FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy

What is Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy?

Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy is an approach that focuses on solutions rather than dwelling on problems. It combines hypnosis with positive psychology to help individuals achieve their goals and overcome challenges.

How does Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy work?

This therapeutic approach involves inducing a state of focused attention through hypnosis. During this relaxed state, positive suggestions and discussions about solutions are used to help clients make positive changes in their lives.

What issues can Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy address?

Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy can be effective for various issues, including stress, anxiety, phobias, weight management, smoking cessation, and more. It is particularly helpful for those seeking positive change and personal development.

Is hypnosis safe?

Yes, hypnosis is generally considered safe. It is a natural state of focused attention that individuals experience regularly. During hypnotherapy, clients remain in control, and the therapist facilitates a relaxed and focused state to work on positive changes.

How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions varies depending on individual needs and goals. Some clients may achieve their desired results in a few sessions, while others may benefit from a more extended course of treatment. We will discuss this during the initial consultation.

Where will sessions be held?
hypntherapy room felsted essex Sessions can be face to face in my comfortable therapy room in Felsted, Essex or online depending on your preference.
Will I lose control during hypnosis?

No, you will not lose control during hypnosis. You will be aware of your surroundings and able to stop the session at any time. Hypnosis is a collaborative process, and you are an active participant in the therapeutic experience.

Is Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy suitable for children?

Yes, Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy can be adapted for children. However, it’s essential to work with a qualified therapist experienced in working with children to ensure the sessions are age-appropriate and effective.

How do I schedule an appointment?

To schedule an appointment, you can contact me through the website or by phone. The initial consultation will help us understand your needs and discuss how Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy can benefit you.

Is Solution-Focused Hypnotherapy covered by insurance?

As a member of the CNHC I can provide therapy which can be covered by insurance. However, coverage varies, so it’s recommended to check with your insurance provider. Some plans may cover hypnotherapy, especially if it is recommended by a healthcare professional. I can provide you with any necessary documentation to submit to your insurance company.

Mental Skills Coaching

What is Mental Skills Coaching?

Mental Skills Coaching is a personalized approach aimed at enhancing an individual’s mental and emotional well-being. It involves strategies and techniques to improve focus, confidence, resilience, and overall mental performance.

What issues can Mental Skills Coaching address?

Mental Skills Coaching can address a wide range of issues, including performance anxiety, stress management, goal setting, motivation, concentration, and overall mental resilience. It is beneficial for athletes, professionals, students, and anyone seeking mental clarity and peak performance.

How does Mental Skills Coaching differ from traditional therapy?

While therapy often focuses on addressing past issues and emotional healing, Mental Skills Coaching is future-oriented and goal-driven. It aims to enhance mental performance and well-being by developing specific skills and strategies tailored to the individual’s goals.

What techniques are used in Mental Skills Coaching?

Mental Skills Coaching may incorporate various evidence-based techniques such as goal setting, visualization, mindfulness, positive self-talk, and cognitive-behavioural strategies. The specific techniques used will depend on the individual’s needs and goals.

Is Mental Skills Coaching only for athletes?

No, Mental Skills Coaching is beneficial for individuals in various fields, including athletes, performers, students, and professionals. It can be tailored to suit the unique challenges and goals of everyone, regardless of their background.

How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions varies depending on individual goals and needs. Some clients may see benefits after a few sessions, while others may choose ongoing coaching for continuous improvement. I will work with you to determine the most suitable plan.

Where will sessions be held?

hypntherapy room felsted essex

Sessions can be face to face in my comfortable therapy room in Felsted, Essex or online depending on your preference.

Can Mental Skills Coaching be done remotely?

Yes, many Mental Skills Coaching sessions can be conducted remotely through video calls. This flexibility allows individuals to receive coaching from the comfort of their own space, making it accessible to a broader audience.

Is Mental Skills Coaching confidential?

Yes, confidentiality is a fundamental aspect of Mental Skills Coaching. I will adhere to ethical standards and guidelines to ensure that your personal information remains private.

Can Mental Skills Coaching help with stress and anxiety?

Yes, Mental Skills Coaching can provide effective strategies for managing stress and anxiety. Techniques such as mindfulness, relaxation exercises, and cognitive-behavioural strategies can be tailored to help you cope with and reduce stress.

