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Recently a BBC news report highlighted new draft guidance from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance that painkillers for chronic pain are not helpful and could even cause long term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

How is hypnotherapy delivered?

How is hypnotherapy delivered?

What is hypnosis? Hypnosis is difficult to define and the definitions have changed over the years as more is discovered about it. The American Psychological Association says Hypnosis is a therapeutic technique in which clinicians make suggestions to individuals who...

Face to face vs online hypnotherapy

Face to face vs online hypnotherapy

Since the Coronavirus pandemic, many businesses have decided to offer their services online and interest in online hypnosis has soared. Yet a lot of people may not have realised is that some hypnotherapists have offered hypnosis online for years. What can online...

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...

The Three Best Hypnotherapy Textbooks to Learn Hypnosis

The Three Best Hypnotherapy Textbooks to Learn Hypnosis

This blog will be of interest to student and trained hypnotherapists or anyone with an interest in hypnosis. Which hypnosis/hypnotherapy books are best? I often get asked by my hypnosis students to recommend books. Well people who know me will know that I read many...

Hypnotherapy for Sceptics

Hypnotherapy for Sceptics

Are you unsure about hypnotherapy? Would you call yourself a sceptic? A sceptic is someone who doubts something. If you are a sceptic you might question many things in life such as hypnotherapy. You might remember horror stories that you have seen in films or on the...

10 Things you should know before being hypnotised

10 Things you should know before being hypnotised

If you want something to change, maybe you want to stop smoking, to reduce your stress and anxiety or get relief from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and you are thinking of hypnotherapy here are 10 things you should know first.  The practice of hypnosis has been...

Learning About Hypnosis

Learning About Hypnosis

Learning is an essential ingredient of life. We learn as a baby to demand food from our mothers. We learn behaviour that gets us things when we are a child and we learn when we go to school or university. But learning never stops there. The problem is that we think we...