Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) – National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Approves Hypnotherapy for IBS for use by the National Health Service. (NHS)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain associated with altered stool frequency and consistency. It affects 10 to 15% of the adult population. Conventional medical approaches to IBS management are unsatisfactory for more than half of the patients.
How does Clinical Hypnosis work?
The subconscious mind is the source of many of our problems and self-images Our beliefs, habits, and behaviours are stored as information. The subconscious is a tremendous reservoir of our unrecognised strengths and knowledge.
Hypnosis is a natural and effective technique for accessing the subconscious mind – the key to unleashing our potential, changing our unwanted habits and behaviours and finding solutions to our problems and concerns.
Any therapeutic intervention implies change, so entering a trance state alone does not signify a therapeutic endpoint. Once the individual has achieved a trance state the hypnotherapist uses many different therapeutic methods ranging from simple suggestions to psychoanalysis. For example, the Gary may ask about past, present or future concerns to establish the reasons for the problem. Alternatively, Gary may give suggestions to the subconscious mind aimed at overcoming specific problems such as lack of self-confidence.
Some uses such as calming a person require minimal change on the part of the individual, more complex behaviour patterns such as overeating or treatment of panic disorders or reactive (non-clinical) depression require a more complex therapeutic intervention together with psychological and be Goals for therapy are discussed and agreed and a full explanation of hypnosis is provided. Any questions or misconceptions about hypnosis would also be dealt with. behavioural homework.
The first session usually lasts one and a half hours with subsequent sessions between an hour and an hour and a half.
- Nobody can ever be hypnotised against their will and even when hypnotised, people still remain in complete control of any suggestions given.
- The whole object of clinical hypnosis is to take back control that has been lost and which has therefore resulted in the symptom or problem.
- It is estimated that approximately 85% of people of all age groups will readily respond to hypnosis.
Gary’s experience is over 18 years with Clinical hypnotherapy – Tutor for the University London Thames Valley / London College of Clinical Hypnotherapy / British Society Of Clinical Hypnotherapy / Past Life Regression Therapist / Specialize in helping survivors of sexual abuse and rape. Author of “My Silence is Broken” and “The Winning Mind Set of Weight Loss”.
Gary Sellors is a member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy, ANLP, British Complementary Medicine Association, European Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, National Register of Practitioners in Smoking Cessation and has worked in America Virginia running workshops & Talks.
Areas of therapy experience:-
Guaranteed STOP SMOKING – (for 12 months or your money back) Using the very latest skills in Clinical Hypnotherapy, EFT & NLP. – Price £245
Treating Phobias – Definition of phobias, beliefs and automatic responses, DSM IV, methods of coping, treatments and approaches.
Past Life Healing – ( Regression therapy ) Theoretical aspects, induction and deepening, leaving a past life
Hypnosis in Psychiatry – Classification of psychiatric disorders, looking at genetic factors, physical illness, clinical interviewing.
Trauma and P.T.S.D. ( Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ) – Definitions of trauma, dealing with depression and anxiety, supportive and educational counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, coping strategies, NLP trauma care / various rewind techniques. A specialist in helping survivors of sexual abuse and rape and author of the workbook – My Silence is Broken – Available from Amazon and Kindle
Stress Management – Pinpointing the problem, learning to deal with everyday stress, teaching relaxation techniques, positive future with goal setting.
Goal-Directed Therapy – Identifying clear goals and building success for the future, teaching self-hypnosis
Weight Control – Understanding the process involved in hypnotic weight management, while looking at the underlying psychology of weight control and effective strategies.
Virtual Gastric Band – 4 sessions – £695
Hypnosis for hypnobirthing – Practical applications of hypnosis before, during and after labour. The Anatomy and Physiology of the reproductive system. The role of hormones during pregnancy and labour and looking at recent scientific research on the use of hypnosis during pregnancy and labour.
Hypnotherapy is medically accepted to benefit the following and more: unwanted habits – smoking, nail biting, bed wetting, weight control / healthy eating, improve work/study/sporting performance, boost self-confidence and achieving potential, phobias, compulsions, emotional problems, sleep problems, inhibitions, worries, reduce stress, tension, and blood pressure, stomach problems, IBS, gynaecological problems – PMT, psychogenic infertility, obstetrics (painless childbirth), skin problems, pain control, minor surgery, dentistry, arthritic pains, aches and pains, some sexual problems…
Put simply, where your problem is due to habitual conditioning (habit formation), accumulated stress or unresolved events in your past then hypnotherapy can be used to access and reprogramme these complexes which are being sustained and remain active at the unconscious level.
Your first consultation session
In the first session, Gary will spend most of it understanding the issue you would like help with. We will talk about how long you have had a particular concern, what you would like to change and how you would like to feel, behave, and think instead. Gary will then guide you into a wonderfully calm and relaxed state, giving you positive suggestions based on what you will have told me.
Passed by the British Medical Hypnotherapy Examinations Board
Clinical Hypnotherapy 1-2-1 sessions are priced at – First consultation session £125 for 2 hours – then follow-up sessions which are 1 hour each £80