What can hypnotherapy help with?

self hypnosis for relaxationThe pages below cover the areas I am most often asked about. However, if you are looking at hypnotherapy for relaxation, childbirth, pain control, panic attacks, motivation, tinnitus or anything else not listed here, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a few details and I can offer advice about whether hypnosis might be right for your situation.

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


PTSD is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, in other words, the stress you feel after you have experienced a trauma. A trauma is just another name for a scary or upsetting experience. 

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Hypnotherapy for phobias

fear of public speaking is said to be the commonest phobia in the western world

Do you suffer fear, anxiety or worry when you have to give a presentation at work? Does fear of flying spoil your holiday? Or is your fear about spiders, birds, injections, or something else?  If the feelings are powerful and overwhelming you probably have a phobia, and I can help you get rid of it. 

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Hypnotherapy for anxiety and worry

ways to reduce anxietyDo you become worried about specific events like taking a driving test or exams, or meeting new people? Or does your anxiety affect you in all kinds of situations? Anxiety can restrict your activities and be physically and emotionally debilitating so perhaps it's time to get some help to relax, improve your confidence, reduce worrying and start to enjoy life again. 

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Hypnotherapy for stress

reduce your stressWe get stressed when we feel the demands that are being placed on us are more than we can really cope with. It's true that you sometimes can't avoid the situations that make you feel stressed, but I can help you to learn coping strategies which give you more 'resilience' - the ability to cope with them better. 

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Hypnotherapy for children and teenagers

bedroom.iStock 000014818928XSmallChildren and teens can struggle with a wide range of issues, arising from school, exams or family: stress or anxiety, bedwetting, low confidence or self-esteem, even (on occasion) smoking or weight control. Read on to see if hypnotherapy is the help you're looking for. 

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Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS2It's generally believed that IBS is aggravated by stress rather than caused by it, but we know that stressful events are often connected both with the first appearance of the condition and with times when symptoms flare up and become more severe. It stands to reason, then, that if you learn to relax, improve your general sense of wellbeing and respond more creatively to stressful situations, you might have fewer IBS attacks. Gut-directed hypnosis aims to help you do this. 

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Hypnotherapy for confidence and self esteem

improve your confidenceDo you lack confidence in some situations? Or do you feel that everything is a struggle, that you may not be quite 'good enough' or that you have to 'put up a front' all the time so people will like or respect you? If so, it's possible you have low confidence or self-esteem, but this can be helped. 

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Hypnotherapy for unwanted habits

crispsSome habits are useful (or at least convenient), but some are not. They're the ones like smoking, unnecessary checking or biting your nails. You might hardly even notice when you do these things, and this can lead you to believe you have no choice. But there are ways to bring them under control. 

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Past Life Regression

PLRI get asked lots of questions about hypnotic Past Life Regression - is it real, or imagined? Can anyone do it? Who was I in a past life? If you have these questions, read on for answers and more information.


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Debbie Waller Hypnotherapy

The Loft Complementary Therapies
Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2DB
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