This is Dr Alex using ‘New Paradigm Psychology’ applied to Psychotherapy
FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES & CHALLENGES, AND ‘STUFF’
Any issues that you are having that are:
Affecting how you think.
Influencing how ‘well you are doing’.
Or ‘how well you are are managing’.
Affecting how you feel.
Interfering with your life.
Affecting or limiting your relationships with other people.
Influencing or adversely affecting your reactions.
Reducing or getting in the way of your sense of wellbeing / OK-ness.
Stopping you from being happy, affecting your enjoyment, limiting your upbeatness.
Affecting your mood.
Affecting your wish to interact with other people.
Any issues affecting you emotionally.
Or playing havoc with your emotions.
Or stopping you having emotions.
Any Psychological Condition that has already been diagnosed by another reliable professional. Any Medical Condition that is being affected by your psychology. Any condition made worse by stress.
NEEDING MORE HELP:
Any psychological issues for which you are receiving treatment but need more help. Or different help.
Conditions that have defied diagnosis by other Doctors, Psychologists or Psychotherapists. Any conditions that have not responded to treatment by other Doctors, Psychologists or Psychotherapists.
THIS IS TOTALLY DIFFERENT FROM PSYCHOTHERAPY YOU MAY HAVE HAD BEFORE, BY DESIGN. SO DR ALEX OFTEN SEES PEOPLE WHO HAVE SOMETHING THEY THINK IS ‘REALLY TRICKY’, ‘REALLY STUCK’, OR ‘REALLY DIFFICULT’. OR WHO NEED RESULTS REALLY FAST
(depending on the structure of your own challenge).
NB Dr Alex will let you know if New Individual-Paradigm Psychology is not the right approach for you. And YOU don’t need to be able to work out if what you need is ‘therapeutic’, ‘interventional’ or ‘developmental’. We have a process (‘TRIAGE’) whereby we work all that out at the start of your work with us !
This is Dr Alex using ‘New Individual-Paradigm Psychology’ for Treatment or ‘Psychological Work’ that is
FOR YOUR BRAIN, MIND & ‘YOU’ STUFF FOR WHICH YOU NEED HELP OR FOCUSED DEVELOPMENT
Brain Processes that are not working as well as you need them to – whether these are ‘slowing you down’, leading to you ‘making mistakes’ or ‘errors of judgment’, or causing ‘a mental health challenge’. How your brain is ‘working for you’, or where it may be ‘tripping you up’.
Sometimes one process not working optimally can influence many many things and you may think you have endless problems, but in fact, it’s just one.
MIND FUNCTION AND ‘MIND-NESS’:
For us this means Higher Level Processes, including consciousness, awareness, imagination, perspective, perception, emotions, empathy, creativity, and so on.
These influence your life pretty dramatically and there can be devastating consequences if there are ‘chinks’.
In our work, this is huge – affecting massive domains such as Value & Meaning.
It also affects how ALL incoming information and ‘data’ is processed and utilised (intimately linked with health issues, where relevant).
SELF & IDENTITY:
A hugely important arena that is about YOU, You-ness, and how you view yourself, see yourself, or who you think or feel you are. Where things that are ‘broken’, ‘sub-optimal’, or mis-aligned can have serious (and often all-pervasive) consequences. Including how you interface with, and interact, with Other People.
Also dramatically affects your expectations in life, what you will ‘settle for’, whether you will ‘settle’, and any sense of ‘falling short’.
Sometimes confused with the above, this is actually about what makes you unique, and what makes you special.
Many problems and personal limitations can stem from this, and relate to this, and how we compare ourselves to other people, how we choose to fit in, or not, how much we feel we fit in or stand out (and whether we want to), and how we declare that we are different.
It is also where your Special Gifts reside, and so your ‘USP’ – what you are, and have got, that is ‘special’, and whether you ‘use it’. Which all, in turn, directly or indirectly, affects whether you feel life is ‘rich’ or ‘poor’, and whether you think you have a ‘choice in the matter’.
SPIRITUALITY, PURPOSE & THE MEANING OF YOUR LIFE:
Bizarrely an area many people ignore, despite it having the highest possible ‘leverage’ over our Brain Processes & Mind Functions, how we view our Self, our Subjectivity and how/if we express our Individuality… and also our physiology (body system functions, where applicable).
