OCD – How Hypnotherapy Can Help

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD.

Do you ever struggle with unwanted and intrusive negative thoughts? Do you sometimes find yourself engaged in small ‘rituals’ whereby you check your car door is definitely locked again and again and again?



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Are you tired of this cycle of endless checking and obsessive behaviour? Are you looking for help to break away from it and so embrace a positive way of managing your life?




If the answer is “yes” then you may find Solution Focused Hypnotherapy may help to ease your mind away from thinking endless negative thoughts which can lead to, in extreme cases, people struggling to leave their own home.


I often see people who come to seek help with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD.  As our daily lives are increasingly stressful in the modern world so, sometimes, our brains struggle to adapt to the challenges we face.

As such, it tries to protect us by re-checking things again and again or introducing obsessive thinking into our lives. Negative thoughts then end up in something we term as a ‘stress bucket’ and people may find themselves re-checking things as part of an unwanted habit.

By using Solution Focused Hypnotherapy, I work together with my clients to help them empty the stress bucket so allowing them to have a more relaxed and confident outlook to their life which, in turn, helps them to stop worrying and focus on the positive aspects of life as a whole. 

At our Initial Consultation I explain in full how the brain works and how Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can be beneficial to overcome the problem. I also provide a relaxation CD or MP3 download for my clients during the course of the meeting.

Each session is designed to focus the mind into a mode of positive thinking prior to entering the trance state which is designed to be relaxing and soothing for the individual.

The number of sessions used by people who have obsessive feelings can vary and, obviously, as with any medical issue then it is important to remember that your GP is also there to help.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can also be used to help improve sleep, aid in self-esteem and confidence, reduce phobias and fears and help people with anxiety, stress and depression.


When you book an Initial Consultation, I provide a full explanation on how hypnotherapy works and how it may help you.

Email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072

Summer Holidays and Stress Free Living


During this holiday period, it’s wonderful to be able to spend time away or just relaxing at home. A change away from the normal routine makes us feel better.

Sun hat by the poolWhile on holiday we may have slept eight plus hours a night, exercised daily, maybe walking or swimming and probably didn’t sit behind a desk or laboured for the best part of a day.  You may have answered a few emails and messages while off, but overall were not too worried about ‘work’.

Before our holiday period, we may not have thought we had a lot of stress in our lives. And if somebody asked you if you were stressed, the answer may have been “no”.


But once the holidays are over and we get back to our day to day routines, we may realise we have more stress than we previously thought.

Work mode

As we all slip back into ‘work mode’, we may notice the reappearance of certain symptoms. If for example, you suffer with tense muscles in your neck and shoulders, headaches, teeth grinding, sleep problems, you may have noticed that these seemed to have disappeared while you were off.

So, when our holidays come to an end and we all gear up to go back to work and the school runs, just remind yourself to try and reduce the stress in your life as much possible, even if you think you’re fine!


Take time to relax and develop some positive habits.


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  • Keep a positive attitude and accept there are events that you cannot control
  • Be active in a positive way, your body can fight stress better when it is fit
  • Be interactive in a positive way and spend time with the people in your life that you enjoy and who make you happy.
  • Eat healthy, well balanced meals
  • Get enough rest and sleep, your body needs time to recover from stressful events.


SOLUTION FOCUSED HYPNOTHERAPY – Is another way to reduce the stress in your life!

During our sessions we spend time focusing on positive outcomes and the goals you would like to achieve. This is followed by clinical hypnosis as part of the session and is a simple technique allowing you to enter a state of relaxation which provides an opportunity to let go of stress and tension. During our sessions you are also provided with a free relaxation CD or MP3 download, so you can experience the same comforting, relaxing sensations in the comfort of your own home.

Research shows that a reduction in stress and anxiety contributes majorly to a healthy and happier life. I can tell you from personal experience…..they’re right!

When you book an Initial Consultation, I provide a full explanation on how hypnotherapy works and how it may help you.

