Understanding Long Covid

Long Covid is a developing story. There are several large ongoing studies which span the world, and the results from their data s beginning to help us in our understanding. This blog looks at some of the developing story, and begins to consider what aspects of Long Covid are most likely to affect our clientsContinue reading “Understanding Long Covid”

Hypnotherapy for chronic pain

Clinical evidence for the use of hypnotherapy for chronic pain relief. To begin at the beginning…. Our lecturer strode into the room with a bucket of ice-cubes and a box of medical clamps – “Today,” he said, “you are going to learn all about pain!” No, not the opening to a Gothic novel, but partContinue reading “Hypnotherapy for chronic pain”

Insomnia – sleepless in Lockdown

Insomnia…. You know the feeling…. you go to bed and lay there with your mind churning….. you toss and turn, feeling in turn too hot and then too cold. Feet out of the bed, back under the covers. Your mind is racing, you find it almost impossible to remember what a good night’s sleep feelsContinue reading “Insomnia – sleepless in Lockdown”

Can hypnotherapy be effective online?

This was my question too when this pandemic first emerged – can hypnotherapy be as effective online as in person? Having been a busy hypnotherapist with two clinics, the lockdown forced me to consider whether I could help people online. Evidence Firstly I consulted the evidence, and I was amazed at the result. Study afterContinue reading “Can hypnotherapy be effective online?”

How do emotions effect chronic & long term pain?

A Hypnotherapist writes – Kate’s Hypnotherapy Blog Kate Mitchell Hypnotherapist Dip. CBH Chronic  pain is pain that lasts longer than three months but doesn’t always indicate ongoing damage, even though it may feel like it. In the past we assumed that this was because we had not healed after an injury, but for most people weContinue reading “How do emotions effect chronic & long term pain?”

How hypnotherapy can help manage chronic pain.

Our lecturer strode into the room with a bucket of ice-cubes and a box of medical clamps – “Today,” he said, “you are going to learn all about pain!” No, not the opening to a gothic novel, but part of my in-depth training as a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist. In order to understand how pain worked,Continue reading “How hypnotherapy can help manage chronic pain.”