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# Healing Major Depression Using “Clean Language “-A 29 Year Follow Up

In 1993, a thirty-three year old woman embarked on a significant journey to overcome her “Major Depression,” which led to a reflective interview nearly three decades later. The audio recordings provided below document this life-changing experience. “The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)” identifies eight depression types. This …

# “Nancy – Healing 6 Years of Sexual Abuse & Restoring Vision in One Session – 3 month followup

I have been using “Clean Language” interventions that were developed by David Grove and co-developer Cei Davies Linn for over thirty- one years. Unfortunately, this very eloquent modality has not received the attention it deserves in the therapy community. This might be helpful:  what-is-clean-language-therapy/ In 1994, Nancy was my first …

#What is “Clean Language” ?

Note: All postings with a # symbol are “Clean Language” therapy interventions. Clean language therapy is a type of psychotherapy that utilizes specifically worded questions and open-ended responses, which allow clients to access the subconscious and explore their narratives, thoughts, and feelings, in a nonjudgmental and safe way. It relies …

#”Back to the Future” 3 Year Old Heals Her Night Terrors -with A 2 Year Follow Up Interview

To better understand this client session with a three year old, see the Part 1  post on this subject. Both clients had their younger selves “frozen in time”. What does that mean? Our psyche protects us by stopping the worst moments of a traumatic event from happening to protect our …

A Five Year Old’s Trauma and Nightmare Causes 23 Years of Depression

This session on depression took place in 1985. There are two other post on this blog dealing with depression: https://clintmatheny.cdn-pi.com/healing-major-depression/ &  healing-depression-disassociation-using-clean-language-16-year-follow-up/ A 28 year old man I will call “Bill” came to see me for depression. Bill told me that he had been depressed since age 5. I asked …

Transforming Panic to Calm: A Clean Language Therapy Breakthrough in 25 Minutes

This intervention shows the power of “Clean Language Therapy” by healing a middle-aged woman’s panic attacks in a single 25-minute recorded therapy session. https://clintmatheny.cdn-pi.com/what-is-clean-language-therapy/ Stress may trigger asthma or exacerbate the condition. Asthma is a serious condition that can be fatal. Often, doctors misdiagnose panic attacks as asthma attacks (see …

# Healing IBS & PMS Using “Imperative Self Analysis” & “Clean Language Therapy” – 4 year followup

This video has two follow up interviews on Deborah’s two “Clean Language metaphor”sessions with me. https://clintmatheny.com/what-is-clean-language-therapy/ During the first session in 1995, Deborah’s Esophagitis, Spastic Colon (IBS), and Gastritis were healed. I wasn’t aware of her medical conditions at the time of the session and the session was not directed …

Learn How To Stop (PTSD) Nightmares

British Psychologist, Justin Havensis is the creator of the, “Dream Completion Technique” (DCT) for healing PTSD nightmares. Justin has recently taught over 1,000 Ukrainian therapists his technique. Worldwide he has taught over 3,000 therapists this very effective technique. This procedure can be self -administered; however, some people may need the …

Giving Advice to Others

“If you are the smartest person in the room, then you are in the wrong room.” — Confucius Have you given personal advice by starting your sentence with, “If I were you?” “If I were you”, I would have your emotions, the same body, and the same personal history. In other …

“Sorting For Self” vs. “Sorting For Others”:Understanding Decision-Making and Political Leanings

“Sorting for Self” vs. “Sorting for Others” has offered me valuable insights into how individuals process information, make decisions, and relate to the world around them. After reading this post, you will become more aware of your own sorting style and gain a deeper understanding of others’. Sorting For Self: …

Recommend Books & Links

“Transforming Your Self – To become who you want to be” by Steve Andreas is probably the most important book of this century on “how to” change your self-concept. “Core Transformation” – By Connirae and Tamara Andreas on is about identifying behaviors, feelings and reactions that you don’t like about …

Cure Your Fear Of Flying

For over thirty-eight years I have worked with hundreds of people to eliminate their fear of flying. If you can not imagine being relaxed in a seat on an airliner you are not alone and you are putting yourself under unnecessary stress. When you are imagining a threat, it activates …

How Time Flies

I have had numerous hobbies in my 78 years. I recently reflected on one of these (aviation). In just 40 years aviation was greatly transformed in this short period of time: In 1903, the Wright Brothers flew a powered airplane an incredible 120 feet. Forty years later in 1943, the …

