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Stress Illness

TMS PPD Stress Illness Specialist in London

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I am a TMS / PPD Specialist Stress Illness practitioner and therapist with over 10 years experience working in this field of psychotherapy mind / body treatment and recovery

Consulting face to face in  East London E18 or via SKYPE/ ZOOM world wide

Based on the principles of Dr John Sarno’s Literature (Healing Back Pain / The Mind -Body Prescription / The Divided Mind)

Are you suffering from a chronic condition / chronic pain that is not being resolved with conventional medicine, treatments or surgery? Why do you suspect that is? Open to to finding out the true reason? Read on: Simply put our mind and body is connected: What we think we feel. Are you overwhelmed and frustrated feeling depressed and at a loss as to what to try next? When we feel emotional, self induced pressures as identified above along with the anger, rage, frustration, worry, hurt, guilt, fear and sadness that goes along with it this emotional energy literally gets bottled up inside of us. These emotions filter through to our body from our mind and then have to come out somehow. How do they come out? They show up in our body as physical symptoms such as:


Chronic Pain in our Back, Neck, Shoulder, Knee, Foot, Hip, Elbow TMJ Fibromyalgia, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, RSI, Whiplash etc

Stomach and Bowels:

Abdominal pain, Ulcers Nausea, Colitis, Hiatus Hernia, Heartburn, Acid Re-flux IBS, Frequent Urination, Unexplained Pelvic Pain

Skin and Hair problems:

Eczema, Psoriasis, Rashes, Alopecia, Chronic Hives

Heart and Lung problems:

Unexplained Chest Pain, Repetitive Cough, High Blood Pressure, Shortness of Breath, Palpitations

Long term conditions:

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Dizziness, Tinnitus, Migraine and Tension Headaches, Vulvadynia, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Difficulty Swallowing, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorders, Bells Palsy, Self Mutilation or Self Harming etc TMS (Tension Myoneural Syndrome) is becoming more and more understood. I now have over 10 years specialist experience working one to one with clients and patients in the field of mind / body medicine both UK and world wide.I am also a Clinical Supervisor for SIRPA, supervising trainee practitioners. As a qualified PPD TMS / Stress Illness Recovery Therapist, I will be able to empathically listen and non- judgmentally support you in your recovery far more effectively than if you were to try it alone Common exposure to stress and shock means we literally get stuck in a high alert state of flight, fight, freeze or Fawn Typically my patients will tell me they have spent years, feeling powerless, helpless, not validated, victimised, codependent. Scapegoated, Ostrecised. Have allowed themselves to be violated in some way with no boundaries of self care or self love and have developed unheathly coping strategies of disassociating, avoiding, suppressing and repressing emotions. Read these inspiring stories of just a handful of my past patients below: John Roy Roberta Debbie Call me now on 07984011429 for a complementary, 10-minute assessment chat to find out more. From there, if you decide to proceed, the next step is to complete an in-depth questionnaire online. This captures your life story in a potted version. It also asks you to identify aspects of your personality that may be fueling or feeding your stress Illness.
Learn to see your pain in a different way. Your body thinks it’s doing you a favour by distracting your mind away from what’s really even more ‘painful’ emotionally to experience Watch this documentary film on Netflix – HEAL Watch this documentary, now available on demand -ALL THE RAGE   Read these inspiring stories from Thank You Dr Sarno
Evidence shows that if you suffered Adverse Childhood Experiences or a high ACE score as it is known, you are more likely to develop chronic pain and other long term health conditions decades later in your adult years.

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Video on how Mind / Body Syndrome works

We all have a story. Events, situations and trauma can happen to us throughout our lives and some of that which we experience can leave a long-term scar, not just consciously but subconsciously. In a metaphoric way, sometimes our body tries to heal and ‘scabs’ over but we keep picking at it mentally. 95% of our thoughts, feelings and behaviour are subconscious, we are not aware of them, so what we are experiencing, feeling and thinking is just the tip of the iceberg. Typically people with TMS have been through things in their live that they found unsettling. Feelings such as anger, hurt, grievances, frustrations, deep sadness, fear and anxiety over time, if not let go, play havoc with our emotional, mental and physical well being. This causes an awful lot of Complex Post Traumatic Stress in our bodies

Simply put our mind and body are connected

There is also the current day to day stress that we generate, this can be a build up of minor scenarios or a sudden event that we are confronted with related to our: Work Pressure Family Dynamics Relationships Past and Present Narcissistic Family Abuse Financial Concerns Generated Life Traumas Commitment Overload and of course small everyday challenges in today’s fast paced world that build up inside of us. It is said that it is not what happens to us in life but how we process those events that cause the problem. Our unique personality makes us who we are. Typically people suffering from TMS, or Mind body Disorders have what is known as a Type A Personality who internalize their thoughts and feelings.

Below are some of these personality traits that I see in my patients time after time.

Being critical of yourself Worrying about what others think Being a worrier Being a perfectionist or having high expectations of yourself or others Having low self esteem People pleasing Feeling overly dependent on others Feeling overly responsible or overwhelmed with responsibility Tending to hold thoughts and feelings in (Internalizing) Having difficulty making decisions Having difficulty letting thi Not standing up for yourself or expressing yourself for fear of consequences What this means in simplified terms is that our suppressed and repressed emotions cause inner tension or TMS Your pain is real, but it’s coming from your emotional content as opposed to a physical cause. If this page resonates with you and you would like to find out more, do get in touch. By raising your awareness of how your mind affects your body, you will be in a much better place to understand how you can help yourself feel empowered to take control of your symptoms. Seven good reasons why people choose me as their TMS therapist time after time!

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Step one of your recovery that you can do for yourself RIGHT NOW is to begin to change all of those negative, emotional thought patterns that may have plagued you for years.

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Through working with your understanding, I will help you see how the way that you think, feel and behave in your life currently is causing your body to develop very real, physical symptoms. With my professional support, together we can get to the root of what’s really causing your emotional pain and ‘hurt’ I will teach you how to manage your emotions better, to overcome stressful thoughts and feelings and feel empowered to take control of your physical symptoms through your mind. I will also teach you cognitive techniques to end the constant automatic negative thoughts that are causing your symptoms to persist. Where appropriate, I will also support you to make peace of with all those past painful experiences that your mind and body have held onto. By taking a few moments to read below you will be taking the first step towards raising your awareness of how incredibly empowering it can be to to do the work on yourself and recover. The best thing about the past is IT’S OVER- You deserve to move on so don’t wait to ‘rest in peace when you die, Live in it instead – Pain Free with my support. Affiliated with SIRPA UK and OldPain2Go and world wide Freedom From Chronic Pain Psycho-Physiological Pain Disorder Association ( PPDA) Chronic Pain Research Recommended Further Reading