Monday, September 22, 2008

5 Path Hypnosis Courses - Refining Hypnotherapy Skills

Most hypnotherapist training colleges and schools worldwide offer an effective and solid basis from which to launch your career as a professional hypnotist or hypnotherapist. It is in their own interest to do so as their reputations in the form of “word of mouth” marketing from satisfied students boost next year’s student intake.

Although all schools will provide standard pillars of being a hypnotherapist such as it’s history and development, how to induce hypnosis and give appropriate suggestions and
specific strategies for specific client issues, some hypnosis schools have a particular focus to their courses.

Often depending on the school’s owner or lead trainer, will guide the focus of the syllabus. For instance a trainer who finds that an Ericksonian approach to client sessions is the best will often provide specific training with this approach in mind. Other hypnosis trainers and instructors may, from their own experience, believe every client needs to be regressed to the initial causal event that triggered their presenting problem and will train the students to adopt this approach. Other hypnotherapy school may advocate a form of free association such as hypnoanalysis.

The interesting fact is that all these different approaches have their successes. Some schools will cover all of the approaches rather than guiding students to a specific type of hypnotherapy.

All hypnotherapists recognise that training does not stop after graduation from their first hypnotherapy training course. Competence requires that hypnotherapists attend other courses to keep their skills honed and up to date and to add to the approaches they can utilise in client sessions.

Some schools therefore offer, what they often describe as “advanced hypnosis” training. This usually means that they are offering that further training to graduate or experienced students to help them become even more successful in practice.

Once form of advanced training that has acquired a good reputation amongst experienced hypnotherapists worldwide is Cal Banyan’s 5 Path Hypnosis Training courses. The 5 Path approach gives a structured and yet highly flexible approach to helping any client. The structure also seems to boost the hypnotherapist’s confidence in handling virtually any issue that a client presents.

The 5-Path training can be taken by live classroom or via a set of 10 DVDs. Yet whatever form of 5 Path training you opt for, it can be good to know that the support in place for certified “5-Pathers” is excellent. Supervision by telephone is also provided and really helps to come up to steam quickly with this hypnosis training. An egroup is both lively and supportive.

For any hypnotherapist, new or old, who can admit that they need to add to their therapeutic toolbox, the 5 Path approach to client sessions can really add a tremendous amount to a successful hypnotherapy business.

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Hypnotherapy Business During the Credit Crunch

Businesses of any size are going through nervous times during this period called the credit crunch right now. As customers lose confidence in the economy and stable goods become more expensive consumers are cutting back on luxuries and watching the pennies.

It seems that no industry is being left untouched by the current financial tremors. Let's face it if AIG, a multi-billion pound insurance business can get into trouble, than other smaller businesses can do too. One thing is for sure, the Federal Reserve or the Bank of England cannot step in every time a business is on the brink of collapsing. Lehman brothers is an example of that.

So what does this mean to the smaller businesses that exist in the millions around the world? From New York to London, Paris to Sydney, small businesses must be worried and wondering how deep and long any possible down turn in spending will be.

The same is true for the business of self-development such as hypnotherapy. Most often these businesses are "one man" businesses. Most hypnotherapists provide one to one sessions and the fees they earn add up to their salary and enable them to pay the bills.

Any drop in client numbers can have a dramatic and immediate effect on a hypnotherapist's lifestyle. This is why it is vital for any hypnotherapist to continue to market themselves even in a downturn.

To this end Steven Harold is pleased to announce the expansion of his popular hypnotherapy directory. Originally this directory of UK hypnotherapists only covered 12 southeast England based counties. Steven has now expanded its reach to include Wales and many northern counties. In total another 15 counties have been added.

The new expanded directory can be found at UK Hypnotherapists Directory

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Hypnotherapy for Healthy Eating and Weight Control

Sometimes physical adjustments to our lifestyle, such as watching what you eat, are not successful in isolation. Often the emotions play a big part in what to do and how we feel are what we do.

Sussex and Harley Street Hypnotherapist, Florence Mackay helps people to release emotional causes of the problems self-sabotage during weight loss.

Friday, August 29, 2008

Hypnosis and Surviving Life Problems

Life is never a smooth and predictable journey it seems. Just when you think you have it figured out and everything is in it's place somehow something comes along to upset your equilibrium.

Nicola Schramm an experienced hypnotherapist in Wales describes her own life struggles and changes and how hypnosis helped her cope.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis for Children

Children will probably experience trance much more often than adults. Children can easily enter a world of imagination and create vivid images.

This wonderful and natural ability that all of us have as children can be harnessed and utilised when a child needs some help. Sometimes an issue such as bedwetting, a phobia about attending school or other baffling behaviour can be resolved by using hypnotherapy.

