What is Solution Focused Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy??? Well, there are certainly no clucking chickens involved!

 Hypnotherapy is a brilliant and very effective collaboration of Psychotherapy and hypnosis. We need the psychotherapy bit for you to work out what is going on in your mind and what is causing you to feel the way you do.  Once you know this you can explore how you can adapt and start the beneficial steps that will move you forward to a happier future. The solution focused approach does exactly that. It focuses on finding your solutions. It’s all about the future, not the past.

The Hypnosis bit isn’t magic, and contrary to the portrayal in films, will never control you! It works by relaxing you into a trance state, accessing the subconscious part of your mind which is where we store and form all our habits, beliefs and behaviours. 

Trance is essentially like being in a productive daydream, when you are relaxed in this state of mind you are able to focus on what you need to do to get the very best out of yourself. Trance is a normal every-day thing for most of us, we all experience it… ever been driving home on a familiar road and realise you can’t remember some of the journey? Or perhaps you have been enjoying a book so much that you don’t realise how much time has passed and have been oblivious to what’s going on around you. Well, this is just your mind in a state of focused attention which is a similar feeling to hypnosis.