Tag Archives: alex howard

The Difference between Fear and Anxiety

An audio clip that focuses on fear and anxiety and how to tell the difference! To discover more about Psychology at The Optimum Health Clinic, please click here

Helper Subtype

In this audio clip from Secrets to Recovery, Alex Howard focuses on the Helper, which can be quite a common psychological subtype in ME, CFS , Fibromyalgia and that group of illnesses. To discover more about Psychology at The Optimum Health Clinic, please click here

The body heals itself

Alex talks about how the body can be a self healing mechanism when given the opportunity and right support to do so. To find out more about psychology at The Optimum Health Clinic, please click here

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  

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 […]

Secrets to Recovery LIVE – Katherine M’s recovery story

On Secrets to Recovery Live in April 2014, 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 nutritionist and personal trainer and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Secrets to Recovery LIVE July 2014

Welcome to this week’s blog. We are excited this week to be letting you know about the second Secrets to Recovery LIVE which will be broadcasting at 6pm on Monday 28th July for 45 minutes at: www.SecretsToRecovery.com/live (please note you will not see anything in the video on this screen until 6pm when we start […]

Reintegration phase

Welcome to this week’s blog. This week we are excited to be sharing the fourth in our series of Q and A sessions with Alex from Secrets to Recovery, this time exploring the Reintegration Phase of the recovery path and how to get that final 10-25%. The video is free to view below and will […]