Emai: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072

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Exercise and Hypnotherapy

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Being active is great for your physical health and fitness, and evidence shows that it can also improve your mental well-being. Which means feeling good, both about yourself and about the world around you. It means being able to get on with life in the way you want. Evidence shows that there is a link between being physically active and good mental well-being.

Brain neurons

Our brains can develop and grow thanks to a family of proteins that are specifically designed to build and maintain cell circuitry. This factor is known as BDNF (brain derived neurotropic factor). Think of it as being ‘Miracle Grow’ for the brain!



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When we exercise, changes occur in the brain that allow an increase in BDNF, which in turn can ‘crank up’ the molecular machinery of learning.

Being active doesn’t mean you need to spend hours in the gym, if that doesn’t appeal to you. Find physical activities that you enjoy and think about how to fit more of them into your daily life.

The link between exercise and the creation of new neurons makes sense from an evolutionary point of view as our ancestors’ learning and memory evolved together with the functions required to track down food.  Research has found there’s improved cognitive functioning and learning ability following exercise, which correlates with higher levels of BDNF.

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Also, BDNF protects the neurons in our brain from the negative impact of cortisol which is a hormone that is produced when we are stressed.  BDNF is the rope in a tug of war between chronic stress and adaptability. Being active can improve well-being because it brings about a sense of greater self-esteem, self-control and the ability to rise to a challenge.

Exercise is not prescribed to clients during a Solution Focused Hypnotherapy session, but it can help with your motivation. You may have trouble getting started, or keep putting it off, or give up after a few days. You may even find your goal too daunting, so give up completely.



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Hypnotherapy uses a trance state which is a natural way to achieve deep relaxation. You feel relaxed and calm with all worries out of the picture. It’s similar to being deeply engrossed in a film or book. While in trance you can focus entirely on a specific goal and are more willing to embrace positive suggestions that can be integrated into your life. Providing the motivation to not only exercise but enjoy doing it!

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy uses proven brain-based research to achieve excellent results for clients seeking to ease stress or improve their performance in sport, the office or in their day to day lives.

When you book an Initial Consultation, I provide a full explanation on how hypnotherapy works and how it may help you. You will also receive a Complimentary Relaxation CD or MP3 download.

Email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072

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Stress, Disease and Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Good morning let the stress begin


We’ve all experienced stress and anxiety in our time. But where does illness fit in and how can Solution Focused Hypnotherapy help?

All kinds of situations or things can cause stress in our lives, but it’s how we cope as individuals to the stressor and the meaning we give to it that makes the difference. For example, not all events stress all people in the same way.  It’s not the actual event in our lives that causes us to feel stressed, anxious, depressed or angry it’s the way we think about them. We can’t control the events in our lives, but we can control how we respond to them.  Learning to change our thinking habits can make a huge difference to our lives.

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Physical Symptoms of Stress

  • Headaches
  • Tense neck and shoulders
  • Digestive problems
  • Sleep disorders
  • Lack of energy
  • High blood pressure
  • Nervousness
  • Teeth grinding
  • Nervous tics and twitches


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Emotional Symptoms of Stress

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Frustration
  • Memory Loss


Fear of heights   Flying in an aircraft  Weight managment


Psychological Symptoms of Stress

  • Phobias
  • Withdrawal from society
  • Compulsive behaviours
  • Eating disorders

When a threat or a stressful situation arises, the body’s fight or flight response kicks in with the production of adrenalines. If the stressor continues, the body tries to cope with it but gradually the resources are used up. Once the body’s resources are used up,it can lead to illness as the immune system can be low. In simple terms, stress can suppress the immune’s system or not let it function as effectively as it should.


So How Can Solution Focused Hypnotherapy Help?

Relaxation has been proven to unsuppress the immune system and a key part of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is the safe use of a trance state which is a natural way to achieve deep relaxation. When we are in this relaxed state the amygdala that triggers the flight or fight response is turned off and stress hormones such as adrenalin are inhibited. Being relaxed is opposite to being stressed. Relaxation through clinical hypnosis is a highly effective tool in giving the body a chance to heal itself.

