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Identifying and helping with eco-anxiety

Identifying and helping with eco-anxiety

by Bill Sheate, 25 June 2019

Recent blog post for UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

Following on from my previous blog post Eco-anxiety and the state of the planet I’ve recently written a further post on eco-anxiety for the UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy. Click on the link to read further.

“Little did I expect, when I trained as a cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist, that my background in ecology and environmental policy would cross over so directly into my therapy practice. But the rising tide of ‘eco-anxiety’ means I am seeing an increasing presentation of this form of anxiety in my clinic……”

Eco-anxiety and the state of the planet

Eco-anxiety and the state of the planet

by Bill Sheate

Understanding Eco-anxiety

  • Do you have a feeling of hopelessness about the world’s willingness and ability to tackle climate change and biodiversity extinction?

  • Do you feel helpless yourself in your own actions? What’s the point?

  • Do you fear for future generations?

  • Is this anxiety affecting all aspects of your life, your motivation to do things, to interact with friends and family?

Then you may well be suffering from eco-anxiety ……. Read more