Nik joined the OHC team as a psychology practitioner after his wife recovered from ME/CFS with the help of the 90-day programme. In this video we meet Nik and he shares three basics of understanding the achiever pattern on the healing journey.
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In this Facebook live session, Alex answers questions directly from users on Facebook. He answers questions about the achiever type and the inner critic, how to address anger and resentment with ME CFS, and ways to work with trauma other than EFT. Chronic illness can be tough to navigate on many levels, and Alex hopes […]
Alex explores the psychological subtypes (Anxiety, Achiever, Helper) that can play a part in remaining ill with ME CFS, and how noticing these patterns can help us put ourselves first and notice the thought behaviours that are unhelpful in our recovery. Beyond recovery from ME CFS, understanding psychological subtypes will help us to grow and […]
Concert Harpist Claire Jones shares her experience with ME/CFS and her recovery journey with The Optimum Health Clinic. Claire discusses achieving her dreams including becoming a royal harpist, then crashing with ME and struggling to overcome the urge to keep pushing through the illness. With widespread pain and constant immune symptoms she and her family […]
Identifying when we might be trying too hard to be the perfect patient will help us recognise the achiever pattern and how it might actually hinder our progress. Recovery from ME/CFS requires us to recognise when we’re trying to push instead of stay in a healing state and wait until we have genuine energy to […]