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Conditions Hypnotherapy Can Help With

Hypnotherapy for Anxiety and Stress

Everyone can feel anxious or stressed at some point in their life. Usually in response to a stressful situation and it is entirely normal. Stressful times like exams, job interviews or house moves can trigger feelings of anxiety.

When people feel anxious or stressed, their worries can spiral out of control. Once this happens, it can affect their daily life.

Anxiety is the main symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), generalised anxiety, phobias, social anxiety disorder and many more.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help people to relax by quickly reducing their anxiety levels.

Hypnotherapy for Depression

If you feel persistently sad for weeks or months and it feels impossible to "snap out of it", this feeling can become overwhelming.

Are you losing interest in life and the things you used to enjoy? If this sounds like you then Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can offer an alternative complementary approach, helping you rediscover your true self again.

I can help you understand how depression affects us and provide the tools to overcome this debilitating condition, so that you can move forward with the life you want to lead.

Hypnotherapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Instinctively, we check our environment for signs of danger when we are in life-threatening situations.

Unfortunately, for some people a feeling of danger is constant, causing extreme anxiety. They constantly check and recheck their environment for the cause of this danger. They become imprisoned by the very behaviour intended to protect them. This rechecking and the emotions surrounding it is called obsessive compulsive disorder.

Hypnotherapy may be the answer. An initial consultation with me will reassure you that change is possible and help you find the freedom you've been seeking.

Hypnotherapy for Phobias

A phobia is an irrational fear of something. This can be very debilitating and can hold us back from doing the things we'd love to do.

Actual or imagined events, items or activities can trigger a phobia and cause our fight, flight or freeze response to become over reactive.

Each time we experience a phobic response, it gets stronger. A stronger phobic response makes us more likely to experience it again.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help most simple phobias within just four sessions.

Hypnotherapy to Stop Smoking / Vaping

Want to stop smoking? Excellent! Willpower alone is often not enough to be successful, but combine that willpower with Solution Focused Hypnotherapy and it may help you stop for good and be a non-smoker.

Using your determination during an intensive two hour stop smoking session we turn you into a non-smoker.

We'll remove the confusion between your conscious and subconscious minds about what's important to you and resolve the dialogue you have built between 'your health versus the cigarette'.

Hypnotherapy to help Insomnia

The World Health Organisation says we need about eight hours sleep a night to function at our best. An adult regularly getting less than this will see an impact on their life. It is a regular problem for one person in three, with the elderly being particularly prone to insomnia.

High levels of stress and anxiety are a significant trigger for insomnia. This is why Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is very effective against insomnia.

Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS is a condition of the digestive system that causes extreme discomfort, including stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and/or constipation. IBS symptoms are variable and are often triggered during periods of stress or after eating certain foods.

Diagnosis and management of IBS can be frustrating, for both sufferers and clinicians. Although the cause of IBS is still unclear, we do know that it can be triggered by stress, which hypnotherapy can help with.

Hypnotherapy for Weight Management

Everyone's needs are different when it comes to ideal weight. One thing is certain; fad diets and eating patterns will only work on a short-term basis and are often counter-productive.

Reaching your ideal weight and staying there requires a change in the way you think about food. There is strong evidence to suggest that if you're serious about weight loss or weight gain, hypnosis can help you to control your weight.

There is no quick fix. We work on changing your mind set about the type and amount of food you eat. Solution Focused Hypnotherapy aims to help you to find what works for you. Lower anxiety/stress levels make us less prone to emotional peaks and troughs that can make us eat the wrong food at the wrong time or "comfort eat".

Hypnotherapy for Performance Enhancement

We all know that "practice makes perfect" and is the key to success.

However, sometimes you can't physically practice your skills. A lack of time, a physical injury or you're unable to find the focus you need. Hypnotherapy has the answer.

Many famous sportsmen and women have turned to hypnotherapy to help find and stay in the zone when it really matters.

The subconscious mind cannot tell the difference between imagination and reality. When obstacles get in the way and stop us from physically practicing our skills, our mind can visualise us practicing. How clever is that?

The use of hypnosis first came to people's attention during the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne when the Russian team brought eleven hypnotherapists with them.