Using a Solution Focused approach, we can work to focus on the goals in life and what we want to achieve. When we focus on what we want, we start to find those previously elusive solutions, because we change our view from a problem focus to a solution focus. When we change our thoughts in a positive way we start to see things differently. When we are positive, we cope better with setbacks and are able to remove obstacles.

Studies have found that when people receive treatment for illness, those that have a positive attitude get well sooner than those that don’t. It’s a proven fact that a positive attitude increases the antibodies in the body. Whereas emotional stress decreases the antibodies.

Being relaxed and in a positive state of mind allows you to make the choice of how stressful and event can be and helps restore intellectual control. Helping a person to relax and focus on the positives is one of the things Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can do to help a person with illness start to “fire on all cylinders” again and get on the road to recovery.

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When you book an Initial Consultation, I provide a full explanation on how hypnotherapy works and how it may help you. You will also receive a Complimentary Relaxation CD or MP3 download.

Email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072






Are you a Morning Lark or a Night Owl?


The normal pattern of sleep that most of us adhere to is to sleep at night and wake up in the morning.  However, our sleep peak and trough points can be quite different from one person to another.

Morning lark

Morning Larks – have their peak of wakefulness early in the day and their sleepiness trough arrives early at night. Preferring to wake around dawn, they can happily function well at this time of day.

Night owl


Night Owls – prefer going to bed late at night and subsequently wake up late in the morning, or even afternoon. They can find it difficult to fall asleep early at night and often only drift off in the early hours of the morning. Of course because of this they don’t like to wake up early and can find it difficult to function at this time of day.

We don’t choose our owlness or larkness, it’s strongly determined by our genetics. So how and why did the two types evolve?

As a social species it was likely that humans evolved to co-sleep as families or even whole tribes. The night owls in the group would not go to sleep until 1 or 2 a.m. and not wake until 9 or 10 a.m. The morning larks, would go to bed for the night at 9 p.m. and wake around 5 a.m. Therefore, the whole group would only be vulnerable to predators for 4 hours instead of 8 hours a night, as everybody was not asleep at the same time. That’s potentially a 50% increase in survival chances. Mother Nature’s very own security system!

However, whatever our sleep patterns, it’s so important that when we do go to bed, we have a good sleep.

All of us have a metaphorical ‘Stress Bucket’ that can easily fill. The more stress and anxiety we experience, the bigger the load we carry, which can have a negative impact on our emotional wellbeing and our ability to sleep properly.

When you start to sleep, your brain enters a specific state of Rapid Eye Movement, which is often referred to as REM. In very simple terms, this state often allows us to empty our ‘stress buckets’, but, if there is too much in your ‘bucket’, you may find yourself waking up and being unable to go back to sleep!

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy works by encouraging more positive thinking, so reducing the stress levels someone may be experiencing through problems at work, home, or relationship based issues. It can help to relax and let go of tension and in turn, improve sleep patterns and other aspects of our lives.

When you book an Initial Consultation, I provide a full explanation on how hypnotherapy works and how it may help you. You will also receive a Complimentary Relaxation CD or MP3 to listen to before you go to sleep.

Email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072



Avoid and Desire signs


I was asked recently, if Hypnotherapy can help with procrastination.

I thought, how could I explain this without reeling off a list of top tips? Let’s face it, procrastination isn’t a conscious choice, and it can be very frustrating, demotivating, debilitating and miserable.

So WHAT is procrastination?

It’s about avoiding something we don’t really want to do. The ‘pain of the moment’.  If we feel negatively about the task at hand our anxiety rises, so to ease the discomfort we put it off for later.

If you have a ‘to do’ list, how often do you do the easy, quick jobs first and put off the more involved or painful ones until later?

When going through your emails, how often do you do the ones that involve a quick reply and the ones you don’t want to do, you mark as unread and save for later?

Sometimes the tasks are related to our work place and sometimes they’re goals we’ve set for ourselves, that we never seem to make time for. Have you ever wanted to learn an instrument or another language? To take up a sport that you would love to try or join a pottery class? To obtain that qualification to take you further up the career ladder?

We have desires to live much greater than we currently do, but procrastination robs us of the thing that we truly possess, the present moment.

