Category Archives: Other Publications

Brendan Quinn: Parkinson’s, Brain Surgery and Floods

“The car park and my cafe were under water!  I felt almost broken…..I could barely go on….My dyskinesia and tremor were off the scale.” Brendan Quinn.  2019.     Brendan Quinn was thirty-five years old when he received what he called “…the shocking diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s.”  I was to interview this inspiring thirty-eight year old, from Flintham in

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Understanding a Gambler

     As a psychotherapist, one of the issues that people come to see me for is help to overcome gambling addiction.  I have considered how gambling addiction originates and develops within people.  There are many definitions of addiction but there is a recognition that addiction has its origins within our genes; that biological factors such as neurological processes play

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