Common Disorders

25 tips for better sleep

25 tips for better sleep

Do you struggle to get to sleep? Most people have an odd night when they don't sleep well but if it starts to become a problem there are things that can help. If you can identify a cause for you struggling to sleep that would be good. It could be anything from a...

How to stop adults nail-biting and picking

How to stop adults nail-biting and picking

Do you know what happens with nail-biting and skin picking? I do. I have met so many nail-biters who have been nibbling for years. Let me tell you about nail-biting and picking… If you are a nail biter, you probably don’t feel very proud of the habit. You want to...

After the lockdown: when social anxiety takes over

After the lockdown: when social anxiety takes over

Have you ever walked into a pub or restaurant and felt like you wanted to hide? Maybe you just wanted to fade into the background… You felt that all the eyes were focused on you like lasers searching for a target. Your breathing speeds up. You feel confused and you...

How to calm your panic attacks

How to calm your panic attacks

Let me tell you a story about calming a panic attack... Rachael (not her real name) froze. A horrendous sense of dread started to fill her mind. Was she going to die now? Her heart started to beat so fast that she felt it would rupture through her chest. She couldn't...

Hypnosis for Headaches and Migraines

Hypnosis for Headaches and Migraines

Headaches and migraines. If you have suffered with headaches and migraines you know how awful they are. Even the thought of getting another headache can make you feel anxious, change your lifestyle and cause you to worry about things that might trigger the headache....

Hypnosis for chronic pain relief

Hypnosis for chronic pain relief

Recently a BBC news report highlighted new draft guidance from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance that painkillers for chronic pain are not helpful and could even cause long term side effects. Antidepressants, acupuncture,...

Can hypnosis help skin conditions?

Can hypnosis help skin conditions?

Can hypnosis help skin conditions? If you are suffering with a skin condition such as eczema, psoriasis, or even if you have a wound that you would like to heal faster, hypnosis can help. Few people realise the value of hypnosis for skin conditions but when these skin...

Are you suffering with a shy bladder (paruresis)?

Are you suffering with a shy bladder (paruresis)?

Are you wondering why you only feel comfortable going to your own loo? Maybe you are worried about going to the toilet in public places? Scared that people will hear you when you pee? Or maybe you start to get anxious when you feel the urge to urinate when you are not...

Need Help for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Need Help for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Do you get symptoms such as awful stomach cramps, wind, bloating, diarrhoea or constipation? Does it stop you from going out socially? Maybe you feel anxious about always needing the toilet. For some people, abdominal pain may even stop IBS sufferers from going to...