Hypnotherapy Information and Advice

Anxiety: Where does it come from and what does it mean?

Anxiety: Where does it come from and what does it mean?

Many people have heard of anxiety but where does it come from and what does it mean if you have anxiety? When people talk about anxiety they are talking about anxious thoughts and feelings that result in changes in behaviours. Often people avoid doing things because...

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...

Conquering the Fear of Injections

Conquering the Fear of Injections

This week the UK has been told that vaccinations for COVID 19 have been approved by the regulator. Many people will be pleased but if you have a fear of injections or anything related to getting the jab you might be terrified. This blog provides information for people...

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Recently a BBC news report highlighted new draft guidance from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance that painkillers for chronic pain are not helpful and could even cause long term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