Hypnotherapy

Cure or Con? Unravelling the debate on alternative medicine

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Hypnotherapy, Wellbeing, Women's Health | 0 comments

Cure or Con? Unravelling the debate on alternative medicine

This may seem like a controversial topic to some, but there is a subject that comes up frequently in discussions I have, and with our NHS currently facing threat – and on the other side of the Pond, our US friends seeing their healthcare system in a different kind of jeopardy, it’s one worth examining. I am in the fortunate position of bridging two areas of healthcare. On the one hand, hypnotherapy comes under the broad umbrella of therapies that could be considered ‘holistic’ or ‘alternative’, whilst also having a solid grounding in evidence-based neuroscience. Similarly yoga is seen as the...

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Be Empowered by International Women’s Day

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Empowerment, Hypnotherapy, Wellbeing, Women's Health | 0 comments

Be Empowered by International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day 2017! It has become a tradition for me to  celebrate, thank and revere the women who inspire me, teach me and support me; and so I will start by doing that: YOU ARE ALL AWESOME! But being the inspiring, amazing women that they are, I’m sure they won’t mind me breaking with tradition this year and instead, giving a bit of hope and practical solution to women who maybe are not feeling so empowered. It’s a tough world for women at the moment, with certain countries determined to roll back women’s rights, and others stubbornly preventing them from going forward;...

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Springing South of the River

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in About Emma, Hypnotherapy | 0 comments

Springing South of the River

In case you missed my last blog post about my imminent relocation, I can now announce that I have now moved! It’s been a fairly chaotic few weeks but I am now getting settled in my new home. Moving can be a really stressful time, in fact one of the most stressful, and so it’s been a good chance for me to ‘practice what I preach’ and put some of my self-care routines into practice; if anything is a good test of a mental health hygiene routine it is moving (actually even a basic hygiene routine is put under pressure when you can’t remember which box contains your toothbrush). Moving really...

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NEWS FLASH: I’m on the move!

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in About Emma, FAQ, Hypnotherapy | 0 comments

NEWS FLASH: I’m on the move!

So after a long, and rather stressful few months I am pleased to announce that I am finally on the move! I am upping sticks from my current home, and lovely home clinic in Montpelier to a new home south of the river in Southville. I will still be seeing clients in Bristol and on Skype, and this move actually means that I will be available in more areas of the city. I’ll be working out of Alma Vale Hypnotherapy in Clifton every Thursday. This is particularly exciting, as I have previously worked at Alma Vale and know what a lovely space it is (and very handy for the train station), and many...

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A New Resolution for February

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Empowerment, Hypnotherapy, Wellbeing, Women's Health | 1 comment

A New Resolution for February

So we’re nearly at the end of January. We’ve passed the apparent, so-called “most depressing day of the year” and the home stretch is in sight. How are you doing? How are you getting on with the ‘new you’? I mean you are a new person now, right? You changed your body, habits, schedule, personality and diet overnight on the 31st of December didn’t you? The truth is, if anyone promises that you can be a ‘new you’ you should think very seriously about what they are actually asking of you. What exactly is wrong with the old you? What is wrong with the you that worked hard, tried your best, faced...

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The best and worst questions to ask a hypnotherapist

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in About Emma, FAQ, Hypnotherapy | 1 comment

The best and worst questions to ask a hypnotherapist

I’ll admit it, for the first few years after I completed my training as a hypnotherapist, I would cringe if anyone asked me what I did for a living. Not because I’m not incredibly proud and happy with my career, but because I would quite often be faced with stupid comments and questions. Now don’t get me wrong, I love talking about my job, I am enthusiastic about helping people and a complete geek when it comes to chatting about how the brain works, I can talk about it for hours… try me! But often when you say you’re a hypnotherapist, some people take it upon themselves to ask the most...

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