Hypnotherapy & Hypnosis

17th October 2016

Don’t Be SAD This Autumn!

So, summer is over, the leaves are turning golden, and there is a chill in the air…. Sounds idyllic, but for many thousands of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) sufferers, now is exactly when the annual misery begins. SAD has hit the headlines many times in recent years as awareness grows, but it’s not a new phenomenon. The Royal College of […]
10th August 2016

Being Overweight Can Age The Brain, Research Shows

Article taken from: BBC.co.uk / news / health – 4th August 2016 The brains of overweight people look “10 years older” than those of leaner peers, a study has found. Brains naturally lose white matter – the part of the brain that transmits information – as people age. But a Cambridge University team found that loss was exacerbated with extra weight – […]
10th July 2016

What’s The Point Of Having Therapy?

Article taken from Psychologies Magazine – November 2011 Therapy is becoming more accepted as a way of gaining insight into what makes us tick . But how does it work? Psychotherapist and Psychologies’ advice columnist Lucy Beresford explains what really happens ‘on the couch’ We all have a method for staving off colds, or treating wasp stings, but what do […]
16th May 2016

How Hypnotherapy Can Help Anxiety & Over-thinking

Many of us get a little anxious sometimes and this is perfectly natural in certain situations. Sometimes however, anxious thinking can become habitual, and people can find themselves in a state of constant stress and overwhelm. Long-term anxiety and stress is not only unpleasant for the person experiencing it, it’s bad for their health too. Fretting, worrying and over-thinking can really […]
28th April 2016

Insomnia? Five Tips For A Great Night’s Sleep

Five tips for a great night’s sleep As a therapist, I find that a lot of the people who come to see me suffer with some form of disturbed sleep, or insomnia. And it doesn’t matter if they come for help with anxiety, phobias, low mood or anything else – the sleep problem is usually there. Sleep disturbance can appear […]
5th April 2016

What Is Mindfulness?

Staying in the moment – remain in the moment ‘Mindfulness’ is a hot topic in Western psychology: increasingly recognised as an effective way to reduce stress, increase self-awareness, enhance emotional intelligence, and effectively handle painful thoughts and feelings. Although mindfulness has only recently been embraced by Western psychology, it is an ancient practice found in a wide range of Eastern […]
24th March 2016

Visiting A Hypnotherapist Could Be The Smartest Move You Ever Make

If you are British then there is every possibility that one of your character traits is that you are reserved. By that I don’t mean you are booked or the sole property of someone else, I mean that you don’t let on to many people, if any, your personal secrets. As an example, if you sat ten people round a […]
1st March 2016

The Top 5 Hypnosis Myths – Busted!

To some the thought of hypnosis might seem scary or like voodoo! To others it could sound relaxing and useful! What does it mean to you? According to the Collins English Dictionary, hypnosis is: “an artificially induced state of relaxation and concentration in which deeper parts of the mind become more accessible: used clinically to reduce reaction to pain, to encourage […]