Catherine Evans, Dip Hyp, Dip CP, Adv.Dip CP, BWRT® Practitioner
Since qualifying with a Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills in 2010, I have worked with a variety of clients and helped them to overcome the obstacles that were stopping them from enjoying their lives.
Often, people struggle because old or irrelevant beliefs, the influence of circumstances, fears or bad habits are stopping them from moving forward. By removing those blocks I can help my clients to re-wire their thoughts and enjoy aspects of their lives that they felt were holding them back.
I work with a variety of general issues and have a specialist knowledge and interest in maternity related issues including:
- Anxiety - including Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Fertility - when cleared medically and it remains unexplained or dealing with coming to terms with infertility
- Support with IVF
- Fears and phobias - both general and pregnancy/childbirth related including fear of needles, hospitals, childbirth itself, flying, social phobia, water or anything else that is holding you back
- Relaxation through pregnancy and childbirth - including hypnosis for childbirth
- Birth trauma/birth reflection - through either talking through your birth experience or by using hypnotherapy to allow you to gently release the negative feelings surrounding birth
- Ante/Post-natal depression- through either counselling, hypnotherapy or BWRT®
- Depression - through either counselling, hypnotherapy or BWRT®
- Weight loss
- Quit smoking
and many other areas that can be effectively helped by Hypnotherapy
For general issues, please see my general website at www.berkshiretherapist.co.uk
For fertility, birth and post birth related issues, see www.hopebirthandbeyond.co.uk
Feel good this summer
When you’re facing exams and you’re worried that the stress will overtake you on the day or it’s affecting how you’re coping on the run up to your exams, there are ways to help you feel more calm and relaxed on the run up to your exams and feel less anxious and more in control on the day. Hypnotherapy and BWRT® are both very effective in managing exam nerves.
If you’re dreading the summer because you lack the motivation to lose weight or exercise or you feel that you’re eating is out of control, I have 3 packages to help you regain your momentum to take control of your eating and lose weight.
Package 1: Motivation, food choices and taking control
For those who want to lose up to a couple of stone and are struggling to get motivated. This package helps you to increase your motivation, make the right food choices and take control of your eating. Most clients require 3-4 sessions and each session is tailored to your individual needs. All sessions are recorded and sent to the client as an MP3.
Package 2: In-depth exploration and resolving deeper issues
This package is aimed at those who have always struggled with their weight, don’t feel they’ve ever had control of their eating or have more complex causes of weight gain. We work at a much deeper level to resolve and release the causes of your weight problems. Aimed at those with 3 stones or more to lose. Most clients require 5-6 sessions and all motivational sessions are recorded and sent to the client as an MP3.
Package 3: The WHY Programme – Weight, Hypnotherapy and You
This package requires complete commitment from you and is based on on-going results. I’ll give you a variety of tools to continue working with, a workbook and recordings of all your hypnosis sessions and the programme is based on achieving results in order to continue to the next stage of the programme.
You need to be completely committed to this programme which lasts 8 sessions although there is no timescale to complete it so you can work through it at your own pace. Through the process, we will cover compulsive eating, self-hypnosis to give you the tools to use whenever you need them, emotional eating and stress management, making sensible food choices, creating a better relationship with food, increasing motivation to exercise and look to creating a better future. This is an example and can be tailored to your individual needs.
Fears – Flying, wasps, water or whatever stops you enjoying summer
Fears and phobias can stop us enjoying life to the full and can respond very effectively to both Hypnotherapy and BWRT®.
Please see my website for more information on these points or anything else you may wish to work through and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have or to book a free chat to find out more.
With a clinical background of working within the NHS for 27 years, I also have a deep understanding of the stress and emotional issues experienced by Health Care Professionals and the moral and ethical guidance associated with it.
As a qualified Hypnotherapist, Counsellor and BWRT® Practitioner, I can use a variety of tools to help you deal with your problems and give you the confidence to enjoy your life
I also offer BWRT. BWRT®’ stands for ‘BrainWorking Recursive Therapy®’, a model of psychology and psychotherapy created by UK professional therapist, Terence Watts, MCGI. It’s a totally confidential method that doesn’t require you to reveal your private information or personal secrets to your therapist, and is carried out in a completely conscious state. It doesn’t use hypnosis or any mystical concepts – it’s completely logical, practical and down-to-earth, and only needs you to know what you want to change in your life for it be completely successful. Only Certified Practitioners have been trained to deliver BWRT® and all have to adhere to a strict ethical code. Find out more athttp://www.bwrt.org
I provide a variety of workshops and courses that are pregnancy and post-birth related as well as seeing clients on a 1:2:1 basis. Please see my website for further details. if you would like further information on fertility/pregnancy/post birth related issues, please visit www.hopebirthandbeyond.co.uk for more information although you can use the same email as above.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills Dip Hyp CS
Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy Dip CP
Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy Adv. Dip CP
Broadband 4 the Brain
WSN - Counselling and Coaching
I am a Professional Member of the National Hypnotherapy Society (MHS), an Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society (MNCS(Acc)) and a Member of the Institute of Brain Working Recursive Therapy
I also have over 27 years of nursing and midwifery experience of which 10 years are specifically in a maternity setting offering emotional as well as clinical support to the women in my care.
Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
- Food addiction *
- Gastric band hypnotherapy
- Insomnia *
- Low self-confidence *
- Low self-esteem
- Panic attacks *
- Phobias *
* If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have one of the medical conditions starred above, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies or treatments.
Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
I offer a free 30 minute consultation to have a chat about how you're feeling and how I can help. This helps to give you an understanding of how I work and choose the best form of therapy for you.
Although every client is different, I find that many clients respond well to a course of 3 sessions of hypnotherapy. I offer a 3 session package for £195 (£65 per session). If further sessions are required, the cost remains at £65 per session.
Individual sessions are £70 per session - Hypnotherapy sessions include an MP3 recording which is emailed to you following the session.
Quit smoking is a single 2 hour session at £160. This includes a further 1hour session if required.
Counselling sessions are £50 per session
Brain Working Recursive Therapy
BWRT® is £65 per session
I also offer a variety of workshops relating to preparation for childbirth, preparation for motherhood and post birth reflection. Please see http://www.hopebirthandbeyond.co.uk/workshops-courses/ for more details.
My Practice is based in Lower Earley, Reading with easy access from M4 and A329(M). I am also on the 21 bus route from Reading.
- Also registered with Counselling Directory
I work Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays with a variety of day and evening appointments and Saturday Mornings. I am however able to be flexible on appointment times so please ask.