Hypnosis

Hypnosis could help reduce anxiety around medical procedures in children and young people with cancer.

  • Posted on: 23 June 2018
  • By: Dr Emma

Research led by the University of Exeter has found promising evidence that hypnosis can reduce the fear and worry associated with injections and other needle procedures in children suffering cancer.

These procedures, unsurprisingly, can often provoke more anxiety in children and young people than the cancer itself and bring great anguish to parents and families.

Working with the Devon Integrated Children's Service, the university researchers analysed all the evidence available on ways to reduce this anxiety without using drugs.

Hypnotherapists endorsed by the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis

  • Posted on: 23 April 2018
  • By: Dr Emma

I am often contacted by people, both individuals and organisations throughout the UK asking me where they can source medically-credible hypnotherapists.

Sometimes these are individuals seeking therapy for themselves, sometimes they are doctors seeking support for they patients, and sometimes these are hospital departments desperately trying to access hypnotherapy advice or services to use within their own service.

Royal Society of Medicine Elliotson Hypnosis Prize

  • Posted on: 30 January 2018
  • By: Dr Emma

Are you a Hypnosis Trainee? Would you like to start your career with a Distinguished Prize Award ?

I am pleased to inform you that the Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine's first ever Essay Prize for Trainee's is now open for applicants!

Entrants are invited to submit an essay of no more than 1500 words in response to the following question: