Tag Archives: Psychology

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

Should I start with Psychology or Nutrition?

Alex discusses this popular topic and the various factors which can influence what is right for each individual.   To find out more about psychology and nutrition at The Optimum Health Clinic, please click here

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 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 […]

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 […]

Recording of Secrets to Recovery LIVE

Welcome to this week’s blog. This week we are pleased to share the recording of the second Secrets to Recovery LIVE, broadcast on 28th July. This session included a summary of our patient survey, an inspirational interview with James Sawyer, and Helen Lynam (Director of Nutrition) talking about Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and ME/CFS. […]

Feeling stuck on the recovery path?

Welcome to this week’s blog. Firstly, thank you to the 135 people that have already completed our survey. If you haven’t already done so, you can do so at OHC 2014 Survey The deadline is 9 am next Wednesday 23rd July, so please do so now, if you would like to help shape the evolution […]

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 […]

Online coaching programme with Alex Howard

Welcome to this week’s blog. We are very excited this week to let you know that for the second and last time this year Alex Howard is running his online coaching programme, Conscious Transformation. This programme is a powerful way to have direct access to Alex through a 12 week programme that you join from […]

Deadline for practitioner course scholarship applications

This is just a short post to let you know that Wednesday December 11th is the initial deadline for applications for scholarship places on our practitioner training programme for 2014.  The psychology practitioner course is a powerful way to potentially accelerate the healing path, whilst also opening up exciting career prospects.  Scholarship places result in […]