Interventionally speaking, this is often stunted or ‘broken’ by adverse life events including abuse of trust, abuse, or drastic disappointments – which can help underpin lifelong consequences of having been badly treated in the past (or present) or having been desperately ‘unlucky’ in life (eg stuck on a survival curve). Which makes it vital to work with someone who can help you with this, if your sense of ‘What You Think You Are For’, ‘What Life is About’ or ‘Sense of Something Bigger’ (‘Universal’) is ‘battered’ or ‘bust’.
OUR WORK WITH YOU IS INTERVENTIONAL WHEN THERE IS A PARTICULAR PROBLEM, PROCESS OR SET OF PROBLEMS/PROCESSES THAT HAVE GONE AWRY.
Sometimes it involves ‘fixing’ (something is ‘broken’ / ‘messed up’), sometimes ‘eliminating’ (‘getting rid of something’), sometimes ‘developing something’ (which, in so doing, will either ‘make something work better’ or ‘negate a problem’). Sometimes we do interventional work as part of a therapeutic programme – focused psychological work that can help speed up ‘your psychotherapy’, or make the impact of it even more far-reaching.
You just let us know what you want or need and we can get started !
Dr Alex can use ‘New Paradigm Psychology’ to work with you to create ‘MORE’:
FOR BRAIN, MIND & ‘YOU’ STUFF FOR WHICH YOU NEED OR WANT DEVELOPMENT BECAUSE OF A HIGHER ASPIRATION, OR AN OPPORTUNITY, OR AS A RESOURCE
Processes which, if developed, would open doors for you in work or in life, or enable you to meet with your highest aspiration. These may be specific (a particular process / brain pathway relating to a particular function or output), or generalised (such as ‘better’ or ‘faster’ decision-making).
Sometimes the point of this is for you to be able to work better with less stress, or do more with less energy consumption. Sometimes Dr Alex does this to safeguard people with critical illness who still need to work (eg single parents). Or to safeguard the future health of someone who has had a serious illness which was linked to stress. All related to ‘Clinical PNI’.
And there is also the development of Intelligence (a certain type of Intelligence, which Dr Alex calls ‘X-Intelligence™’), which is about information processing and decision-making that allows you to work with greater complexity and more ‘chaos’ (for example as an Innovator, or CEO).
MIND FUNCTION AND ‘MIND-NESS’:
Deliberate development of these Higher Level Processes (which we mentioned include consciousness, awareness, imagination, perspective, perception, emotions, creativity), where possible, is for you if you generally feel that you could (or would like to) be ‘operating’ at a much higher level than you currently are. As if there is ‘richness’ in thought and experience that you are missing out because, even though you feel you have an ‘innate’ capacity for these ‘mind things’, you haven’t been able to explore and adventure with it – for example, because you went to a school where everything was quite regimented, or had a strict upbringing, or just haven’t focused on it.
Within this domain of our Developmental Work, we sometimes ‘come back to The Mind’ having worked with individuals at Even Higher Levels (eg Self)… and, after a major breakthrough in The Higher Domain, we come back to The Mind to get it to ‘catch up’ with where they got to as a Person. As bizarre as this may sound, for example, working with very senior executives who attain a higher level of ‘Humanity’ through work with us, for whom we come back to develop ‘Empathy’ and ‘New (a different sort of) Awareness of Others’ which they never really had (but could have had, if their personal trajectory had been different, and they hadn’t ended up ‘stunted’ at the level of ‘Self’).
Dr Alex’s main work in this domain developmentally is about Expansive MindEDness which, in her view, including in health, is of a Higher Order than MindFULness. And provides the Individual with a higher level of intrinsic Resource and therefore more Resilience. Which can also be related to ‘Clinical PNI’.
At a developmental level, this is a by-product of the other domains, where Dr Alex has worked foremostly. And Dr Alex works with Subjectivity thereafter to bring it into synch / alignment with other development.
SELF & IDENTITY:
Working developmentally in this domain (ie as opposed to interventionally – so in the absence of a problem), Dr Alex’s work with Self & Identity is mainly in relation to ‘More Expansiveness’. Including Greater Reach. Influence. Impact. Which are often thought of as ‘functions’ for Leaders, or perhaps Managers, but actually are for anyone, including parents, or say teachers, as role-models. As Dr Alex says, INSPIRATION is the diammetric opposite of DISCIPLINE, but for youngsters it can serve the same purpose, while enabling them in making GOOD CHOICES.
