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How I beat my insomnia – with a cure from the 1930s: The German self-hypnosis that’s making a comeback,  Daily Mail, 29-8-2016, by Arifa Akbar

“Arifa Akbar, 44, had suffered from insomnia from the age of ten. She tried everything from sleeping pills to giving up coffee and sugar. Finally [she] stumbled upon AT –  a German relaxation technique that requires you to repeat a script three times a day for 15 minutes.  By week four, the incredible exercise had worked and she now sleeps well.”   Read More 

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How do you feel?  Tense? Stressed?  Need to let it all out?  You can and you should, according to a wonderful calming technique, Heart Health Magazine, British Heart Foundation, February 2007, by Victoria Hoban

“Living with a heart condition can be a stressful experience. Getting used to new medication, or making adjustments to activity levels, can leave you feeling anxious and out of control.  But what if you could relax on demand, no matter where you were or what you were doing? A simple technique known as autogenic training can help you to do precisely that.’  Read more

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Autogenic Therapy for the Hypnotherapist, NCH Hypnotherapy Journal, summer 2007. by Marion Brion

“Why do you want to do Autogenic Therapy when you already have NLP and self hypnosis?”  This is the question I was asked when I went to my first Autogenic Therapist for the basic nine session AT course. It is worth exploring here because AT is a fully worked out system for emotional self management and can be used as part of a course of therapy or on its own”.   Read more

Using Autogenic Therapy, Insight Magazine, Royal National Institute of the Blind, March 2007, by Jean Cavanagh

“Losing your sight, to whatever degree, is a distressing and shocking experience. Is the emotional impact any worse in adolescence than at other times of life? Jean Cavanagh believes it may be, but that Autogenic Therapy can help.”   Read more

Autogenic Therapy: Short Term Therapy for Long Term Gain, Positive Health Magazine, February 2006, by Sonia Saunders

“Are we not stressed out just seeing and hearing the word repeated over and over again? Newspapers filled on a daily basis with stories about road-rage, violence, the breakdown of relationships, problems at work. We all feel life is more stressful in the 2lst century, but does it have to be? Stress is usually thought of as a negative and destructive force in our lives, which can eventually lead to our physical or mental breakdown.”  Read more

Autogenic Therapy, International Therapist, Issue 68, Jan/Feb 2006, by Jane Bird

“Every complementary therapy surely aims for the same thing: to restore good balance in both physical and mental well being. The agents and methods by which this is carried out, usually involve at least a second party (therapist), if not a third (equipment, remedies, supplements), in order to give the treatment.  But with Autogenic Therapy – or AT – the client administers the treatment.”    Read more

HEALTH: What’s the Alternative? Autogenic Therapy, Woman’s Own, November 2006

“When Susan Noble, 62, was told she needed to lower her blood pressure, she turned to an unusual technique.  I was diagnosed with high blood pressure six years ago, which doctors think I may have inherited from my mum'”  Read more

It’s a cheap, effective, virtually risk-free treatment for stress – so why aren’t more of us trying autogenic training? The Guardian, Medicine Man column, Tuesday June 15, 2004, by Professor Edzard Ernst

“It’s a cheap, effective, virtually risk-free treatment for stress – so why aren’t more of us trying autogenic training?  Practically all of us suffer from stress, particularly of the work-related variety; 91% of the British workforce feels a degree of unhappiness at work, and about 40M working days are lost each year in the UK due to stress. ”  Read more

 Become Your Own Doctor, The Independent – UK, May 3rd 2004, by Karen Hainsworth

“Simple Relaxation Technique Helps Ease Many Stress-Related Ailments I am not being massaged, buffed or pampered in any way, but within a few hours of starting this therapy I am relishing a delicious warmth that seeps across my aching back and into my arms. Turn the lights out, and you’d see me glow.”   Read more

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