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We focus on the biopsychosocial management of psychiatric disorders including clinical hypnotherapy.

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Our services

Psychiatric Services 

Anxiety disorders

Separation Anxiety disorder. Selective mutism. Specific Phobia. Social Anxiety Disorder(Social Phobia) Panic Disorder. Agoraphobia. Generalised Anxiety disorder.

Conversion disorder

One or more symptoms of altered voluntary motor or sensory function which is not better explained by another medical or mental disorder,eg weakness or paralysis, abnormal movement, speech problem, attacks or seizures, visual, olfactory or hearing disturbance. The symptom causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social or occupational functioning.

Despression

Persistent depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, worthlessness, fatigue,suicidal thoughts or attempts, poor concentration and impaired social or occupational functioning.

Pain, Headache & Anger

Persistent and debilitating pains and headaches despite medical treatment. Anger management.

Panic Disorder

Recurrent unexpected panic attacks.A panic attack is an abrupt surge of intense fear or intense discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes, it may include symptoms like, palpitations, ponding heart, sweating,tremblimg or shaking, chest pain, feeling of choking, nausea, chills, fear of loosing control or ‘going crazy’, numbness.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury or sexual violence. Symptoms may include recurrent involuntary and intrusive distressing memories of the traumatic event, recurrent dreams related to traumatic event, flashbacks, avoidance of people, activities, objects, situations that arouse distressing memories, thoughts, or feelings associated with the traumatic event.

Sexual Disorders & Abuse

Include delayed ejaculation, erectile disorder, female orgasmic disorder, female arousal disorder, genital pain, penetration disorder, hypoactive sexual desire disorder, premature ejaculation.

Sleep Disorders

Include Insomnia, hypersomnolence, narcolepsy, nightmares.

Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Services

What is Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy?

The 2014 APA committee definition: Hypnosis: A state of consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness characterised by an enhanced capacity for response to suggestion. Hypnotherapy: The use of hypnosis in the treatment of medical or psychological/psychiatric disorders.

Depression & Anxiety disorders
Emotional & Sexual Abuse

All forms of emotional abuse, including sexual abuse are addressed in hypnotherapy. Some abuse experiences may have occurred many years ago. Emotional, Physical or Sexual abuse may have occurred in childhood, teenage/ adolescent years or adulthood. Abuse and trauma may have been experienced or witnessed.

Ericksonian & Directive Hypnosis

Milton Erickson is credited as a pioneer of permissive, indirect, conversational or storytelling hypnotic techniques, which later became known as Ericksonian hypnotic techniques.

Excessive Fears & Phobias

Specific fears like, fear of heights, driving, flying, spiders, lifts, public speaking, crowds, dental procedures, HIV testing, surgical procedures, childbirth and many other specific and non specific fears are explored and therapy is conducted.

Gestalt Hypnotherapy

Gestalt hypnotherapy technique is done where clinically indicated, e.g. in interpersonal conflicts, relationship conflicts ,i.e. parent-child conflict, wife-husband conflict, employer-employee conflict,friends,family and siblings conflicts.

Group Hypnosis / Self Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy is also done for groups to focus on common themes like, assertiveness, performance enhancement, self esteem, trauma debriefing, grief, relaxation, communication skills, leadership skills, relationship building, forgiveness, humour , laughter and many others.

Ideomotor Hypnoanalysis

Ideomotor Hypnoanalysis

Medically unexplained symptoms

Persistent and debilitating physical illnesses or symptoms despite appropriate medical investigation and treatment are explored under hypnosis.eg Persistent headaches, chronic pain, medical unexplained blindness, speech problems, paralysis, weakness of legs or arms. (Psychosomatic illnesses).

Regression Hypnotherapy

Regression Hypnotherapy

Meet Dr Fanie Bale

Dr Fanie Bale

Registered Psychiatrist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

International Membership: American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)

Member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP).

Psychiatrist in Private Practice at Louis Pasteur hospital (Pretoria), Denmar Psychiatric hospital ( Pretoria) and M-Care Highveld hospital (Witbank, Emalahleni), South Africa.

Dr Fanie Bale

Registered Psychiatrist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

International Membership: American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)

Member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP).

Psychiatrist in Private Practice at Louis Pasteur hospital (Pretoria), Denmar Psychiatric hospital ( Pretoria) and M-Care Highveld hospital (Witbank, Emalahleni), South Africa.

“People do not come into therapy to change their past but their future”

– Milton H. Erickson

Until you are willing to be confused about what you already know, what you know will never grow bigger, better or more useful

 – Milton H. Erickson 

Contact us today

+27 (12) 320 5970

hfbale@mweb.co.za

Louis Pasteur Hospital 374 Francis Baard Str, Suite 1124, Pretoria

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