Linda Oram Norwich Therapies Blog

 News and Views about psychotherapy, counselling and hypnotherapy for mental health in Norwich, Norfolk.

Lockdown 3 – Coping Strategies to stay positive

Lockdown 3 – Coping Strategies to stay positive

Happy New Year everyone - or is it? We are living under Lockdown 3 restrictions and today is ‘Blue Monday’, the most depressing day of the year - or is it?Personally I’m using all my coping strategies to stay positive, and since New Year, I’ve been mindfully...

Psychotherapist or Counsellor?

Psychotherapist or Counsellor?

Psychotherapist or Counsellor? Personally I use these titles interchangeably, meaning that I use ‘talking therapies’ to help my clients find peace, contentment and happiness.  I don’t adhere to one particular therapy approach, but tend to dip in and out of many,...

Garden Therapy Room

Garden Therapy Room

I’ve bought a garden therapy room! In these uncertain times, it became apparent that I was going to have to make some changes in order to continue safely seeing clients face to face, and I think you’ll agree that moving my therapy room into the garden seems to be the...

Top Tips for getting through COVID19

Top Tips for getting through COVID19

So what can I say about these unprecedented times that hasn’t already been said. Probably nothing that you haven’t already heard on the news, social media and well-meaning friends and family.  The overriding message that I’m hearing from clients is that it’s the fear...

Anxiety and Hypnotherapy

Anxiety and Hypnotherapy

Most of the clients I see suffer from anxiety and low self esteem; in fact, almost every email, text or phonecall I receive from a potential new client uses the word ‘anxiety’, and underlying this anxiety is usually a very low self esteem. Hypnotherapy is such an...

I am an authorised Human Toolbox Practitioner

I am an authorised Human Toolbox Practitioner

As promised, I thought I’d give you some more information about this beautifully practical, common sense approach to emotional wellbeing. The ‘Human Toolbox’, was founded by a psychotherapist called Lindy Wheeler, when she realised that ‘conventional’ counselling...

Embracing 2019

Embracing 2019

It’s been a while since my last blog so I thought I’d begin 2019 with my first resolution, to blog more frequently. So what have I been doing since September 2018? I was quite surprised when a colleague recently told me that we are fifty percent therapists and fifty...

Breathing for Anxiety.

Breathing for Anxiety.

7 - 11 Breathing I teach most of my clients a breathing technique which I have ‘borrowed’ from the Human Givens College. I usually demonstrate it the first time I meet a new client, particularly if they suffer from anxiety, stress, panic attacks, etc., as this simple...

I’m in the Golden Guide!

I’m in the Golden Guide!

This is a free, glossy magazine which is delivered to houses within the 'Golden Triangle' of Norwich, and advertises local businesses. I know that asking for help is often the hardest thing for people who are feeling very low to do, but it's the first step to feeling...

Mindful Hobbies

Mindful Hobbies

I often talk to my clients about doing 'mindful hobbies', especially those suffering from depression and anxiety. So what do I mean by a 'mindful hobby', I can hear you asking! I mean something simple that you enjoy doing, that needs focused concentration, but is not...

More than half your body is not human!

More than half your body is not human!

Scientists believe they can understand how the brain works by researching the gut http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43815370 If you are a human being, you must read this article! Scientists are coming to the conclusion that our 'microbiome', the trillions of microbes...

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