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Gill Matthews tel:01425 638817 Web
Barton on Sea BH25 7BR
tickMember of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council CNHC
I am a professional Hypnotherapist, Life Coach, Fertility and Childbirth Coach. I practice in Barton on Sea, New Milton twixt Lymington in Hampshire and Bournemouth and Christchurch in Dorset. I offer Coaching sessions face-to-face or online via Skype or Facetime.
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Hypnotherapy Directory Web
Hypnotherapy Directory was launched to connect individuals with qualified professionals in the UK. We offer information about what hypnotherapy is, how it can help, upcoming events, articles written by professionals and the latest hypnotherapy news. To ensure the professionalism of our members, we require proof of their qualifications and insurance cover, or proof of professional body membership. This is crucial to providing a website that can be trusted by the public.
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The Phoenix Tree Clinic tel:01590 683326 Web
Wootton Road, Tiptoe, Lymington SO41 6FT
tickMember of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis BSCH
As well as an extremely experienced fully qualified Hypnotherapist, I am also a lecturer, examiner, tutor and supervisor on a Post Graduate Hypnotherapy courses at Birkbeck University of London. If you want to successfully resolve any issue then please contact me for a confidential consultation in a private and discreet location in Lymington.
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Toby Wilks tel:01590 676964 Web
Lymington
tickMember of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
CNHC
Using a unique combination of hypnotherapy along with homeopathic treatment, dietary and lifestyle tips, I can help you to feel more balanced both physically and emotionally, and to start living your life in the way that you really want to.
 
What is Hypnotherapy?
Psychological therapy and counselling (sometimes referred to as the “talking cure”) is the treatment of emotional and psychological disorders, unwanted habits and undesirable feelings, using psychological techniques alone. The aim of all such therapy is to assist people (usually referred to as clients) in finding meaningful alternatives to their present unsatisfactory ways of thinking, feeling or behaving. Therapy also tends to help clients become more accepting both of themselves and others and can be most useful in promoting personal development and unlocking inner potential.

There are many forms of psychological therapy but Hypnotherapy is distinctive in that it attempts to address the client’s subconscious mind. In practice, the Hypnotherapist often (but not exclusively) requires the client to be in a relaxed state, frequently enlists the power of the client’s own imagination and may utilise a wide range of techniques from story telling, metaphor or symbolism (judged to be meaningful to the individual client) to the use of direct suggestions for beneficial change. Analytical techniques may also be employed in an attempt to uncover problems deemed to lie in a client’s past (referred to as the “there and then”) or therapy may concentrate more on a client’s current life and presenting problems (referred to as the “here and now”). It is generally considered helpful if the client is personally motivated to change (rather than relying solely on the therapist's efforts) although a belief in the possibility of beneficial change may be a sufficient starting point.

Regardless of the techniques employed, perhaps the most important thing is that a client should expect to feel comfortable and at ease with their therapist. This is of particular importance in Hypnotherapy, in which the value of the treatment is greatly enhanced when there is confidence in the practitioner. For this reason it is recommended that a single session only is initially booked, leaving the client subsequently free to decide if they wish to proceed with more.

Unlike many other psychological therapies, Hypnotherapy is generally considered to be a fairly short-term approach in which beneficial change, if it is to occur, should become apparent within a relatively few sessions.

N.B. In actual practice, most Hypnotherapists will combine hypnotic procedures with other appropriate counselling and therapeutic techniques. Should there be any doubt about the combination of skills utilised in individual cases, the therapist should be asked directly for a further explanation of their preferred methodology.
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