WHAT IS THE TECHNIQUE OF SELECTIVE AWARENESS THERAPY?

PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINIC -SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

SELECTIVE AWARENESS THERAPY [S.A.T. ] is a short-term therapy;  a series of from three to five one-hour sessions at weekly intervals are expected to lead to significant change in a client’s illness pattern.  After identifying and breaking the perpetuating thought/emotion/physical symptom chain, the client is helped to adjust attitudes and self-image   accordingly so that the changes will become permanent. When a  client has a number of unrelated symptoms, it isnecessary to  explore the dynamics of  each  symptom in turn, allowing two or three sessions for each disease. An initial S.A.T. session  begins with a short inquiry into the client’s social and medical history and  current complaint. Evidence of a recent medical work-up is essential when treating  physical symptoms outside  of  a medical setting.After discussion of the S.A.T. approach,the client is introduced to the state of selective awareness through a processof deep relaxation. An  eight- to ten-minute tape of…

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