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Dental Hypnotherapy

Dental Hypnotherapy

Some dentists are using dental hypnotherapy to calm patients before administering treatment.

Indian dentist Jyoti Oberoi recently published her 2014 study in the American Academy of Paediatric dentistry detailing her work with children.

Dr Oberoi, a city-based dentist, has come up with an innovative solution to children who have a fear of needles-hypnotherapy.

Her research on the method details the use of dental hypnotherapy in helping patients (specifically children), whose fears hold them back from receiving treatment.

“Despite the advances in technology, there is always fear among patients regarding the process and pain of dental treatment,” says Oberoi.

 

Dental Hypnotherapy Helps

The study consisted of 200 children aged 6-16 undergoing dental treatment. The group was split equally. One group was administered treatment without hypnosis and the other group received hypnosis before treatment. The pulse rates of the children were monitored. The results showed that those that did not receive hypnosis before treatment had elevated pulse rates in comparison to those that did. For those that received hypnosis, their pulse rates remained stable throughout treatment.

The results clearly show that hypnotherapy helps reduce anxiety, fear and pain in patients undergoing treatment.

Since the publication of this study, 64 doctors have gone on to conduct similar research studies into the effectiveness of hypnotherapy in similar settings.

 

How it works

When an anxious child comes into practice, a brief history is taken with regards to the child’s anxiety and fears of dental treatment. The child is encouraged to touch and explore the room in which the treatment will take place. Following this, a hypnotic script and suggestion are used to relax the patient before treatment commences.

 

Overcoming Dental Phobia

Once the fear element of an event has been removed the treatment is pretty much straight forward. This is not to say that the use of hypnosis is a one-off event as often takes a few sessions for the suggestions to really plant themselves into the subconscious.

Hypnotherapy is an art and science approach which can be used to overcome psychological issues. It can greatly benefit in reducing pain and allow individuals to receive treatment/s otherwise restricted though phobias, fear and anxiety.

 

Enhancing Your Career

During your working life, you will attend various training courses to ensure you are up to date with the latest developments.

Have you ever thought about adding hypnotherapy to enhance your current career like Dr Oberoi?

As mentioned in this blog, hypnotherapy can be used to help people overcome barriers in their lives.  Perhaps your career could benefit from adding hypnotherapy to your skillset so that you too can help people access the treatment they might otherwise avoid through fear and anxiety.

If you would like to know more, please contact us using the form below.

Alternatively, telephone 01803 500300 to speak to us directly.

 

 

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hypnotherapy The New Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment?

 

MedUni Vienna states that hypnotherapy is still one of the most effective treatments of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

 

For those suffering stress-related IBS they have a distinctive microbial signature in their gut. Studies in MedUni, Austria, has found holistic therapy, typically hypnotherapy is significantly more effective in treating IBS than symptomatic or probiotic treatment alone.

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment

The condition manifests by a range of digestive problems including bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, inflammation and general unease. It is estimated that the Western population is affected by 10-20%.

Upon diagnosis, often a set of probiotics is prescribed, but gut-directed hypnotherapy also alleviates symptoms. There continues to be a lot of research into gastrointestinal flora to track the cause of this condition.

 

Psychologically distressed IBS Sufferers

Using stress questionnaires and stool samples have shown a direct correlation of gut bacteria and psychological distress. This has validated the importance of the gut-brain axis which is the relationship between the gut microbiome and the mine.

It is for this reason that many approaches focus on restoring gut flora by means of probiotic diets. However, Moser’s Study Group (MedUni), a holistic, psychosomatic approach works better-hypnotherapy.

Clients who have undergone hypnotherapy showed significant alleviation of symptoms. This did not alter the composition of their gut bacteria. Further studies need to be conducted to discover whether something has changed on another level such as bacterial metabolism as the original gut flora has remained the same throughout the process.

 

Hypnotherapy Up To 70% More Successful

Up to 70% of those treated with hypnotherapy responded positively. The percentage for purely symptomatic and/or probiotic nutritional therapies is much lower.