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We love to put things off, so we can have instant gratification now. But unfortunately, this can lead to problems, as the more we put something off, the more our anxiety around the situation gradually increases.

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow, by evading it today” – Abraham Lincoln.

So WHY do we procrastinate?

Let’s be clear, laziness is not the main reason behind procrastination. There are a variety of different reasons:

  • Fear of failure
  • Fear of looking foolish
  • Fear of success
  • Fear of taking risks
  • Fear of the unknown

We all have motivation to do things. Our inner hopes and fears are what guides that motivation. So, what makes us put off certain tasks?

It’s not our fault! Our brains have two minds!

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The intelligent sensible mind – When we operate from this part of our mind we are positive, motivated, rational and wise. We get answers by making a proper assessment of a situation. We are solution focused.

The primitive emotional mind – Is instinctive. It performs around 88% (based on neuroscience research), of all the activities we do throughout the day, on automatic! Such as walking, breathing, driving etc. But it also includes how we think and it’s very negative. It’s all about basic survival and is where our flight, fight and freeze responses come from. These are all subconscious actions.

If the primitive mind feels you are in some sort of crisis, if a situation appears like a threat, if it feels that you are going to be uncomfortable in any way, then it will take over from the intelligent sensible mind and all logical, rational reasoning will go out of the window. This is because the primitive mind has bypassed the intellectual mind and is getting you ready to fight, flight or freeze. It thinks you are in a dangerous situation.

The anxiety we feel in a ‘dangerous’ situation is caused by our own negative thinking. Negative thoughts and behaviours around the task you need to get done. We also often negatively think about money, love, ourselves, the future, the past. We are creatures of habit and if we have destructive habits in place that have developed over a lifetime, this could cause a negative momentum about all the ways we could fail, how hard a task could be, how we’re not good enough.

So how can we get our thinking back into the intelligent sensible mind?

HOW can hypnotherapy help?

Using Solution Focused Hypnotherapy, we are able to utilize a person’s subconscious to enable them to create new habits and change their perspective on life and get them back in their intelligent mind. By focusing on your strengths and creating a positive new view of yourself, you can change your behaviours to line up with your new perspective and goals.

How you view yourself is an automatic process controlled by the subconscious mind. When we change those negative thoughts to positive thoughts then creating new habits becomes much easier.

  • Thinking, interacting and being active in a positive way
  • Being kind to yourself
  • Helping you to feel motivated and focus on your goals
  • Helping you to get a good night’s sleep. Sometimes procrastination can be from lack of energy caused from lack of sleep

Hypnotherapy isn’t a magic wand, but if you have the desire to change, then it can help to motivate you to create new habits.

So in answer to the question, “can hypnotherapy help with procrastination?” The answer is “yes it can!”

Procrastination wastes not only money and energy, but also the one currency you can never get more of: TIME!

If you would like to book an initial consultation, then please contact me through my website or on

Email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072

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Working Parent Stress

Working parent

Working parents spend a lot of time juggling between their personal life and business life. While we all know how stressful this can be, what we may not consider is how that stress can have real health consequences.

  • How often are you constantly trying to catch up?
  • Do you worry that you will burn out?
  • Do you suffer from at least one stress-related health problem since becoming a working parent?
  • Do you have problems with anxiety and depression?

Once the health effects of stress are felt, everything gets that much harder to manage.

Work stress

Do you find that whether or not you have flexible working hours, can work from home, or work part-time, or have on-site child care, that it’s still not enough to keep stress at bay?

Even though we wish for more help with our kids or housework or better part-time options, it’s important to remember that most jobs are made for people who have no care-giving responsibilities. By taking on all those responsibilities, it can have a detrimental effect on our health.

Of course, it must be understood that not everyone is profoundly stressed. Some people balance things really well. It just seems that we all have too much to do and this can create all sorts of problems. When there’s lack of time we don’t often factor in time to care of ourselves.

Since you’ve become a working parent, have you experienced any of these health problems?

