Hypnotherapy

I am a qualified hypnotherapist registered with the National Council for Hypnotherapy. I generally work one-to-one with clients, although I can also work with couples.

Why might you want hypnotherapy?

You can use hypnotherapy to help you to work on any number of personal challenges including:

  • Phobias
  • Weight-loss
  • Smoking cessation
  • Relationship issues
  • Sleep problems
  • Lack of confidence 
  • Issues with work
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Stress
  • Exam/interview preparation
  • …and lots more besides.

What happens in Hypnotherapy?

  • Firstly, we spend some time getting to know each other and building trust and confidence.
  • You will be taught how to access your own trance state. (If you have ever had a day-dream or lost yourself in a book/film/TV show, you will know what I mean!)
  • We will use your trance to help you to access your own resources that will enable the changes you want to make.

How does it work?

  • Hypnotherapy is very natural: It is estimated that about 95% of people can easily access their own trance state
  • In trance, you can “turn-off” the conscious part of your mind to concentrate on the unconscious part where you have stored all the memories, learning and experiences of your life. This fantastic resource is what you can learn to use to make changes.
  • Hypnotherapy is a very gentle approach to personal change. For example, many techniques can be done with the therapist guiding you through a process where you don’t have to say anything if you don’t want to.
  • Your unconscious mind is on your side: This means that it will not allow you to anything you don’t want to while you are in trance.

How does it fit in with the rest of my life?

  • Your mind and body are parts of the same system called “You”. By making a positive change in one part of the “system”, you will notice knock-on effects for other parts of your life.
    For example: When you successfully give up smoking it can lead to obvious physical improvements, and you also give yourself a pay rise, plus you might feel more confident about making other changes, while at the same time alter how you think about yourself, and improve the lives of people around you…etc.
  • Hypnotherapy can give you insights into how you “work” (think, feel and behave) which you can use to affect not only your own life but those of others.