Hypnotherapy

General articles about hypnosis and hypnotherapy.

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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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 am often asked, “Can I practice hypnotherapy in New Zealand/Spain/Turkey/etc after your course?” So I’ve put together the following information for you about hypnosis and the law for various countries around the world. You […]

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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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The Smoking Cessation Market

The Market Opportunity for Smoking Cessation Services There is undoubtedly a large number of people in the UK who are looking for smoking cessation services: the latest research shows out of the 7.4 million smokers out there, around 1.6 million smokers are very ready to quit – each spending about £3,000/year on their habit. Also, you […]

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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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Mutual Support for Hypnotherapists (CBH Peer Support Group) – by Bill Sheate, PhD

Dr Bill Sheate is both an academic (in environmental policy) at Imperial College London and a cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist (trained by the UK College) specialising in anxiety and stress in higher education (Imagination Therapy – www.imaginationtherapy.co.uk). His London-based practice (in Bloomsbury and South Kensington) has a strong emphasis on providing resilience skills training to students, […]

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