Hypnosis to Reduce Alcohol

Hypnosis provides a natural way to gain control over our drinking if that drinking is starting to become excessive or is beginning to have a negative effect on our health and life. While an occasional glass or two may be ok on a social occasion, sometimes we may find ourselves unconsciously using alcohol to deal […]

The Psychology of Selves

Hal and Sidra Stone pioneered a kind of therapy they called Voice Dialogue from the 1980’s on. It was an elaboration of a Jungian technique called Active Imagination and works with different aspects of our personality and identity. For example, we may have a soft side and a hard side to our personality. Perhaps our […]

Resilience

Though 2020 has been a challenging year in so many ways, I find it useful to also reflect on the many challenges our ancestors faced in their time too. For example, going to war, surviving the Great Depression and perhaps even surviving famine (eg. if you have Irish ancestry). In fact, throughout our human history […]

Working with the Subconscious

There are many ways to work with the subconscious mind and I can use a number of modalities to help you achieve the resuly you desire. Of course hypnosis provides a very direct route to making positive changes at the subconscious level. However, there are often other techniques that I will call upon inconjunction with […]

Managing Anxiety Naturally

Seven Natural Healthy Ways break Stress and Anxiety patterns: Reading: reading for pleasure or personal development is a great way to slow down and take time out. Some people find that their favourite fiction allows them to escape their habitual worries while others prefer non-fiction as a way to wind down with some people having […]

Hypnosis for Pain Management

The experience of chronic or acute pain is generally not a pleasant experience and can wear us down mentally and physically. There are also many kinds of pain including physical, mental and emotional pain. Some people are dealing with all three. Fortunately we do in fact possess the ability to change the way we perceive […]

Counselling & Hypnotherapy for Relationship Issues

All of our personal and professional relationships require a lot of emotional intelligence and self-awareness which is why relationships are often challenging. Emotional intelligence is all about understanding our own feelings and those of others. It is also important to know what our personal values are and to have the ability to enforce boundaries in […]

7 Natural Ways to Manage Stress & Anxiety

Reading: reading for pleasure or personal development is a great way to slow down and take time out. Some people find that their favourite fiction allows them to escape their habitual worries while others prefer non-fiction as a way to wind down with some people having favourite books that they can go back to again […]

Stress and its Mental and Physical Health Effects

While we all have some stress and even occasional anxiety in our lives, if that stress is too severe or experienced over too long a period then it may begin to affect our mental and physical health. Common problems such as insomnia or even sometimes phobias can be due to excessive stress and anxiety. Chronic […]