Category: Mental Health

Binge Eating Disorder: Is Hypnotherapy The Answer?

A conversation between my work colleague and I when I announced that I was going to try hypnotherapy for binge eating; Me: “I’ve booked myself if to see a hypnotherapist for binge eating.” Colleague: “You aren’t a binge eater-are you?” Me: Well, kind of. I find it hard to stop eating once I start, and I’m always thinking about food.”...Continued

Football Mental Health

Coronavirus: Football needs mental health support

The Heads Up mental health campaign was launched in February helped by the Duke of Cambridge. It follows a spike in the number of football players seeking mental health support since the start of the lockdown. Compared with last years figures of 653 players accessing support this first quarter has already seen just shy of half of that, some 299...Continued

procrastination

Self-Hypnosis For Procrastination

We are now used to and perhaps a little fed up of staying at home. The novelty has well and truly worn off. Over the weeks we have been busy organising, planning and trying new things. Some of us working from home, others are busying themselves being creative, and some have even been spring cleaning. Now, however, is when procrastination...Continued

Child Phobia: How Hypnotherapy Helps

Hypnotherapy can effectively help  overcome child phobia As any hypnotherapist will confirm, supporting a child to overcome a fear is very rewarding. Knowing that they will go through life without something hanging over them only encourages us to reach further and to treat more suffering with a phobia. The vast majority of phobias are created in childhood. These tend to...Continued

Christmas and Hypnotherapy

  Hypnotherapy can support low mood and anxiety over the festive period   As the days draw shorter and the Christmas season is upon us, it is comforting to know that hypnotherapy is here to support you. It is especially valuable for those highly stressed and anticipating a less than merry Christmas. More than 12 million in the UK seek...Continued

Body Positive

From Diet-Obsessed to Body Positive

My unexpected but oh so worth it journey from being diet-obsessed to body positive I can’t recall exactly when my journey to becoming diet-obsessed began, but I know my journey to becoming body positive took me by surprise. There was a time around puberty, where I started wondering what boys thought of me. Of course, I wondered and worried the...Continued

Conception, fertility

How hypnotherapy could help With Conception

Fertility problems affect one in seven couples in the UK   According to NHS England, even fertile partners can take up to 2 years to become pregnant after they start trying*   There are many factors which can contribute to conception issues including: Hormonal disorders such as thyroid and PCOS Physical disorders such as weight Disorders of the reproductive system...Continued

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Is Hypnotherapy The New IBS Treatment?

  MedUni states that hypnotherapy is one of the most effective treatments for Irritable Bowel Syndrome.   For those with stress-related Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS, they have a distinctive microbial signature in their gut. Studies at MedUni, Austria, have found holistic therapies significantly more effective in treating the condition than symptomatic and probiotic treatments alone. Hypnotherapy specifically has shown...Continued

Football Players seeking Support For Mental Health

Recent figures show that more players are seeking support for mental health from the PFA.   278 more current and former football players than in 2018 have or are accessing therapy.   Football Association’s Prince William has spoken out, criticising football clubs for their attitude towards the mental health of their players. “Once you would never show any weakness, but...Continued

Self-Hypnosis

Self-Hypnosis Happiness

Self-hypnosis could help you to overcome difficult issues and situations in areas of your daily life.   For some, the idea of hypnosis conjures images of magicians telling us to “sleep” before “clucking” across a stage like some performing puppet. In stark contrast, hypnotherapy and self-hypnosis are quite the opposite. Hypnotherapy has been recognised as a talking therapy by the British...Continued