My name is Pat Harland and I am a fully qualified Member of The International Association for Evidence Based Psychotherapy (Formerly the IAPH) and hold an advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy.
Having been in practice since 2004 I also present seminars for the IAEBP on treating Children’s Problems to teach other therapists how to be with children in their own practices.
The IAEBP is dedicated to the professional and ethical use of Hypnosis for Health and was originally set up in 1981.
Members of the Association are bound by a Code of Practice and Ethics of the highest standard. Members have undergone an extensive course of training and have satisfied their examination board of their competence in the field of Hypnoanalysis, Cognitive Processing & Integration Therapy (CPI) and the application of post hypnotic suggestion.
Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy have been helping people to deal with a wide range of different problems for at least 100 years and they are a safe and practical alternative to medicine based solutions.
Millions of people worldwide have used Hypnosis to Stop Smoking, overcome Fears & Phobias (such as the Fear of Flying or the fear of being sick -
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If you want to stop smoking and have tried & failed on numerous occasions, then you should definitely try our “Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy” session.
Scientific research carried out by New Scentist has shown that quitting smoking with hypnosis is the most effective way to quit cigarettes permanently.
Our own specialised Smoking Cessation programme combines Cognitive Therapy along with powerful Clinical Hypnosis to help you make fundamental changes to your “beliefs” about Smoking and Nicotine addiction and to then develop the mind-
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I am a Licensed Practitioner of the Virtual Gastric Band system called Hypno-
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Anxiety & Panic disorders are becoming more prevalent, due in part to the enormous pressures felt by people to “succeed” or “perform” according to society’s expectations. We estimate that 95% of clients consulting us have at least some form of Anxiety problem.
Generalised Anxiety Disorders (GAD’s) can vary from “mild” to “totally pervasive” and as such can either be an inconvenience or a life-
To find out more about Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy for Anxiety related problems read our page HERE
Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy could help you to overcome your particular Fear of Phobia. In recent years we have developed a highly effective technique to deal with the widely spread problem of Emetophobia -
Hypnosis also has a very reputation for dealing with more “minor” phobias such as the Fear of Flying with many Airlines offering Hypnotherapy to their customers!
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What is hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is a skilled communication aimed at directing a person’s imagination in a way that helps elicit changes in some perceptions, sensations, feelings, thoughts and behaviours.
In a typical hypnotherapy session the hypnotherapist and client will discuss the intended alterations or therapeutic goals desired. The hypnotherapist will ask questions about previous medical history, general health and lifestyle to decide on the best approach for the individual.
Hypnotherapy may be found to be helpful for those seeking relief from a range of problems and is used alongside a person’s own willpower and motivation to seek a desired goal.
It is often used to help relieve anxiety, aid sleeping, help to address bed-
It may also help with minor skin conditions that are exacerbated by stress and confidence issues, and may also be used to enhance performance in areas such as sport and public speaking.
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I run my Hypnotherapy & Thrive clinic from two locations in the area -
Both locations are clean and modern whilst still offering a confidential environment.
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