I'm happy to offer you a discreet and friendly service at my office based near The Lowry, BBC and ITV at MediaCityUK, Salford. My name is Costa Lambrias and I am the Principal of the Academy of Holistic Hypnotherapy and co-founder and current Secretary in 1997 of the UK's Hypnotherapy Association. Having qualified as a clinical hypnotherapist in 1990, it has been my pleasure to assist the vast majority of my clients to overcome challenges, resolve deep rooted issues, perform better in every type of scenario and situation, and to therefore enjoy living a better life! As the UK pioneer of inner child therapy in the 1990s, I was awarded the accolade one of the 10 leading hypnotherapists in Britain by the Independent on Sunday (23.03.03).
Inner Child therapy is a very powerful therapy utilising Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Analysis to reverse negative conditioning, etc and heal the client’s childhood permanently in less than a dozen sessions. It is perfect for survivors of Abuse and those sufferers of chronic low self-esteem. With increased self-esteem and love for oneself, recipients of this therapy are able to attract more positive relationships and outcomes into their life as they now feel worthy of enjoying all the good things in life. I have been fortunate to present at Conferences around the world and to teach my inner child therapy, my Time Line Realignment™ process, and also Soul Retrieval therapy to thousands of other hypno- and psycho-therapists around the UK and as far abroad as Australia and New Zealand.
As the UK’s Self-Esteem Doctor® my philosophy is simple: once health and basic needs are met, the quality of your life, and your enjoyment of everything you have in your life, is governed by your level of self-esteem. Whether you are seeking security and parity in your relationships and a release from self-doubts and negative conditioning, or looking to improve what you already do well, there is now no longer a reason to let a lack of self-belief hold you back in your personal or professional life when these issues can be resolved so easily!
Apart from this specialism, I also enjoy great success assisting clients to resolve all manner of addictions, unwanted habits, phobias and psychosomatic conditions. I am passionate about the birthright of all of us to enjoy Life, which is why I am passionate about utilising Holistic hypnotherapy to help you to do that. Please contact me for more information or with any queries.
Training, qualifications & experience
DHyp, FIHP, FASM, MABCH, MHA (Reg Hyp), DPsD
What do these qualifications mean?
D.Hyp. Diploma of Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy
F.I.H.P. Fellow of the Institute of Hypnosis & Parapsychology
F.A.S.M. Fellow of the Association of Stress Management
M.A.B.C.H. Member of the Atkinson-Ball College of Hypnotherapy & Hypnohealing
M.H.A. (Reg. Hyp.) Member of the Hypnotherapy Association (and on the UK Hypnotherapy Register)
D.Ps.D. Diploma in Psychosexual Disorders
In 1997 Costa co-founded the Hypnotherapy Association, the UK’s largest independent organisation for professional hypnotherapists with over 400 members. In the UK there is no legislation to control hypnotherapy. This unfortunately means that, similarly to other professions, there is a proliferation of untrained or poorly trained so-called hypnotherapists who offer hypnotherapy with little or no skills or experience. The HA’s stringent criteria for members and their minimum standards for accreditation of training schools ensure a safe, ethical and professional experience for the paying public, whether as clients or students of hypnotherapy. Costa is a former Chairman and Professional Standards Officer of the HA and serves on the management committee as its current Secretary.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
International Hypnotherapy Association (International Hypnotherapy Association)
The International Hypnotherapy Association is one of the leading organisations supporting hypnotherapists in practice. Established in 1997 and representing several hundred therapists, you can be sure to find the properly qualified, ethical and experienced practitioner to meet your needs, wherever you are in the world.
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
The CNHC encompasses many types of alternative therapy, including hypnotherapy.
In order to be admitted to the register a practitioner must have studied to the National Occupational Standards for that profession/discipline, or have reached the equivalent of the National Occupational Standards through other relevant training or at least three years of experience and been assessed by their peers.
A practitioner must also have professional insurance and agree to abide by the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
Information about health conditions (*)
Hypnotherapy can enhance the well-being of individuals diagnosed with serious medical conditions, but should not take the place of medical treatment and advice. If you have been diagnosed with - or suspect you may have - any of these conditions, please speak to your doctor before starting hypnotherapy.
Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
Inner Child therapy
Past Life therapy
Soul Retrieval therapy
Hypnotherapy Training for beginners (http://www.ahh-hypnotherapytraining.co.uk)
I offer a 20% discount to any clients on Benefits, students, single parents and to therapy colleagues and those working in the caring professions.
When I work
Most weekday afternoons and evenings, and the occasional Saturday afternoon.
Did you know?...
Hypnotherapy is ideal for all Performance situations requiring confidence, whether on stage, socially, sexually or in Sports or Sales. I have been able to help many actors, singers, musicians and songwriters, athletes, boxers, golfers and footballers improve their performance, in addition to hundreds of clients who would feel anxious or blush whenever they found themselves the focus of attention, socially or at work.
I also work with companies to increase Performance levels in staff - this can vary from social workers to Sales (e.g. Recruitment). It's a small investment when the payoffs in increased performance, loyalty and attendance are taken into account. Ask about my Inspiration, Motivation & Success workshops.