When Does Normal Worrying Tip Over into Anxiety?

Everybody worries. About different things, and to different extents, but there are very few people on this planet who could genuinely admit that they have nothing to worry about.And ‘everyday’ worrying is not a problem in itself. If you’re not sure you have enough petrol in the car, if you have enough money to buy the groceries, or if you … [Read more...]

Experiencing a Panic Attack and What to Do

Experiencing a panic attack, also known as anxiety attacks, or sometimes panic disorder, can be terrifying and incredibly real. Common symptoms include pain, the feeling of having a heart attack, inability to breathe, sweating, nausea, dizziness, fainting and a strong feeling of loss of control, a feeling of terror or even a feeling that you are … [Read more...]

What to Expect in a Hypnotherapy for Anxiety Session from Charles Whitaker

Every session of hypnotherapy is different, because every client has different needs. Even sessions for the same condition, such as hypnotherapy for anxiety, can be very different, because every individual, and the cause behind every case of anxiety, is unique.However, the structure of most of my confidential consultations is the same. All the … [Read more...]

Phobias, Anxiety and Hypnotherapy

Phobias are one of the most common conditions treated by hypnotherapists. Phobias are an anxiety disorder, but an anxiety disorder that is highly specific in its manifestation. A phobia is a fear that has grown so strong as to become irrational.Some of the most common phobias concern quite everyday objects. Fear of spiders, fear of heights, … [Read more...]

Why Hypnotherapy is Such an Effective Approach for Anxiety

It’s one of the ironies for anxiety sufferers that even the thought of seeking treatment for the condition can make them anxious. But anxiety is a very treatable condition and there are many types of program to choose from.One very effective approach to anxiety is hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy’s great advantage for anxiety sufferers lies in its … [Read more...]

Why Ebola Stories Cause Some People Extreme Anxiety

The recent epidemic of Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, and the related cases in the US, has caused many peopleconcern. But for some people, this concern has escalated into serious anxiety that warrants treatment.While the media report in excruciating detail on Ebola’s symptoms and its spread though some African countries, … [Read more...]

Hypnosis To Reduce Anxiety Around Childbirth

Childbirth is a natural process, but there is no denying that for some women it can be a painful and traumatic one.While every woman is excited about bringing a new baby into the world, most expectant mothers admit to a level of anxiety and fear about actually giving birth. This is particularly true of first time mothers, who are unsure of what … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy as a Clinical Tool

Writing in The Observer of 21 July this year, Vaughan Bell explores the renaissance of hypnotherapy as a clinical tool rather than as a source of entertainment. He notes that some of the most respected science journals are regularly publishing studies of hypnotherapy and are once again taking hypnotherapy seriously as a way to deal with … [Read more...]

You’re Not Alone: Celebrities who Suffer from Anxiety

 Would it surprise you to learn that there are many celebrities suffer from anxiety?Perhaps it shouldn’t. Modern-day celebrity can be a stressful existence with the constant scrutiny of cameras and the public. Not all celebrities find this an easy way to live.Panic attacks are a common manifestation of anxiety. Persistent panic attacks are … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy for Anxiety

One question that often crops up in my hypnotherapy for anxiety sessions is whether or not anxiety is exclusively a modern issue.Nowadays our lives seem to be driven faster and faster with more and more being heaped on our plate – conditions in which anxiety thrives. So I can understand why people wonder if modern life has created anxiety – a … [Read more...]