What Does It Feel Like to be Hypnotised?

  • Posted on: 5 October 2019
  • By: Dr Emma

This is a question that many clients new and curious about hypnotherapy will ask me in my Chester Hypnotherapy Practice. The truth is that we are all unique and so every person will experience hypnosis in their own way.

Hypnosis is simply a natural, pleasant, relaxed state in which you are more aware of your internal experience than the world around you. 

Hypnotherapy To Help Alleviate Hayfever

  • Posted on: 29 April 2019
  • By: Dr Emma

I recently worked with a client who came to see me in my Chester Hypnotherapy Practice for a matter unrelated to hay fever, but during our initial discussion it became very clear that this woman suffered terribly with severe hay fever. This hay fever was so severe as to affect her almost daily. Having already seen an allergy specialist doctor in the past she had a confirmed diagnosis and was aware of the several allergens she was allergic to, which included house dust mite and several species of tree pollen. 

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: