Tag Archives: The Optimum Health Clinic

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OHC Live 83 – Paddy’s Recovery Story

Alex talks to patient Paddy, who at the time of this recording was in the late reintegration stage of the recovery process. Paddy discusses the onset of his symptoms and what helped him most through working with The Optimum Health Clinic.  Through the 90 Day Programme and the Psychology sessions, Paddy learned how to listen […]

OHC Live Ep 012 – What if you’ve tried everything?

What if you’ve tried everything to recover from ME, CFS, or Fibromyalgia? When we’ve invested so much hope and energy into various methods in an effort to recovered, it can be challenging to try new approaches. The Optimum Health Clinic takes a look at all various stages of recovery and can help you develop a […]

OHC Live Ep 011 – Sustainable recovery

Alex discusses sustainable recovery from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / CFS, and the danger of miracle recovery stories. Sustainable recovery is the ultimate goal for the patients of The Optimum Health Clinic. Alex discusses the problems with miracle recovery stories and treatments that offer an overnight recovery. He also discusses the problem with “positive thinking” as an […]

OHC Live Ep 010 – Patience and tenacity

While filming patients for the latest Secrets to Recovery documentary, Alex is reminded of the perseverance and hope that patients and family members have on the journey to recovery. Watch the film at http://www.secretstorecovery.com/movie/ Watch the Secrets to Recovery Movie at www.secretstorecovery.com/movie Listen to the audio version on our podcast (also available through iTunes, GooglePlay […]

OHC Live Ep 006 – Why is Psychology important for recovery?

Why is Psychology important for recovery from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia? Alex discusses The Optimum Health Clinic’s approach to psychology and the philosophy behind the benefits of certain psychological aspects on the road to recovery from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia. Alex also addresses the controversial ideas around treating ME/CFS with psychology, discusses some specific methods […]

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

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 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 […]

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 […]