Beverley & E. Yorkshire: Hypno & Reiki

Spring clean your life

Spring cleaning for me started about a month ago, although I didn’t even realise that that was what I was doing. I guess I started with blitzing an awful lot of stuff on my computer; old files, duplicate folders, umpteen copies of the same photos… and realised that once I had got rid of the…

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Control Room Technique

So what’s in your Control Room? One of my favourite techniques to use in hypnotherapy is the Control Room technique: it is appropriate for a range of issues and is always relevant to the client because the control room they experience is their very own, not one that I create for them. How does it…

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So why do I have client feedback in a blog post?

client feedback

It might seem strange to find client feedback in a blog post but as a therapist, client feedback is a key component  in both promoting my services to others and also in learning and honing my skills. This is an example from one of my clients of how my skills as a therapist have had…

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5 books to read for a happier, more focused life!

If you are fed up of dithering about, procrastinating, feeling lost and with no purpose in life, then these 5 books are a must read! Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson This book has been described as a motivational business fable which I think makes it sound quite dry. In fact, it is a…

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How can a hypnotherapist help?

As a hypnotherapist I find that of all the techniques I use with clients, hypnotherapy is a really versatile tool! In something like 10 years as a practitioner I continue to be amazed by how much difference hypno makes to clients who have been “suffering”, sometimes for years, with all manner of physical and emotional…

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Why putting yourself first isn’t being selfish

Be you!

Is this you? Do you believe that putting yourself first is selfish? A common theme with my female clients is physical and emotional exhaustion. They spend so long trying to mediate between their children, anticipate problems, complete household tasks, run mum’s taxi service, be the good wife, all whilst holding down a demanding job, that…

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Where in your body do you feel this?

Emotions are funny things – you can’t pick them up or touch them – so you might think that they are in your head, but whenever I ask a new client where they feel their fear, anxiety, stress etc most will immediately, without thinking, point to a part of their body. For me, this is…

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And breathe!

Honestly, the hardest thing I am going to ask you to do in a hypnotherapy session is to breathe! On the first occasion this is usually a cue for much face pulling, lip pursing and blowing in a dramatic manner until the sound of my voice soothes you in to a steady rhythm. Of course,…

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Releasing Old Pain

With thanks to the creator of the video, Jak Broadway. Old pain? Stupid old pain? Pointless, purposeless pain? Has your pain been around so long that it has become who you are ie Eileen with arthritis, or perhaps it is so powerful you have named it eg “Pain in the Butt  Pete”, “Miserable Mavis” or…

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