Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy is practical hands on, goal orientated phycohotherapy which deals with what is happening to you now in the present, rather than looking at what has occurred in your past. This method has practical techniques tools and exercises to change and improve how you think, behave and act. It forms an effective treatment across a wide spectrum of problems encompassing general anxiety disorders, social phobias, distructive habits such as smoking, obcessive compulsive, eating and panic disorders.
In recent years there has been much research and evidence around the effectiveness of CBH which is now being recognised by main stream medicine with National Institute for Care & Excellence beginning to acknowledge that it is not only has benefits along side traditional medical treatment but can be treatment of choice is some disorders. It has been shown that that this type of combination therapy enhances the efficacy of cognitive behavioural psychotherapy and the effect is especially strong in long-term outcomes.
These disorders can manifest in many ways. Making people feel out of control, often frustrated at their inability to conquer or cope with everyday things or situations they find difficult. This can lead to intense excessive emotions, worry, anxiety and fear which interrupt daily tasks. There can be extreme feelings from despair, dread irritability, anger or sadness. It also takes a toll physically with feelings of fatigue, and sleep disturbances, muscle tension, heart rate irregularities and shortness of breath.
It is important to know there are great tools and techniques which can be used to break free of the cycles of anxiety habits and addictions.
Everyone faces trauma adversity and life stresses. It is important to know how to adapt to these life challenging situations to be able to emerge stronger.
Resilience is defined as a process of adapting well in the face of significant sources of stress. It does not mean you do not experience difficulty or distress but resilience can increase your capacity to withstand and grow from the difficult times
Resilience can be built using tried and tested strategies, techniques and problem solving. Help you to better withstand life's trials and tribulations.
Inflammation anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract disrupts the guts normal process it can be painful and disruptive. Symptoms can include painful cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and or constipation. These can come and go with causes thought to be an oversensitive gut, family history, also can be exacerbated by stress, which is often made worse because of the stress caused by the condition itself.
Using cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy to manage symptoms has been recognised by NICE (National Institute for health and Care Excellence) as an effective treatment.
Allowing sufferers minimise and feel more in control of their symptoms.
Cognitive Behavioural hypnotherapy can be an effective non hormonal treatment of menopausal symptoms.
It can be helpful for a range of symptoms, depressed mood or mood swings, hot flushes and night sweats,sleep problems and fatigue along with anxiety.
By focusing on the links between the physical symptoms thoughts, feelings and behaviour we can understand and change the intensity of the bodily reactions.
Cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy together with ACT acceptance and commitment therapy has been shown to help sufferers of chronic pain as well as those who have more acute problems. Can be used as part of a multidisciplinary aprroach or as stand alone techniques. It can help reframe how you relate to your pain and show differing ways to deal with it including dialing down of pain levels to achieve some respite.
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