New Year, New You!

So how are those New Year's Resolutions going? We're edging towards the end of January and many of us may be finding it tough to stick to the promises we made at the start of the month. It's a very common story. Perhaps you've vowed to give up smoking this year? I've...

OCD and Obsessive Thoughts

Obsessive thoughts are a common symptom of feeling stressed, anxious or depressed. If the primitive, emotional part of our mind feels that we are in danger, it will naturally want to keep drawing our attention back to whatever it perceives to be the problem. So if we...

Shark Awareness Day

Let's just get this out there to begin with - I am a massive fan of sharks. I'm not even quite sure why. And I appreciate you may want to stop reading now if this is already giving you the shudders! I love 'Jaws', both the film and the Peter Benchley book. And,...

Tap Dance Day

TAP DANCE DAY As you are almost certainly aware, the new GDPR regulations come into effect as of today. We would like to let you know that we have developed a Privacy Statement in the interests of letting you know how we handle and protect the information...

Supervision with Jo

I am delighted to announce that I am now offering group and individual supervision sessions for Solution Focused Hypnotherapists in Plymouth. Supervision is an opportunity for practitioners to discuss casework in a supportive and confidential environment, allowing for...

International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women's Day, it's a nice idea to take a moment to think about the women in all of our lives and what they mean to us - our mothers, daughters, colleagues, wives, sisters, friends, fiancees. It's a day to focus on the achievements of women,...

Eating Issues

Eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge eating disorder. There are also other less easily definable disorders affecting eating, that may include symptoms of these three. These disorders can have a huge physical, emotional, psychological and social...

Chronic Pain

It is being more widely recognised than ever before that stress plays a large and significant role in physical illness. Many conditions are directly or indirectly linked to stress, and therefore the reduction and management of stress is more important now than ever....

A Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is often one of the first things that is affected when we feel stressed, anxious or depressed. And fortunately, sleep is something that can be greatly improved by hypnotherapy. Whether you are lying awake at night unable to switch off, or waking...