Hypnosis and Counselling
Hypnosis/ Counselling are based on the development of a supportive interpersonal relationship. The aim being to assist clients to develop self-confidence, self-understanding, self compassion, insights into personal and professional challenges, interpersonal conflicts, problems, and crisis to assist you to accept, take action, or make changes. The process is informed by an eclectic range of approaches including Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Narrative, Resource, Focused Psychological Interventions, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Relaxation, Mindfulness and Hypnosis. Hypnosis enhances the process by enable you to learn how to relax.
Hypnosis is a natural state which everyone experienced at some time in their life. Hypnosis involves receiving positive supportive messages during a deep state of relaxation, a trance state. During relaxation your subconscious mind accepts messages about what you want to change, or achieve, that are acceptable to you. During hypnosis you remain aware of your surroundings.
Hypnosis is a voluntary state that brings about deep breathing, relaxation. Following hypnosis you will feel relaxed and refreshed, as if you have had a good sleep. It is effective for assisting you to manage pain, reduce stress, gain confidence, release negative thoughts, beliefs and behaviours, overcome phobias, lose weight, cease smoking, recover from PTSD and trauma.
Hypnosis and Counselling are offer for persons experiencing:
- Building Self Esteem
- Anger Management
- Conflict Management
- Ceasing smoking
- Improving Educational Performance
- Mental health Issues
- Pain Management
- Relationship Challenges
- Stress Management
- Weight Management
Hypnosis/Counselling are offered per session or as a program package.
The Richards Trauma Process – many people experience trauma which impacts on their ability to live fully. This program, three 90 minutes sessions, is for those who have experienced trauma and found talking therapies have not met their needs. Clients engaging in this process are required to commit, complete homework, and engage fully. This safe, gentle and effective process can enable you overcome symptoms that have prevented you living a fulfilling life.
This process is offered in person and via Skype.
Improving Educational Performance – many students, young and mature, experience performance anxiety when studying, completing assignments, preparing for or sitting examinations. Anxiety interferes with your ability to perform to your potential. During three 90 minute group sessions you will learn how to relax, focus and achieve a state of calm at will. The aim is to build your confidence in your ability to succeed, relax, and focus so you can perform at your full potential.
This package is offered as an individual or group program. Groups are conducted for school and higher education students with special groups for mature adults returning to study. It is also offered to schools.
“Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future” – Marilyn Ferguson