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ASTA - The Professional Organisation for P.S.H. therapists


How is P.S.H. therapy different to other therapies?

What is the subconscious?

When is P.S.H. therapy appropriate?

The P.S.H. Process

What conditions can be assisted with P.S.H. therapy?

What does the client experience during P.S.H. therapy?

How many sessions are needed?

How do the results manifest?

How do P.S.H. therapists and clients work together?

  What is P.S.H. Therapy?

Private Subconscious-mind Healing (P.S.H.) is a gentle, contemporary approach to therapy which utilises the most up-to-date understanding of our natural subconscious processes.  It is a completely independent, stand-alone therapy model that is progressively replacing the more common forms of subconscious-mind techniques.  Rather than merely helping a person cope with symptoms, P.S.H. is specifically designed to help clients resolve the underlying subconscious 'cause/s' of their presenting problem/s and thereby permanently eliminating them.  It is a gentle, non-invasive and natural, drug-free therapy model.  The P.S.H. modal has proved to be a very effective subconscious-mind therapy method, particularly with respect to the permanent relief of problems that are of a subconscious origin.  The positive findings are supported by independent research statistics received from many thousands of past P.S.H. clients since the early 1990's.  See the research page for further information.

  How is P.S.H. therapy different to other therapies?  [top]

The P.S.H. model of therapy respects the natural dynamics of the human mind by recognising that the subconscious is the private part of us.  The P.S.H. therapist does not require clients to consciously recall or analyse memories or use any of the old fashioned 'imagination' or 'memory retrieval' exercises (which usually hinder not help change inner dynamics) but rather, allows the changes to happen entirely within the deep subconscious part of the person.

The method helps mobilise the inherent emotional healing abilities which are a natural part of every person's subconscious, and the ability to resolve the 'feeling cause/s' of presenting problems.

P.S.H. observes a protocol of privacy between therapist and client and does not involve cognitive behavioural intervention, counselling, diagnosis or speculation about the problem and/or its origins.  There is no probing and analysis of the person's inner life.

The P.S.H. model focuses on assisting clients to permanently resolve their presenting problems, at the cause level.

The P.S.H. procedure is specifically designed to help clients initiate an emotional healing process that works 'from the inside, out'.  Apart from resolving the immediate presenting problem, many find a great peace within themselves on many different levels.

  What is the subconscious?  [top]

The subconscious is the inner part of us that holds the record of our life experiences.  It is the part that is in control of all our feelings, our creative imagination, and our ability to meditate and dream.  It is the part that allows us to walk down the street, dance, or drive a car safely, while our conscious mind is 'miles away' and perhaps thinking about something else entirely.  It is a part of our 'inner self' that is in charge of our automatic responses, our ability to heal, and our ability to experience love and happiness, or fear and depression etc.  The subconscious mind is also sometimes known as the 'unconscious mind' or the 'feeling mind'.  It is responsible for our habitual actions, reactions, feelings and responses (both positive and negative) which are not subject to our voluntary control.

  When is P.S.H. therapy appropriate?  [top]

Help with P.S.H. is indicated where a person wants to change unwanted feelings, behaviours or responses that s/he has been unable to change with conscious effort and willpower, counselling, traditional psychological techniques and other common methods.

  The P.S.H. Process:  [top]

The P.S.H. approach helps the client initiate a process of subconscious communication and change whereby the original 'feeling' cause/s are resolved without the need for conscious-level recall, understanding or re-experiencing of the feelings involved.  It is a gentle process of 'emotional healing' made possible by the person's natural subconscious ability to release or 'let go' of (quite often long-standing) uncomfortable emotional responses, that are no longer appropriate and which may have never been known at a conscious level.

  What conditions can be assisted with P.S.H. therapy?

Past clients have reported significant positive changes in the following behavioural, mental, emotional and physical areas (where there are no demonstrable underlying organic factors):

Addictions (alcohol, drugs, etc.)

Anger (uncontrolled outbursts, etc.)

Anxiety (and related problems)

Bowel problems (irritable bowel, etc.)

Chronic pain

Compulsive behaviours

Concentration & memory problems

Grief (on-going, unresolved)


Eating disorders (various types)

Fatigue (including CFS)

Insomnia (and other sleeping problems)

Irrational behaviours

Low self esteem (and related problems)

Migraine headaches

Nightmares & uncomfortable dreams

Panic attacks

Performance Blocks (creative, sexual, etc.)

Phobias (irrational fears)


PTSD (in all of its variants)

Racing ('busy') mind

Sexual difficulties

Skin problems (psoriasis, eczema, etc.)

Smoking cessation

Stress & tension (tension headaches, etc.)

Weight issues (under & over etc.)

  - and many more.

  What does the client experience during P.S.H. therapy [top]

Each client's experience is an individual and subjective one, but there is common ground.  The person will usually experience some pleasant degree of mental and physical relaxation during their important work with the therapist.  P.S.H. is all about a process of inner communication, and it is therefore not necessary for the client to talk or disclose information during that part of the session.

  How many sessions are needed?  [top]

Everyone is different and responds in his/her own particular way. Some clients change and heal more quickly than others.  For almost everyone, the process of subconscious, emotional healing is an ongoing one and continues for a time after the sessions are complete.  For most people, the formal part of therapy only requires between one and three sessions with the therapist.  Everyone is different, however, and there is no way of knowing in advance what will be necessary for any individual client.

  How do the results manifest [top]

The integration process also varies from client to client.  For some it can be rapid and for others it can be more subtle and gradual over a period of time (sometimes several weeks or occasionally longer).  It is therefore important after working with the therapist, that the client gives his/her subconscious the opportunity to carry out the necessary deep changes.  This is best done with an attitude of patience and trust in their natural healing ability.  When the client follows the principles of sub-conscious change, the initial changes may well be only the start to continuing and life-changing experiences.

  How do P.S.H. therapists and clients work together [top]

The therapist and client work together as a 'team'.  A spirit of co-operation and mutual respect offers the comfort and security required to make the necessary changes.  The therapist has no need to know the details of a client's history or 'inner mind', and when this need for privacy is respected, true healing takes place within the subconscious, resulting in gentle and permanent change.  Clients are not counselled, analysed, urged to keep lists, do 'homework or imagination exercises' or other things that are still used in many other therapy models.  These things are almost always counter-productive where subconscious-level dynamics are involved.

The P.S.H. therapy model is securely based in the very latest scientific understandings of how we operate and organise ourselves at the subconscious level.  It has evolved over a period of many years and many thousands of clinical hours.

Please note that P.S.H. is not meant to be, nor is it claimed to be a substitute for regular medical treatment. It is the most effective means we have to help people deal quickly, effectively and permanently with a wide range of problems and issues that are the result of subconscious dynamics. If you have concerns about physical ailments or conditions you should seek the advice of your medical practitioner.


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