  • Unhealthy weight gain/loss
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Sleep disorders
  • Migraines
  • Mood swings
  • Lack of time/enthusiasm to excercise
  • Anger
  • Back and neck problems/pain
  • Getting sick more often

Guilt can be a contributing factor to parenting stress too. Does this sound familiar?

“I feel like I don’t measure up in every aspect of my life. If I get caught late at work, I miss precious ‘me’ time with my kids. When I work from home, I can’t give undivided attention”

You basically feel like you’re not doing a good job of anything. The house is always untidy, there’s a never ending pile of laundry. When the kids get ill………the guilt, tension and strain can be overwhelming.

So what would make it better? And how can you let go of the stress and find more fulfillment and joy in your life as a working parent?

Understand that your health is so important. If you are unable to function, then you’re not going to be in the best position to look after those you love, or be able to perform to your optimal level at work. Caring for yourself is the selfless thing to do. Be kind to yourself, reward yourself regularly.

  • Set aside half an hour a day to read by yourself
  • Having a coffee or lunch with a friend every week
  • Book a massage

Having something to look forward to helps to focus the attention away from stress.

If you are still struggling to deal with your stress, then you should contact your GP or an alternative therapy such as Solution Focused Hypnotherapy. Stress is an extremely common condition and you can be helped to deal with all the different levels of stress that can be encountered.

Understanding stress and how Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help

Stress is a response to specific external circumstances. Having a moderate amount of stress can be good because it can be motivating. If you see or experience danger you are driven to deal with the situation.

Anxiety, however is persistent and sometimes we are unaware that we are anxious until we start experiencing health problems. It’s a feeling of worry, unease or nervousness about something with an uncertain outcome.

In the ‘primitive’ part of the brain, the Amygdala alerts us to possible danger and manages our flight, fight or freeze response. We’ve evolved with this system as it works on instincts and habits that keep us safe from predators and to find food and survive. We automatically respond to threat using these responses rather than making rational decisions using our pre-frontal cortex or ‘intelligent’ part of our brain.

The system works well when protecting us from predators but unfortunately in modern life the primitive brain can perceive threats everywhere as it misinterprets our negative thoughts. It cannot tell the difference between imagination and reality.

With every negative thought a person experiences, it goes into what we could term as our metaphorical ‘stress bucket’. As the level increases then you struggle to cope with the everyday triggers faced by being a working parent.


This is where Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help. By emptying the stress bucket, we allow the brain a greater degree for flexibility in being able to think positively, be motivated, and remain calm and in control.

A key part of the therapy is the safe use of a trance state, which is a natural way to aid in the reduction of stress, so that after several sessions, a client can start to feel better placed to cope with life.

Some clients have also found that it helps to improve their thinking ability, productivity and confidence – both in and out of the workplace.

As a working parent you know you can’t keep living this way. Not having the time to do anything differently is not an option as this will only lead to continued suffering. You can’t remain in survival mode all the time. Help change your reality with practical solutions and make your working parent journey a more enjoyable one.

To book an initial consultation please contact me through my website or

Email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072

Hypnotherapy – A New Year and a New You

Time for change

It’s that time of year when we all start looking at how we can make the year before us really count. Do you finally want to quit smoking or perhaps lose weight by eating in a healthy and balanced way? Is 2018 the year when you finally overcome your fear of flying and head off to a hot and sunny part of the world? Maybe you want to change things that affect your life detrimentally, like anxiousness, stress or depression.

If the answer to any of these questions is “yes”, you may find Solution Focused Hypnotherapy to be a very useful tool in your transformation to a new you! Unlike other forms of therapy, it harnesses the power of positive thinking to create change.

The reason many of us can find it difficult to stick to our New Year’s resolutions is because we utilise our conscious mind to focus on and achieve a goal. However, really ingrained negative practices are formed and saved in the subconscious part of the mind, which is the part of the mind that hypnotherapy can reach without difficulty. So, even though we are telling ourselves that we need to stop smoking, eat more healthily or reduce our stress, our subconscious mind still holds on to the old behaviours that it has done for years.

