Stress and Anxiety — Hypnotherapy Helps

Stress and Anxiety — Hypnotherapy Helps

Anyone can feel stressed at times. Stress is a common factor at work. It can badly affect our personal lives, and we all manage it differently. Some people make real achievements when pressurised, whilst others find it difficult to get motivated.   A bucketful of...
How can Hypnotherapy help me?

How can Hypnotherapy help me?

There’s nothing mysterious about HypnotherapyHypnotherapy can sometimes feel like it’s shrouded in mystery. Those who don’t work in the industry or those who haven’t tried it before can feel unsure about the practice, and often have questions.My aim is to...
10 ways to save the planet

10 ways to save the planet

It’s been a while since I last wrote.  It’s not for want of trying, but since I’ve been at The Old Surgery I’ve been the busiest I’ve ever been with clients.  It’s a fantastic position to be in as so many therapists struggle to turn...
Closed to new evening clients

Closed to new evening clients

Please be aware that I’m not currently able to offer evening appointments to new clients. My evening diary is almost full until the end of the year, and I need to make clients who are already receiving ongoing treatment with me my priority. I can usually offer...
A Safe Pair of Hands

A Safe Pair of Hands

The Importance of Feeling Safe A couple of clients have told me recently that they feel safe with me.  In fact one specifically said “My uterus feels safe in your hands”.  This is great news given that I specialise in women’s health generally, and...
How many sessions will I need?

How many sessions will I need?

A Frequently Asked Question A question I’m often asked is “how many sessions will I need?”.  I always try to be as helpful as possible when I answer but everything I say ends up sounding a bit like “how long is a piece of string?”. ...
Fertility Series 4: Bad Timing

Fertility Series 4: Bad Timing

One thing that’s struck me over the years is how little we generally know about our menstrual cycle.  Until we start trying for a baby we’re usually only aware of it in relation to getting our period every month. Some of us also get a bit of a niggle...
Fertility Series 3: Stress

Fertility Series 3: Stress

First, the science about stress hormones and fertility… The biological interaction between stress and infertility is the result of the action of stress hormones at the brain level, especially on the hypothalamus-pituitary and on the female reproductive organs....
Fertility Series 2: Endometriosis

Fertility Series 2: Endometriosis

What is endometriosis? Another condition I come across often in my clients is endometriosis.  Endometriosis affects approximately 1.5-2 million women in the UK and occurs when tissue that normally lines the uterus (The Endometrium) grows outside of it, most often...