Irlam Foot Clinic
109 Liverpool Road
My name is Elaine Bradshaw and I am a Clinical Hypnotherapist and work from my own practice Laneways Hypnotherapy based in Cadishead, Manchester.
I offer practical help that really works. My approach is thorough and effective, placing warmth, understanding and expert advice above all else.
Firstly, any misconceptions about hypnosis should be dispelled. The technique does not involve being put into a deep sleep, and you cannot be made to do anything you would not ordinarily do. You remain fully aware of your surroundings and situation, and are not vulnerable to every given command of the therapist. The important thing is that you want to change some behavioural habit or addiction and be highly motivated to do so. You have to want the treatment to work and must establish a good clinical rapport with the therapist in order for it to do so……
The readiness and ability of clients to be hypnotised varies considerably and hypnotherapy generally requires several sessions in order to achieve meaningful results. However you can learn the technique of self-hypnosis which can be practiced at home, to reinforce the usefulness of formal sessions with the therapist. This can help counter distress and anxiety-related conditions.
Hypnotherapy can be applied to many psychological, emotional and physical disorders. It is used to relieve pain in surgery and dentistry and has proved to be of benefit in obstetrics. It can shorten the delivery stage of labour and reduce the need for painkillers. It can ease the suffering of the disabled and those facing terminal illness, and it has been shown to help people to overcome addictions such as smoking and alcoholism, and to help with bulimia. Children are generally easy to hypnotise and can be helped with nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting) and chronic asthma, whilst teenagers can conquer stammering or blushing problems which can otherwise make their lives miserable.
Phobias of all kinds lend themselves well to hypnotherapy, and anyone suffering from panic attacks or obsessional compulsive behaviour, and stress-related problems like insomnia, may benefit. Conditions exacerbated by tension, such as irritable bowel syndrome, psoriasis and eczema, and excessive sweating, respond well, and even tinnitus and clicky jaws (tempero-mandibular joint dysfunction) can be treated by these techniques.
Also smoking cessation and weight management work exceptionally well with hypnotherapy.
I offer workshops & group sessions:
Self Hypnosis Classes
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained with Innervisions School of Clinical Hypnotherapy
I am a member of The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council, The General Hypnotherapy Register and The Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council.
Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
- Addictions *
- Alcohol abuse *
- Anxiety *
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome *
- Eating disorders *
- Exam stress
- Fear of flying
- Food addiction *
- Gambling addiction *
- Gastric band hypnotherapy
- Insomnia *
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Low self-confidence *
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessions and compulsions *
- Pain management *
- Panic attacks *
- Phobias *
- Post-traumatic stress disorder *
- Public speaking
- Quit smoking
- Sleep disorders *
- Sports performance
- Stress *
- Stuttering *
- Tinnitus *
- Weight loss
* 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.
Free telephone consultation. Phone 07843 488834
Relaxation Session - £40
Therapy Session - £70 per hour, 1st appointment normally 90 minutes
Smoking Cessation - £150 per individual (single 2 hour session)
HypnoSlimmer/Virtal Gastric Band from - £275 for five sessions, CDs and on-going telephone support.
For cancellations with less than 48 hours’ notice, the full session cost remains due as the session cannot be allocated to another client at such short notice – discretion applies
Monday - Friday 5pm to 8pm Saturday - 9am to 4pm Sunday - by appointment