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Women's cognitive hypnotherapy for anxiety online or in Godalming Surrey UK


Cognitive Hypnotherapy



Would you like to be in control of anxiety rather than the anxiety be in control of you?

Do you fear that your life will never be normal again?
Would you prefer to feel more calm, relaxed and able to live your life without the “what if’s” and repetitive thoughts?.
Anxiety can be treated with Cognitive Hypnotherapy.
Since 2011, I have been a member of the Quest Institute Research Team using outcome measures that are standard within the NHS to evaluate the effectiveness of Cognitive Hypnotherapy compared to other talk therapies such as CBT.
The pilot study demonstrated our effectiveness (71%) for treatment of anxiety and depression is greater, compared with other talk therapies such as CBT (42%) used within the NHS.
There is a wide range of anxiety related issues from stress, panic attacks, burn-out, phobias, obsessive thoughts and behaviours to post traumatic stress that can all be helped. 
Anxiety causes intense, powerful, scary feelings, uncomfortable emotions and negative thoughts that can overwhelm you and are often out of proportion to the nature of the threat.
It’s like a burglar alarm that is activated by a cobweb blowing.
Your unconscious mind wants to keep you safe and reacts quickly and powerfully and sometimes can be hyper-sensitive and over-react.
Anxiety is a result of the unconscious mind reacting to a perceived threat. It's an automatic process in the same way that your unconscious mind alerts you when it's time to eat food or to go to the toilet. 
Your unconscious mind is playing a non-stop game of snap - it’s always comparing the situation you’re in, with situations that are similar to events from the past and comparing them. 
If you’ve previously had a good experience and your unconscious mind thinks this is similar, it spots a “snap” and will release hormones to motivate you to do it again.
If you’ve previously had a negative experience in a similar situation and your unconscious mind spots a “snap”, it  sets off the alarm and releases hormones such as cortisol and norepinephrine that make you want to run away to avoid danger.
It’s a system that’s very fast and crude that has evolved to keep you from danger.
These unconscious algorithms that your mind is running can be reprogrammed and you can learn tools and techniques so you’re less sensitive to the anxious feelings.
We all experience anxiety to some extent but it's how we deal with it that makes the difference.
I'm a Cognitive Hypnotherapist and Confidence Expert working holistically with my clients to create anxiety treatment programmes that are tailor-made to each individual.
We work on all aspects of the problem and lifestyle to build a positive mindset for the future.
Contact me by completing the form below

My treatment rooms are located at Luck's Yard in Milford and Surrey Holistic Ltd Godalming

 or you may wish to choose online therapy via Zoom

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“I began treatment with Laurie late last year in an effort to relieve my anxiety and lower my blood pressure both of which were having a negative impact on my life. Laurie spoke to me and we went through what we thought might be causing me this problem. I was given some relaxation exercises to do and told to practice them before my next session, this I did and, after a few days I began to feel more relaxed. On my second visit Laurie took me back through meditation to when my problem had begun, and we did certain techniques so I could re-live this time and mentally change things. I began to feel better straight after the session. A couple of weeks later I had to go into hospital for a minor operation which would normally have seen my blood pressure soaring due to my anxiety, however, everyone was surprised to find my blood pressure was normal!

My treatment sessions with Laurie have changed my life by teaching me how to use my mind and relaxation to control my body. It’s the best thing I ever did.”

PB, Milford Surrey

Really so grateful I found Laurie, the Cognitive Hypnotherapy was exactly the right therapy for me. I found sessions incredibly helpful and Laurie so supportive and understanding. The therapy really worked to help my anxiety about a variety of issues. I am more relaxed, less worried, have better perspective and skills to help myself."

VB Guildford Surrey

"Anxiety has been a major obstacle in so many areas of my life since I was very young. I was depressed and my physical health had been compromised because I just didn’t look after myself properly. To think that was only 3 months ago seems entirely crazy, because it’s as though nearly everything has changed since then. I like to joke now that I feel as though I’ve been tranquillised because I’m ridiculously calm all the time! Seeing Laurie has made so many things seem possible; I’ve never looked at my life with so much clarity and positivity."

JW, Surrey

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