SERVICES & TREATMENTS
Hypnotherapy can help with many things.
Some of the services and treatments are listed below. If you have something you would like to change or something you would like to achieve... get in touch to find out how hypnotherapy can help you.
Stress & Anxiety
Anxiety is a feeling of unease, tension, worry often alongside physical changes like increased blood pressure and heart rate. People with anxiety usually have recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns. It can be mild or severe and can have a significant impact on your life.
Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point. For example, you may feel worried and anxious about sitting an exam or having a medical test or job interview. Usually, this is perfectly manageable and can actually be helpful. If these feelings are becoming overwhelming and having a negative impact on your life, it may be time to do something about it.
Anxiety is caused by negative thinking and it is not necessarily the events themselves in our lives that cause anxiety. It can be the way we think about them that can trigger stress and anxiety.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can help you to overcome anxiety and stress and to be more positive. Using hypnotherapy, you can change your mindset and to overcome negative thoughts to treat stress and anxiety, as well as improving your ability to cope with stress and situations that cause anxiety.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
IBS is a common condition that affects the digestive system. It causes symptoms like stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. These tend to come and go over time. They can last for days, weeks, or months at a time. It's usually a lifelong condition. The condition can have a significant impact on your life causing stress and anxiety, which can often make the symptoms worse. But there are ways to help.
Hypnotherapy can help. In fact, hypnotherapy is a recognised treatment by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Many people see a reduction in symptoms and an improvement in how they manage the condition. More information on IBS.
We all need quality sleep to function at our best when we are awake. It is vital for both our physical and mental health. Not getting enough sleep will obviously make you feel tired, it can also lead to physical illness and increase your risk of heart disease. Lack of sleep can also lead to anxiety and make it hard for you to concentrate. This can impact your work, relationships, and life in general. It is important that you speak to your doctor first to ensure that you have no physical reasons for your insomnia.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can look at potential causes and provide tools, techniques, and treatments to improve the quality of your sleep. Find out more about better sleep.
Pain impacts all aspects of your life; work, relationships, daily activities. And the more severe the pain, the harder it becomes on your well-being.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we help you to decrease the sensitivity in the nervous system and re-train it to be less protective and calm down your body’s internal alarm system. It will also help you to change your perspective on the associations that accompany the pain. Hypnotherapy for pain management can be used either alone, or alongside medication or other treatments. It is important that you seek a diagnosis from your doctor initially to rule out other serious causes of pain.
Cigarette smoking is the greatest single cause of illness and premature death in the UK, killing around 120,000 people each year. Smoking not only harms the smoker but also the people around them. The list of illnesses and diseases that smoking causes includes infertility, gum disease, heart disease, emphysema, lung cancer (more than 8 in 10 cases of lung cancer are directly related to smoking), and other cancers.
Many people have transitioned from smoking to vaping and are now struggling to give that habit up. Others may have started vaping and would like to stop. Again hypnotherapy can help!
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we help you to stop smoking (or vaping) by helping you to understand how the mind works in relation to smoking and by helping you to use your mind in a different way in relation to what you want to change. More information on stopping smoking.
Depression & Low Mood
Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act.
Depression causes you to feel low for a prolonged period of time. This can make it extremely difficult for you to carry out your day-to-day life. It can impact work, relationships, your family. Often people stop taking joy from things they used to enjoy. Symptoms are unique to each person but may include low energy, insomnia, irritability.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can tackle what led to your depression and we look ahead to feeling more positive. Hypnotherapy treatments for depression include suggestion techniques that are used for a more positive mindset.
Panic attacks are frightening and distressing. They can include hot flushes, palpitations, dizziness or faintness, shaking, shortness of breath, churning stomach, chest pains, ringing in the ears are all symptoms of panic attacks. You dread them happening and then avoid situations that you believe another one might occur.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can manage panic by reducing stress and anxiety and calming down the responses to triggers that have led to panic attacks. Hypnotherapy treatment will help you to learn how to relax and to keep calm. Hypnotherapy is an effective treatment to help you to build confidence that you will be able to deal with whatever comes up. There are many techniques that put you back in control and allowing you to move confidently towards the important goals in your life.
Fears & Phobia
A phobia is an irrational and often intense fear of something that, in reality, poses little to no actual danger.
Common phobias and fears include a fear of heights, flying, spiders, snakes, dogs, and needles. The fear of driving is something that has impacted many people recently. There are many, many more.
The physical response is known as a stress response. This can lead to reactions such as being ‘paralysed with fear’ or ‘wanting to run away’ or ‘scream’. Most phobias are from learned behaviour as a child, sometimes from a parent, or through a traumatic experience such as being bitten by a dog.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we change your mindset and your negative association with your particular fear and creating a new, positive mindset. Often a phobia can be managed quickly and easily through hypnotherapy and related techniques.
Confidence & Self Esteem
I believe confidence is key to achieving any goal. Confidence in yourself and in your ability to succeed. We all need confidence so we can face the many challenges in life and to actively embrace opportunities that come our way.
Lack of confidence may be something that has impacted you throughout your life, or it may be something that has occurred more recently. It can stem from one particular thing, or our confidence can take be chipped away over time.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we will challenge your negative thought processes and uses the full potential of the unconscious mind to boost your self-esteem and grow your confidence quickly.
Some people struggle to lose weight. Some people can lose weight easily but then struggle to maintain weight loss. It is vital to look at the underlying cause of weight issues to ensure a sustainable healthy lifestyle.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we will target your unconscious mind and help you to develop a positive relationship with both food and exercise to help you effectively manage your weight in the long-term.
Hypnotherapy for weight loss services will help you to feel confident about yourself. Our sessions will enable you to lose weight safely and sustainably. It will change negative thoughts about eating, freeing you from the guilt associated with food.
You may believe that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be. You may have feelings of being a fraud, and that you will get 'found out'. While this definition is usually focused on the workplace, it also applies to perfectionism and social situations.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can boost confidence and self-esteem whilst tackling negative thoughts and feelings.
Performance anxiety typically results from a person's negative thoughts about their ability to perform well during sexual activity. It is an important part of life, thought many people are embarrassed to talk about sex issues.
A person may be worrying about sexual inadequacy or the inability to please a partner. This can have a significant impact on your relationship and your confidence more generally.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can help boost your confidence and tackle the anxieties you have. This leads to a more fulfilling sex life.
Motivation & Performance
It could be your performance at work, or a sport or hobby. You may want to improve your literal or figurative game. You may want to run faster, present more confidently, overcome stage fright.
Many leading figures in sport, business, and entertainment understand the importance of having the right mindset.
Hypnotherapy for running, golf, football, snooker, darts... basically any sport at all! Or in the business world, getting that promotion or improving your management style.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can tackle negative thoughts that may be impeding your performance, ensuring you can reach your full potential.
Tinnitus is when you experience ringing or other noises in one or both of your ears. The noise you hear when you have tinnitus isn't caused by an external sound, and other people usually can't hear it.
Tinnitus is a common problem and many people find it difficult to deal with. It affects about 15% to 20% of people, and is especially common in older adults.
Hypnotherapy can help. Working together we can make the condition much more manageable and help to reduce the negative impact on your life.
Your thoughts, feelings and behaviours are unique to you!
These are just some of the ways hypnotherapy can help.
Get in touch to find out how hypnotherapy can help you.
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