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Online hypnosis – effective, and the way of the future!

Introduction This week I am updating a post I first wrote in August 2019, a date when no-one had yet heard of COVID-19. I first started using Zoom and Skype (types of online video-conferencing software) to run hypnotherapy sessions for clients who were fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers in Western Australia. They had sessions with me in the clinic while on leave in Perth, and … Read More Online hypnosis – effective, and the way of the future!

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Is there any difference between hypnosis and meditation?

Complementary and alternative therapies (CAM) are popular in Australia. A survey completed in 2007 found that almost 70% of those interviewed used at least one form of CAM in the past year, and 44% visited a CAM practitioner in the same time period (1). In fact, the estimated number of visits to CAM practitioners by adult Australians in that 12-month period was over 69 … Read More Is there any difference between hypnosis and meditation?

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What’s the cause of dental anxiety?

Dental anxiety is a term used to mean fear in a setting where dental services are provided, e.g., before or during dental treatment. This is part 1 of a 2-part series on dental anxiety. Next week I’ll be covering some of the actions you can take to help yourself overcome dental anxiety. Severe dental fear affects approximately 1 in 6 Australian adults, and about … Read More What’s the cause of dental anxiety?

Get ready for summer with 10% off hypnotherapy packages

To help us all get ready for Summer in sunny Perth, I am offering 10% off packages of 3 hypnotherapy sessions (first session to be booked before 13 November).

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Be optimistic – its powerful and good for you

Do you:- Look on the positive side of events  and spring back from misfortune?  If you fail (or don’t succeed as well as you want) do you  pick yourself up and work out how to do the task better next time? Or do you believe success depends on luck (“it’s not worth trying…”), and feel that it’s not worth getting excited about something as … Read More Be optimistic – its powerful and good for you

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8 facts you need to know for perfect mind mastery

Most people have heard of the conscious and unconscious minds. The conscious mind is responsible for thinking, decisions, and awareness of your environment, and makes up approximately 10% of the total mind. It interacts with the subconscious mind, which is like a memory vault containing memories, emotional reactions to past events, habits, and more. The following article covers some interesting information about this vital … Read More 8 facts you need to know for perfect mind mastery

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6 reasons why therapy can fail, and how to avoid them!

When you start therapy, you want it to succeed. That is why you made the effort to attend therapy, and are willing to discuss how your situation can improve. Therapists also want therapy to succeed – that is why they work as therapists. It is wonderful to be told by a former client that their issue is now resolved, and they may even provide … Read More 6 reasons why therapy can fail, and how to avoid them!

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Skypenosis – why is online hypnotherapy so convenient and effective?

Introduction Some people may wonder how hypnotherapy could work using Skype. After all, do you not need to be in the same room as the hypnotherapist to obtain therapy? I first started using Skype to run hypnotherapy sessions for clients who were fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers in Western Australia. They had face-to-face sessions with me while on leave in Perth, and wished to continue … Read More Skypenosis – why is online hypnotherapy so convenient and effective?

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Conquer fear of needles and injections – part 2

This is part 2 of a two-part series on injection phobia. It covers tips and tricks that you can use at the time of the injection to make it easier. Part 1  (published last week) covered possible causes of needle phobia, and what you can do in advance of the injection to make it easier for you to get the vaccinations etc. which you need. … Read More Conquer fear of needles and injections – part 2

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Conquer fear of needles and injections — part 1

This is part 1 of a two-part series on injection phobia. This blogpost covers what you can do in advance of the injection to make it easier for you to get the vaccinations etc. which you need. Part 2 (covering tips and tricks that you can use at the time of the injection) will follow next week. We are coming into flu season here … Read More Conquer fear of needles and injections — part 1

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How to choose a reputable hypnotherapist

Keen to use hypnotherapy to assist with an unwanted habit or issue in your life? Hypnotherapy in Australia is largely unregulated, and that means that anyone can call themselves a hypnotherapist. So how do you choose a reputable practitioner? Here are some tips Check that the practitioner is a member of a hypnotherapy association. Some of the major associations are the Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA) … Read More How to choose a reputable hypnotherapist

Does hypnosis produce real effects? Here are some peer reviewed articles that say it does!

One of the frequent questions I get asked is if hypnosis is real and does it produce identifiable effects and help clients with various issues? Here are some peer reviewed articles that say it does!