"With Emetophobes, there will often have been a trigger event, which was the root cause for this fear, and this is where eye movement therapy and the BLAST Technique® comes into its own"

Medical

Like so many of the areas in which I help my clients, the subject matter of utilising hypnotherapy to help is vast and the best thing I can do, is provide a couple of examples.

In recent times, this has been a busier part of my hypnotherapy practice, due to Covid-19. I have worked with people who had an issue with a fear of being sick (Emetophobia) and this fear appears more common than many might perhaps think.

Having personally experienced a self-administered swab test on my tonsils, where most would have some sort of gag reflex, I can understand why someone with a fear of being sick, would be fearful. Emetophobia is also often about more than just the individual worrying about being sick themselves.

One particular client springs to mind, as they worked in a frontline care role, which meant they were required to test twice a week and we worked together immediately prior to their first test, which went without a hitch and they were pleasantly surprised at how easy they personally found things.

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"Hypnotherapy has also successfully been used to help alleviate symptoms and aid recovery"

With Emetophobes, there will often have been a trigger event, which was the root cause for this fear, and this is where eye movement therapy and the BLAST Technique® comes into its own.

Where there are medical fears, the same will often apply, with a trigger event laying down episodic memory, that now triggers a fear response. In my professional experience, the vast majority of these will have been created at quite a young age, typically between the ages of 3-9 years, although of course some will fall outside of this age range.

Hypnotherapy has also successfully been used to help alleviate symptoms and aid recovery.

One of my more unusual client stories, involved a client with high blood pressure, where we got creative with a visualisation technique, which saw them releasing a pressure valve and metaphorically letting off steam. This led to the doctor thinking the blood pressure testing equipment was faulty, due to the client having normal blood pressure, something his current doctor had never seen from this patient.

So, as I said at the beginning of this page, there is a wide range of positive stories which I can share and as always, there are numerous ways in which I can help.

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Why choose me to help?

Around 1% of UK Hypnotherapists complete an advanced hypnotherapy qualification and whilst I am unsure of the actual numbers within each professional body, and even less so overseas, I know that this is the case with the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and within my membership of the General Hypnotherapy Register. I have made the effort and investment required to complete this next phase of my professional development and can call myself an Advanced Practitioner.

In studying for my Advanced Hypnotherapy Diploma (NQF 6), I was fortunate enough to study with ex-Sheffield Hallam University lecturer Doctor Paul Peace, Philosophy (PHD), Psychology, and Karen Bartle who holds a master’s degree in Health/Medical Psychology.

Throughout my career as a Hypnotherapist, I have been fortunate to study with people whom I consider to be some of the best in the business and in addition to studying with Karen and Paul, I trained with Matthew Ferguson and he has worked with Olympic athletes, Doctors and Psychiatrists to name but a few professions and he has over 25 years’ experience of Hypnosis and Clinical Hypnotherapy, and he also shared some fantastic knowledge and expertise with me.

I was also, fortunate enough to study with Nick Davies who created the BLAST Technique®

The studying I completed with Nick, sees me able to resolve negative memories through eye movement, and this is one of the most valuable skills I possess. I have studied numerous times with him and there are less than 50 Advanced BLAST Technique practitioner® in the world (3/2/21), of which I am one.

In short, I have an Advanced Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, I am a Master Practitioner of Neuro-linguistic programming, a skilled eye movement therapist, a qualified Advanced BLAST Technique practitioner®, as well as also being a Motivation Therapist and Coach. I have helped thousands of people and I am confident that my help will positively make a difference, however, rather take my word for this, I would encourage you to read the reviews left by others, you can do this by clicking the link below.

https://www.trustist.com/local-reviews/website-review-york-hypnotherapy-clinic-reviews-2669.html

 

So, if you are looking for a skilled hypnotherapist, with a wealth of experience in helping people to excel in their chosen discipline or field, then I recommend you get in touch, knowing that I can help wherever in the world you might be.