Amreeta Chapman a Berkshire hypnotherapist describes more about children and how hypnotherapy can help them get over some unwanted pattern of behaviour.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Self Hypnosis - 21st Century Coping Skill?

Life seems to be getting faster and more pressurised. The internet has brough about an attitude of wanting immediate gratification. People have shorter patience. What happened to the idea of technology bringing benefits of more leisure time? It seems to be a distant dream still.

New times call for new ways of coping. Yet maybe we can learn something from the past and apply it to today's fast-paced lifestyle. Self hypnosis is such an easy practice and yet can provide many benefits such as an ability to handle whatever comes your way. A greater feeling of calmness and control. Steve Harold, a Hypnotherapist in London describes self hypnosis and the benefits of using this of this amazing art.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Change Career - Take A Hypnosis Course and Become a Hypnotherapist

Many people reach a stage in the life and career when they realise they are longer excited by their occupation. Maybe you are one of them. Like you many people get to earn the mega bucks and everything that goes with a good salary such as the house and car. However, after a while it dawns on people that is more to life than material possession.

Of course some people find themselves between jobs and use this time to consider changing their career.

New Career As A Hypnotherapist?
If your old career no longer inspires you, what career would have you hopping out of bed in the morning full of energy and enthusiasm? Many enlightened individuals like you realise that there is more to life than money and position. A more heart-felt and deeper reward is being able to help others enjoy a happier life. If you learn hypnosis and attend a hypnotherapist training school in the UK or USA you may just discover what life is really all about and just how powerful and positive influence you can have.

Hypnotherapists - The Most Rewarding Role
You will be choosing an amazing and highly rewarding career in seeking hypnosis training. It won’t make you rich but you can earn a full time income from being a hypnotherapist. Yet, the rewards are beyond monetary compensation. Just imagine helping a person reduce or eliminate the pain of arthritis. How about stopping someone smoking and putting years on the their life.

As a professionally trained hypnotist you literally change people’s lives. That is quite some skill and ability and it is well within the reach of anyone including you.

Hypnotherapy Schools and Hypnosis Training
Choosing your hypnotherapy school or hypnosis college is probably part of your dilemma when considering this change in career. There are so many hypnosis schools that the choice may seem overwhelming. Here are some ideas to help you decide which hypnotherapy training school would be best for you.

Choosing Your Hypnosis Training School

Cost – although this shouldn’t be the top priority, it is a factor in deciding. Know that the school that charges the highest fee does not mean you will get the best training. On the other hand paying $99 for a correspondence hypnosis course will not give you the practical confidence to be a competent hypnotherapist.

Location – make sure the hypnosis school is conveniently located for you. Remember most hypnosis courses will run over a period of time and will require your regular attendance as part of their qualification rules.

Duration – some schools offer intensive training that may be everyday. Others will offer a course that runs one weekend of every month. Both approaches have their advantages and disadvantages. Weigh these up to decide what duration of hypnotherapy training suits you.

Recognition – who recognises the hypnosis qualification or hypnotherapy certification of the school. You will want to know that your qualification is recognised by external bodies such as national hypnotherapy associations

Support – what extra support is available for you should you need it from the hypnotherapy school. What support is available when your qualify?

Recommended – if possible get a recommendation for a hypnotherapy school. If you can’t contact a hypnotist who has experienced the school’s training, support and ethos and make a more informed decision.

As a qualified hypnotherapist, you never stop learning, so you can always add to your skills and knowledge beyond the school you first trained with. The vast majority of schools in the UK, USA and elsewhere do provide an excellent grounding for becoming a competent and confident hypnotherapist.

Welcome to the wonderful world of hypnotherapy.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

5 Path Hypnotherapy Can Transform your Life

There are many ways of using hypnosis in the form of hypnotherapy to help anyone overcome problems and issues.

Hypnotherapists tend to develop a style and a structure to the hypnosis sessions they provide to clients.

Niki Cassar a Surrey and Harley Street Hypnotherapist describes 5 Path Hypnosis and why this approach to structuring hypnotherapy sessions is so effective.

Friday, July 04, 2008

Public Speaking Fears - Hypnotherapy Confidence

The most popular phobia or fear is the fear of having to speak to an audience. Over the years many people will find ways of avoiding having to speak in front of others. In some cases they will feign illness or even go to the extreme measure of changing jobs.

As long as you can converse with one person you can also speak with confidence to groups of any size. Amreeta Chapman a Hypnotherapist in Berkshire discusses how she helps many people to overcome their public speaking phobia.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Quit Smoking Because You Want to With Hypnotherapy

Many more smokers in the UK have quit in this last year because of the smoking ban it seems. Smokers may have seen this law as being the final straw that convinced them that they needed to stop smoking.

