October 12, 2018

Part One - Sleep and Weight Management.

Shakespeare was correct when he called sleep "Nature's soft nurse." There is definitely a healing quality to sleep. This is not just a poetic image but is based on good hard science. This 4 part series of blogs will look at a vari...

December 28, 2017

The following is a case history of a client with OCD. Full permission from the client has been given to publish her story.

Jane (not her real name) came to see me concerning her obsessive checking behaviour which she’d carried out for the past 7 years. She was now 27 ye...

December 28, 2017

Everyday in the press and on TV we are bombarded with news of the imminent closure of hospital wards, reductions in NHS services or increasing waiting times for vital medical procedures. Whilst I do not agree with the austerity cuts put in place by the current governme...

December 28, 2017

Ever had butterflies in your stomach?

Have you been so nervous you’ve had to run for the bathroom?

The brain and gut are so intimately connected that your emotional frame of mind is reflected by the state of your digestive tract almost immediately.  Conversely, when you...

December 28, 2017

Of course, being a hypnotherapist I’d love to say yes. Fortunately, I’m not that arrogant. Unfortunately, there are a few unethical therapists who set themselves up as guru-like figures who would have you believe in their unique almost God-given talents. Don’t buy the...

December 28, 2017

With the cold and flu season upon us it is wise to consider how you can take precautions and really support your immune system to take on those viruses and bacteria which can take hold.


The immune system is a complex system not a single entity and is comprised of many...

December 28, 2017

The majority of Hypnotherapists are in agreement that all hypnosis is self hypnosis as it’s really not possible to force another person into a hypnotic state. We simply encourage this natural process to occur and become more profound to utilise as a therapeutic tool.

If...

December 28, 2017

When I was about 16 I saw a book in a bookshop by the writer Alan Watts called ” The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are ”
I can still feel the effect that moment had on my whole being – A moment of realisation that we are social creatures by nature and in ne...