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NLP, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapists or Hypnotherapy In The News

Anthony Cotton`s treatment for Phobias

Antony Cotton the actor who plays “Sean Tully in the Coronation Street tv series has talked about receiving hypnotherapy for phobias (heights, claustrophoia and flying).  Read more here.

Monday 21st November 2011


“Hypno Banding”  or “Virtual Gastric Banding” continues excite the media and clients alike-  the use of this very powerful metaphor combined with  “anchoring” and “time line therapy” is generating hundreds of new fans of hypnotherapy. Read more here. Or here.

November 9th 2011.

Reuters Reports Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) New Studies Support Hypnotherapy

Reuters News Agency reports on new studies suggesting that cases of treatment resistant Irritiable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) have responded very well to quality hypnotherapy. “In one study, which included 90 patients, 38 percent of hypnosis patients were treatment “responders” after 3 months — meaning their symptom scores had dropped by at least 25 percent. That compared with 11 percent of patients in the control group, who only received advice on diet and relaxation techniques. This study shows that hypnosis can work in real life, in the community setting, and not only the specialized research setting,”

Read more on the Reuters website here.


Daily Mail – Phobia Cure

“Mother overcomes fear of stairs after 38 years” using NLP and Hypnotherapy, has generated a lot of press in both the UK and USA. Here is the Daily Mail`s story. Phobia are probably the most “media” friendly stories about hypnotherapy and NLP.  Phobia cures are generally swift and effective and usually combine both time line and the NLP Fact Phobia Cure that is also called the Rewind.  The jouralist also gets to use an obscure word to describe the phobia and the lengths people will go to avoid their trigger.  Fear of stairs is apparently called “bathmophobia.”