Tag Archives: Coaching

“Meeting with Denise just a few times for anxiety issues has changed my life”

“It is no exaggeration that Denise has saved my life. Before we met I was struggling with a debilitating anxiety which presented itself as regular intense chest pain. Over time I stopped enjoying life, I was so afraid of the terrifying chest pains that I stopped going out with friends and I rarely enjoyed spending time with my children, life really did not feel worth living. Meeting with Denise just a few times for anxiety issues has changed my life. I very rarely get chest pains now and if I do Denise has given me the tools to deal with it…

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“For the first time I was in control and of course I passed the test!”

“Before seeing Denise I had failed the Teacher Training Numeracy Skills Test. I had revised intensely and was prepared but on the day I was so nervous it made me feel sick and my body was shaking so much I couldn’t hold the computer mouse still and my brain shut down. I saw Denise the day before my second attempt. She listened and we talked for a long time about my big issue with exam nerves, lack of confidence and I felt that there wasn’t any stone unturned. By the end of the session I felt more relaxed but I wasn’t yet sure how I would react in the exam room. Then the big moment arrived…

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When your partner loses it, should you blame their Amygdala?

Amygdala

Over the years, I find myself explaining more and more just how the brain works. I do it because it can really help clients when they are ‘doing’ or ‘receiving’ unwanted behaviour. For instance, the Amygdala, can hijack your reasoning faculties to the point of losing a job or ruining a relationship, which was happening to a client I had recently, let’s call him John.

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“You never gave up on me and I’ll never forget that”

depression

“Dearest Denise! Well, what can I say… It has been a rough + rocky road since Christmas, but thanks to all your help and support, I am here today, back at work, my passion reignited for physiotherapy and even getting a new job! I just wanted to say a big thank you, you never gave up on me and I’ll never forget that. You are one in a million!…”

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