Sleep and why it’s important

“ I can’t sleep - can hypnotherapy help?” It’s funny, but I don’t often get asked to help purely with sleep, which is a shame, because hypnotherapy is so good at resetting our sleep patterns. When we regularly have a good night’s sleep, with plenty of deep restful phases and periods of REM (Rapid Eye … Continue reading Sleep and why it’s important

Calm, Confidence and Focus

  Tuesdays 6pm - 7.30pm starting on Tuesday 31st October A four week course of Solution Focused Sessions with Hypnotherapy aimed at students aged 15-25 who need to reduce anxiety, and increase focus and confidence. You will learn the science behind anxiety, discover your inner strengths, sleep better and find your own solutions for managing … Continue reading Calm, Confidence and Focus

Stoptober – who’s in?

It’s STOPTOBER! (well, almost) “Can I really stop smoking with hypnotherapy?” Yes you can. If you have decided that you really want to stop, hypnotherapy can be the final piece of the jigsaw that actually makes it happen! It take just one, two hour session and you’ll be a non smoker. A lot of people … Continue reading Stoptober – who’s in?

Helping to Reduce the Autumn Blues

As we start to get ready to go back to work towards the end of the holiday season, and the children are getting their uniforms sorted out, then people’s perceptions of stress may start to increase. With the start of autumn just a few weeks away, and with the prospect of the nights beginning to … Continue reading Helping to Reduce the Autumn Blues

Loosening up with Nessie

This little phrase has become quite relevant to me this week, for several reasons. One is that on Sunday I'm going to cycle the 'Etape Loch Ness' with my husband. We've been training for a few months, and it will be the furthest that I have ever cycled, and certainly the biggest event I've ever … Continue reading Loosening up with Nessie

Downtime?

How do you relax? I fact, DO you relax? In our busy world where information is instant , food is fast and decisions can be made within minutes even when your colleagues are on the other side of the world, downtime can seem like an impossible dream. And yet it is crucial to our health and … Continue reading Downtime?

Neuroscience

As part of our continued professional development (CPD) we are required  to attend at least two CPD courses a year in order to retain membership of the Association of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH). These courses also form part of the Advanced Hypnotherapy Diploma for which I am studying. This course was held on Sunday 26th February at the Clifton … Continue reading Neuroscience

Helping you during Chemotherapy and beyond

I've spent today in Bristol learning from my amazing colleagues how to deliver effective help for chemotherapy patients during treatment. The award winning team delivering the CPD today are pioneering hospital-based Solution Focused Hypnotherapy in Wales where they have become an essential part of the oncology team. Their research and experience shows that hypnotherapy is … Continue reading Helping you during Chemotherapy and beyond

Confidence – where does it come from?

I see a lot of clients whose main issue when they come and see me is confidence. They used to have it, or maybe they never had it, but they definitely want it! Confidence allows us to achieve whatever we want to. It enables us to interact in a meaningful way with the world and … Continue reading Confidence – where does it come from?

Stress and Skin Disorders

Our skin, the largest organ in our bodies, can be the first place to indicate stress. Eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis can all have a basis in anxiety, and sufferers will recognise this when flare ups occur at times of extra pressure or stress. Psoriasis is often initially triggered by a stressful event or illness. This … Continue reading Stress and Skin Disorders