Hypnotherapy articles and videos

In this section of the website you can explore articles I've written and watch the latest videos from my YouTube channel.

Latest articles

Stage hypnotist or hypnotherapist: What’s the difference?

This spring saw the broadcast of ITV’s new gameshow, ‘You’re Back in the Room’, in which a stage hypnotist encourages willing contestants to perform tasks under hypnosis in the hopes of winning a prize. The portrayal of hypnosis as entertainment on such a mainstream TV channel certainly reignited debate amongst hypnotherapists as to how helpful a portrayal this was to our profession.

For me, the two most important questions that I have already been asked as a result of this programme are as follows:

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Can hypnosis 'erase' an upsetting memory?

In the 2004 film ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’, an estranged couple separately take the decision to erase each other from their memories. Forever.

An appealing idea?

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Some thoughts on New Year's resolutions and why I still don't know how to play chess

New Year's resolutions. Do you make them? Do you stick to them? Do you think it's all over-hyped nonsense designed to make us feel terrible for the rest of the year? 

I've never really made New Year Resolutions. There was one half-hearted promise to myself on January 1st 2008 that this would definitely be the year that I learnt how to play chess. But it all played out rather predictably (my motivation, not the game itself) and was forgotten within a week.  

So if you do love making resolutions and the process works for you, then carry on, I salute you. And for the rest of us, maybe it's worth taking a different approach ....

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Latest videos

How does online hypnotherapy work?

More and more people are seeking hypnotherapy treatment with me online and it can be a really effective way of working. This video tells you what to expect from online treatment and how best to prepare for a session.

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What is Curative Hypnotherapy & who can it help?

Curative hypnotherapy is an advanced form of hypnotherapy treatment that uses hypnosis to full effect - not simply to suppress or to alleviate symptoms with suggestion but to uncover and resolve the root cause of the issue.

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Accrediting Bodies

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  • General Hypnotherapy Standards Council Accredited Practitioner
  • General Hypnotherapy Register Registered Practitioner