Richard Dama, LPC, Counseling & Clinical Hypnotherapy

Cancer

Hypnotherapy and Cancer Treatment

Hypnotherapy and Cancer Treatment

It’s been a while since I posted about Clinical Hypnotherapy (CH) as not only a vehicle for mental health treatment but, also as a powerful adjunct therapy for many other conditions…including cancer. I’ve had several inquiries this week about the…

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A One-Year Cancerversary

Today is my one year cancerversary. Last July (2013) I had a doctor say the words that I think everyone dreads ever hearing, “You have cancer.” I was diagnosed with an aggressive, stage II prostate cancer and my wife, doctor…

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Erectile Dysfunction: A Personal Journey and First in a Series

Erectile Dysfunction: A Personal Journey and First in a Series

Erectile Dysfunction: A Personal Journey Over the next few days, I’d like to spend some time talking about an issue that affects a great many men. For some, it’s an occasional problem caused my fatigue or too many drinks, for…

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Don’t Take Your Life for Granted

Don’t Take Your Life for Granted

Last week I wrote a blog about living in the moment and actually savoring every experience no matter how seemingly trivial. I was speaking from personal experience and last night that message was unexpectedly reinforced in the strongest terms. The…

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You are Your Choices

You are Your Choices

I’m going to make a statement that some people are going to take exception with, but please continue reading and hear me out. The statement is this: Where you are in your life, everything you have and everything you are…

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I’ll Be Right Back

I’ll Be Right Back

Friends, I just wanted to post one more blog before I head off to the hospital in the early hours of the morning to have my traitorous prostate yanked out before it can fulfill its nefarious plot to kill me. I’ll probably be off the…

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Pre-Operative Counseling and Lab Testing, or Institutional Idiocy On Parade

Pre-Operative Counseling and Lab Testing, or Institutional Idiocy On Parade

Glad I took the day off for my appointments today, because I’m still trying to figure out what the hell went on. First Susan and I got to meet a very nice Nurse Practitioner who took a comprehensive medical history….this…

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Prostate Jokes

Prostate Jokes

Any of you who know me in person, know that I have an out of control sense of humor. I (occasionally) do stand-up comedy and I’m rarely at a loss for a quick and usually slightly off-color remark. So in…

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We’re Back on the Blogosphere!

We’re Back on the Blogosphere!

Thanks for coming back. Sorry that we’ve been silent for so long, but our website got hacked and we wanted to make absolutely sure that it was safe before we came back online. Once again, we’re sorry for the delay,…

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When a Therapist Needs to Talk

When a Therapist Needs to Talk

When a Therapist Needs to Talk: Regular readers of this blog know that I spend a lot of time discussing therapy in its many forms. We’ve discussed some of the most popular schools of psychology, the process of therapy and…

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