If you see our description of how we work with this Interventionally, you will immediately guess how much fun Dr Alex has working with people to focus on ‘Individuality’ as a Developmental Area… which underpins ‘All That You Are To The World (including in your work) In Your Uniqueness’.
SPIRITUALITY, YOUR PURPOSE & THE MEANING OF LIFE:
Most of the work Dr Alex does in this arena developmentally is related to Clinical PNI (in turn relating to the level of Resourcedness and the Resilience of persons with ill-health in any condition affected by stress, or any health crisis in which we need all the leverage we can muster over body systems, to pause or combat the disease as much as possible). BUT Dr Alex loves this work – so if you would like to work to develop your Spirituality, Purpose or your Meaning of Life for any reason whatsoever, please do get in touch.
Dr Alex’s work is developmental when there isn’t something to fix, as such – just a wish for MORE-NESS or MORE EXPANSIVENESS or a HIGHER ORDER OF ATTAINMENT in domains of psychology and all related fields where traditionally it has been assumed that no extra development could be achieved willingly, with help, in a deliberate and focused way.
What do YOU want?!
RAPID TRANSFORMATION PROGRAMMES FOR ‘STUCK’ OR ‘SHORTFALL’ SITUATIONS
Capitalising on the advances made possible by New Individual-Paradigm Psychology, in these programmes we do ~80% of the Personal Change very quickly – then focus on implementation, reflection, further-growth-through-reflection, further-adjustment, refinement etc thereafter. This means that a massive part of the desired transformation happens ‘upfront’, followed by steadfast extension and consolidation. Breakthrough Programmes are not suitable for every situation, nor every person. But if you’re interested, please see below – and contact us for a chat!
These are the ‘ultimate format’ in which Dr Alex uses ‘New Individual-Paradigm Psychology’:
FOR RAPID PERSONAL-CHANGE PROGRAMMES TO GET BEYOND ‘WHERE YOU’RE AT’ SO YOU CAN REACH THE NEXT NEW PHASE OF YOUR LIFE FREE OF ‘WHATEVER’
There are many people who contact Dr Alex in a ‘totally stuck state’. Like they have got ‘jammed’. Some of whom will have become ‘completely dysfunctional’ for some reason or another (including directors who suddenly crash and burn, who phone Dr Alex from under their desks).
Usually these are VERY CAPABLE PEOPLE who have suddenly hit THRESHOLD. Or who have somehow got ‘DISLODGED’. Or who are ready for their next step but for some reason just ‘CAN’T’.
Not all presentations can be handled this way. And this is not ‘gimmicky’ pseudo-psychology. So although the first part of the Programme is intensive and fast, the Individual has to commit to a Complete Programme so that proper post-sessional work is also done.
A Programme usually includes:
A ‘Triage’ – where we ‘collect’, from you, the information we need to get started
PREPARATION & PLANNING
Many hours of prep by Dr Alex determining the ‘structure’ and ‘composition’ of your challenges
THERAPEUTIC / INTERVENTIONAL / DEVELOPMENTAL SESSIONAL WORK
Usually 1 or 2 very long sessions (4-5 hours) close together that are ‘Double-y Directive’ (Dr Alex ‘directs’ the psychological ‘restructuring’ – you dynamically ‘direct’ what changes are taking place, the focus of the work, the direction of ‘travel’ etc)
A Neuro-Psychology / Neuro-Coaching Programme, usually conducted by phone/online media, with ongoing email support, the duration of which reflects many factors – including what work remains to be done, how your brain works, a realistic time-frame for your implementation of the desired changes into your life/work, how much support you will need, the level of attainment that you are seeking from your standing start, the nature of your ‘end’ intention etc.
This work is the ultimate from New Individual-Paradigm Psychology, and includes work that is ‘therapeutic’, ‘interventional’ and ‘developmental’.
Dr Alex has worked with many individuals in this way – persons who have hit an impasse, small business owners, sports persona (including Olympic medallists), senior government officials, members of the artistocracy, well-known celebrities, corporate business leaders, and global thought-leaders. You could be Anyone who would ideally benefit from this type of help – this is not an elitist service! For persons with a work-related focus, or who are strategic leaders, please know that Dr Alex is able to work with you on specifics that capitalize on her dual-MBA training and business expertise.
However due to the commitment involved, Dr Alex only works with a handful of clients in this way each year.
If you are interested in an Intensive Transformation Programme, please contact Dr Alex.
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