As a fully qualified and insured Solution Focused Hypnotherapy practitioner, I explain at our Initial Consultation, how I can help you in achieving your aims successfully. By working together, we can see what small steps you can take to achieve the goals you’re aiming to achieve in you life. In other words, what you can do to change your future for the better.

If one of your New Year’s goal’s is to stop smoking, and you have the drive to quit, I can help you achieve that aim in a single session which lasts for around 2 hours.

If you are looking for help with weight management, we tend to work with a client for several sessions, so they can gain control over their eating and so look forward to a healthier future.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help in a variety of areas including sleeping, reducing stress and anxiety, helping with depression and improving someone’s self esteem and confidence. It can literally transform people’s lives and help them become calmer, more relaxed and confident in their personal and professional lives.

So if you’re planning on making some self-improvements this New Year, then please get in touch and give yourself the best chance of being successful.

2018 goals list

You can use the contact page on the website or

email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072


Take Care of Yourself This Christmas

Busy Christmas

I have lived through many Christmases. As a child, a teenager, a wife, a mother and now as a grandmother. I have spent them in this country and once or twice overseas on holiday in the warm sunshine. Most were memorable for happy and joyful reasons and some were not so good.

Sometimes the festive season can be exhausting! Searching for that perfect gift or toy, either in the the overcrowded, hot shops or endlessly online. Time spent decorating, wrapping, food shopping, food preparation, marathon festive eating and drinking!

For some the pressure of planning the ‘perfect Christmas’ on top of every-day life and work, can lead to high levels of stress – spending a lot of time running around other people may mean that less time is spent on taking care of yourself and your own needs at a time when you may need to the most.

Think about this metaphor. On an aircraft in an emergency, you are instructed to put on your own oxygen mask before you attend to your young children. Our natural instincts in those circumstances would be to make sure our children are always safe first! But of-course, you need to be alive to do so!

How often are we preoccupied and busy fixing everyone else’s oxygen masks that we forget that we need to breathe to stay alive too!

If you’re worried about Christmas this year, you’re not alone! Your reasons for not looking forward to Christmas are likely very personal to you; some find it to be a very lonely time of year – others may find that Christmas brings back painful memories, whilst others simply find the festive period a strain on finances and too stressful.

These are just a few of the reasons why some people find Christmas a source of stress or anxiety.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy has been proven to help anxieties, stress and depression. It can help you to feel more relaxed in challenging situations. Helping you to unlock the potential you have to break free of negative thought patterns, and to react more positively and more confidently to situations in your life that may have previously made you anxious.

If you feel that you would benefit from this type of therapy, then book in for an initial consultation and give yourself the gift of peace of mind this Christmas.

You can get in touch via my website contact page or

email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072


Hypnotherapy Relaxation Sessions

Balanced stonesDeep relaxation is a lot more than just taking a few minutes out.  It is a method of putting the body into a complete and encompassing state of relaxation that allows the mind to follow into a gentle and peaceful state, leaving a marvellous sense of lightness and tranquility that lingers for hours and even days.

Sometimes, we don’t take the opportunity to relax properly for months or even years and that’s why Hypnotherapy Relaxation can be so useful.  It allows you to let go and drop away all of the built-up tension and stresses that we hold onto.

A Hypnotherapy Relaxation session is a simple procedure. At my therapy rooms in either Bagshot or Frimley, you will be invited to lie down and relax on the couch. I will then lead you through a guided step by step relaxation, leading your thoughts and mind away from the troubles of our busy lives into a place of peace and tranquility. No matter how hard you have found it to relax in the past, this practice and guidance will be invaluable in helping you to find deep relaxation.

Just some of the symptoms Hypnotherapy Relaxation can help you with:

  • Relieve stress and anxiety
  • Provide a measure of relief from chronic pain and tension
  • Calm the automatic flight-or-fight response

Why not get in touch with me to book your relaxation session and explore what hypnotherapy can offer you?

