Hypnotherapy

Values – are yours hurting you?

Living in accordance with your values is often the final step in the therapeutic process.  But what if living in line with them could make you miserable?

Childhood fears – 6 tips for talking to children

Being left alone: the dark; dogs; clowns; injections; school; and, of course, the monster under the bed.  Perhaps you recognise your own childhood fears in there.  But how can you talk to your children about theirs?

Procrastinating – a case study

“I’ve been meaning to come and see you for ages” Jackie* told me, “but…” “But life gets in the way?” I asked. “No, I just keep putting it off”. Which was exactly what Jackie wanted to see me about -procrastinating.

Your weekend lie-in – is it helping?

Most of us enjoy the thought of a lie-in at the weekends – jobs and children and animals allowing of course.  But do they actually help us?  Or could they be making things worse?

Sleep texting – what’s that about?

Sleep texting? Surely that’s got to be a made-up story? And if it isn’t what on earth is going on?

5 steps to greater optimism

Our ‘internal conversation’ is perhaps the greatest influence on our day-to-day lives – but what if you’re stuck listening to a nay-saying pessimist? The good news is that optimism is a skill that can be learned.

Hypnotherapy for sweating – a case study

Anna* was sceptical when she came to see me. “You’ve been recommended by a few people” she told me, “but I don’t really think you can help me. Can you provide hypnotherapy for sweating problems?”

Revision – 6 tips to help children

Revision isn’t just a chance for children to get ready for exams – it’s a chance for them to learn how to cope with pressure, and to develop their emotional resilience. So how can you help them best?

Hypnotherapy for checking – a case study

“Do you do hypnotherapy for checking things too much? I need to check things for work, but I think it’s got a bit silly lately”. That’s how Jason* introduced himself – and, as he’d say later “with a bit of an understatement”.

The Baader Meinhof phenomenon

41 years have passed since the deaths of members of the Baader Meinhof gang in Stammheim. Whilst you may not have heard of them lately, or at all, you will have experienced the Baader Meinhof phenomenon.