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What interested you in mind body related medicine? For many years I was a pretty conventional Physiotherapist, but in the year 2000 I decided to undertake a diploma in Reflexology, just because I thought it would be interesting!  This was the start of 7 years of further courses in other complementary therapies, such as adapted Reflextherapy in Spinal Pain, Acupuncture and...

What interested you in mind body related medicine? I had my own pain issues many years ago, even before I went to medical school, that I managed to solve by reading Dr. Sarno’s book and doing the writing exercises is Dr. Schechter’s workbook. Every since I discovered that the body could express what the mind wasn’t able to, I...

How long did you have pain and what did your doctors/others tell you about your future? I had pain for nearly a year before I met with Dr. Sarno. I was desperate, had stopped running and pain was controlling my life. The osteopath I saw for my pain told me I should never run again, and that if I did it...

We interviewed Dr. Schecter for our film.  This is his own video that I just came upon- and thought I'd share.  The key point is FEAR.  Fear of continued pain often drives the problem.  Think psychological- not physical- slow down and be mindful of what your body is telling you - that you often don't want to hear. ...

  This video came to me via my friend Alana via facebook via upworthy via youtube via TED. We live in a world in which ideas bounce around like rubber balls on a linoleum covered floor, and I think that can be a good thing.  However, it can also be extremely confusing. The focus of this video is stress, and our relationship...

I have not had the time or bandwidth to work on “Story of Pain” recently because I have been dealing with another project that has been demanding all of my energy.  In fact it’s been demanding so much of my attention that the stress has led to a bout of severe pain, cramping, and numbness in my foot.  As such,...