You can get in touch with me via my website contact page or  email me on

info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk or call me on 07765 692072


Gain Confidence in Public Speaking

Public speaking manFor a lot of people feeling anxious when speaking in front of a crowd is a very natural fear that can cause a degree of anticipation and stress – especially when it’s for something important, like a work related presentation or a wedding speech.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help to unlock that confidence that can feel illusive for some people. It can can help in both your personal life and in business. By achieving a crucial change in thinking it can make a real difference when it comes down to job interviews or presentations.

By taking small regular steps towards achieving your aims we soon see a set of positive changes that allow you to focus on real attainable goals in many areas of life – from the boardroom to the football pitch and from the workplace to home life.

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By working to help you reduce your stress levels you get to a point where you can feel calm, confident and relaxed and take life in your stride.





Tel: 07765 692 072

Help Reduce Pain With Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Pain imageAs we head towards a darker, colder and wetter autumn, it can be a time of the year when dull aches and niggles can bring our mood down.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy, may be able to help if you are experiencing certain types of discomfort or chronic pain.

When we experience pain, it can be a real drag and things we normally take in our stride can become overwhelming.

Our ability to cope diminishes as our stress levels rise and our focus on the pain itself increases.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is designed to reduce our stress levels and help us to focus on the aspects of our lives that we enjoy and in turn, increase our ability to cope with the discomfort.

The brain produces its own natural feel good chemical, serotonin, which helps us to cope with life and it can help us when we are dealing with pain.

The therapy increases serotonin production by focusing on the positive areas of our lives from positive thinking to positive action and positive interaction.

By focusing on these three key areas, your mood can lift, which in turn, can help ease the discomfort.

I can provide a full, comprehensive, initial consultation, which explains how Solution Focused Hypnotherapy works in the management of some types of physical pain.

If you are concerned about a physical condition, it is important to remember to consult your doctor.


You can contact me from my contacts page on the website or

email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072


Helping to relax with Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

With your constantly busy and hectic 24/7 life-style, it’s sometimes easy to forget the importance of simply being able to stop and relax. You may struggle with stress and feel it manifesting itself in a variety of ways – from insomnia through to being cranky!

My training in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy, can help you focus on positive outcomes over the course of a number of sessions and together we can reduce your stress levels.

Hypnosis is used as part of the session and is a simple technique allowing you to enter a state of relaxation which provides an opportunity to let go of stress and tension. You are also provided with a free relaxation CD/download so you are able to experience the same comforting, relaxing sensations in the comfort of your own home.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy uses proven brain-based research to achieve excellent results for anyone seeking to ease stress, improve their performance in the office or in their day to day life.

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Struggling With Sleep?


Do you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night at 3.00 or 4.00am? Thoughts and worries going around and around in your mind? Do you struggle to go back to sleep? Do you wake up feeling exhausted?

If you answered “yes” to any of these then Solution Focused Hypnotherapy may be helpful for you!

A course of sessions, each lasting approximately an hour, is designed to help ease insomnia and can help you have a more restful night’s sleep.

All of us have a metaphorical stress bucket that can easily fill. The more stress we experience, the bigger the load we carry, which can have a negative impact on our emotional well-being and our ability to sleep properly.

When we go to bed and start to sleep, our brain enters a specific state of Rapid Eye Movement, which is often referred to as REM. In very simple terms, this state often allows us to empty our ‘stress bucket’, but, if there’s too much in your ‘bucket’, you may find yourself waking up and being unable to go back to sleep!

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy works by encouraging more positive thinking so reducing the stress levels you may be experiencing through problems at work, sheer exhaustion from childcare or relationship-based issues.

The sessions I provide last for an hour and contains around 20 minutes of hypnosis which encourages Rapid Eye Movement to occur – so allowing your ‘stress bucket’ levels to drop. Over a period of time, you will start to see your sleep patterns improve.

At the initial consultation, I will provide you with a free Relaxation CD, which can make a real difference if you listen to it before going to sleep. It can help you to let go of tension and relax.

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During my  initial consultation, I provide a full explanation of how the therapy works and how it can improve our sleep patterns as well as improve other aspects of our lives.

Do contact me if you feel this could be beneficial to you. You can use the contacts page on the website or

email: info@carolineevanshypnotherapy.co.uk

Tel: 07765 692 072