About Hypnotherapy

How Can Hypnotherapy Help You?

Hypnotherapy is fast (when compared to other forms of therapy). Thats a major point, if its faster it will cost less which for most clients in itself relives more stress. Hypnotherapy helps you to overcome the issues in your mind, it even helps to understand whats going off – believe it or not often times people are just aware of the symptoms and dont know whats caused them.

Problems like anxiety, stress, insomnia etc all come from “within” i.e subconsciously. The subconscious control MOST of our lives even though we dont realise it. Thats means you need to work on that same level to tackle those problems. Of course, hypnosis is the primary therapy for subconscious work.

Hypnotherapy is safe and effective, it is becoming more and more widely used in the NHS and many 100’s of scientific studies show how powerful hypnosis is proven to be.

Hypnosis works on many different problems, after all – our lives are all in the mind. Hypnosis works and has been proven to help with physical problems as well as psychological problems. Even things like helping wounds to heal quicker, skin problems, warts the list really is endless.

How Does Hypnotherapy Work?

What is hypnosis- how does hypnotherapy work? These are often asked questions, and most people have the wrong impression of what hypnosis is and how it can help. Let me ask you this: if you were in charge of yourself, would you have any problems? would you be overweight, smoke, drink or have phobias? We all have worries and doubts about life that can drive us mad sometimes. So, as silly as it sounds- are we actually in charge of ourselves? The answer is yes, but we all need some help sometimes to see that. What we call the subconscious mind has an enormous amount of power, and we need to get it working with us, instead of against us.

The Subconscious Mind

Hypnosis works with the subconscious mind. There are no clear cut answers, but what you can be sure of is that the subconscious can help you to do almost anything better! Science seems to be giving us at least some insights into what the subconscious mind actually is. There are many different brain regions (and physical abilities) that work outside our normal conscious awareness and this explains why sometimes part of us feels like doing this, and part of us feels like doing that. We all have that inner conflict at times. Hypnotherapy aims to get these parts working together better, as a whole unit instead of individual groups.

Stress Anxiety Depression

Think about this- when you are stressed or worried or even depressed, you know you dont like those feelings but you feel like you cant help it. Well, the whole point about good hypnotherapy is that you can help it, far more than you realise. there is no rationality or common sense involved, doesnt it seem like our brains are our worst enemy at times? Its ridiculous when you think about it.


Scientific studies have shown that actual physical changes in the brain can occur with as little as 90 minutes help, (for instance; mindfulness, meditation, hypno-psychotherapy etc). The changes are seen in the “connecting cables” (grey and white matter) so that it seems that more information is able to pass through these wired networks and this has been scientifically proven to help with stress, anxiety, depression and much more. Some studies even claim that these treatments give better longer lasting results than some medication.

The Future

Many years ago, hypnosis was wrongly seen as quack medicine. This was because people assumed it was something that was ‘done’ to people, i work with people to help them change. With the advances in brain scans, we now know that the brain is doing quite different things under a hypnotic state and that in this state, the human individual can do much more than they can in a normal conscious state. Hypnosis is an everyday state that we ALL experience but some of us call it different names to others. Hypnosis is not and never has been dangerous, you cannot get stuck in a trance state. A trance state is like driving on autopilot, or being lost in thought for a few seconds. A hypnotherapist helps you go into that state then helps you when you are in it.. You are always in control and never unconscious like people imagine.

As a hypno-psychotherapist i have a much wider range of tools than a pure hypnotherapist. I can take into account far more than the presenting problem that a client might bring.

If you live in Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire, we can use hypnosis to help you change your life, call me to find out more.

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Garry Webster MNCH

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