So what is Clinical Hypnotherapy?
Clinical Hypnotherapy is a powerful therapeutic tool that deals with the causes of
problems rather than the symptoms. As a non-invasive, safe and natural method of
treating a wide variety of conditions, it is appropriate for use with children and
What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis is a deep sleep-like state of relaxation, which assists you to focus
inwardly. You can overcome unwanted behaviours, difficulties, habits, and self-
imposed limitations by accessing the sub-conscious mind, as this part of the mind
is more receptive to appropriate suggestions and stimuli.
You will then move forward in your life on a more positive path, having greater
control over your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. The benefits are long-lasting
and often permanent.
Can Hypnotherapy help me?
It is estimated that 85% of all age groups will respond readily to hypnotherapy.
The following excerpt gives you an idea of what to expect from a session:
‘In a bid to cut out excess booze and boost his confidence, Guardian and
Herald reporter – and hardened sceptic - Keir Dawson, turned to
There was no swinging pendulum, no spiralling eyes, no clucking like a chicken,
or pretending to be Elvis……. Admittedly when I turned up for my session with
Clinical Hypnotherapist Sarah Joy – a member of the British Society of Clinical
I didn't know what to expect. And as a hypno-sceptic, I wasn't prepared to
believe I could be sent into a trance of any kind. How wrong I was. Hypnotism
gets a poor press. For many people, me included, it conjures up images of shiny-
suited men convincing drunken revellers to humiliate themselves……. But the
reality is hugely different and Sarah was quick to reinforce the distinction in our
30 minute pre-session chat. Sarah tailors each of her sessions to the client's
personality and circumstances, based on what they have told her. So half an
hour later I was in a big comfor