Hypnotherapy For Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

A specialized new treatment using hypnotherapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is achieving great success. For a long time, the gold standard in dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been exposure therapy. ‘Exposure therapy’ means challenging the sufferer by exposing them gradually to their fear, starting with small stimuli … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy and ADHD

We’re all familiar with the child who can’t sit still, who doesn’t seem to listen, who can’t remember tasks, and is always getting into trouble. Is this ADHD? Not always. It’s normal for many children to be a bundle of energy. But, if you have a child who is excessively hyperactive and shows a considerable lack of attention compared to kids the … [Read more...]

Mindfulness and Hypnotherapy

The concept of ‘mindfulness’ seems to be everywhere at the moment. But what exactly does it mean? And is there a connection between mindfulness and hypnotherapy? Although the word ‘mindfulness’ seems to be in universal use, sometimes it refers to different things! Mindfulness was originally an ancient Buddhist concept, using meditation and … [Read more...]

Charles Dickens and Hypnosis

Did you know that Charles Dickens was a practitioner of a form of hypnosis? The author of ‘Great Expectations’ and ‘Oliver Twist’ among many other great works was fascinated by the practice of ‘mesmerism’ in the 1800s. Dickens attended public displays of mesmerism presented by John Elliotson, who was a professor of medicine and the man who … [Read more...]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Hypnotherapy

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can develop after any violent or traumatic event. Symptoms sometimes begin shortly after the event, or they can start years later. While we often associate PTSD with military experiences, it’s also common in the general community. For example, it can occur after surviving an accident, after an assault or after … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy Help for Conception

When you’re planning a baby, you’re excited! But what if it doesn’t happen? Then those feelings of excitement can quickly change to stress and worry – even if you know that it takes most people a year or more to conceive. Those feelings of stress and worry can impact your fertility, making it even harder for you to conceive, and trapping you in … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy Edinburgh, Peebles and Moffat

I believe that it’s important to use a hypnotherapist who is not only qualified and experienced, but who is also located conveniently close to you. Hypnotherapy can be a very profound experience, particularly if you are dealing with a serious issue that has affected your life for a long time. You want to give yourself time to reflect after the … [Read more...]

Depression in the Workplace

If you are suffering from severe depression, it may not be possible for you to work for a while. However, if you normally enjoy work, and your job is not too stressful, returning to work can be an important milestone on your journey to recovery. Depression in the Workplace. Ask your employer if you might be able to start back with lighter duties … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy for Empowerment!

How is your staff really feeling? Is your staff coping with the demands of work and daily life, or could you be doing something to help? People seldom admit to struggling at home or at work when they are actually in the workplace - until their issues become so overwhelming they can lead to a complete emotional or physical collapse. Not only … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy in the Worldwide News

Hypnotherapy in the Worldwide News. A round up of some recent news stories featuring hypnotherapy! Lots of celebrities have been talking recently in the media about how hypnotherapy has helped them overcome various issues. A couple of examples are below, plus how an endurance runner use hypnotherapy and an interesting introduction to … [Read more...]

The Limits of Self Control – and Hypnotherapy to Stop Smoking

A few years ago, an article in Psychology Today by Kelly McGonigal Ph.D, covered a study by UC San Francisco researchers, Dikla Shmueli and Judith Prochaska, which showed that it’s not necessarily smart to attempt to change too many behaviours at one time, particularly when they concern your health.  The Limits of Self Control In Shmueli and … [Read more...]

What to expect in a hypnotherapy session

While every session is different, depending on the individual and the issues we are dealing with, I can outline a typical session to give you some guidance on what to expect in a hypnotherapy session. All my offices, hypnotherapy Edinburgh and both hypnotherapy Borders locations, are private and tranquil. I offer free ‘taster sessions’, … [Read more...]

Celebrities use Hypnosis for Weight Loss!

Celebrities use hypnosis for weight loss. They work hard on their bodies, as their careers often depend on keeping themselves in tip-top shape. Most can control their weight using diet and exercise, but sometimes even celebrities need a little extra help. Many celebrities have also turned to hypnosis to help them lose unwanted weight. So, if … [Read more...]

Stop Smoking with Hypnosis

 One of the most addictive habits that can be stopped surprisingly easily with hypnotherapy is smoking. Can you believe that a habit that may have dogged you for many years can be stopped in a single session of hypnotherapy? Well, it can! Stop smoking with hypnosis. Many smokers have tried hopelessly for years to give up. Are you one of them? … [Read more...]

Celebrities who have used hypnotherapy

There are celebrities who have used hypnotherapy too. They are as prone as we are to bad habits – perhaps even more so, with all the temptations that a celebrity life lays out before them. One of the most mundane habits that addicts many celebrities addicts many of us as well, and that is smoking. Celebrities can turn to all kinds of expensive … [Read more...]

Overcome panic attacks with hypnotherapy

Don’t Panic Over Panic Attacks Panic attacks are an abrupt onset of a sense of overwhelming anxiety and terror. These feelings can be so strong that some people report they feel like they are dying, due to the extreme physical symptoms. Symptoms The symptoms of a panic attack, including chest pain, breathing problems and palpitations, can mimic … [Read more...]

Quantum Life Skills for Business Workshop

If you are looking for a workshop that will inspire your team, and, at the same time, reinforce your sense of bonding; my Quantum Life Skills for Business Workshop will give you exactly what you are looking for. Strengthen the Inner Self My Quantum Life Skills Workshop focuses on strengthening the inner self of every member of your team. It … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy for Depression

If you suffer from chronic depression – or are close to somebody who does – you will know the shattering effect it can have on your life, and on the lives of the people around you. Depression can take over to the extent that you cannot work or manage your daily life, and it can strip the pleasure out of everything you do. Depression is a … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy for a Healthier Workplace

One of the most important things anybody can do for their health is to stop smoking. Unfortunately it's not easy to do. Help your staff stop smoking - together! Doing anything as a group reinforces its effectiveness, especially when it comes to stopping something as habit-forming as smoking.  That's why I offer a hypnotherapy group course for … [Read more...]

How hypnotherapy can build confidence and self esteem

Confidence and self-esteem are emotions that we tend to attribute to others rather than ourselves. When you start a new school, college or job, for example, it’s easy to believe that everybody else feels comfortable and confident and that you are the only person who is terrified inside. That's not true! The reality is that most people are as … [Read more...]