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In any given session a unique combination of talking, meditative awareness, visualisation and physical expression of feeling is used to cultivate transformation and deep wellbeing. Sessions are tailored to your individual needs, so each is itself unique and they go for 60-80 minutes.
I also speak a little bit about this in the video I have put on the home page.
Chronic pain treatment
If you are specifically interested in chronic pain treatment you may wish to spend some or all of your session discussing the mind-body approach. There is an important theory component to this and also the specific way it applies to your individual circumstances. The more you can accept the diagnosis the more likely you are to experience complete remission of pain and this often takes some time to work through doubts and concerns you may have.
The combination of Sarno’s diagnostic / treatment framework and somatic psychotherapy sessions is a potent combination for lasting pain relief in many conditions.
"Since I've started seeing Hal, I've quit drinking and smoking, gone off my antidepressants, stopped feeling shy, dramatically improved my relationships with my partner and with my mother, and largely gotten over my RSI issues.
Its been a transformational few months. I have to give credit to myself and to a course that I'm doing at the moment as well, but seeing Hal has really helped me get in touch with my emotions and given me the capacity to deal with life, rather than avoiding ... >>read more >>
"Seeing Hal changed my life. After 4 years of strong chronic pain I now experience minimal pain and have no restrictions in doing all the activities I love in life. Here is my story.
I initially developed RSI type pain in my wrists from typing and computer use while writing up my PhD. It manifested as strong pain right through both my wrists whenever I typed or used my wrists for normal activities. It eventually got so bad ... >>read more >>