There is now significant evidence demonstrating that the power of our minds, when directed appropriately, can significantly improve our weight management.
Not only that, it can have a major impact on our psychological wellbeing and general quality of life. Hypnosis has been demonstrated to be effective in working with managing weight issues and to sustain it’s effects over time. Reducing stress levels although is generally where I direct most attention.
The primary stress hormone is known as cortisol and also acts as a steroid. Produced by the adrenal glands, it regulates the way you use fuel and is essential for recouping energy following stress. With excess levels of cortisol the appetite for sugary / high calorie foods increases (cake).
By reducing the negative aspects of living a stressful / anxious lifestyle, we naturally reduce cortisol within the body. Associated symptoms of stress, anxiety and so on are worked within sessions, with the assurance that consultation and therapy are undertaken with the utmost sensitivity and respect. Hypnosis sessions involve deep relaxation, positive suggestions and various imagery techniques. You’ll be given a CD to take away to help ensure the most effective results.
Evidence shows that 6 sessions of treatment can work well, with the opportunity to top these up in the longer term. Sometimes, hypnotherapy can work in a few sessions, or just one. I will monitor your progress on a session by session basis and make recommendations from there. The crucial element is attitude. Without determination to overcome your problems, hypnotherapy is not likely to be successful. Your motivation to change is the key to a successful outcome. Motivation means more than just wanting to be eating more healthily, it means being determined to overcome the symptoms. The attitude I need to see from you is “I will achieve my aims”.