What is hypnosis?
Hypnosis has long been associated with the strange and
mysterious, with side shows and faith healers; yet hypnosis
isnít mysterious or supernatural and we have all been in a
hypnotic states literally thousands of times. You didnít notice
because it is such a natural state of mind.
Have you ever had a day dream you are in a trance.
Have you have ever looked for something and not been able
to see it but then found it in a place you had already looked
(negative hallucination) you were in a trance.
Have you ever imagined what a room or garden would look
like once redecorated (positive hallucination) you were in a
Hypnosis is not sleep - it is really a half-way state between
awake and asleep and in it the mind is more receptive to
suggestion. Hypnosis is a safe state of mind and was recognized
as long ago as the 1890s by the British Medical Association
What is NLP?
- NLP stands for Neuro Linguistic Programming and is a set
of techniques that enable us to eliminate old habits and create
new behaviours quickly and easily.
- Some people describe NLP as being the operating manual of
the mind it enables us to re-programme and re-condition our
thinking. When Hypnosis and NLP are combined they are
What does being hypnotised feel like?
Many people say that becoming hypnotised feels at first like
falling drifting off into a light sleep, the difference being
that they hear our voices as a background to whatever experience
they have. Being totally aware and yet very comfortable and
relaxed. Hypnosis is an individual experience and will not be
the same for everyone. The more you practice it the easier it
Is hypnosis safe?
- Hypnosis is a natural and effective way of making contact
with your inner (unconscious) self with no harmful side effects,
- The side effect that is most common is a feeling of release
and relaxation after the session. It will be fine for you to
work or travel after your having stopped smoking with hypnosis.
I'm not sure about hypnosis what if I cant be
I would like to come along with some friends what do I do?
- if you feel more relaxed by coming along with
a friend that is ok, they may or may not be allowed into the
session depending on why you are visiting us. If you are booking
with a junior (under 14 years) then we may ask you or another
adult to sit in the session so you are aware of the techniques
they would have learnt. We encourage you to come along with some
friends or in a group for stopping smoking or weight loss that
way you will use the group to encourage each other to practice
the techniques you will learn.
How can I
prepare before my appointment?
- After booking in you will receive a
pre-appointment pack and a simple to complete questionnaire,
read the pack and complete the questionnaire BEFORE your
- With the pack you will receive a FREE
hypnosis CD entitled "Preparing your mind for success".
Listen to this at least once but as many times as possible
before your appointment. It will prepare your mind for the
session. Sit back relax and enjoy the experience.
- If you are attending for Stopping Smoking or
Weight Loss there are a few extra instructions that will be
contained within your pre-appointment pack.
run a business and want to help my staff what can I do?
- As of 1st July 2007 the law will have changed
regarding smoking placing a
lot of responsibility not only only smokers but on employers.
You may book your staff in we suggest you get each member of
staff to check their commitment before you book them in. Please contact us for a
quote to arrange an in-house stop smoking seminar for your
- In 2005 the laws changed regarding Stress in
the Work place, we offer comprehensive services for Stress at
home and at work.
- A lot of our work is for corporate clients as
well as providing personal "one 2 one" coaching services for
your staff we can design and develop bespoke training courses in
a wide range of subjects. Please call Steve on
020 8540 3366 to discuss
your training requirements.
my appointment ?
- After your appointment you must listen to the audio
hypnosis CD you received with your pack this will
reinforce the work done during your appointments, if you have
any queries we offer a free e-mail follow up service
to answer any queries you may have after your appointment.
How do I book?
Complete the enquiry form and
we will get back to you ASAP or alternatively call us on
020 8540 3366.
- When you call please have a diary and your
credit card available to confirm appointment times and secure the
times. We will hold a provisional booking for 24 hours. Once a
booking is confirmed we will require credit card details to secure
- A pre-appointment pack will then be sent out to
you within 48 hours.
- If you need to re-arrange the times please
ensure you tell us with more than 48 hours notice (working days
excluding bank holidays).
- Terms and conditions apply.
What is the difference between Empowering Solutions and my local
hypnotherapist or someone who has done an NLP practitioner course?
- If you were ill would you chose to go to a
local village GP with little
experience in a health problem you may have or would you rather
go to an International specialist who has worked with 1000's of
clients with your problem and has clients referred to them by other GP's. Who
would you trust with your good health?.
- There are some people out there who are good
however it takes more than one or two course to make a good
therapist / coach. Don't ask us read what our clients and other
therapists say, see the
referral section of this site.
- The difference with good therapists and great
ones is what they do if a technique doesn't work, iit is then
that experience shows. We teach many therapists and coaches
throughout the year, our rates offer excellent value for money.
Why can't I get Empowering Solutions through
- Regrettably the NHS service is slow and
painful for therapists, we have chosen not to register with
them. To help with costs we always aim to keep our rates
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