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Sleep Soundly Again with Hypnotherapy


You don’t have to wake up feeling like a zombie every morning!

You are starting to feel sleepy…. This is a typical hypnosis cliché.

Yet, if you struggle with insomnia, it becomes your greatest aspiration.

I have firsthand experience with insomnia, spending countless nights tossing and turning in a desperate attempt to fall asleep. I remember how it feels to lie awake in bed unable to shut your thoughts off.

The powerful combination of hypnotherapy and making adjustments to my sleep routine has resulted in me experiencing deep, uninterrupted sleep and waking up most mornings feeling revitalized and fully prepared to take on whatever the day may bring.


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A person with short hair in bed wearing pajamas looks worried and is counting jumping sheep with numbers under a night sky and a clock showing a late hour.

Understanding Insomnia

Everyone suffers the occasional sleepless night, but when you are night after night with very little sleep, it can become very stressful. Estimates put around a third of people in the UK will have insomnia at some point in their life.

Insomnia, which is characterized by a habitual lack of sleep, can have negative effects on one’s overall well-being and daily functioning. It typically falls into two distinct categories. Inability to fall asleep or wake up during the night and being unable to get back to sleep.

Then, the more you worry about not sleeping, the more you cannot sleep. When I had insomnia after a spate of break-ins, I would panic about not being able to get to sleep and then being unable to function properly at work the next day.

Most people will have problems sleeping in their life and of these, 10% will suffer from chronic insomnia. It affects people of all ages, but women are more likely to suffer than men.

When does sleeplessness become a problem?

Short-term sleeplessness typically occurs when our mind is preoccupied with an event or events. These include moving to a new house, starting a new job, an important interview, or worrying about yourself or others. These don’t have to be negative events, they could just as easily be joyous events such as a holiday, wedding or other reason for celebration. For most people, it is temporary and goes away on its own.

Chronic insomnia, which lasts for a minimum of three months, often has links to underlying medical issues. These include asthma, heart disease, physical pain, stress and anxiety. Menopause symptoms, such as hot flushes and night sweats often cause disturbed sleep. Certain medications can also affect your sleep pattern.

Effects of lack of sleep

Sleep deprivation, as devastating as it can be, poses a dangerous threat. The potential for fatal accidents and mistakes increases when fatigue sets in.

    • Tiredness
    • Irritability
    • Anxiety and depression
    • Lack of concentration
    • Low energy levels

If you have been struggling with sleeplessness for more than 3 months, it is advisable to consult with your doctor to investigate any possible underlying causes.

Help is available

How Hypnotherapy can help you sleep better

Hypnotherapy can be an effective treatment for insomnia because it induces a trance-like state that closely resembles sleep. Treatment involves learning techniques to quiet the relentless inner chatter that interferes with sleep, along with mastering relaxation techniques.

Conventional ways of treating insomnia usually involve medication which works in the short term to help you sleep, but in the long term can lead to addiction and make it even more difficult to get to or stay asleep.

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Here are just a few ways you can help yourself get a better night’s sleep.


Improve your sleep habits

Set regular bed times. Get go to bed and get up at the same time each day. Avoid napping and remove TVs, phone or other electrical devices from the bedroom.  


Avoid eating late

Don’t eat late at night and avoid stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine or alcohol in the evening.


Learn relaxation techniques

Learning and practising meditation or mindfulness are excellent in helping you relax and deal with stress.

Working with me to relieve insomnia

People use sleep deprivation as a form of torture. And anyone who has suffered knows how distressing it can be. Insomnia can affect every aspect of your life. It can make your life and the life of everyone around you unbearable.

Treatment involves an initial session to find out what the underlying cause of your insomnia.. From this, I will find the best way to treat you using a combination of hypnosis, NLP, CBT and sleep habit changes.

Treatment usually takes between 4 and 6 sessions.

They involve practical exercises you can use to help you when anxiety strikes. As well as a hypnosis session using visualisations and relaxation techniques that work in the long term to reduce and sometimes prevent unnecessary anxiety. *

*Disclaimer. Results cannot be guaranteed, as this is a therapy and each person is unique. All I can promise is that I will do my best to help you.

Professional hypnotherapist

*Disclaimer. Results cannot be guaranteed, as this is a therapy and each person is unique. All I can promise is that I will do my best to help you.

How it works

Treatment usually takes between 4 and 6 sessions depending on your needs. You can pay for each treatment individually or buy a package, which includes the initial treatment and 4 following sessions and receive a discount.

Initial Session

The initial consultation will focus on finding out a bit about you and what you want to achieve from our time together. I will also explain to you how hypnosis works and what happens when you go into a trance. As well as addressing any questions you may have. From this, I will create a plan tailored to your specific needs. Then we will finish with a wonderfully relaxing hypnosis, so you know what to expect. This session will take up to one and a half hours.

Subsequent Sessions

In the following sessions, I will use a using combination of NLP, CBT and hypnotherapy alone with suggestions on how to improve your sleep hygiene to help you. Hypnotherapy is a partnership so we will work together to make the changes you want to see happen. Each session will include hypnosis using guided visualisations and stories to engage with your subconscious. I will also provide you with practical tools and techniques and mp3 recordings that you can use at home. Each session will take about an hour.

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