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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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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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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Personal Update

Personal Update

I Have a Date for the Surgery I meant to post this over the weekend, but it seems like my family and my life had other ideas. It’s been a very busy, but enjoyable holiday weekend. I hope yours was…

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The Soundtrack to Cancer Part 2

The Soundtrack to Cancer Part 2

The Soundtrack to Cancer Part 2 We have a guest blogger today; my baby sister Madalena Hanthorn. After a successful career as an Air Force officer and a national brand manager for Kraft Foods, Mada and her family moved to…

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The Soundtrack to Cancer

The Soundtrack to Cancer

After I announced my diagnosis yesterday, I have been humbled by the outpouring of good wishes and support from my family, friends and blog followers. All your messages are greatly appreciated and help me know that this is only a…

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You Have Cancer!

You Have Cancer!

This morning I had the unenviable experience of having my doctor look me in the eye and say, “You have cancer.” Now, I can’t say that I wasn’t prepared for it; because weeks of increasingly invasive tests and procedures, scheduled…

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