Stephen came to see Ali in early 2014 with a fear of being sick. This phobia controlled his life in many ways; being constantly anxious about picking up germs, not feeling comfortable eating some foods, avoiding anyone that looked remotely ill and having very low self-esteem.Read More
The most effective help is teaching emetophobes how to cope, then they can completely overcome their fear. This is achieved by building on the key foundation stones of self-esteem, social confidence and a sense of being powerful.Read More
Contrary to what many sufferers believe, a terrible experience related to being sick (or someone else being sick) is not the fundamental cause of emetophobia. Instead it’s driving force is a lack of belief that you can cope in the situation.
Both the symptoms experienced and components of thinking that cause emetophobia are very predictable, like every other mental illness.
Here is a list of some of the components that cause a fear of being sick:Read More
Hannah came to me to overcome anxiety in delivering presentations at work. Her lack of confidence meant that she would endlessly plan, make notes, have notes with her and not sleep for days prior to the training session.
Having been through The Thrive Programme Hannah no longer needs copious notes and is comfortable and confident giving presentations to audiences. In addition, Hannah has gained social confidence in her personal life and because she fully understands all her thinking, she is able to better manage relationships.Read More
My name is Megan Llewellyn, and from the age of 12 I have suffered with various mental health issues; the initial problem being trichotillomania. I have also suffered from depression and general anxiety, and the Thrive program has helped me to overcome them as well as make many other positive changes to my life.Read More
The Thrive Programme® is about Thriving and overcoming symptoms is just a part of that. This provides you with permanent resolution to ALL symptoms and unhelpful thinking, not just a short-term fix or mending a specific symptom.Read More
Self-esteem refers to how you feel about yourself. It’s your overall view of you as a person, good or bad. A self-critique, if you like. Naturally, if you have a negative view of yourself, your self-esteem will be low, and you won’t be maximising the opportunities life throws at you.Read More