Frequently Asked Questions
I’m often asked lots of questions about hypnotherapy. I’ve tried to answer some of the most frequently asked here, but please don’t hesitate to get in touch if there’s anything else you’d like to know.
About hypnotherapy sessions...
You can contact me by phone, e-mail or through Facebook Messenger and via the contact form here.
I’m generally available between 3pm and 7pm on Mondays to Fridays. Weekends are sometimes possible too.
I’m based in Carmarthen but I can also see you in Narberth and Haverfordwest. I also work on-line via Zoom throughout the UK.
The first step is to book an initial consultation which is chance for us to get to know each other a little and for me to understand what you are looking for help with.
Initial consultations last 30 minutes. Hypnotherapy sessions are for 50 minutes.
This varies depending on your needs but I will discuss this with you at your initial consultation.
The fee for an initial consultation is £20. Following hypnotherapy sessions are £40.
My preferred method is by bank transfer for all appointments. However, for in-person appointments you can pay in cash.
Yes. I’m a member of the National Hypnotherapy Society an accredited professional body promoting the highest standards for hypnotherapists. I practise strictly within the society’s code of ethics and standards for continuing professional development, supervision and insurance.
Hypnosis is simply an altered state of consciousness and is completely natural for all humans. We all pass through a trance state several times a day - have you ever been so engrossed in reading or watching a film or sport that you are completely unaware of what's going on around you? When we are in this relaxed state it becomes possible to make changes to the way we think, feel and behave. So hypnotherapy is me, as a therapist, guiding you into a hypnotic state in order to help you make the positive changes you want to make.
Hypnotherapy can help with a wide range of conditions – I’ve just outlined some key ones on this website. Because it can positively influence the way you think and feel about certain things and situations, It can change the way you behave too. For example it can help you with insomnia, pain, phobias, fears (flying, dentist etc), chronic health conditions – the list really is endless. If you’re not sure if hypnotherapy can help you, just get in touch for a chat.
It can feel like the experience just before you drift off to sleep, where you feel very relaxed and your mind wanders. You are still aware and yet your body falls asleep.
Yes everyone can be hypnotised. Hypnosis is a natural state for all human beings and we all experience it every day – we just don’t notice it because it is such a natural experience.
Yes, but it is important that you find a qualified and experienced therapist.
During a session you may experience a floating feeling, maybe feel light, unaware of your body and of time passing. At the end of the session you will feel completely normal and able to carry on with your day as normal.
No. You will remain in control and cannot be made to do, say or think anything that you don’t find acceptable. You are not asleep and you can choose to come out of the state at any time. My role is simply to guide you into a relaxed state and help to produce therapeutic change.
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