How do I get started with Mental Skills Coaching?

To get started, you can contact me through the website or by phone to schedule an initial consultation. During this consultation, we will discuss your goals and determine how Mental Skills Coaching can benefit you.

Breathwork Coaching

What is Breathwork Coaching?

Breathwork Coaching is a practice that combines intentional breathing techniques with coaching principles to enhance physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It involves conscious breathing to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and achieve various health benefits.

How can Breathwork benefit me?

Breathwork can offer a range of benefits, including stress reduction, improved focus, increased energy, better emotional regulation, and enhanced overall well-being. It is a powerful tool for promoting relaxation and mindfulness.

What types of Breathwork techniques are used in coaching sessions?

Breathwork Coaching may involve various techniques such as diaphragmatic breathing, rhythmic breathing, and mindful breathing. The specific techniques used will depend on individual goals and needs.

Can anyone benefit from Breathwork Coaching?

Yes, Breathwork Coaching is suitable for individuals of all ages and fitness levels. It can be adapted to meet the unique needs and goals of each person, making it accessible to a wide range of individuals.

How does Breathwork differ from meditation?

While both Breathwork and meditation involve focused attention on the breath, Breathwork often emphasizes specific breathing patterns to achieve desired outcomes. It is an active and intentional practice that can be easily integrated into daily life.

How many sessions do I need to experience the benefits of Breathwork Coaching?

The number of sessions varies depending on individual goals and needs. Some clients may experience benefits after just one session, while others may choose to incorporate Breathwork Coaching into their regular self-care routine for ongoing benefits.

Is Breathwork Coaching suitable for managing anxiety and stress?

Yes, Breathwork Coaching is known for its effectiveness in managing anxiety and stress. The intentional breathing techniques can activate the body’s relaxation response, helping to reduce stress levels and promote a sense of calm.

Can Breathwork be done remotely?

Yes, Breathwork Coaching sessions can often be conducted remotely through video calls. This provides flexibility for individuals to participate from the comfort of their own space.

Can Breathwork help with physical health issues?

Breathwork has been linked to various physical health benefits, including improved respiratory function, better oxygenation of the body, and enhanced immune function. It is essential to consult with a healthcare professional for specific health concerns.

How do I get started with Breathwork Coaching?

To get started, you can contact us through the website or by phone to schedule an initial consultation. During this consultation, we will discuss your goals and determine how Breathwork Coaching can be tailored to meet your needs.

Employee Assistance Package (EAP)

What is an Employee Assistance Package (EAP)?

My Employee Assistance Package is a workplace benefit designed to support the well-being of your employees. It includes a range of services to address personal and work-related challenges that may affect an employee’s performance and overall quality of life.

What services are typically included in an EAP?

EAPs often include services such as therapy, mental health support and resources for personal and professional development. The specific services may vary depending on the package you choose to take out.

How can employees access the services provided by the EAP?

Depending on the level taken, employees can access EAP services by contacting me directly. Following on from this it may be a telephone conversation or an in-person sessions, depending on the structure of the program.

Is the use of the EAP confidential?

Yes, confidentiality is a fundamental aspect of my EAPs. Employee interactions with EAP services are typically confidential, ensuring that individuals feel comfortable seeking support without fear of disclosure to their employer.

Is there a cost to employees for using the EAP?

In many cases, EAP services are provided at no cost to employees. The employer covers the expenses as part of the overall employee benefits package. However, the specifics can vary, so employees should confirm with their HR department.

Yes, EAP services are designed to address a wide range of issues, including both personal and work-related challenges. Whether an employee is dealing with stress at home or facing difficulties in the workplace, the EAP is there to provide support.

How does the EAP benefit employers?

EAPs contribute to a healthier and more productive workforce by addressing issues before they escalate. This can lead to improved employee morale, reduced absenteeism, and increased overall workplace satisfaction.

Can EAP services be customised for the specific needs of our organization?

Yes, many EAP providers offer customisable packages to meet the unique needs of each organisation. Employers can work with the EAP provider to tailor the services to address the specific challenges faced by their employees.

How do I inform employees about the Employee Assistance Package?

Employers typically communicate information about the EAP during their induction, through company newsletters, and on the company intranet. Regular reminders and promotional materials can also help ensure employees are aware of and utilise the available services.

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