The holistic approach to treating IBS with hypnotherapy will continue to offer the best results in the immediate future.

 

“The influence of the gut microbiome on the mind and nervous system is an exciting field of research. However, purely biological approaches are insufficient for the treatment of IBS, which also requires psychosocial approaches, which are currently much more successful for patients.

People with severe IBS are often suffering from trauma or are under enormous stress and require integrated psychosomatic treatment.” Moser

 

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Mental Health Football

Football Players seeking Support For Mental Health

Recent figures show that more players are seeking support for mental health from the PFA

 

Mental Health Football

278 more current and former football players than in 2018 have or are accessing therapy.

 

Football Association’s Prince William has spoken out, criticising football clubs for their attitude towards the mental health of their players.

“Once you would never show any weakness, but they now realise it’s not weak to talk about things.” Michael Bennett, Union Heat of Welfare.

Footballers have to deal with a lot, injuries, transitions in and out of the game, transfers, going on loan, isolation, rejection, financial worries, addiction, and so on. It isn’t a wonder their mental health takes a bashing and they need support. For far too long now players have fallen under the radar until they hit the tabloids all the while, suffering in silence.

Several high-profile players have spoken candidly about their battles with mental health, addiction and their path to recovery. They hope that by speaking out that others in their position feel able to seek professional support and remove the stigma once and for all.

 

Gambling

 

Mental Health Football

 

Most people think young football players earn £5000 a week, therefore it doesn’t matter. The truth is it’s more like £500 in leagues one and two.

 

Despite more awareness among clubs regarding mental health, other issues such as gambling are causing grave new concerns.

“It used to be betting shops and card schools but now it’s virtual casinos and gambling on your phone.” Michael Bennett

Gambling opportunities are everywhere, and you would be hard fast not to see an opportunity in every direction in which you turn. Sometimes you don’t even have to move an inch and yet you’ve seen 5 adverts in the space of 30 minutes just by watching television. Clicked on social media? Another goodness knows how many in a matter of seconds. How many gambling establishments-shops, casinos, corner shops offering the lottery-or advertisements for bingo did you see on your daily commute? It seems we cannot escape them.

Granted they cannot gamble in the traditional way of purchasing scratch cards, entering casinos and betting shops but they can play online. You only have to tick a box to say that you are 18 and you have instant access. The problem with online gambling is that it doesn’t feel or look like real money, so when you lose, you don’t feel like have lost anything in the real world.

December 2018, Brittan’s biggest gambling companies confirmed plans to ban television betting adverts during pre-watershed live sports.

Jeff Whitley, former Manchester City, and Northern Ireland Player and member of the welfare team at the PFA, says gambling provides a new challenge for the sport.  Having himself struggled with drink and drug addiction: :

“With gambling, you don’t have to go to the bookies; it’s a very secretive addiction. People just need their mobile phones. It’s different from alcohol or drugs, which you can see or smell when players come into the club. With gambling, people can put a mask on. It can be months before anyone would know they’re really struggling.”

 

If you would like to talk about anything mentioned in this article contact us for your free consultation with Chris Fleet.

 

Self Hypnosis
Self Hypnosis

Self-Hypnosis Happiness

Self-hypnosis could help you to overcome difficult issues and situations in areas of your daily life.

Self HypnosisFor some, the idea of hypnosis conjures images of magicians telling us to “sleep” before “clucking” across a stage like some performing puppet. In stark contrast, hypnotherapy is quite the opposite.

Hypnotherapy has been recognised as a talking therapy by the British Psychological Society and considered a useful treatment for anxiety, addiction, IBS, fears, and phobias.

Celebrities Lilly Allen and Geri Horner have Continue reading “Self-Hypnosis Happiness”

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Would I make a good hypnotherapist, and would I enjoy it?

