Hypnotherapy

General articles about hypnosis and hypnotherapy.

How to succeed as a hypnotherapist in 2020

Despite the global turbulence so far, you CAN become a successful therapist in 2020. This article is a rapid-fire list, updated from 2017. Although it was written in a  “pre-COVID-19 world” and we don’t know when things will return back to “normal” – or quite what that new normal will look like – this advice […]

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Why we are not sleeping at this time

In recent times, a lot of us have been experiencing difficulty sleeping – waking up a lot, waking up early or having poor quality sleep. It’s no surprise our sleep has been disrupted – the way we operate on a day to day basis has completely shifted. We’re going through massive changes in the way […]

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Our training courses during the Covid-19 crisis

Announcement about our training courses In light of the UK government’s latest advice, we have made the very difficult decision to no longer run our upcoming training courses live in a classroom until the end of 2020. It may be longer than this – we will keep you updated.  This applies to all our courses […]

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What exactly is Hypno-CBT®?

One of the most commonly asked questions we get is: what exactly IS the Hypno-CBT® model? So I thought I’d answer that question – and explain a bit about why it is so effective and how we teach it as an integrative approach. So, what is Hypno-CBT®? Whilst the Diploma training introduces students to other […]

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“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 menopausal symptoms 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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Taking care of yourself over Christmas – by Lauren Williams

“You get to have the Christmas you choose. You do not have to let your own, society’s or your family’s expectations shape what you value.” After graduating with the CBH Diploma in July this year, Lauren Williams has started a successful private practice. She has recently published her tips on surviving Christmas pressure and expectations, […]

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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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Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy and the Law – around the world

We’re often asked questions about the laws regarding hypnosis and the practice of hypnotherapy in different countries around the world. I receive questions like “Can I practice hypnotherapy in New Zealand after your course?” and “Is your qualification recognised in Spain?” It’s very hard to provide accurate advice for every jurisidication in the world! So I […]

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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! 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 try and cut through the […]

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