Hypnotherapy and Confidence

Many of us struggle with self-doubt and insecurities that hold us back from reaching our full potential.  If you are looking to break free from limiting beliefs and cultivate confidence, solution-focused hypnotherapy could be the key to unlocking your inner strength.   Let’s explore how it can help you build confidence and transform your life.

Confidence isn’t just about feeling good about yourself; it’s about believing in your abilities and trusting your capacity to navigate life’s challenges.  Low self-esteem and lack of confidence can manifest in various ways, from social anxiety and fear of failure to reluctance to pursue opportunities.

  • How solution-focused hypnotherapy boosts confidence: Solution-focused hypnotherapy helps you tap into your innate strengths and resources, enabling you to gain a deeper understanding of your capabilities and potential.  By focusing on your strengths rather than dwelling on your weaknesses, you’ll develop a more positive self-image and boost your confidence.
  • Shifting the focus to solutions:  Unlike traditional therapy, which may dwell on past traumas or negative experiences, solution-focused hypnotherapy concentrates on finding solutions to current challenges.  By shifting your focus from problems to solutions, you’ll cultivate a more optimistic mindset and approach obstacles with confidence and resilience.
  • Visualising success:  Hypnosis allows you to access your subconscious mind and create powerful mental imagery.  Solution-focused hypnotherapy utilises visualisation techniques to help you imagine you achieving your goal and overcoming obstacles.  By repeatedly visualising success, you’ll reinforce positive beliefs and build confidence in your ability to accomplish your objectives.
  • Building resilience: Confidence isn’t just about feeling good when things are going well; it’s also about bouncing back from setbacks and adversity.  Solution-focused hypnotherapy equips you with the tools and mindset to navigate challenges with resilience and determination, enabling you to maintain confidence in the face of adversity.
  • Celebrating progress: Small victories are the building blocks of confidence. Solution-focused hypnotherapy encourages you to celebrate even the smallest achievements on your journey toward greater confidence.  Each milestone reached reinforces your belief in your ability and fuels your motivation to keep pushing forward.
  • Setting and achieving goals: Confidence flourishes when you have clear goals and a plan to achieve them. Solution-focused hypnotherapy helps you define your goals and break them down into manageable steps.  As you take action and make progress towards your objectives, your confidence grows exponentially.

Confidence is the key that unlocks your true potential and allows you to live life to the fullest.  With solution-focused hypnotherapy, you have the opportunity to break free from self-doubt and step into your power with confidence.  Don’t let fear hold you back any longer; embrace the transformative journey of solution-focused hypnotherapy and watch your confidence soar.

Ready to embark on your journey to greater confidence and self-assurance? Contact us today to learn more about how solution-focused hypnotherapy can help you unlock your full potential and live your best life.

Founder of Mynd Hypnotherapy Karen holds an enhanced DBS and is fully insured to work with both adults and children.

  • Member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH)
  • The National Council of Hypnotherapy (NCH)
  • Registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNCH)

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Hypnotherapy and the Stress Bucket

In today’s fast-paced world, stress has become an unavoidable part of life for many people, from the demands of work to personal challenges, it is easy to feel overwhelmed.  But what if there was a way not just to manage stress, but to conquer it?  Solution-focused hypnotherapy is a powerful tool that can help unlock your potential, leading to a more fulfilling life.

Understanding the stress bucket:  Imagine your mind as a bucket collecting drops of stress from various sources throughout the day.  These drops can come from deadlines at work, conflict in relationships, financial worries, or even negative self-talk.  Over time, if these stressors aren’t effectively managed or released, the bucket begins to overflow, leading to feelings of overwhelm, anxiety, depression, and exhaustion.

Five benefits of Solution-focused hypnotherapy that can help you empty your stress bucket:

  1. Stress reduction: By accessing the subconscious mind through hypnosis, solution-focused hypnotherapy helps identify and release underlying stressors.  This can lead to a profound sense of relaxation and calm, allowing you to navigate life’s challenges with ease.
  2. Increase confidence: Hypnotherapy can help reprogram negative thought patterns and beliefs, empowering you to embrace your strengths and capabilities.   As your confidence grows, you will find yourself tackling obstacles with a newfound sense of assurance.
  3. Improve sleep quality: Chronic stress often disrupts sleep patterns, leaving you feeling tired and unfocused throughout the day.  Solution-focused hypnotherapy can promote deep, restorative sleep by calming the mind and body, leading to more energy and vitality.
  4. Enhanced focus and clarity: When your mind is cluttered with stress, it’s challenging to concentrate on tasks or make clear decisions.  Hypnotherapy helps to quiet the noise, allowing you to sharpen your focus and gain clarity on your goals and priorities.
  5. Emotional balance: Unresolved stress can manifest as a rollercoaster of emotions, ranging from irritability to sadness.  By addressing the root cause of your stress through hypnotherapy, you can achieve greater emotional balance and resilience, enabling you to respond to life’s ups and downs with grace.

Whether you are struggling with anxiety, seeking personal growth, or simply looking to optimise your well-being, solution-focused hypnotherapy offers a holistic approach to healing.  Take the first step towards transformation today and discover the possibilities that await you.

