For change to occur within us, self-acceptance is considered the prerequisite. It can be achieved by stopping criticizing and beating ourselves up. That is, tolerating and accepting of our imperfections.

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Distinguishing Harmless Fears from Phobias. Not all fears are harmful, in fact, many are even useful.

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So what is insecurity? The dictionary defines it as “being anxious or afraid, not feeling confident and being uncertain, feeling shaky or emotionally unstable.


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Natural childbirth training encourages a mother to see the labour and delivery as a time of activity, concentration and confidence, rather than a time of inactiveness and suffering.  

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How often have you heard about Childhood abuse, it affects the way we think, feel and respond to others and situations in our life forever, however, we can learn to overcome the thoughts and behaviours that were instilled within us as children.

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It is not uncommon for people to experience extreme anxiety and worry at the thought of having surgery or even being hospitalised.

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It is not uncommon for people to experience sleep difficulties at certain times of their lives, however, for some, it can become a chronic and debilitating condition.

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Strengthen it, yes you can? Our bodies have an amazing capability to keep itself safe – we call it the “immune system”. And “YES” hypnotherapy can be utilised to boost and strengthen its’ capacity.

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The Attitude Makes the Difference. The Importance of Attitude:

Mental attitude has a huge impact upon physical health and well-being. Research has shown that improved physical health creates a strong expectant approach to life.

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It sounds simple enough, a young child sums up the creative process this way: “Drawing is easy. You just think your thought and draw your think!”

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Geelong Bodi and Mind Natural therapies health clinic servicing the Geelong people

Mary S

Thank you Karen (Holt) for your support with my anxiety concerns, I'm not sure how I would have coped without it.

John S

Karen (Holt) you have helped me overcome my fear of snakes so easily, I can now walk out in the grass without always being fearful.

Rob J

Wanting to let you know that I have been doing so well (Karen Holt), I thought a lot about what you suggested to me and it allowed me to stop eating unnecessarily.

Jane M

(Since seeing Karen Holt) I just feel so calm in myself – it is as though the anxiety doesn’t exist anymore – I am coping so much better.

Bettie W

I was feeling extremely anxious about my upcoming trip where I had to take a 6 hour plane trip. After my first session with you (Karen) I felt so much better and didn't feel any where near as anxious.

Kerry B

Thanks so much Karen (Holt) for your sincerity, you have put me back on the right path instead of trying to escape with the use of alcohol.

Michelle C

(Karen Holt), I now fly with ease and am no longer worried when getting on a plane, my life is so much easier.


For the past few months I've been struggling with a separation. I came in for a treatment on the Thursday, by Saturday I was singing. I am calm! Much love and thanks Amber (Birkin)!