Hypno-CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy)

“It opens doors to things you didn’t imagine you could possibly do” – student interview with Anja Henderson, Occupational Psychologist

We spoke to Anja Henderson, an occupational psychologist, after she completed the classroom training part of her Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy. Hear what Anja has to say about how she plans to integrate the skills she learnt into her coaching practice, the prevalence of anxiety in today’s society, and how techniques taught on the […]

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Louise Coyle: how Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy can help with the menopause and ‘dating anxiety’

Louise Coyle is a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist who trained with us and now runs her successful practice, Changing Times Hypnotherapy. Here Louise talks to us about her specialised menopause workshops, cognitive techniques to overcome ‘dating anxiety’ and how she found setting up her own practice. What do you enjoy most about being a hypnotherapist?  I […]

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‘Mindful learning’ – transforming life-long learning

Perfectionism – the real challenge Exam performance and school league tables. They seem to be the key driver now for our primary and secondary education system – the need to deliver results. Unfortunately, this ill-prepares young people for a future of good mental health and well-being, let alone for university or life-long learning. Students  effectively […]

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Cutting through the 5 Myths of Hypnosis – Part 2

Welcome to the second in our 5 Myths of Hypnosis series!  Here I’m aiming to provide some clarity amongst the muddy marketplace of hypnosis courses  – to try to cut through the hype, get the pop out of the psychology, separate the science from the superstition, and see what the research says.  So join me […]

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40 Clients in 4 Months: How Vanessa Built her Hypnotherapy Practice

Hear what Vanessa has to say about how her Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy allowed her to start a successful practice. How I started my company It’s been four months since I qualified with the UK college and since then, obviously, I’ve created my company – I’ve had more than 120 individual client sessions with […]

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Cutting through the 5 Myths of Hypnosis – Part 1

Welcome to the first in our Five Myths About Hypnosis series! Over the next few weeks, I want to share with you the most common myths and misconceptions about hypnosis – and why it’s so important to question them, look to the science and use more research-informed ways of talking about hypnosis. I’m going to […]

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From Assistant Headteacher to Hypnotherapist in 5 months

Tom Cleary was an Assistant Headteacher at a primary school until he decided to embark on a new career as a therapist. Tom is still positively changing people’s lives, but now in a very different way – as an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist. Highlights Tom received the Diploma award and started practice in the same […]

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Identifying and Helping with Eco-anxiety

What is eco-anxiety? Little did I expect, when I trained as a cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist, that my background in ecology and environmental policy would cross over so directly into my therapy practice. But the rising tide of ‘eco-anxiety’ means I am seeing an increasing presentation of this form of anxiety in my clinic.  And particularly […]

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Hypnosis and CBT – A perfect combination

  Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at some of the extensive research behind hypnosis. We’ve looked at evidence showing what it is – and how it works. We have discussed a number of studies into the range of conditions that hypnosis can help. Today let’s look at another fascinating piece of research. What […]

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The Hypno-CBT® Toolbox: 35 different therapy techniques

In talking with other hypnotherapists and psychotherapists it’s clear that many have only a small range of techniques and interventions to draw upon.  We believe it’s important that hypnotherapists and psychotherapists have a wide range of interventions (treatment elements) to draw upon to create tailored and flexible treatment plans for each client. Here’s the current list of […]

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