However, Zahra Zuhair's trembling voice troubled her so much that the dentist decided to seek help from an unconventional source --a hypnotherapist
Participants were recruited from a sample frame from the National Council for Hypnotherapists
So I needed a great hypnotherapist
to work with me on that one.
Tackling stress Mother-of-two Paula, 40, a member of the Guild of Therapeutic Hypnotherapists
and a qualified trainer, says she has seen an increase in clients in the current economic climate.
Reduction or control of stress, pain or cravings may be most successful when a hypnotherapist
induces an "altered state of consciousness," creating a safe, comfortable sense of relaxation, followed by suggestions of specific behaviors or thoughts the patient can use upon awakening to overcome the deep-seated anxieties.
While studying to become a hypnotherapist
Anne, 57, says she was taken through past life regression and emerged astonished by what she found.
One advert, promoting a Staffordshirebased hypnotherapist
, reads: ``Hypnotherapy for relaxation, stress, irritable bowel syndrome, headaches, insomnia, over-eating, smoking, examinations, interviews, confidence, habits, performance, anxiety, loss, irrational fears, posttraumatic stress disorder, anger, nightmares, bruxism [grinding of the teeth].
A session with a hypnotherapist
can cost up to pounds 150 - with the average patient requiring three or four sessions.
apply similar methods to help clients lose weight, reduce stress, study harder, or overcome a fear of public speaking.
are really only teachers who show people how to achieve the hypnotic state.
Will Attempt to Wake Up America.
As clinical hypnotherapists
are not regulated by AHPRA, the same mandatory reporting and notification guidelines do not apply.