CBT and Mindfulness work for breast cancer patients

For a number of years coaches have been using and recommending Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) and mindfulness to support cancer patients. Several books, blogs, online talks and interviews on the topic of CBT and Mindfulness have highlighted their positive impact on preventing and dealing with mental illnesses. Today’s session of Women’s Hour (BBC Radio 4- … Continue reading CBT and Mindfulness work for breast cancer patients

New Beginnings

New Beginnings Normally we refer to a new beginning when we are closing what seems like a chapter in our life. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” — Martin Luther King Jr. This means that a new beginning is not certain, and that we … Continue reading New Beginnings

Is medical treatment enough for getting over Cancer?

Dealing with cancer requires support beyond the physical treatment. Some articles of the Daily Express (08/08/19, page 7) refer the cases of two TV personalities affected by cancer. One is the BBC newsreader Jane Hill, the other is the Casualty actress Amanda Mealing. In the two cases there is an overview of their experience with … Continue reading Is medical treatment enough for getting over Cancer?

At the International Annual NLP Conference 2019

An excellent NLP conference ended successfully yesterday night. I presented the topic "Is NLP useful for a cancer patient to re-build their map of the world", which was very warmly received by a very interested audience. Thanks for your encouraging words of support and your enthusiatic participation! I will be publishing the presentation slides and … Continue reading At the International Annual NLP Conference 2019

We need more cancer coaches to support people affected by cancer!

We need more coaches who are dedicated to the incredible human task of supporting people affected by cancer. This is the link to the International Conference on NLP which will be held in 2019. I will be having a "hands-on session" which I hope will encourage more coaches to get into the field of Cancer … Continue reading We need more cancer coaches to support people affected by cancer!