Professor Maurice Eisenbruch

Psychiatrist, psychotherapist and medical anthropologist

Getting help for what?

Emotional pain and suffering can show up in many ways, such as those listed below.

1.

Mind-body.

Body image , e.g. eating concerns.

Psychosomatic, e.g. sleep, pain.

Coping with physical illness

2.

Emotional suffering.

Fears, anxieties, panic, compulsions. 

Doubts about self  worth, helplessness, depression. 

Life crisis, grief, loss, bereavement.

Reactions to trauma

3.

Sex and gender. Sexual issues. Gender dysphoria

4.

Relationships.

Family - Conception and perinatal, parenting, miscommunication and dysharmony. 

Managing anger.

Separation and divorce

5.

The "outside" world.

Personal.social, economic, cultural and work stress.

Reactions to disaster.

Career and work stress.
Cultural issues.

Health professionals - personal supervision & psychotherapy.

My Approach

Each person can reach a fuller mental health potential through a insight into their personal history. The goal is relief of mental suffering, discovery of new and more adaptive ways to deal with stress, and enhanced empowerment to change one's life circumstances. I believe that psychotherapy, appropriately tailored, can be of benefit in helping to achieve these outcomes

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About me

I work as a psychiatrist, with a focus on various types of in-depth psychotherapy, and I do not prescribe medication.

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Getting help through psychotherapy

In insight-oriented psychotherapy, rather than  focusing on trying to remove the symptoms, we focus on finding patterns in our behaviour and feelings, understanding the underlying causes and gaining insight into ourselves. Here are some techniques we can use