Don’t let stress hold you back from living the life you deserve, your journey to a happier, healthier you starts now.

I hold an enhanced DBS and am fully insured to work with both adults and children.

Karen Melhuish at Mynd Hypnotherapy

  • Member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH)
  • The National Council of Hypnotherapy (NCH)
  • Registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNCH)

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Hypnotherapy and IBS

Uncomfortable and debilitating an estimated 10 to 20% of the population in the UK are suffering from IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome).

IBS can prevent people from carrying out simple tasks such as long car journeys, avoiding public transport, attending social events and causing discomfort on a regular basis.

Because of cultural taboo surrounding toilet habits it’s a subject that not many people want to discuss and so IBS not only creates physical discomfort but emotional too.

By messages between the brain and gut becoming disrupted this then creates issues within the digestive track leading to pain, bloating and bowel changes.  It is also known that high levels of stress increase symptoms further impacting the lives of those who suffer.

As well as medication cutting out dairy, gluten, spices, trying supplements can also be an option.  With IBS patients often struggling with a range of treatments, finding a consistently effective approach can be challenging.

There is growing evidence supporting the efficacy of hypnosis for patients suffering with IBS.  With solution focused hypnotherapy keeping up to date with the latest research in neuroscience its effectiveness against both standard and psychological treatments is potential as a go-to solution.

By the use of suggestion, imagery techniques and progressive relaxation hypnotherapy guides the client into a sense of calm soothing their symptoms restoring the gut brain communication and improving overall well-being.  The power of the mind is truly limitless.

I hold an enhanced DBS and am fully insured to work with both adults and children.

Karen Melhuish at Mynd Hypnotherapy

  • Member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH)
  • The National Council of Hypnotherapy (NCH)
  • Registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNCH)

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Hypnotherapy for Childhood Mental Health

Children and adolescent mental health services are under immense strain.  With huge waiting lists and a lack of correct information, parents are often left frustrated and confused.  They are sometimes unaware of the different therapy options that are available for their child.  Consequently, it is now becoming common for children under 18 to be prescribed anti-depressants and referred to mental health apps.

NICE guidelines state that anti-depressants should not be prescribed to children under the age of 18, unless they are under the care of a psychiatrist.   Unfortunately, this is not the case for most children and as they continue to sit on waiting lists their mental health deteriorates.

By the use of hypnotherapy, children and adolescents can change habits, gain focus, and improve physical symptoms.  By creating new pathways and learning new skills, hypnotherapy is a scientifically proven therapy that helps your child’s brain to rewire and start to figure out how to achieve their goal.   Hypnosis provides focused attention and therefore your child has the capability to respond to suggestions.  It is important to understand that during hypnosis your child will be aware of what is going on and cannot be made to do anything that they do not want to do.

Hypnotherapy is recognised by the National Health Service (NHS) and the Professional Standards Authority (the UK Parliamentary regulator for healthcare) as a treatment option to help children overcome many long-term conditions.  The National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) also agrees with the NHS that “early interventions are crucial for ensuring the best possible outcome for children.”

Issues that can benefit from hypnosis are:

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Allergies
  • Depression
  • Nail biting
  • Bedwetting
  • Behaviour issues
  • Body image
  • Eczema and psoriasis
  • Grief and loss
  • Headaches
  • Motivation
  • Pain Management
  • School/sports performance
  • Exam related stress
  • Sleep issues
  • Social anxiety
  • OCD
  • Fear of the dark and other phobias

The number of sessions will vary from child to child.  Benefits can be seen in a relatively short period of time.  By listening to the child and engaging their imagination in a supported, safe environment they are will be able to make long-term change.

I hold an enhanced DBS and am fully insured to work with both adults and children.

Karen Melhuish at Mynd Hypnotherapy

  • Member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH)
  • The National Council of Hypnotherapy (NCH)
  • Registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNCH)

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Welcome to my new website

I am delighted to launch my new website offering Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (SFH) I will be practicing in person at premises in Bolton and Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester.   I also offer online appointments across the UK and worldwide.

SFH helps with a wide range of issues.  It can help you change your life in a relatively short period of time.  Common issues are  poor sleep, low mood, anxiety and confidence, SFT helps with all of these.

Unlike most other therapies, SFH focuses on the solution not the problem.  Rather than ruminating over what has happened and what hasn’t worked, clients are encouraged to identify what their lives would look with positive change.

Often we are tackling, or ignoring, our feelings.  This can create inner conflict which can then affect other aspects of our lives.  By moving away from negative language and encouraging positive language as a solution, we focus on what is good. Together we will set achievable goals for you to work towards.  We will find solutions by working out how to move you forward to your ideal future.

By making positive changes this then increases your self-confidence, self-esteem, and motivation which has a profound impact on improving your coping ability.  By making these changes it enables you to move forward positively by focusing on the present and future, where your problem doesn’t exist.  You are then able to gain control, enjoy your life, and accomplish your personal goals quickly and with long-term results.

So, what is it that Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help you with?

  • Member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH)
  • The National Council of Hypnotherapy (NCH)
  • Registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNCH)

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