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Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Explained

Fast and effective help using hypnotherapy, hypnosis and hypnoanalysis in Southampton, Fareham, Winchester, Portsmouth and Chichester

At the Hampshire Hypnotherapy Centre we offer three types of highly effective therapy. These therapies are:

  • Suggestion Therapy (Also Known as Clinical Hypnotherapy)
  • Analytical Hypnotherapy (Otherwise known as Analysis Or Pure Hypnoanalysis)
  • Changing Limiting Beliefs (Otherwise known as CLB – This is a training course and usually doesn’t require any hypnotherapy)

Before we cover these three therapies in detail let us first look at hypnosis:

So, what is hypnosis?

One of the questions often asked by clients when they come to see us for the first time is “What is hypnotherapy and how does it work?”

Hypnotherapy combines hypnosis with either suggestion or analytical techniques to help resolve any emotional issues that may be having a negative effect on your life in some way.

The word ‘hypnosis’ is the Greek word for ‘sleep’.  This may worry some people, as they feel concerned that they may be asleep or out of control in some way during their hypnotherapy session. Some people believe that they will ‘go under’ or that their mind will be under the control of the therapist. Nothing could be further from the truth.

There is no such thing as hypnotised feeling! There is, however a wonderful feeling of calmness and relaxation. This pleasant state is very similar to the feeling you have when you lose yourself in a book or a daydream.

Once in a state of relaxation the subconscious mind is open and very receptive to positive suggestions in the case of suggestion therapy.  For those clients requiring hypnoanalysis to resolve their issues, the relaxed state of hypnosis enables them to work with us to discover and resolve the cause of their problem and their symptoms improve as a result.

What is Suggestion therapy?

Suggestion therapy is also known as Clinical Hypnotherapy, Suggestion Hypnosis or Clinical Hypnosis.

Once the client is in a relaxed state we use a series of positive, very specifically worded suggestions to help the client change the habit or behaviour they wish to break.

The client listens to the sound of the therapists’ voice and is fully conscious and aware throughout the whole session. At the end of the session, the client feels very refreshed and relaxed.

Suggestion therapy is most effective when used to help people break habits such as smoking. Studies have shown hypnotherapy using suggestion therapy to be the most effective aid to smokers who wish to give up and become non-smokers. Excellent results can also be achieved by clients with driving test nerves, exam nerves or weight issues to name just a few. Please refer to our list of symptoms to discover more of the issues we can treat effectively with suggestion therapy.

What is Pure Hypnoanalysis?

Pure Hypnoanalysis as practiced by James Holmes and Sue Peckham at the Hampshire Hypnotherapy Centre in Eastleigh, Southampton and Titchfield, Fareham, is the gentlest, most effective form of hypnotherapy for the resolution of fears, phobias, anxiety, stress, depression, sexual dysfunction, low self-esteem, addictions and many other symptoms. Please click here to see a list of the symptoms we can treat.

Pure Hypnoanalysis is the one therapy that that allows any person who has an emotional or psychological symptom to bring the emotions to the surface and resolve them completely. As a result, our clients are able to resolve the unconscious cause of their symptoms. Any ‘bottled up emotion’ is then released and the client becomes free of the symptoms that were having such a negative effect on their life.

Pure Hypnoanalysis, which is a highly developed form of analytical hypnotherapy (hypnoanalysis) is only practiced by Members of the IAPH (International Association of Pure Hypnoanalysts. As members of this professional organisation, James and Sue are highly trained specialists in Pure Hypnoalysis and are able to offer a safe, effective therapy which usually takes around 8-12 weekly sessions lasting approximately an hour each time.

To find out more about the IAPH and this amazing therapy please visit www.successfulhypnotherapy.com

To make an appointment to come in for Free Initial Consultation and find out how we can help you please call James or Sue today on 0800 970 4776. If we are with clients please leave a message on our answer phone. All calls are treated in strictest confidence and will only be answered by James or Sue.

If you prefer you can e-mail James at info@jamesholmes.co.uk or Sue at info@suepeckham.co.uk .

Our centre’s in Eastleigh, Southampton and Titchfield, Fareham serve the people of Winchester, Portsmouth, Bournemouth, Romsey, Basingstoke and surrounding areas.


Here are just some of the things that can be effectively treated using Hypnoanalysis.

  • Addictions – Alcohol, Gambling, Shopping
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bed Wetting
  • Blushing
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Fear Of Being Sick
  • Hair Pulling
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lack Of Confidence
  • Low Self esteem
  • ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Migraines
  • Nail Biting
  • Obsessions (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVF)
  • Self Harm
  • Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Social Anxiety – Fear of being on the Spot
  • Stress
  • Stuttering and Stammering
  • Tinnitus
More Facts about Hypnoanalysis:
  • It is a very gentle and fast therapy (compared to others).
  • Hypnoanalysis doesn’t rely on therapist ‘insight’.
  • Hypnosis dramatically speeds up the therapy and helps you to relax.
  • Hypnoanalysis treats the emotional root cause, not just the symptom.
  • You will end up understanding yourself better because of the insight you gain from therapy.
  • You will feel like a weight has been lifted away from your shoulders.
  • You will feel emotionally far stronger and much more stable.
  • Day-to-day stresses will no longer have such an impact on you.
  • As a result of this course of treatment you will find that you worry less, laugh at life more, feel happier, more confident, more content, less stressed and more at peace with yourself and those around you.

The Health Education Authority has said, ‘Research shows that there is more scientific evidence for Hypnotherapy than any other Complemtary Therapy… by using hypnosis, people can perform prodigious feats of willpower and self-healing.

Changing Limiting Beliefs (CLB) – Training Programme

Changing Limiting Beliefs – Training programme to treat the symptoms of ME, Post Viral Fatigue (PVF), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Depression, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), Phobias, Low Self-Esteem and many other issues.

You may have been suffering any of the symptoms above for years and you may even have tried lots of different therapies to try and get help but nothing has worked for you so far.
Now there is something for you that really can give you back the life you want and get rid of your symptoms for good. Challenging Limiting Beliefs is a training programme that allows you to, at last, fully understand where your symptoms come from and then trains you to change the way you think so that your symptoms are completely resolved and you feel in complete control of your life!

This unique and effective training programme works by first of all enabling you to recognise any negative belief systems that are having a damaging effect on your life and then change them for good!
If you are tired of the effect a limiting belief system is having on your life then this amazing training programme can really help you to overcome problems such as depression, anxiety, stress, phobias, ill health, relationship issues and low self-esteem.

If you really want to take back control of your life and feel better but are not able to undertake Analytical Therapy then this is the therapy for you. It has already helped thousands of people to return to living a full and happy life and you could be next!

This is not therapy but a highly effective training programme that has been developed to help trainees re-gain control over their lives, their thinking and their symptoms.

If you want to find more about how this life changing training programme can help you to turn your life around it couldn’t be easier. Just pick up the phone and call Sue or James on 0800 970 4776 or e-mail us at info@hantshypno.co.uk . We can make arrangements for you to come in for a chat. It’s free to come in and meet one of us and ask any questions you may have.
In total it usually takes around 6 sessions to complete the training programme but some trainees may take less to resolve their problems.

Hampshire Hypnotherapy Centre, Sue Peckham and James Holmes, professional, confidential help with ME, Post Viral Fatigue, depression, low self-esteem, stopping smoking, weight loss, limiting beliefs and obsessions in Fareham, Whiteley, Portsmouth, Warsash, Chichester, Winchester, Eastleigh, Southampton and Bournemouth.

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