Alex shares filmed mini-sessions with real life patients, exploring a broad range of issues such as health and healing, relationships, self-esteem issues, anxiety and mood issues.
Alex Howard helps ME/CFS patient Kat prepare for a visit from her mother, including how to set her own boundaries and communicate her needs to preserve the progress she's making on her recovery journey. Communicating to loved ones, and even to ourselves, what our specific needs and limits are with chronic illness can be a challenge and here Alex offers a few reflective exercises to help clarify the best ways to move through these situations.
Becky H recovered from CFS 10 years ago, but is starting to notice similar pre-disposing symptoms and patterns that make her anxious she may eventually experience a full relapse. Alex Howard works with Becky to help her chunk down her overwhelm and create a clear plan to put together all the tools she has learned from the OHC, the RESET program and all of her previous experience to calm her nervous system and get into a healing state.
Alex Howard works with Sarah to help understand where she is at on the healing journey and why things are not moving forwards.
Alex Howard talks to Liarne 10 weeks on from their first session and she talks about the progress she has made, and they discuss how much activity she should now be doing. Watch Liarne's first session, Understanding why the body shuts down, at https://youtu.be/cLg9ATrMvww
Alex Howard works with Julia to help her better understand how to navigate her relationship whilst on the healing journey.
Alex Howard works with Luci for a second session. With Luci having made significant progress with her ME/CFS since the previous session 6 months ago, they talk about how to protect that progress, and then how to help accelerate it. Watch Luci's first mini-session at https://youtu.be/thONLD7Ygxs
Alex Howard works with Dana to help cultivate a healing state whilst managing external stress on the healing path.
Alex Howard reviews the first set of Therapeutic Tuesdays and offers suggestions to get the most out of watching them.
Alex Howard works with Kotryna in their third session to understand why her body goes into a stress state when bouncing the boundaries and moving from stage 2 to stage 3. You can watch Kotryna's first session "Self-love calms the nervous system" (Episode 009), and her second session "Working with anxiety in the body" (Episode 037).
Alex Howard works with Anna to help her understand why it feels like her energy isn't coming back and uses the stages of recovery model to map what is actually happening.
Alex Howard helps Liarne understand why her body goes into shutdown and how to manage when it happens.
Why diagnosis matters | Therapeutic Tuesday | Episode 61 | Alex Howard works with Judith to understand the different elements that may be behind her fatigue. Find out more about The Optimum Health Clinic at www.theoptimumhealthclinic.com
Therapeutic Tuesday | Everyday Alex 056 | Alex Howard works with Louise to listen more deeply to her body and its own innate wisdom of how much activity she should be doing.
Therapeutic Tuesday | Everyday Alex 051 | Alex Howard works with patient Dani to support staying more deeply in contact with herself and her body.
Therapeutic Tuesday - Everyday Alex 044 - Alex Howard works with patient Charlotte to establish a daily plan and routine to support stabilising her recovery from CFS.
Therapeutic Tuesdays - Everyday Alex 037 - Alex Howard does a follow up session with Kotryna where she shares an update since the first session, and Alex then works with her to help understand feelings of anxiety in her body.
Therapeutic Tuesday - Everyday Alex 030 - Alex Howard works with patient Becky to understand the roots of her perfectionist patterns and offers her suggestions to help get some freedom from it.
Therapeutic Tuesday - Everyday Alex 023 - Alex Howard supports patient Nicole to be more effective in calming her nervous system and introduces the idea that connection feeds connection.
Therapeutic Tuesday - Everyday Alex 016 - Alex Howard supports fatigue sufferer Alex to understand the importance of listening to his body.
Alex Howard works with patient Kotryna to help understand why her nervous system is not calming, and how to cultivate self-love to encourage this process. Want to share a mini-session with Alex with our community? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with an issue you'd like to explore on your recovery path. Find out more about The Optimum Health Clinic at www.theoptimumhealthclinic.com