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Hypnotherapy a gentle, but powerful tool, to still the mind to allow your subconscious to absorb the possibility of change. 

Hypnotherapy is a skilled communication aimed at directing a person’s imagination in a way that helps elicit changes in some perceptions, sensations, feelings, thoughts and behaviours.

In a typical hypnotherapy session we will discuss the intended alterations or therapeutic goals you desire. I will probably ask questions about previous medical history, general health and lifestyle to decide on the best approach for you.

Hypnotherapy may be found to be helpful for those seeking relief from a range

of problems and is used alongside a person’s own willpower and motivation to

seek a desired goal. It is often used to help relieve anxiety, aid sleeping, help

to address bedwetting, address attitudes to weight, and help clients achieve

behavioural change to stop smoking. It may also help with minor skin conditions

that are exacerbated by stress and confidence issues, and may also be used to

enhance performance in areas such as sport and public speaking. Hypnotherapy

may help people to cope with and manage the relief of perceived pain.

Hypnotherapy has also been used with both adults and children to help manage

the pain associated with irritable bowel. There is evidence to support its use in

this condition for both adults and children and the National Institute for Health

and Clinical Guidance (NICE) recommends the NHS should consider referring

patients for hypnotherapy if their irritable bowel is persistent and has failed to

respond to simple prescribed medicine.


Choosing a practitioner

It is important to choose a qualified hypnotherapist who has undertaken all the necessary training to understand the theory and practice of hypnotherapy.

You can check whether a hypnotherapist is registered with the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) by searching the register at By choosing hypnotherapists registered with the CNHC you can be confident that they are properly trained, qualified and insured.

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