Susi Barber CertHypCS MHS
Ashcroft Therapy Centre
I'm a Clinical Hypnotherapist & Counsellor and I'm glad you found your way here.
What do you want to change?
Crippling anxiety, worrying habits or reactions, phobia, PTSD, pain. Do you need to dispel overwhelm, seek effective help with weight loss or develop and grow in confidence? Something may have been a difficult problem for years and you've just, well… coped, or maybe it's appeared recently, but either way, you're ready to address the issue. Ready to benefit from Hypnotherapy, or perhaps counselling to effect that change.
Hypnotherapy is a powerful tool, to overcome anxiety, control cravings, enable weight loss, deal with pain management and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Therapy will enable you to boost self-esteem and motivation - develop greater confidence and bring a feeling of total well-being.
Contact me to discuss anything you're concerned about. Your Initial Consultation is free and we'll discuss fears, worries, conflicts and anxieties. We'll also talk about what you want to achieve - really want to achieve - to realise your potential.
One Life. Prepare to Live it!
Susi Barber CertHypCS MHS
covering Banbury . Bicester . Chipping Norton . Deddington . North Oxon . Oxford . Woodstock
Training, qualifications & experience
Professional Member of the National Hypnotherapy Society (MHS)
Chrysalis Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (CertHypCS)
Aim Awards Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills Level 4 (QCF)
Certificate (CPD) Mindfulness for Anxiety & Depression
Certificate (CPD) Patterns of Behaviour
Currently in Practice at the Ashcroft Therapy Centre, Deddington, Oxfordshire OX15 0SW.
contact details also available direct from your GP at the Deddington Health Centre and Bicester Health Centre.
Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
- Addictions *
- Anger management
- Anxiety *
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome *
- Depression *
- Eating disorders *
- Exam stress
- Fear of flying
- Food addiction *
- Gambling addiction *
- Insomnia *
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Low self-confidence *
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessions and compulsions *
- Pain management *
- Panic attacks *
- Phobias *
- Public speaking
- Quit smoking
- Relationship issues
- Sexual issues *
- 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.
Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
Driving Disorientation (and related driving issues)
- Vertigo, loss of confidence on motorways, confusion in traffic flow or rain, fear of driving in the dark – all are far more common that we imagine. You’re a qualified driver, fit & well, eyes checked regularly, and yet these inhibitions have become an inate fear, limiting driving confidence.
In Therapy we discuss in confidence your own responses to road situations, and look at any issues which concern you, then using modern hypnotherapy methods we begin to dispel those anxieties, moving on to improve all aspects of cognitive behavior (that’s your perception and judgment in driving terms). Re-gain belief in yourself and your driving skill, making driving responsive, inter-active and pleasurable.
YES YOU CAN! President Barack Obama struck gold with his statement ‘Yes We Can’. I’m inspired by this simple phrase of three words. Words with such potential they never fail to bring a lightbulb moment – a realisation that we have great possibilities – each of us. Nice one Mr President!
Visualise, and you bring into focus your inborn power. Too often, this is latent – and what a waste. You already know you have great potential, just look at all the possibilities you’ve thought about in the past! Think about the wonderful creativity you’ve hidden away for too long.
Realise your potential through New-Life Therapy, using hypnotherapy & Counselling to discover new skills and energy you’ve only dreamed of ‘till now. Acknowledge latent creative powers, build supreme confidence in daily life, focusing, developing and achieving the goals of your wildest dreams. ‘Yes You Can!’. The President has a point.
Nutrition is not something you have to wrestle with. If you've been through the mill with diets, starvation, bingeing and guilt - throw away your scales. Yes, throw away your scales. Scales just endorse self-judgement and perpetuate a pointless cycle of unhappiness. I threw away mine years ago and recommend my Clients do the same.
With 'Nurture Plan' we move on from that pointless cycle by changing habits - nurturing the body, relishing good food - the right food to sate hunger, dispel craving, cease bingeing and avoid guilt. Reach your ideal weight by improving health & wellbeing, and sculpting your body with the right exercise for you. Results are long term and confidence boosting. Achieve the body you want whilst allowing nutrition to be enjoyable and a normal part of life.
