Before the Consultation
Before your consultation you will fill in the following Personal History Form & Client/Therapist Contract and also have the opportunity to complete the following anxiety test as mentioned above. Please email the completed Personal History Form back to Fiona. These forms are an integral part of the process and help both you and Fiona to get a good initial understanding of what is happening for you and some insights into the roots of the anxiety.
This is an informal and relaxed chat lasting approximately 60 minutes where Fiona will help you to really understand the roots of the anxiety; finding the origin or origins is an essential step in moving forward. The idea is not about dwelling on the past but simply trying to understand where it first began to manifest. The consultation is therefore a psychological assessment with practical tools and techniques to help you.At the end of this session CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) practical and achievable goals are agreed in order to start the process of making positive progress. You will listen to a positive suggestions self-hypnosis MP3 that will help to ease your anxiety from the outset and program your subconscious mind to feel calmer and more in control. Many clients express an immediate relief after the consultation and notice their sleep and mood improves.
Understanding: In this hypnotherapy session you will further explore the origins and roots of your anxiety and/or panic from a place of strength and work on a deeper level on letting the anxiety go. This can include developing forgiveness for those whom you may feel are responsible for the unwanted anxiety. New goals are set and progress is again monitored.Most clients see significant improvements in their ability to cope and manage any stress or anxiety that arises. They also report feeling they are being a lot kinder to themselves.
Letting Go and Future Pacing: this hypnosis session is designed to help you fully let go of the roots of your anxiety and to future pace you to maintain the positive feelings you will have been developing and working on. At this point, progress is monitored and together both you will decide if further sessions are required at this time. Many clients opt for maintenance sessions on a monthly basis. The brain is a muscle that needs to be constantly maintained and nurtured.Clients who experience a real transformation from a state of anxiety to calmness are consistent in carrying out the goals and exercises that are outlined after each session.