News, views, reviews and interviews about all things therapy, hypnotherapy and beyond. You can contact us at pet[email protected] or visit our website at www.petermabbutt.net
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 25 06/27/2023
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 25 In this episode, Peter Mabbutt and Charles Caruana discuss the role hypnotherapy has in treating addiction. They also explore bereavement, end of life and ADHD – the relevance of this to addiction is explained in the podcast. They also give an overview of the Addictive Behaviours and Psychological Pain course that they run as part of the LSCCH-LCCH Asia Group. For more information: or
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 24 05/31/2022
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 24 In this show, Peter Mabbutt talks to Dr Daniel Radesca about hypnotherapy and its use in palliative care. They also explore hypnotherapy from a South American perspective. Conference Your Mind Matters: Revolutionising Healthcare 11th and 12th June 2022 https://www.lscch.co.uk/event-details/your-mind-matters-revolutionising-healthcare Music This Dream I Had by Pierce Murphy https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Pierce_Murphy/the-joke-isnt-funny-but-it-goes-like-this/this-dream-i-had/
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 23 04/25/2022
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 23 In the latest show, Peter Mabbutt talks to comedienne and counsellor Sheila McMahon. They explore how she brings humour into therapy and therapy into humour, her own journey with mental health issues, balancing her comedy persona with her counselling persona, people’s attitudes towards death and dying before existentially moving on to talk about the Oscars. Sheila’s YouTube channel can be found at: And her website can be found at: Music Free to be Me by Sheila McMahon – sung live for the show
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 22 03/28/2022
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 22 In the latest show Peter Mabbutt talks to Richard Hill and Matt Dalitz about their new book The Practioner's Guide to the Science of Psychotherapy. You may pick up that Peter likes the book alot... You can get the book from the Norton site: You can listen to The Science of Psychotherapy podcast: Music M33 Project with a track called FolkPorts
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 21 02/21/2022
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 21 In the latest Therapycast Peter Mabbutt talks to Jonathan Kattenberg about his unique approach to therapy that involves hill and mountain walking combined with psychotherapy. You can contact Jonathan at Music Maarten Shellekens with a track called The Little Match Girl, featuring Enlia https://freemusicarchive.org/music/maarten-schellekens/ballads/the-little-match-girl-ft-enlia
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 20 01/31/2022
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 20 In the latest Therapycast Peter Mabbutt talks to Caroline Dyson about her work with children within the school environment using hypnotherapy, EMDR and a wide range of other therapeutic approaches. We also share her skill as an accomplished musician as her band Carrick plays us out with the track God Knows Why from their forthcoming second album Ghosts in the Lens. To view Carrick’s demo video follow this link:
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 18 11/15/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 18 In the latest Therapycast Peter Mabbutt brings you an unashamedly blatant plug for our next conference that is being held on the 20th and 21st of November 2021 by letting some of the speakers introduce themselves and the subject of their individual talks.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 17 11/12/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 17 In the latest Therapycast, Dr Thema Majid and Peter Mabbutt interview Marine Havell about her journey with long COVID. We hear from Dr Noelia Leite about grieving for the elderly and Dr Deva Mohamed, President of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Communications and Hypnosis, and Peter Mabbutt bring the June conference to a close with their musings on its success and its future.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 16 11/10/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 16 In this episode of the Therapycast we bring you an interesting mix that goes from the humorous with Bill Frost’s now legendary talk on the perils and pitfalls, and of course the joys of working online using services such as Zoom or Teams, to the serious subject of empathy as Gavin Emmerson talks about the importance of encouraging greater empathy and compassion in adapting to the pandemic and beyond.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 15 11/08/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 15 In this episode of the Therapycast, by Dr Yaz Headley addresses an often overlooked aspect of the pandemic, and that’s sex during the time of COVID. Following this, Kalpalatha Thiyagarajan shares a fascinating case study demonstrating how she helped an OCD client cope with the COVID pandemic.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 14 11/01/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 14 In this episode we have moving testimonials from Datin Dr Sri Latha Balakrishnan who presents a talk entitled Looking After the Frontliners: Preventing Stress and Burnout, and a talk from Dr Ahmad Kabil called Looking After the Frontliners: a Role for Clinical Hypnosis. We finish the show exploring the effect that the pandemic has had on a very vulnerable area of the global population as Caroline Dyson shares her experience of working with children in the era of COVID.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 13 10/29/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 13 In episode 3.13 we continue to bring audio from our June 2021 conference where Sheila Menon and Peter Mabbutt introduce the LSCCH Therapy Centre, how it can become part of a career path for budding newbie hypnotherapists, whilst highlighting a commitment to social responsibility with free therapy for frontline responders during and beyond the pandemic.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 12 10/26/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 12 In episode 3.12 we begin a prelude to our next conference being held on the 20th and 21st November 2021 by revisiting our June 2021 conference. Over the next six episodes we bring you the audio recordings of that conference to whet your appetite for the next. Michelle Hague explores COVID 19, mood, food and working online in Lockdown. Dato Dr Chong Chee Keong, Deputy Director General of Health in Malaysia, explores The Impact of COVID on Mental Healthcare: a Ministry of Health Perspective
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 10 05/28/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 10 In episode 3.10 Peter Mabbutt talks to Lynda Hudson, author of Scripts & Strategies in Hypnotherapy with Children, and More Scripts and Strategies in Hypnotherapy, about working with children and the effects that the COVID pandemic has had on their wellbeing and education. There is also a reminder about the upcoming Your Mind Matters International Virtual Conference being held on the 5th and 6th June 2021.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 9 04/26/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 9 In episode 3.9 the podcast Gods were willing and once again Peter Mabbutt has the pleasure of talking to Dr James Cowart about the modern myths surrounding mental health. James' book The ABCS of Coping with Anxiety: Using CBT to Manage Stress and Anxiety is available from Crown House Publishing.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 8 04/19/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 8 In episode 3.8 Peter Mabbutt welcomes back onto the show Dr James Cowart where they discuss the psychological impact of the COVID pandemic whilst briefly straying into the realm of conspiracy theories, antivaxers, and alien abduction!
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 6 02/25/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 6 In episode 3.6 Peter Mabbutt talks to Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Hypnotherapists Raagi Ravi about her work with treating addiction, how she has combined a variety of therapies to create an effective holistic approach that applies to both her clients and their families. They explore the psychosocial aspects of addiction and recovery before heading into the ubiquitous realm of COVID and the impact that has had on substance abuse.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 5 02/12/2021
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 5 In episode 3.5 Peter Mabbutt talks to author Richard Hill about the book he wrote with Ernest Rossi - The Practitioner's Guide to Mirroring Hands: A Client-Responsive Therapy That Facilitates Natural Problem-Solving and Mind-Body Healing. They explore Richard's friendship with Ernest Rossi, the Mirroring Hands approach, what makes a good therapy session, along with ultradian rhythms before disappearing down the rabbit hole of Quantum Field theory.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 3 No 1 10/02/2020
The Therapycast Vol 3 No 1 We return to the airwaves after a years hiatus with podcast series 3 number 1. In this show we introduce Dr Thema Majid who explores with Peter what he has been up to since the last episode was published, and we touch on the subject of COVID and its impact on medicine and the therapy community.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 2 No 11 10/28/2019
The Therapycast Vol 2 No 11 In today's show, Peter Mabbutt talks to therapist and author Adrian Muxlow about his book The Hypno-fast Programme: The Easy Way to Beat Type 2 Diabetes, and we discuss how this book came about through his own journey with diabetes.