Hypnosis For Anxiety

 

The Hypnosis for Anxiety program to Quit/Reduce Anxiety is 1-4 sessions face to face or online 

One session may be all you need for a good result it depends.

Review Hayley Scott Reducing Managing Anxiety 2018

I had hypnotherapy for my anxiety. One session is all I had. There was an 80% improvement Id say! I will say you need to in there with an open mind. I feel like walking in there questioning it will impact the effect. I don’t know if its just placebo, but I’m a totally different person after having it done. The best thing I ever did and I would recommend it to anyone!

Package of 4  Inclusions 

  •  4 x post hypnosis recordings
  •  bonus recordings
  • nutritional program
  • fitness program
  • 2 weeks of unlimited yoga ( Cairns only)
  • 1 x 45-minute massage ( for Cairns residents only)
  • weekly phone follow-up.

Justin Anxiety and how hypnosis helped him manage and reduce anxiety 2018

” I came to see Cathy for 3 sessions, as I suffer constant anxiety especially in relation to being in social situations and also to do with my sexuality. Cathy taught me through the hypnosis sessions to learn how to relax and calm down before a situation occurred- she taught me how to turn the anxiety down and the comfort up. She also gave me other strategies out of hypnosis like doing yoga and practising mindfulness. Cathy gave me recordings to listen to so the suggestions repeated over and over so I could change my thoughts and feelings through repetition. I now feel so much more confident and hopeful about my life “

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is classified as meaning 
a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. People who suffer from anxiety are in a constant state of nervousness with butterflies in their stomach and their thoughts bombarding them with never-ending false scenarios of what might happen in the future – what negative unproductive outcome will affect them,

http://www.anxietycentre.com
Of those 40 million people, almost 7 million of them suffer from GAD, with 15 million suffering from a social anxiety disorder, 14.8 million suffering from a major depressive disorder, and 7.7 million affected by post-traumatic stress disorder. Fact #3: There are many types of anxiety disorders.

In Australia, it’s estimated that 2 million people suffer from anxiety that is 45 % of the population https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts.

Some anxiety is normal for example before you meet a new person, going for a job interview, public speaking and before you see the dentist. 

It’s not normal if it stops you functioning normally in your life or at work. How do you know if you suffer from this type of anxiety? Try this checklist below

Do the anxiety quiz below to check if your anxiety is classed as normal

For SIX MONTHS or more on more days than not, have you
!/felt very worried
2/found it hard to stop worrying
3/found that your anxiety made it difficult for you to do everyday activities (e.g. work, study, seeing friends and family)?
4/If you answered ‘YES’ to ALL of these questions have you also experienced THREE or more of the following:
5/felt easily tired
6/had difficulty concentrating
7/felt irritable
8/felt restless or on edge
9/had muscle pain (e.g. sore jaw or back)
10/had trouble sleeping (e.g. difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless sleep)?

If you answered yes to three or more you need to see your doctor or a therapist who can help you.

The consequences of anxiety on your mental and physical health not to mention with relationships are enormous.

 

 

How can hypnosis help you with your anxiety?

So looking at the diagram on your left the thoughts you are having are manifesting physical sensations in the body. So it makes sense to relax the nervous system slows the heart rate down, the pulse and the breathing. We do this in hypnosis by teaching the client to breathe deeply into the stomach and release that tension out the mouth until physically he or she calms that body right down. At the same time, we can ask the client to visualise a colour that they can breathe into their bodies to calm them down at that physical and mental level. What we are doing from a hypnotic standpoint is getting the client to switch off their critical mind shut down the endless stream of thoughts. Then we deepen the state of relaxation much more through various techniques. Then the client is in a resting responsive state and we can introduce hypnotic suggestions that will be accepted willingly by the client so they can learn how to manage, control and reduce their anxiety.

It makes sense that the majority of us when we are totally relaxed are not anxious or worried. It’s just that today we are so on so connected to technology so unable to switch off so hyper-vigilant in today’s uncertain climate. Hypnosis yoga, meditation exercise they are all on the wheel of help for those of you that suffer anxiety. You just have to give it a spin. Now sometimes a client does need medication and remember a hypnotherapist is totally unqualified to give you advice on whether or not you should be taking medication. If they do run a mile. Hypnosis and medication do mix, with an important exception. We do not hypnotise people who are on antipsychotics unless we had permission from their GP.

How many sessions will I need?

Its a complex disorder and the care plan will be discussed and implemented at the first session. I am a great proponent of a multi-dimensional approach and encourage and recommend that as well as the hypnosis sessions, that my clients with anxiety participate in yoga, breathing practices, meditation, regular exercise and good nutrition. 

Cathy Barrow Hypnosis & Wellbeing Centre - 0424 867 361

 

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