The Hypnotension™ programme for hypertension (high blood pressure)

I’ve been practicing hypnotherapy and NLP for over 6years now and during many of my sessions, an interesting thing was happening. Clients who were seeing me for stress, anxiety and/or confidence issues were reporting an improvement in their blood pressure levels. This even included clients who were quite young, fit and healthy already. It wasn’t … More The Hypnotension™ programme for hypertension (high blood pressure)

National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) Extravaganza

2nd March 2013 – Another National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) Extravaganza (or conference to you and me) held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. It was an exciting day filled with interesting talks and hypnotherapists attended from all over the country (I heard a lot of Scottish and Northern accents in the crowd). The first … More National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) Extravaganza

What is joy?

As I was re-reading Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina recently, this quote really stood out to me: “All of the variety, all of the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow.” Reading that quote reminded me of the nature of joy. Joy, unlike happiness, is a much more deeply felt experience. Joy is … More What is joy?

The EBT Check-in Tool Explained – Decentering (Warmly Observing Yourself)

Of the four components of the EBT check-in, decentering seems to be the one that most people struggle with initially. This is the part of the check-in where you “throw a cell up into the air” and warmly observe yourself, without any judgement or any criticism. Not only can it be tricky to be able … More The EBT Check-in Tool Explained – Decentering (Warmly Observing Yourself)

The EBT Check-in Tool Explained – Diaphragmatic Breathing

In Emotional Brain Training (EBT), the check-in tool is used at least 10 times a day to assist the user in calming the emotional brain (limbic system, amygdala, hippocampus) and connecting the two brains together (the thinking brain and the emotional brain), thus supplementing the rewiring process. Although it is a fairly easy tool to … More The EBT Check-in Tool Explained – Diaphragmatic Breathing