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July 15, 2019

How Does Hypnotherapy Work?

As a hypnotherapist this question still fascinates me every day as I try to understand exactly what it is that creates changes in people. Hypnotherapy works in many ways and there are many techniques but I will not be covering these in this article it is the actual mechanics of hypnosis as such that I will be discussing here. To understand how hypnotherapy works first we must ask ‘what is hypnosis?’ Often I explain to clients that hypnosis is a deep state of mental and physical relaxation and focused awareness […]
June 23, 2019

5 Things Your Hypnotherapist Should Always do

It’s really important when choosing and working with a hypnotherapist, to ensure they are delivering what you both expect and behaving in a professional and ethical manner. This is the approach I take with clients in my Brighton & Hove hypnotherapy clinic, and so I decided to put together a checklist of 5 things a good hypnotherapist should always do when working with you. 1) Set a clear goal of what you want to achieve and a plan of how to get there This is really important as this forms […]
June 1, 2019

Top 10 ways to prepare yourself to stop smoking before starting your hypnotherapy programme

Many people are using hypnotherapy to help them stop smoking – it’s popularity as a treatment is growing, mainly due to its amazing success. I have had a lot of experience with smokers and using hypnotherapy to help them quit – it’s kind of my forte and I love seeing the happy, healthy results of my work with such clients. It’s all about breaking the smoking habit Quitting smoking is a huge challenge – my clients are often trying to break years of habit-forming behaviour and that takes time. A lot […]
May 7, 2019

2 Most Important Ways to Overcome Anxiety

Don’t let anxiety get the better of you, there are many ways that you can help yourself.  A good hypnotherapist will not only use hypnosis techniques to assist in your recovery but should also give you the tools to help yourself to overcome anxiety.  I call this the belt and braces approach and it is what I use with my clients. 1 Breathe. When we are anxious our breathing changes and becomes more rapid and shallow and often we breathe through the mouth.  When we breathe through the mouth we only […]