Please see below for a selection of the most frequently asked questions. If your question does not appear in the list below, or if you have any other questions about the services I offer, please complete the ‘Ask a Question’ box to the right.
I am afraid of flying and suffer from anxiety. How would you be able to help me?
A. I have helped many clients who suffer from fear of flying and similar issues. Whether that be agoraphobia, anxiety, fear of spiders and other insects or animals. Having accessed the needs of my client I then use a tailor made approach. Some clients react well to Hypnotherapy on its own while others need a different approach.
What other approaches do you use?
A. I use a Solution Focused Approach to get quick results. I use EMDR, EFT, NLP, Hypnosis and Logosynthesis. These methods are Energy Psychology and very effective at moving old and stuck behaviours.
I have many years of experience working with a large range of problems. I continually keep up to date with the latest trainings and developments in the world of therapy. I work intuitively and this enables me determine my clients specific needs.
How long do the session last?
A. Each session is usually one hour long but clients can book double sessions.
Q. Where do the sessions take place?
A. I work mainly from Findon Valley, West Sussex. This is in a quiet, relaxed and comfortable environment.
I do not live near you, how can you help me?
A. I use Skype, Zoom and Facetime. I have several overseas clients and find this works very well.
Do you offer out of hours sessions?
A. Yes, I work in the evenings and on Saturdays.
How much are your sessions?
A. £70 an hour.
How do I pay for the sessions?
A. Cash, Bank Transfer or Paypal
Q. What happens during a typical session of Hypnotherapy?
A. Firstly, I get to know my client by having a chat and asking specific questions. This helps me to decide what approach I will take in treating them.
Q. What does hypnosis feel like?
A. Hypnosis feels rather like day dreaming. When you drive from a to b but wonder how you got there. You can hear my voice and any external noises and it can feel just like you have your eyes closed as normal but feeling awake.
Q. Am I in control throughout the session?
A. Yes, at anytime, you can open your eyes and finish the session. Although more often then not, the client wants to carry on as they feel so relaxed.
Q. What techniques do you use during a session?
A. Depending on the issue/s to be addressed I will decide at the time. Regardless of the issues I take the client into a deep state of relaxation before I use hypnotic intervention.
Q. How does Hypnosis work?
A. Having got the client relaxed I talk to you and the unconscious part of your brain that I am wanting to retrain. Old habits are replaced with new habits and behaviours.
Q. Are you going to make me bark like a dog or make a fool of myself?
A. Unfortunately stage hypnosis has given people the wrong impression but therapeutic hypnosis is an extremely powerful tool. Click the link to read the Guardian article.