Bracing For It

There’s no doubt when diarrhea takes a hold that our natural reaction is to brace ourselves by tightening the muscles in our abdomen to prevent any further (or sudden) movements in our bowel. It’s a protective stance to give us … Continue reading

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10 Steps to a Content Life

No matter your age or experiences, an old dog can learn new tricks. Recently a client in her 70’s completed the IBS Recovery Program with me with outstanding results. In just 5 sessions, she completely eliminated nausea and bloating and … Continue reading

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Food Fixation

Quite commonly I see clients who have spent so many years very intensively adjusting their diets via Google, that their relationship with food and their digestive system is dramatically altered (and not in the good way). It’s a fair intervention … Continue reading

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Thoughts to Symptoms

The Thought and Symptom Connection There is a clear and distinct relationship between your IBS symptoms and what you think about. I’ve never met a client who when they first arrived, was completely at one with their symptoms and not … Continue reading

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IBS and Anxiety

Here’s something you wouldn’t know unless you were sifting through my filing cabinet… Every one of my IBS clients has seen a Gastroenterologist. Every client has a final diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. A few clients started out with a … Continue reading

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Toilet Obsession

If you have IBS, and probably more specifically diarrhea predominant IBS, you will understand toilet obsession.  For the fortunate ones out there who have never experienced the panic and anxiety of only moments notice to visit the bathroom, strap in … Continue reading

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Hypnotherapy and IBS

Nova Magazine published my article on Hypnotherapy for IBS. Check out the link to the story on their website http://www.novamagazine.com.au/article_archive/2012/2012-05-hypnotherapy-and-ibs.html  

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