These weekly podcasts are rammed full of fascinating facts, theories and insights and it was truly a real honour to be invited alongside people I regard as my internationally respected peers. If you are interested in hypnosis, they offer a wide and varied opportunity to learn more about all manner of different approaches to the field from the zany to the practical and sober.
I sat down this morning to write about the ITV show ‘back in the room’. However, I’m finding it SO tricky because my counter-argument could so easily descend into a major whinge-fest. I don’t want to risk people dismissing my comments as professional vanity and so whilst my Inner-Princess wants to write: ‘Awwwww! It’s not faaaaair! They don’t understaaaannd and are getting it all wroooonnnnng’ (because it’s not, they don’t and they are), my Balanced-and-Well-Adjusted-Self is striving to write a more professional and balanced view…. Continue reading →
The sun is shining, I have started the day with a glorious walk with a beautiful friend – and our dogs (Wilma and Barbara) – and I now have an hour or so to catch up on some admin in a fabulously unhurried way. What a luxury.
Not least, I get to post this feature about a presentation I gave on Wednesday to the AE College of Therapeutic Hypnosis:
It gives the low-down on the information I delivered to other hypnotherapists about my approach to tinnitus – and details three other fascinating talks that happened at the same event too. It was a great evening!
I was so excited to have been invited to talk about my work – especially because it Continue reading →
Even today, some people have a mistaken idea that hypnosis is something the hypnotist ‘does’ to the person being hypnotised – like some mystical zapping (of course, if that were true, I’d be straight down the bank for a little zapping of the bank manager before zapping the dog to walk itself, followed by a quick zap of my teenage daughter to Go. Tidy. Your. Room…).
In fact, James Braid – the ‘father of hypnosis’ – described the process as Continue reading →