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Michael Carthy

Founder & Therapist at

Michael Carthy is the creator of & Europes first VR Therapist and Virtual Reality Therapy

Specialising in Addiction, Anxiety and
Healthy Lifestyle.

Michael has more than 10 years experience working with thousands of clients to help them overcome fears, smash through self-limiting beliefs and realise their full potential.

Using a combination of advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy, NLP, Positive Psychology the principals of both Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT) & Rational Emotive Behavioral therapy (REBT) I work with clients to create immediate, genuine and long lasting change.

Specialising in empowering people to create lives they love, to cultivate relationships with others that are meaningful and to equip all clients with practical tools they can take away with them to apply to their bright futures.

Over the years, he has worked with hundreds of CEOs and entrepreneurs in both a therapy and coaching capacity. Acting at times as a business and wellness consultant on many ambitious new projects from the world of tech to corporate health and wellbeing.

Before he became a therapist he spent six years as a corporate project manager, delivering successful projects across a spectrum of different sectors. He is a qualified and certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Why Changing Your Fixed Ideas Is Important for You, Your Children and Everyone Else

Yes, it is a choice to stubbornly stick to an idea that you believe to be true even if those ideas have stopped serving their purpose. More often than not we refuse to budge, we refuse to even broach the subject - we will not change our mind and that is it. We might make a decision to believe something at ten years old and refuse to budge one inch, invariably taking that belief to our grave.
20/06/2016 11:28 BST

Here's Why I Believe Skype Is the Future of Therapy

It's this blend of advanced tech and changing attitudes towards interacting via a computer screen that means it's the perfect time to use Skype to bring therapy to those who need it most in a way that's just as powerful and transformative as meeting people face-to-face.
17/12/2015 10:48 GMT

A Challenge for All of You Unconscious Smokers Out There ..

One thing that it seems is impossible to avoid on the streets of London, is the smokers. They really are everywhere and having a break away really brought this home for me. After returning to London it didn't take long to feel that all too familiar wave of disgust as the toxic, pernicious carbon monoxide invaded my space again.
20/04/2015 14:30 BST

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway - That's What They Say!

If you are able to embrace the things that scare you, challenge your beliefs and feel the fear and do it anyway at all times, well bravo! But sometimes this approach can actually work to compound fears and hold you back.
23/02/2015 11:41 GMT

The Worst Thing People Say During a Therapy Session?

Truly knowing something without judgement or old ideas getting in the way is a process. Yes we can have an intellectual understanding of something almost instantly, but that isn't enough to make actual changes in our lives. Intellectually understanding something is just the tip of the iceberg.
13/02/2015 12:29 GMT