UK Hypnosis Blog

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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Covid-19: How to find volunteers during this time

As part of your Diploma, you are required to complete three case studies. The first case study should be two sessions in duration, with the further two case studies being three sessions in duration. The case studies are intended to give you the opportunity to develop your skills as a therapist and to start engaging […]

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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 September 2020. It may be longer than this – we will keep you updated.  This applies to all our […]

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What our current trainees think about the Online Diploma

We spoke to some of our current trainees taking the online version of the Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy to hear about how they’re finding the online course. We’ve had two intakes since we launched in November last year, and we now have people learning the Hypno-CBT® approach in New Zealand, Finland and Malaysia! Whether […]

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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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Book talk tonight – Mark Davis on the new edition of Conditioned Reflex Therapy

A quick last minute announcement! Tonight, at Watkins Books, I’ll be giving a talk on the new edition of Conditioned Reflex Therapy by Andrew Salter which was reprinted last month. Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm Date: Thursday 21st November 2019 Location: Watkins Books, Cecil Court, London (nearest tube station is Leicester Square)   Having been out of […]

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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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