Cognitive Hypnotherapy Posts
The dangers of perfectionism: Counselling for help with not feeling good enough
Posted on 13th Nov 2017
Perfectionism is often celebrated in our culture but often there is much pain and anxiety underneath this common characteristic. Recent research detailed in The Independent now links perfectionism with increased incidences of suicide. The drive to be perfect can bring with it terrible costs to mental and emotional health. Sean is a counsellor and offers counselling in berkhamsted, hertfordshire.
What’s the difference between anxiety and a panic attack?
Posted on 9th Nov 2017
At my counselling and hypnotherapy practice in Berkhamsted I frequently see people who are suffering with anxiety and panic attacks, but what is the difference between the two? If you need help with anxiety please feel free to get in touch via the contact form.
Counselling and hypnotherapy for PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
Posted on 8th Nov 2017
What is PTSD? Berkhamsted counsellor and hypnotherapist Sean Heneghan describes post traumatic stress disorder and how therapy can help. If you're suffering with trauma and you're looking for help please feel free to get in touch.
Hypnotherapy Berkhamsted: Hypnotherapy for phobias, Berkhamsted, Hemel Hempstead, Tring, Hertfordshire
Posted on 30th Aug 2013
Phobias are a common source of distress, so common in fact that in the US phobias are the most common form of ‘mental illness’ among women and the second most common in men over the age of 25. Hypnotherapy for phobias is therefore a therapy option that is often sought out, and it’s one that can have profound results in helping people with what can be a disabling problem that severely limits quality of life.
Hypnotherapy Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire: Hypnotherapy for confidence
Posted on 8th Jul 2013
Hypnotherapy for confidence is something many people ask about when they are thinking of having hypnotherapy. Problems with confidence are very common, and yet it tends to be something people suffer with silently often feeling that the problem is unique to them.
Research update: GP’s most popular Complementary referrals are for Acupuncture and Hypnotherapy
Posted on 8th Jul 2013
In many countries the use of complementary and alternative approaches to healthcare is increasing. Researchers recently distributed a questionnaire to all GP’s registered within the Liverpool Primary Care Trust to determine the referral patterns and attitudes towards the various complementary medical approaches among GP’s. This survey was a follow up to questionnaires collected in 1999.
Hypnotherapy Hertfordshire: Watford, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead & Berkhamsted
Posted on 18th Jun 2013
If you’re looking for a hypnotherapist in Hertfordshire, my hypnotherapy clinic in Berkhamsted is conveniently located at Berkhamsted Chiropractic Clinic and easily reachable to the many local towns in the west Hertfordshire/Buckinghamshire area.
Research update: Hypnotherapy and the stress response
Posted on 16th Jun 2013
While conducting clinical trials with hypnotherapy that honour the individuality of each client is complicated, a recent pilot study by researchers on the use of hypnotherapy for managing stress yielded some interesting results not only in terms of the experience of the patients using the hypnosis, but also on a physiological marker for inflammation – considered a reflection of the stress response.
Hypnotherapy for pain: What happens to the brain in hypnosis?
Posted on 27th Jan 2013
One of the more slippery aspects of investigating hypnosis has been teasing out what’s actually going on when people are hypnotised (being ‘hypnotised’ can be understood as simply participating in a process of suggestion using focus, attention and imagination).
Cognitive Hypnotherapy Berkhamsted, Hemel Hempstead, Tring: Recent media articles
Posted on 19th Jan 2013
A couple of blog posts ago I linked to Trevor Silvester’s short video explaining what Cognitive Hypnotherapy is all about. Here you can read a little more of Cognitive Hypnotherapy’s coverage in the media in this article which featured in The Guardian’s health and well-being section of Life & Style.