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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.
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 2 No 3 03/02/2018
The Therapycast Vol 2 No 3 The second part of Peter Mabbutt's interview with Chris O'Hanlon exploring his journey with HIV, and his campaign ‘HIV – Let’s End Stigma’. You can help by visiting and donating to his Go Fund Me page: https://www.gofundme.com/hiv-lets-end-stigma
info_outline The Therapycast Vol 2 No 2 02/06/2018
The Therapycast Vol 2 No 2 In this show we explore the stigma surrounding being diagnosed HIV positive in part one of an interview with Chris O’Hanlon. You can support Chris’s campaign ‘HIV – Let’s End Stigma’ by visiting and donating to his Go Fund Me campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/hiv-lets-end-stigma
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #51 04/10/2017
The LCCH Podcast - #51 In this podcast we talk about stopping smoking with Andrew Mclean and the effects of hypnotherapy on improving cognitive deficits seen in brain injured patients. The studies referred to are: Fromm, E., Sawyer, J., & Rosenthal, V. (1964). Hypnotic simulation of organic brain damage. The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 69(5), 482. Lindeløv, J. K., Overgaard, R., & Overgaard, M. (2017). Improving working memory performance in brain-injured patients using hypnotic suggestion. Brain: a journal of neurology. You can listen to Time 107.5 on your radio by tuning to 107.5 FM or online at
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #50 02/21/2017
The LCCH Podcast - #50 In today’s show Peter Mabbutt talks about turmeric whilst Sheila Menon and Dr Alan Soh discuss integrative medicine Turmeric References Andrade, C. (2014). A critical examination of studies on curcumin for depression. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 75(10), 1110-1112. Lopresti, A. L., & Drummond, P. D. (2017). Efficacy of curcumin, and a saffron/curcumin combination for the treatment of major depression: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 207, 188-196. BFM can be heard on frequency 89.9 MHz in Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor, and parts of Negeri Sembilan and Melaka. You can visit BFM 89.9’s website at www.bfm.my
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #49 12/30/2016
The LCCH Podcast - #49 In today’s show and as we head towards the end of 2016 we look at internet trolls, what makes them tick, and we have a humorous look at the true consequences of receiving the gifts given in the carol The Twelve days of Christmas. Internet troll references: Bishop, J. (2013). The effect of de-individuation of the Internet Troller on Criminal Procedure implementation: An interview with a Hater. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 7(1), 28. Buckels, E. E., Trapnell, P. D., & Paulhus, D. L. (2014). Trolls just want to have fun. Personality and individual Differences, 67, 97-102. Maltby, J., Day, L., Hatcher, R. M., Tazzyman, S., Flowe, H. D., Palmer, E. J., Frosch, C., O’Reilly, M., Jones, C., Buckley, C., Knieps, M., & Cutts, K. (2015). Implicit theories of online trolling: Evidence that attention‐seeking conceptions are associated with increased psychological resilience. British Journal of Psychology. Nevin, A.d. (2015). Cyber-Psychopathy: Examining the Relationship between Dark E-Personality and Online Misconduct. Online thesis The Twelve Days of Psychotherapy: Music: The Twelve Days of Christmas by Debra Hill Music: The Twelve Days of Christmas by The Good Tidings:
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #47 11/28/2016
The LCCH Podcast - #47 In today's show we once again head down to Southeast Asia where Sheila Menon talks about a decade of hypnosis in Malaysia in an interview first broadcast on BFM 89.9 BFM can be heard on frequency 89.9 MHz in Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor, and parts of Negeri Sembilan and Melaka. You can visit BFM 89.9’s website at www.bfm.my
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #46 10/28/2016
The LCCH Podcast - #46 In today's show we head down to Malaysia where Sheila Menon talks about weight control in an interview first broadcast on BFM 89.9 BFM can be heard on frequency 89.9 MHz in Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor, and parts of Negeri Sembilan and Melaka. You can visit BFM 89.9’s website at www.bfm.my
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #45 09/26/2016
The LCCH Podcast - #45 In today’s show we stay sober for October, explore the public’s perception of hypnotherapy based on stage hypnosis, and look at research showing hypnotherapy can reduce fatigue experienced by radiotherapy breast cancer patients, and how hypnotherapy can be used to ease a little reported condition: the discomfort of hot flushes experienced by men. Go Sober for October: www.gosober.org.uk Radiotherapy fatigue research: Montgomery GH, David D, Kangas M, Green S, Sucala,M, Bovbjerg DH. Hallquist MN and Schnur JB. 2014) Randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral therapy plus hypnosis intervention to control fatigue in patients undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer Journal of Clinical Oncology 32(6): 557-563 Hot flushes in men research: Elkins GR, Kendrick C and Koep L (2014) Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy for Treatment of Hot Flashes Following Prostate Cancer Surgery: A Case Study International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis 62(3): 251-259
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #44 08/10/2016
The LCCH Podcast - #44 In today's show we explore the therapeutic benefits of sighing, explore e-cigarettes as a gateway drug to tobacco use, and look at research that shows nicotine poisoning is on the rise in children. The sighing research: Vlemincx, E., Van Diest, I., & Van den Bergh, O. (2016). A sigh of relief or a sigh to relieve: The psychological and physiological relief effect of deep breaths. Physiology & Behavior, 165, 127-135. The e-cigarette as a gateway drug research: Barrington-Trimis, J. L., Urman, R., Berhane, K., Unger, J. B., Cruz, T. B., Pentz, M. A., Samet JM, Leventhal AM & McConnell, R. (2016). E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use. Pediatrics, 138(1), e20160379. The nicotine poisoning research: Etzel, R. A., Wilson, K. M., Balk, S. J., Farber, H. J., Groner, J. A., & Moore, J. E. (2015). Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems. Pediatrics, 136(5), 1018-1026.
info_outline The LCCH Podcast - #43 06/13/2016
The LCCH Podcast - #43 In todays show, we have part 2 of Peter Mabbutt's chat with LCCH Southwest's Centre Manager Michelle Hague about running, health, well-being, and how to help her raise money for Cancer Research UK. Michelle is raising money for Cancer Research UK by running in their Race for Life on the 17th July 2016. To help Michelle, you can donate via: You can text a donation to 70070 Text the message YTIG84£ putting the amount you want to donate immediately after the £