Hypnotherapy is one of the most evidence-based interventions available in the field of psychological therapy. It is strongly supported by a broad range of robust scientific and medical research and studies over a period of over 150 years. Hypnotherapy is recognized by the British Medical Association, the American Medical Association and the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE).
What is Hypnotherapy? Evidence Based Treatments = based on scientific research, positive outcomes and real long-lasting results.
Hypnotherapy involves profound focused attention on suggestions and imagination to promote positive emotions and rehearse behavioural changes that enable you to cope effectively in challenging situations and achieve greater self-empowerment.
During a Hypnotherapy session, we employ various techniques such as guided imagery, positive affirmations and direct suggestions to help you explore the underlying causes of your concern and to make powerful, positive changes in your thoughts, feelings or behaviours that are maintaining the problem.
I collaborate with my clients and, with their agreement, design a unique, tailored treatment plan for their situation, enabling them to achieve their desired goals and the positive change they seek.
Hypnotherapy empowers you to take an active role in your own personal development.
Hypnosis is a process you can learn to do by yourself. Part of my job as a Hypnotherapist is to train you to build your own ability to understand what hypnosis is doing, enabling you to continue the same process by practicing Self-Hypnosis after the therapy finishes. You can then apply it in your day-to-day life, ensuring the treatment has rapid and long-lasting results.
In 1999 the British Medical Journal BMG published a clinical review of hypnosis and relaxation therapies confirming the effectiveness of both hypnosis and relaxation techniques on panic disorders, insomnia and irritable bowel syndrome and in Reducing anxiety related to stressful situations like cancer related anxiety, pain or nausea.
Hypnotherapy is an effective therapy used to address a wide range of issues, including but not limited to:
This is a major misconception created by the entertainment industry! Hypnotherapy is a highly professional and regulated profession. Hypnosis is safe; it is not a state of sleep, unconsciousness, or mind control. It is simply a state of focused attention and relaxation that allows your mind to be more receptive to suggestions. You cannot get 'stuck' in hypnosis because you are in full control and will remember everything from the therapy. You also cannot be made to do anything against your will.