Let me tell you a short story about a client:

Let me tell you a short story about a client: Anxiety can manifest itself in different ways. For one of my clients,  this manifested around her throat causing pain and distress.

She came to me for hypnotherapy because she was anxious and depressed. She regularly spent hours analysing why her father left the family when she was a child.

Before coming to see me she had seen several medical specialists, none of whom had be able to diagnose an underlying medical problem. She was worried that she would have to live with this for the rest of her life.

During our sessions, I combined hypnotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The Hypnotherapy allowed her to fall into a deep state of rest during which I taught her a technique to relax the muscles in her throat.

After the exercise, she stroked her neck and said that the feeling she had felt for over a decade had gone!

This was not a one-off thing either. She learnt to use that technique when she felt her throat tightening. I also taught her a quick technique that stopped her dwelling on the past. The combination improved her mental state dramatically.

Anxiety can manifest itself in different ways. For one of my clients,  this manifested around her throat causing pain and distress.

She came to me for hypnotherapy because she was anxious and depressed. She regularly spent hours analysing why her father left the family when she was a child.

Before coming to see me she had seen several medical specialists, none of whom had been able to diagnose an underlying medical problem. She was worried that she would have to live with this for the rest of her life.

During our sessions, I combined hypnotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The Hypnotherapy allowed her to fall into a deep state of rest during which I taught her a technique to relax the muscles in her throat.

After the exercise, she stroked her neck and said that the feeling she had felt for over a decade had gone!

This was not a one-off thing either. She learnt to use that technique when she felt her throat tightening. I also taught her a quick technique that stopped her dwelling on the past. The combination improved her mental state dramatically.

Why am I sharing this with you?

Well, because with the New Year approaching, you are more than likely thinking about the changes you want to make. Many people think about saving, getting fitter, healthy eating, or getting our more.

You might be considering something much bigger – a complete career change. And since you have come to us, you are considering hypnotherapy.

You might be wondering if you would enjoy being a hypnotherapist? There is no point switching to a new career unless it fulfils you.

If you have never practiced hypnotherapy it can be difficult to tell whether you would like doing it day in, day out.

Over the past decade delivering training courses, I have seen a pattern in the types of people who thrive as hypnotherapists. These are the those that like to help people make positive changes in their life. They are interested in what makes people tick and love to watch them develop and grow. They often say that friends/family turn to them for support when they have a problem.

When you train and become a hypnotherapist, you gain the skills to help people solve problems, like the one mentioned above, that they thought we unsolvable.

If you have ever wondered whether a career in hypnotherapy is for you, simply ask yourself:

Is this the level of impact I’d like to have on someone’s life?

For further information relating to Hypnotherapy training and your suitability to become a hypnotherapist, please do contact us and we will do our best to answer all of your questions. 

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Driving Confidence with Hypnotherapy

Driving Confidence with Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy For Exam Nerves

 

“I can highly recommend Chris Fleet as a hypnotherapist.”

Driving Confidence with Hypnotherapy

Without his help, I don’t think I would ever have passed my driving test. His relaxing, calm nature combined with his professional and perceptive approach instantly made me feel safe. I had been trying to get my driver’s licence for over a year with each failed test making my anxiety even worse. While my instructor was happy with my driving skills and I had consistently driven the test routes without ‘failing’ within our lessons. Continue reading “Driving Confidence with Hypnotherapy”

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Smoking Cessation: A Case Study of Parts Therapy

By Chris Fleet, top UK Hypnotherapist, Devon School Of Hypnotherapy

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“I really want to stop smoking but there is a part of me that just keeps making me want to smoke.”

How many times, as a smoker have you said this?

How many times as a hypnotherapist have I heard this?

Perhaps not related to smoking but most can add their slant on the statement; I really want to stop…. [worrying, stressing, over/under eating, picking nails/skin, drinking, gambling, using illicit drugs, etc.]….but there is a part of me that just wants to carry one. This is something that is common to us all.