Deciding to quit smoking is one thing, being able to stick to your decision to stop is another. There are choices of quit smoking support. Steven Harold a Hypnotherapist in London and Essex helps many smokers become ex-smokers. He just insists on one thing from the people he sees. You must want to stop smoking for your reasons and not because anyone else is persuading you to quit.

Saturday, June 28, 2008

7 th Path Self Hypnosis for Transformational Change

Many people today realise that they need to find strategies in order to cope with the ever faster pace of life. Some people turn to meditation but many enjoy learning and using Self Hypnosis.

7th Path Self Hypnosis is unique in it's approach to this amazing and life enhancing relaxation practice. Experienced and professional hypnotherapist, Tricia Woolfrey who has practices based in Surrey and London teaches her clients this form of self hypnosis.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Hair Pulling, Trichotillomania, OCD and Hypnosis

An unusual OCD (Obessessive Compulsive Disorder) which involves the pulling or plucking of hair from any part of the body is called Trichotillomania. What starts off as a conscious pulling of hair, which conversely leads to a release of stress, can develop into a subconscious habit and leave the sufferer will bald patches and low confidence as those patches become more visible.

Anne Thornton-Patterson, a London Hypnotherapist specialises in helping men and women who have trichotillomania overcome this often embarrassing and life-restricting condition. She described her experience with trichotillomania in this article.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Hypnobirthing - For a more comfortable and happy birth

Hypnobirthing is becoming more and more popular particularly with the well-informed mother-to-be. Why should any expectant mother have to go through prolonged pain and discomfort and worry? In fact, any reduction in labour pains and duration would be welcome by any mother. To find out that an easier birthing experience is possible with hypnotherapy, called hypnobirthing, can be great news for anyone including the father.

Kristin Hayward, a talented and experienced London hypnotherapist and hypnobirther discusses what is involved with hypnobirthing.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy and Help with Cancer

Even the word "cancer" can send someone into shock or give them a panic attack. It is considered that the body needs rest and a calm state to be able to heal itself optimally. Stress, anxiety and adrenalyn do not provide that calm or relaxed state.

Hypnotherapy and particularly using a regular relaxation process such as self hypnosis can help you cope with cancer. By helping you feel more relaxed it may promote the healing process just when you need it most.

Patrick Browning a London Hypnotherapist discusses how hypnosis may help you during a difficult time when cancer has been diagnosed.

Friday, June 13, 2008

Change Your Eating Habits, Lose Weight With Hypnosis

Habits are formed and dropped over the years. Eating unhealthily can be a bad habit that has become part of your lifestyle. The great news is that habits can be changed. Hypnosis and hypnotherapy can help with introducing new and healthier habits into your life. Bedford based hypnotherapist Deborah Bromley, describes the link between old habits and excess weight and how you can lose those pounds with a change of perception, new habit and a little bit of hypnotherapy.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Successful Job Interviews - Get That Job and Feel Confident

If you suffer with anxiety, worry, nerves or fears about job interviews you may be ruining your chances of getting that job. How would you like to come across confidently and handle any questions that aaked of you? Pat Bishop, a London Hypnotherapist, describes how through the help of hypnosis and hypnotherapy you can increase your chances of getting that job you always wanted.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Weight Loss and Hypnotherapy

Carole Murray, a North London based hypnotherapist describes how people go from a healthy relationship with food to an unhealthy one. She also explains how it is possible for anyone with weight problems (from being obese to having a few pounds of excess weight, to regain that healthier connection with food and eating.

With a healthy approach to food, and eating for the right reasons, weight loss and weight control becomes so much easier.

Monday, June 09, 2008

Anxiety and Panic Attacks Help

Anxiety and panic attacks can be so debilitating and restrict our lives. It it better to resolve the causes of worry, fear and anxeity sooner rather than later. This hypnotherapist based in High Wycombe offers help for these often unconscious feelings and reactions

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Hypnotherapy can help you with...

One of the main reasons for not seeking help from a hypnotherapist is not knowing the types of issues and problems, whether physical, psychological or emotional, that hypnotherapy may help.

Most people have heard that hypnotherapists help people to stop smoking, lose weight, release fears and phobias and gain more self confidence.

However there are a whole range of other issues that hypnotherapy can have a profound and positive impact on.

Pain relief is possible. This is of course not a substitute for medical assistance and should only be used as an adjunct to accepted medical help and not as a replacement.

Physical conditions such as Acid Reflux, IBS, Period Pain, Menopause, ME and other body functioning problems may be helped with a course of hypnotherapy.

Ultimately, if you have an issue which you are not sure will respond to hypnotherapy, just ask your local hypnotherapist for their advice.