UK Hypnosis Blog

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

There are constant 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?”. For this reason, I have put together the following information for you about hypnosis and the law for various countries around the […]

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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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My Journey to Success and the Career I’ve Always Wanted

An Interview with UK College Diploma Graduate Kate Middleton Dip Hyp, GHR (reg) & Owner and founder of KMhypnotherapy Tell us about your journey to running a thriving Hypnotherapy business It feels great to be a therapist! It’s everything I’ve always wanted. Mark and Fabienne have genuinely helped my dream come true; I knew what I […]

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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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Hypnosis for surgery, pain, stress and much more!

Just relax and go deeper into hypnosis… before your operation Imagine that you’re lying in a hospital bed, minutes from being wheeled into the operating room for a long-awaited procedure. All around you, machines are beeping and whirring, echoing your frenzied nerves. Moments later, a nurse enters your room. She informs you that you’ll be […]

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