Lynsay Forster

About me

Rapid Transformation Therapist and Hypnotherapist

I run a hypnotherapy practice based in Lilliesleaf in the Scottish Borders and I also have an Edinburgh base as well as providing sessions online via Skype and Zoom.  I provide effective help to people experiencing problems which affect their health and wellbeing.

I am a qualified Analytical Hypnotherapist as well as Rapid Transformation Therapist which allows me to work with the client to find the route, reason and cause of their difficulties.  I then use powerful techniques to release any emotional blocks and help them make permanent changes by using positive conditioning which is recorded and sent to the client so they can enjoy listening to it in the comfort of their own home also.

I specialise in anxiety and depression relief, however I also see many clients for weight loss and fears and phobias.

Most clients only need to see me once, however, some need up to 3 sessions.

It was my positive experience in using hypnotherapy personally in the past which ultimately led me to study the powers of hypnotherapy and the fascinating contents and extensive resourcefulness of the subconscious mind.  This is where our ‘emotions, habits and behaviors’ are created and where we can accomplish the greatest change.

I also run a relaxation workshop.  This is a friendly and relaxing small group where I will lead you into a deeply relaxed state. The mind is guided away from the troubles of everyday life and into a place of tranquillity and peace. This relaxation therapy is comfortable, safe and is beneficial for both the mind and body.

The key benefits to arise from this type of deep relaxation are:

Helping to restore and strengthen the immune system
Lowering of blood pressure
Stress relief and the lessening of chronic pain, tension headaches, back pain and migraines
Diminishing any emotional upsets and unlocking emotional blockages that can contribute to stress
Aiding concentration ability
Improving energy levels
Aiding sleep.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Hypno-analyst. I am also a member of the General Hypnotherapy Council.

I am a qualified Rapid Transformation Therapist - training by Marissa Peer.

I studied hypnotherapy independently for 2 years and went on to complete the Hypnotherapy Practitioner Course (Dip.AH) in Perth and received a merit in a Diploma in Analytical Hypnotherapy Practitioner Course (Dip.AH).

Virtual Gastric Band Course - 2016
How to Stop Anyone Smoking Course - 2016
The Rewind Technique (effective relief of PTSD) - 2016

Member organisations


The General Hypnotherapy Register

Hypnotherapists may become members of the General Hypnotherapy Register if they satisfy certain criteria with regard to both training and ongoing requirements as determined from time to time by the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC).

Members are either registered at Practitioner status (which confirms that the GHR acknowledges their qualification to practice), or Affiliate status. Although Affiliate level registrants will have completed a sufficient number of training hours to equip them to commence seeing clients on a limited basis, the GHR does not acknowledge them to have yet been trained to full practitioner level.

All GHR Registered Practitioners are required to accept the published Code of Ethics and Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Ericksonian hypnosis
  • Hypnoanalysis/Analytical hypnotherapy
  • Past life regression
  • Suggestion hypnotherapy

Further information

Some feedback from previous clients -

"Good Morning Lynsay, just want to say thank you sooooooooo much for Monday. I have felt like a different person since our session - like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders. I use a Fitbit which tracks my sleep. Recently I’ve been averaging 4.5-6 hours sleep a night broken at least every half hour. On Monday night I barely slept but on Tuesday i managed 6.5 hours, Wednesday 7 and last night 8!!!!!! 8 hours sleep and I didn’t wake up often. I can’t tell you how much that means to me. Hopefully this is going to be the new normal".

"I went to Lynsay for hypnotherapy to help with binge eating & the loss of my sister. I really struggled with my sister dying & binge ate because of that. Lynsay really helped me understand why I was doing this & helped me come to terms with my sister. Can’t recommend her enough! I’ve not felt like my old self in a long time & have her to thank for that."

"The treatment I received was very relaxing and I was made to feel welcome throughout. During my session Lynsay's voice was very calming and I came away feeling very positive about my treatment.”

"I really enjoyed my sessions with Lynsay. She made me feel comfortable straight away. I'm feeling much more comfortable around cats."

"Thank you for the sessions. They have been brilliant. Until now I've not had a good relationship with food. This has really focussed my mind and us definitely working. Keep going - you're doing fab work!"

"Regular hypnotherapy got me into a routine! Was fabulous having the cd's to play at home - thanks. Chairs are very comfy!"

" Well worth going to. I was a chocoholic but haven't touched chocolate since August. Lost 12lb over the 5 weeks of classes."


Scottish Borders

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a hypnotherapist's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the hypnotherapist to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Mond - 6.30pm - 8.30pm Tues - 6.30pm - 8.30pm Wed - 9am - 8.30pm Thurs - 9am - 8.30pm


Lynsay Forster

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