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What's worrying you?

We can all feel overwhelmed at times. Whether you have a specific issue you’re hoping to find help with, are looking to change problematic behaviours, or uncover the deeper causes behind current struggles, hypnotherapy may be able to help.

Here we share some of the common areas people may struggle with, from common symptoms to how they can impact you across your life, and explaining some of the different options available.

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Addictions

According to Action on Addiction, one in three people are addicted to something. Most commonly, when we think of addiction, we imagine addictions to alcohol, drugs and cigarettes... Read more

Anger management

Feeling angry now and then is a normal part of life. Usually, anger is a result of feeling frustrated, insulted, deceived or even under attack. For many, anger is a natural... Read more

Anxiety

Most of us know how it feels to be stressed, worried or nervous about something. Usually, these feelings are fleeting and they disappear as quickly as they appear. For those with... Read more

Blushing

Blushing is the reddening of the face, ears, neck and often the upper part of the chest, followed by a feeling of heat and tingling. Blushing is an unconscious, physical reaction... Read more

Bruxism (teeth grinding)

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding and clenching of the jaw. Most people will grind their teeth to a degree, without any symptoms or complications. When the grinding... Read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) often referred to as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E), is a weakening illness which sees the sufferer experience long term fatigue which is not... Read more

Depression

We all feel low from time to time. Often this will quickly ease and we’ll go back to feeling like our usual selves. For some people, however, this low mood persists and... Read more

Eating problems

Those who develop eating problems can have a distorted relationship with food. This can develop as a way for you to try and cope with another underlying problem, such as anxiety... Read more

Exam stress

Many people will suffer moments of stress and often feel overwhelmed when having to sit an exam. Many of us will also be able to recall how nerve-racking it can be to take a test... Read more

Female sexual problems

Many women have problems with sex at some stage in their lives. With symptoms ranging from painful intercourse to feeling anxious during sex, difficulties climaxing to loss of... Read more

Hypnobirthing

The aim of hypnosis for childbirth, or hypnobirthing as it is commonly known, is to help you give birth in a relaxing, calm environment free from stress, anxiety or fear. Being... Read more

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the digestive system and gut that causes the bowel to be very sensitive. The condition causes recurring pain and discomfort... Read more

Low self-confidence

Confidence is a state of mind. When we feel confident, we accept ourselves and believe in our abilities. When we don't feel confident, we can become stressed, anxious, unfulfilled... Read more

Low self-esteem

Self-esteem is how we perceive ourselves; what we think about ourselves and how much we value ourselves. Our self-esteem is made up of thoughts and opinions, often formed in our... Read more

Male sexual problems

Intimacy with our partners is an important part of a fulfilling relationship and, often, this includes physical intimacy. When sexual problems crop up, it can cause tension and... Read more

Obsessions and compulsions

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that involves obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. It can affect anybody and can develop at any age, however, it... Read more

Pain management

Chronic pain is a complicated issue that can be hard to treat. Often, a variety of approaches are needed to help lessen pain, improve independence and help you cope with the... Read more

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder, which typically develops after being involved in or witnessing traumatic events. Once believed to only affect... Read more

Public speaking

Having a fear of public speaking is common; the thought of getting up in front of a crowd and talking is enough to make most of us break out in a sweat.  More and more of us... Read more

Relationship issues

Us humans are social beings; we crave connection, intimacy and conversation. It’s perhaps no surprise then that when our relationships are in danger, we are deeply affected... Read more

Relaxation

Relaxation refers to the state of body and mind that is free from tension, stress and anxiety. Relaxation is an important part of self-care, helping you look after your well-being... Read more

Sleep problems

Helping us process the day, rest and heal, sleep has a huge impact on our overall health and well-being. When we become sleep deprived, we can start feeling exhausted, lacking in... Read more

Sports performance

Everyone knows that being a successful athlete involves maintaining high levels of physical fitness. However, this is only part of the strategy required for success; sports... Read more

Stress

Stress is something we experience when we feel under too much pressure and unable to cope. We all experience stress from time to time and we all experience it differently. A... Read more

Stuttering

Stuttering, also referred to as stammering, is a speech problem that is quite common in children and can continue into adulthood. It is estimated that around one in 20 children... Read more

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a condition characterised by the sounds of ringing, buzzing, whistling, humming, hissing or other noises in one or both ears. The sound can be continuous or... Read more

Weight loss

Losing weight can be a difficult process - not made any easier by the conflicting, and often dangerous, advice out there in the world. We are constantly bombarded with TV... Read more