South West London, Fulham, Putney Hypnotherapy, Paula Bendon,

South West London, Fulham, Putney Hypnotherapy, Paula Bendon,

Live Free & Wellness Clinic
265 Putney Bridge Road
SW15 2PT

020 8877 2884 / 07976 726 853

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Live Free & Wellness Clinic
265 Putney Bridge Road
SW15 2PT

020 8877 2884 / 07976 726 853

About me

Paula Bendon , Clinical Hypnotherapy and Counselling , PG Dip, PG Cert, MBPsS, MBACP,

is a powerful tool that can be used with counselling. It is a relatively simple, fast and straightforward tool that can help you to change your behaviour and mindset. It has powerful benefits if you are suffering from anxiety, depression, irritable bowel syndrome or stress. Hypnotherapy has the ability to reverse addictions, quit smoking and addictive behaviour such as with drugs, alcohol, food,  smoking shopping and the internet.

Paula Offers Hypnobirthing for parents.

Paula offers hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel syndrome

Paula offers hypnotherapy for weight loss  or the 'Virtual Gastric Band Hypnotherapy'

Counselling,CBT and Psychotherapy
Paula is a trained in counselling. She practises an integrated approach, in counselling, Compassion Focus Therapy (CFT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Neuroscience and Psychodynamic therapy. She is a  member of the, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Hypnotherapy for Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Paula offers a twelve week evidence based programme to reduce the painful symptoms of IBS

The NHS guidelines recommend clinical hypnotherapy for the effective use of alleviating uncomfortable symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).The treatment involves the patient learning to control their symptoms through muscular and mental deep relaxation and individual adapted hypnotic suggestions to either focus on the symptoms or to distract from them. Clients are asked to practise their self hypnotic skills regularly at home in between sessions.

How Hypnotherapy for IBS works

  • Twelve One to one 50 minute sessions.

  • Fee from £90 per session.

  • A 12 week  evident based ‘ gut directed’ hypnotherapy program to alleviate the painful symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Initial consultation of past treatments, current IBS symptoms, other symptoms (depression, anxiety, and insomnia) medication and to explain the 12 twelve week hypnotherapy program.

Paula will help you alleviate the painful symptoms of IBS

  • Understanding the connection between the gut and the brain, the ‘gut instinct’.

  • Releasing fear of uncomfortable symptoms.

  • Learning to accept pain and not fight or freeze it which is the normal human response to pain.

  • Holistic approaches learn to incorporate diet, exercise, manage stress and improve sleep.

  • Self help tools, self hypnosis, guided meditation, relaxation techniques compassionate writing and compassionate imagery.


Reduce the fear, pain and empower yourself for a  more calm and peaceful birth for both parents and the baby.

Childbirth can be an empowering, positive and calm experience that can enhance your feeling of being and build an everlasting unity of togetherness with your baby and partner. With the use of hypnobirthing techniques you can experience a more relaxed pregnancy and a more controlled, calm, confident and joyful delivery.

Hypno-birthing for a more empowering, calm, peaceful and natural birth, for your baby to enter the world in a calm and peaceful way to facilitate better sleeping and eating patterns for you and your baby.

  • Private session for parents –  3 hours - fee £250

  • Group fee £250 NEW group starting January

  • Discuss Parents expectations of hypno-birthing and hypnotherapy.

Paula will teach you hypno-birthing methods.

  • Hypno-birthing explained.

  • Understanding the uterus, fear of birth and your nervous system.

  • Understanding the power of the mind, connecting the body and mind.

  • Preparing your body and your baby for birth, the way nature intended.

  • Practicing the birth you want with self hypnosis, positive imagery, relaxation techniques and breathing exercises.

Cost £250 per couple (£200 for single person)

Gastric Band Hypnotherapy
Weight loss and the ‘Virtual Gastric Band Surgery’, see fantastic results fast when all else has failed.

How it works

  • Five one to one 50 minute sessions

  • Fee £90 per session or £450 upfront fee.

  • Follow up maintenance sessions £90 per session

  • A professional hypnotherapy six session program over 3- 6months for effective weight loss and healthy eating. set over specific realistic time scales

Paula will help you come to terms with finding a positive solution to your weight loss using hypnotherapy.

  • Introduce clinical hypnotherapy and the principles of the ‘Virtual Gastric band Surgery’ for weight loss.

  • Sessions 1 and 2 understanding our brain and gut in connections with our emotions and our compulsions for unhealthy eating patterns.

  • Monitor weight, understand triggers and switch off automatic eating patterns using hypnotherapy

  • Maintain  healthy eating patterns using hypnotherapy.

  • Self help tools, self hypnosis, guided meditation, relaxation techniques compassionate writing and compassionate imagery.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Certificate Clinical hypnotherapy - Westminster University.
  • Diploma in Hypnobirthing Katherine Graves.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis at King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, psychology & Neuroscience.
  • Diploma in Psychology - Cognitive, social and child psychology - Open University
  • BSc(Hons) Management Science, organisational and occupational psychology. Manchester University.


Clinical hypnotherapy in London Clinics since 2010 - Therapy Harley Street and Putney South West London.

Counselling and CBT Harley Street W1

Private practice in Counselling, CBT and Clinical hypnotherapy in Putney clinic.

Counselling and Clinical Research at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLaM), King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.

Family and carers lead for SLaM, specialising in depression,  Insomnia anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, psychosis and bipolar.

Psychological therapy at Sutton and Merton IAPT NHS trust, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for people with anxiety and depression.

Psychological Therapy at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disabilities - for people with brain damage after an acquired brain injury.

Samaritans listener for three years from 2010-2013, ability to listen to people who have distressing thoughts and who may be suicidal.

Member organisations


Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

* 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

Hypnobirthing for childbirth

Gut directed Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Virtual Gastric Band hypnotherapy for weight loss


50 minute session from £90 - Hypnotherapy

Twelve 50 minute sessions - From £90 - IBS Hypnotherapy

50 minute counselling sessions -From £90 Counselling

Further information

London, SW15 2PT

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00-21.00