In our brain the Autonomic Nervous system is responsible for controlling involuntary body functions. Hypnotherapy can help the whole system to relax - calming heart rate, aiding digestion, and healing and strengthening the immune system.' Healing Plan' Hypnotherapy will boost the healing process, generate a feeling of wellness and accelerate your successful recovery.
...GET WELL SOON!
Walk & Talk Therapy
Love Walking? Talking Therapy with a qualified Therapist works well for worries, stress, anxiety - and can also help with weight loss. Now you can benefit from Walk & Talk Therapy as we walk outdoors in peaceful surroundings. This is not hypnotherapy but a talking Therapy Session, whilst enjoying the views and gentle calm of grand gardens in the English Cotswolds. You will improve on so many levels with this innovative Therapy. I can't recommend it enough!
Hold Back Dementia
Volunteers required. A series of four free hypnotherapy sessions is offered to anyone recently diagnosed with dementia as part of new research to look into how clinical hypnotherapy can prevent deterioration and maintain good neurological function.
NEW INFORMATION ON DEMENTIA - Recent research by University of Liverpool Dr Simon Duff suggests that hypnotherapy can help people living with dementia -
“Participants who are aware of the onset of dementia may become depressed and anxious at their gradual loss of cognitive ability …… so hypnosis - which is a tool for relaxation - can really help the mind concentrate on positive activity like socialization ….. those having regular hypnosis sessions showed real improvement across all of the areas that we looked at.”
Dr Dan Nightingale, co-author of the research and leading dementia consultant at the Abacus Clinic in Newark, added: "Evidence to date has shown that we can enhance the quality of life for people living with dementia through the correct use of hypnosis…”
Source: The National Hypnotherapy Society Newsletter.2016.
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Your Initial Consultation Free
Hypnotherapy £50 per session
stress . worry . anxiety . fear . phobia . emotional . relationship . self-esteem
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See 'Other Areas' section for full details of the following plans -
Driving Disorientation £50 per session
New-Life Therapy £300
Yes You Can! Realise your potential with New-Life Therapy.
Build confidence and motivation, focusing, developing and achieving. Success!
Nurture Plan £300
6 sessions. dispel the tyranny of constant craving,
night bingeing, guilt and starvation. Get your life back - with confidence.
Quit Smoking Plan £300
Chance to create a healthy future. Yes, It's time.
Post-surgery recovery £30 per half hour session
post-surgery 'Healing Plan' is a complete Healing therapy. Sessions will boost the immune system and restore energy and well-being. Remember you have a future. Be ready to live life to the full. .
Walk & Talk Therapy £60 per hour session
- includes gardens entry fee
Hold Back Dementia
Volunteers required. A series of four free hypnotherapy sessions is offered to anyone recently diagnosed with dementia as part of new research to look into how clinical hypnotherapy can prevent deterioration and maintain good neurological function. Offer available through Sept / Oct 2016.
See 'Other Areas' for full details of these plans
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A HYPNOTHERAPY SESSION
Clinical Hypnotherapy is not like stage hypnosis. As in Psychotherapy, a trained Therapist uses initial conversation to find out what you want to change, and discuss how we can make that happen. Then, through Therapy we make changes, the changes You want to happen, changes which will improve your life.
Therapists have different styles and I often use a relaxation approach, which includes therapeutic visualisation. Once we have talked through your issues, and you are happy to proceed, your Therapist will talk you through a body relaxation, bringing emotional calm. Next, you have a guided visualisation, the description of a calm and beautiful place and this is a wholly therapeutic experience in itself just as when you're absorbed whilst reading a book, or mesmerised by a film. That's how it feels. Many of you will have experienced a serene yoga meditation, which feels similar. A completely relaxed state.
Then your Therapist can use the power of words, allowing the letting go of pain, anxiety, constant worry, bad habits, unwanted clutter and outdated memories, and bringing soothing healing when it is needed.
Your physical and psychological well-being is at the heart of all Therapy. Accredited Therapists are trained so that suggestions and directions are mindful, relevant and appropriate. Only then will they resonate, bringing great benefit to the way you live your life.
Consultations 9.30 am - 7.00pm weekdays. I'm usually at my desk between 9.30 - 10.30 am on Mondays to talk about any issues concerning you and your emotional well-being Tel 01869 347146.