Two Months To Go – The UK Hypnosis Convention 2016

This was the first in recent years that I have not attended the NGH conference in Marlborough, Masachussetts as it unavoidably clashed with my family holiday. I enjoy going to the conference as not only does it give all those in attendance the chance to catch up with old friends and make new ones, but[…]

The Benefits of Despair

One of the greatest pleasures I have doing my job is being able to help people escape their feelings of desperation and despair. Many therapists will tackle acute feelings of sadness and desperation on a very superficial level, adopting a protocol or process that in the case of many of their clients, will only work[…]

To Script Or Not To Script? – That Is The Question

I have noticed another wave of posts on social media forums discussing(sic) the rights and wrongs of using scripts in a hypnotherapy practice and witnessed the all too familiar pattern of seeing the discussions descend into unpleasantness as both sides of the argument dismiss the others opinions. For those of you reading this that are not completely[…]

Feeling Powerless

Unless you have been living in a cave for the last two months, you will know that today is the day that people in the UK go to the polls to decide on the future of our relationship with Europe. Don’t worry this is not going to be a political piece about the pros and[…]

Expensive Swear Jars

As the worlds greatest coach, consultant and therapist, I am often coming up with brilliant, remarkable and ground breaking strategies to help create change and positive self improvement. One brilliant strategy I recently came up with was to introduce a swear jar into the home to regulate and hopefully reduce the amount of profanities slipping from[…]

Going beyond the magic wand – Taking responsibility

I believe in hypnosis. I think that I would be a pretty crap hypnotist if I didn’t, though I actually do suspect there are a number of practising ‘hypnotherapists’ who doubt the effectiveness of it (or themselves) on some level. However as much as I do believe in it as a process and a phenomenon,[…]