Is hypnosis real?

‘Is hypnosis real?’, is a question that more and more people are asking, now that it is becoming the therapy of choice with regard to weight loss, phobia, anxiety, depression and low self-esteem, to name just a few. So, is hypnosis real?  Well, it is only within the last decade that science has ‘proved’ that… Read More »Is hypnosis real?

“Hypnotherapy Doesn’t Work”

I keep hearing this lament from new clients who have tried an ineffective version of hypnotherapy, but continue to hold the belief that hypnotherapy can help with their problem. It grieves me to consider the vast number of people who have tried an ineffective, wordy, diluted version of hypnotherapy and have given up. In my… Read More »“Hypnotherapy Doesn’t Work”

The Real Threat To Effective Hypnotherapy

Effective Hypnotherapy-vs-Regulation As President of my professional organisation, I am reviewing the current requirements for the inclusion of a Hypnotherapist in a number of Hypnotherapy Registers. As is more and more the case, the academics are doing their level best to inhibit effective Hypnotherapists from working their magic. For instance, the new requirement for Hypnotherapy… Read More »The Real Threat To Effective Hypnotherapy

How To Find a Good Hypnotherapist

Desired Outcome: Find A Good Hypnotherapist Problem: Where Do You Start? When it comes to choosing an effective Hypnotherapist, the main thing you need to be aware of is that all hypnotherapy is not the same. That may seem obvious, but most people never consider it. The fact is, most hypnotherapy is mediocre, at best.… Read More »How To Find a Good Hypnotherapist

Real Help for Depression

Help for Depression is in the news. In the last year some 46.7 million prescriptions were issued for Depression, in the UK alone. The medical profession is defending this, stating that anti-depressant drugs work. This is nonsense. They then narrow the discussion to a choice between drugs and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Neither of which… Read More »Real Help for Depression

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

I was cycling the other day, coming into Walpole Highway, a village a few miles from my home.  As I approached, I noticed that the road had been resurfaced. It looked really good, new tar and chippings, bright in the sunshine.  It was only when I got onto the ‘new’ surface that the truth dawned….… Read More »Cognitive Behavioural Therapy