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Breath: Use the force!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in History, Hypnotherapy, Wellbeing | 2 comments

Breath: Use the force!

  If you delve into the history of hypnotherapy then you’ll probably come across an Austrian fellow called Franz Mesmer, considered one of the ‘grandfathers’ of hypnotism. In fact for a while, hypnosis was actually called Mesmerism after this curious 18th Century physician. Mesmer may have been practising hypnosis but he didn’t really have the understanding of how it worked the way we understand it today. He believed that we had a sort of magnetic ‘fluid’ running through us, that he could influence through his powers, as well as iron rods and tables. He could control this fluid with his...

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Life lessons from an unlikely therapist

Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in About Emma, History, Hypnotherapy | 0 comments

Life lessons from an unlikely therapist

Who becomes a therapist, a hypnotherapist or any other kind for that matter? Do you have to be a ‘special kind of person’, an academic, or just have experiences that has really made you want to help others. Today I want to tell you a little bit more about myself, and the journey that led me to become a hypnotherapist. You’ll find many drug counsellors have been addicts themselves, weight loss specialists who they, themselves were overweight, and I think it’s an almost universal equation that bereavement counsellors have been through bereavement themselves. Bereavement is a force that demands...

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So what do you do?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in FAQ, History | 0 comments

So what do you do?

When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I’m a hypnotherapist they are usually full of questions, once they’ve put their eyebrows back down. So I thought I would start my new blog by answering the two most common questions I am asked. Please feel free to get in touch and ask me any of your own and I will endeavour to answer them in this blog. There are no silly questions in life, even if there are quite often silly answers. So, usually the first things people ask me is does hypnotherapy really work? And secondly, am I like Derren Brown? They also often ask me if I can turn...

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