For Aviation Enthusiasts

After my previous post, I had many request for more air traffic controller emergency stories. This somewhat violates my  purpose for the blog, so these are my last posts on this subject. Maybe someday I might make a separate website for my other FAA experiences. I am also a licensed …

How To Make Your Own Placebo

I am assuming you have read and watch the two previous placebo videos from my posts I don’t believe a placebo actually heals – rather it enhances a person’s own healing potential. In 1990, I had an accident that shattered my right ankle. I used an abbreviated healing procedure that …

I’m Easy To Forget 😀

Since beginning my “Fear of Flying” practice in 1985, and mainly using the NLP Trauma/Phobia Cure (now also known as RTM or the Rewind Procedure), I’ve made it a point to follow up with clients. It became apparent that without my prompting that many of my clients would completely forget …

Just What Is “Peace”?

In 1988, I attended  a five-day advanced Ericksonian hypnosis workshop in New Orleans. One morning we were asked to get into groups of three and to use both hands on the body of the client to push up and down to synchronize with the client’s breathing. I ended up with a …

Happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? Robert Waldinger is the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, …

Pale Blue Dot 🔵

In 1991, Voyager 1 had completed its primary mission and was leaving the Solar System when, Carl Sagan (1934-1996) asked NASA to turn Voyager’s camera around to take it’s last pictures of Earth across a great expanse of space. The attached video’s accompanying words spoken by Segan and written six …

An International Organization To Heal Psychological Trauma

I purposely posted Ulf (Gustaf) Sandström‘s website below the  “ Pale Blue Dot” post because Gustaf  codeveloped the,  “The Peaceful Heart Network” . The network is a non-profit international organization dedicated to providing practical First Aid tools to help individuals resolve psychological trauma in all languages. Their approach is designed …

Time Line Therapy

This 22 minute YouTube video by Forrest Knutson will enlighten you. Be sure to read the user comments after watching his YouTube video. I have used timeline therapy in my practice for over thirty-four years. I do not recommend this procedure for use on intensive emotional states by non therapists …

The Greatest Love of All

Whitney Houston’s song, “The Greatest Love of All” was a big hit during the 1980s. The song basically said that to love yourself was the greatest love of all. Unfortunately Whitney was never able to feel this love for herself and died from an overdose of drugs trying to escape …

* “The In Technique”

Tom Stone started using this very effective therapy modality that he calls,  “ The In Technique ” over twenty years ago on painful emotions (PTSD, grief, anxiety, etc). I have used it for over ten years. Tom and I both believe that when we were infants we learned to avoid …

*Dynamic Spin Procedure

By using the Dynamic Spin technique, you can free yourself from negative thinking or self-criticism. You can also reduce or eliminate any physical discomfort, self-doubt, or emotional barrier that prevents you from achieving your goals in a short time. The best way to test this technique is to apply it …

*Self BrainSpotting

BrainSpotting is a therapeutic tool to heal traumas and to desensitize unwanted emotional states. BrainSpotting was developed over twenty years ago by David Grand, PhD. Ten of thousands of therapists around the world have been trained in this modality. David Grand’s 3 minute video: There are many excellent YouTube videos …

“Breaking the Chains: Four Decades of Triumph Over PTSD with RTM”

In the realm of mental health interventions, there exists a remarkable procedure that has consistently demonstrated its efficacy: the Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM). Originally known as “The Fast Phobia Cure” in the late 1970s, it has undergone various names over the years—such as “The NLP Trauma/Phobia Cure,” “The Rewind …

Reimprint For A Better Future

Reimprinting by using the“Back To The Future” approach and “Clean Language” techniques can be transformative, offering a way for individuals to address and heal from deep-rooted challenges, thereby enabling them to transcend their past limitations without reexperiencing the traumatic memories. I provide tissue free therapy sessions. As a premier technique, …

A Therapy Model Far Ahead Of Its Time: “Imperative Self Analysis (ISA)”

Imperative Self Analysis (ISA) stands as a beacon of innovation in the realm of psychotherapy, challenging the traditional boundaries of therapeutic intervention. Have you ever noticed that your daily emotional experience is typically confined to a range of 5-7 emotions, unless an unusual event disrupts your routine? This consistency in …

# “Imperative Self Analysis” A Representation Of Your Personality Like No Other

Discover Your Imperative Self “No Results, No Charge” Did You Know? The Imperative Self Analysis (ISA) offers a streamlined path to reshape your emotional experiences and guide you toward a more fulfilling life, all within ten sessions. It mirrors the profound transformation typically associated with years of psychoanalysis, yet accomplishes …

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