109, 2015

How I Overcame Anxiety: Living with & surviving panic, my story

Anxiety, fear and panic are part of my life. For many years I suffered panic attacks and crippling fear. I now have a very different […]

1108, 2016

Is hypnosis real? : The latest research

Last week a paper was released that got the fields of hypnosis and hypnotherapy very excited. The media was awash with articles discussing how researchers […]

1805, 2016

Mental hygiene & stress management for children


‘Keeping a balanced mind is as important as a balanced diet, while mental hygiene and stress management are as important as personal hygiene.
Currently 19% of […]

1610, 2015

Does weight loss hypnotherapy work?

People often ask “Does hypnosis actually help people lose weight?”. The simple answer to this is “yes”. In my Southampton therapy clinic I help many […]

1409, 2015

How To Change Your Mind: Dealing with negative thoughts & self destruction

Our minds are incredible, the way we think shapes our experience of the world. It is estimated that we have between 60,000 to 80,000 thoughts […]

1008, 2015

Facing Your Fears – turning problems into opportunities

Winston Churchill said “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” I love that.
One of the topics […]

2407, 2015

Is Hypnotherapy Available On The NHS?

Can you get hypnotherapy on the NHS?
One of the most commonly asked questions regarding hypnotherapy is “Is hypnotherapy available on the NHS?”.

The short answer is […]

707, 2015

3 Weight Loss Tips Everyone Should Know

Back in the spring of this year I decided that I would revamp my weight loss therapy programme. It is usually around springtime that enquiries […]

2306, 2015

Self-Hypnosis: What, Why & How? A beginner’s guide

Over the next few months I intend to offer up some self-help tips to Southampton Clinical Hypnotherapy Blog readers.

Included will be various hypnotic* and behavioural strategies […]

2306, 2015

How to become more assertive and build confidence: A self-help guide

In today’s blog entry I want to consider assertiveness and confidence.

It is common practice in therapy to teach clients assertiveness skills this is done as […]