An A to Z of Issues Hypnotherapy Can Help

By Jane Pendry

If you are wondering whether hypnotherapy might help you with your particular and highly specific problem, do read the A to Z of issues helped by hypnotherapy below.

How can hypnotherapy help so many different conditions?

Issues that can be helped by hypnotherapy are all rooted in the fear-based primitive mind, and are linked to anxiety, low mood, irrational fears, and self-limiting beliefs.

At its simplest, hypnotherapy:

  • calms the central nervous system

  • tones the vagus nerve, and

  • helps people change unhelpful beliefs, patterns of thinking, acting and reacting, naturally and relativity quickly

From General Anxiety to Gen Z

Therefore hypnotherapy can help with a surprisingly wide variety of anxiety-based issues.

These include, among many others:

  • Abuse (overcoming and stabilizing after)

  • Acceptance (of external factors over which we have no control and limitations)

  • Anxiety (managing and controlling)

  • Arthritis (pain management)

  • Autoimmune Conditions (reducing inflammation, calming, pain)

  • Barrett’s Oesophagus (reducing stress and easing symptoms)

  • Bereavement (acceptance, support, healing through the stages of grief)

  • Binging (drinking and food)

  • Bio-psychological Conditions (physical conditions worsened by stress and anxiety)

  • Blood phobia

  • Blushing

  • Bruxism (teeth grinding)

  • Bullying

  • Caesarean (calm and prepared)

  • Childbirth

  • Claustrophobia

  • Communication

  • Concentration

  • Confidence

  • Coercive Control (recovery from)

  • Dental phobia (sometimes requiring Rewind Trauma and other support)

  • Depression

  • Digestive Disorders

  • Eating disorders

  • Emetophobia

  • Exam nerves (and preparing for success)

  • Fears (irrational and overwhelming)

  • Fertility

  • Gambling

  • Gaslighting

  • Grief

  • Guilt

  • Habits (breaking and creating)

  • Health Anxiety

  • Hoarding

  • Hypertension

  • Identity Issues (acceptance, clarification)

  • Impostor Syndrome

  • Interview Nerves

  • Insomnia

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Low Mood

  • Medical phobias

  • Memory

  • Menopause

  • Migraine

  • Misophonia (irrational disgust or anger at another person’s eating or breathing noises)

  • Nail biting

  • Narcissistic abuse

  • Obsessing

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Over-rating

  • Pacing and Energy Management

  • Pain control

  • Panic attacks

  • Parosmia

  • Perfectionism

  • People pleasing

  • Personal growth

  • Past life regression

  • Phobias

  • Presentation Nerves

  • Procrastination

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Public speaking

  • Relationships

  • Rumination (excessive)

  • Self-Esteem

  • Sexual Problems

  • Shame

  • Shyness

  • Skin problems

  • Sleep problems

  • Smoking

  • Social anxiety

  • Sports performance

  • Stabilising (after a major life change)

  • Stammering

  • Stress

  • Tension

  • Tinnitus

  • Trauma (single event, PTSD and CPTSD - supporting recovery)

  • Trichotillomania - pulling out hair

  • Trypanophonia (needle phobia)

  • Weight control and maintenance

  • Work life balance

  • Work stress

  • Gen Z and Millennials (generational stress)

How many can you tick?

How many are connected?

What’s the root of these issues?

Can you tackle many anxiety related issues together?

The answer us invariably… YES.

Poor sleep? Anxiety? Irrational fears? Exam stress? Social anxiety? A trauma you carry?

These issues do not exist in isolation and can be tackled all at the same time with hypnotherapy.

Can every Hypnotherapist help with all the things listed here?

Its likely most trained and accredited hypnotherapists can help you with most of the things listed.

However, you’ll notice that hypnotherapists do specialise and undertake further training or continuous professional development, and may have personal experience which underpins their practice. Childbirth, fertility, trauma and some medical conditions might require more training for example.

Anyone trained and accredited by the AfSFH will be happy to refer you on if they feel you need more specialised help.

Complementary Practices

Hypnotherapy is a complementary health practice that uses the body and mind’s own ability to help you manage, heal or resolve, and even transform many specific issues.

Some issues may be conditions that require medical or psychiatric care. No complementary therapy is a substitute for medical care. If you are under the care of a medical professional, please consult them before working with a hypnotherapist.

Why choose Solution Focused Hypnotherapy?

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is a particular school of hypnotherapy that has integrated the key benefits of Solution Focused psychotherapeutic approaches with safe, suggestion based hypnosis.

Jane Pendry 

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