
Taking a rest on your recovery path

This video explores the challenge and discipline of taking rest on the recovery path.  In fact, Alex makes the point that actually resting takes more strength than pushing through.  If you have a tendency to not listen to your body and rest when needed, this video will be particularly helpful.

Alex 90DP
Why do we teach the 90 Day Programme in a group format?

The 90 Day Programme is the OHC’s flagship psychology programme, and a very powerful way to immerse yourself in the clinic’s psychology approach in a supportive and empowering way.  You can find out more about The 90 Day Programme here