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Hypnotherapy is increasingly being recognised as an effective way to help people suffering from anxiety disorders, according to Michael McGuinness of the Mayo Hypnosis Clinic.
For many people, the New Year is all about new starts and new thinking.
Problems in human beings do not necessarily emerge overnight. They tend to evolve over time. Unresolved emotions or feelings from long ago which have slipped from conscious into subconscious memory, all may have an impact.
Have you ever felt that your problems are too big to overcome? Conquering those inner demons and loving life again can be done when you turn to Change Sessions.
Some years back the largest study ever conducted into stopping smoking was undertaken in the USA and published in the New Scientist magazine. It studied everything from willpower, nicotine patches, positive thinking, placebos, chewing gum - and the conclusion was that most of the methods turned out to be hopeless. Hypnosis however came out as the most effective anti-smoking technique. Figures showed that hypnotherapy was 300 per cent more successful than nicotine replacement therapies and 500 per cent more successful than methods that are based on willpower alone.
The Dancing Soul Wellness Centre in Pearse Street, Athlone has moved from strength to strength since it was opened last November by Julie Parmenter and Martina Breen. Julie works as a psychotherapist with a focus on the body/mind connection, while Martina facilitates creative development workshops and practices as a Gestalt psychotherapist.
Stress, anxiety, worry, sleep difficulties are common concerns in today’s society. Amanda Walsh at Northwest Therapy and Hypnosis, takes an evidenced based approach; combining cognitive behavioural therapy and clinical hypnotherapy. This integration, referred to as cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy (CBH), uncovered as one of the most evidence based therapeutic interventions, is available today in the field of psychology and psychotherapy.
Many people wonder what hypnosis really is and how it’s used to help people. The stage shows and movies using the word ‘hypnosis’ give a very false impression. The ‘mind-control’ image that is so useful in a movie script simply doesn’t exist in real life. If it did, hypnotists could control politicians, bankers, and everyone else like puppets and rule the world!
Research clearly highlights that responding to challenges in life, by feeling overwhelmed and distraught, impacts on both mental and physical health. Evidence suggests that the more stressed out we feel in facing life’s challenges the more vulnerable we are to colds, flu, and a range of illnesses. Stress and anxiety are prevalent in Irish society. Undoubtedly learning to manage stress and anxiety is a valuable life skill, enhancing wellbeing, contentment, and fulfilment.
Obesity has been highlighted as a public health problem ranking alongside smoking. It is linked to a nine-year reduction in life expectancy and numerous deaths each year. The challenge is clear and the facts are frightening. Obesity has become an epidemic problem in our society, affecting all generations. Perhaps the most worrying thing is that is if we do not look at broadening the ways in which we tackle obesity, being overweight, deeply unhappy, and unhealthy will become the norm for our younger generations.