The Effects of Self-Kindness vs Self-Judgement

One of the topics that crops up in therapy sessions is self-kindness, and in particular the quality of our self-talk. Are we speaking to ourselves with kindness and compassion or are we full of self-judgement? If you observe another human being suffering you will most likely experience compassion for them and feel moved by their […]

The Link Between Sleep and Anxiety

When it comes to managing symptoms of anxiety, sleep is nature’s remedy. Whilst a good night’s slumber stabilises emotions, a sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in anxiety levels. Sleep researchers have found that the phase of sleep most apt to calm and reset the anxious brain is deep sleep, also known […]

Hypnotherapy for Tinnitus

A case study showing how hypnotherapy can effectively help with tinnitus For reasons of confidentiality, the name of this client has been changed. Living with tinnitus can cause anxiety and stress which in turn can make the tinnitus seem more noticeable and intrusive. When Matt sought help through hypnotherapy he had been struggling with tinnitus […]

The Health Benefits of Hypnotherapy

I am often asked “What can hypnotherapy help?”, so in this blog I have listed some of the issues that I’ve helped clients with over the years. This list is by no means exhaustive as hypnotherapy can help with so many aspects of our health and wellbeing, both mental health and physical health. Anxiety and […]

What can you do when anxiety rises?

Practical grounding exercises to help ease anxiety and panic What can you do in those moments when you find yourself becoming overwhelmed by anxiety, when you feel panic rising and you cannot reason with yourself about the way you are thinking and feeling? When anxiety rockets we need something to quickly break the spiral of […]