Parts therapy is a great way of finding a resolution for this dilemma. Of course, as with everything there are drawbacks and caveats but overall it is a very good way of dealing with the hidden reasons as to why we feel the need to do these things.

Mandy

A client named ‘Mandy’ (not her real name), came to see me last month. Now, Mandy had stopped smoking several times before but had always started up again.

The first time she came to see me I realised that her treatment would not be a simple case of direct suggestion. To begin with, I used my normal first-time techniques; Fork in the path, the smoke-filled room, coping to master, future packing, and ego boosting. Mandy responded somewhat but I was not convinced that she was being compliant. Mandy passed the hypnosis tests I gave her -her hands were stuck together, but something just didn’t quite sit right with me. Continue reading “Smoking Cessation: A Case Study of Parts Therapy”

The Trainer

Gain A Diploma In Hypnotherapy, Alison De Matos With Chris Fleet's Devon School Of Hypnotherapy for Certificate In Hypnotherapy & Diploma In Hypnotherapy

There are tens of thousands of hypnotherapy trainers worldwide teaching a wide variety of students millions of variations on traditional techniques, so what should you be asking the course trainer?

Are they a qualified hypnotherapist and are they qualified to teach?

This may sound silly, but there are some out there masquerading as something they are not, and the field of hypnotherapy is no stranger to impostors. Ask the tutor for proof of their credentials and affiliations to professional bodies. Genuine trainers will not think twice about showing/telling you their qualifications and affiliations. If a trainer shies away from proving their professional credentials step well always from their institute because more than likely they are fake and will take your money without a second thought.

 

Here is an example of two nationally registered qualifications our tutor holds;

The Devon School of Hypnotherapy proudly lists Tutor Chris Fleet’s qualifications on our website.

 

Can they teach and what are their methods?

Hypnotherapists are great at demonstrating the practical side of hypnotherapy, but can they actually teach the theory just as well? There are numerous teaching methods out there and it is not a case of one method suits all, much like learners (students).

 

Types of learners;

  • Spatial (visual) Learners prefer using images, pictures and spatial understanding
  • Aural (Auditory) Learners prefer using music and sound
  • Linguistic (Verbal) Learners prefers using words in both speech and writing
  • Kinesthetic (Physical) Learners prefers using their body, hands and a sense of physical touch.

 

Teaching methods vary greatly depending on the personality of the tutor, the educational setting, the range and students and pace of progression. As a general rule of thumb trainers need to remain professional yet approachable, and friendly yet able to step in when deadlines need to be met.

Unless you have taken a course with this tutor before there is not sure-fire way in which you will be able to tell their exact teaching methods but there are ways in which you can gauge an accurate description. If you know someone who has taken the course, you can directly ask them. If the course and school is new to you then you can read reviews and feedback from their website and social media pages or directly ask to speak to a previous/current student.

 

We hope this short quide has answered some of your questions. If you would like more information or have further questions please do contact us and we will do our best to answer.

 

GHSC - The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council, accredited practitioner, Chris Fleet, Devon School Of Hypnotherapy
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“I want to train as a hypnotherapist”

“I want to train to be a hypnotherapist but there are so many out there, how do I know where to go?”

This is a common question many people come to us with and so we have decided to write a blog to answer as much as we can relating to training to become a hypnotherapist. If we have missed something, please get in touch so we can add it.

Hypnotherapy Titles

This one confuses a lot of people. Typically, we get asked; what is the difference between a hypnotherapist and a clinical hypnotherapist? The truth, absolutely nothing. A hypnotherapist uses psychotherapy techniques and hypnosis to enhance the effectiveness of the session. A clinical hypnotherapist is a regular hypnotherapist that uses hypnotherapy for clinical reasons (treatment of medical conditions such as pain, anxiety, depression and addiction). This is not to say that regular hypnotherapists are not doing the same, they are but without the label.

To take it out of context; let’s say you bought a branded cereal and a budget one. In a blind taste test, would you really be able to taste the difference? Probably not, and that is the difference between a hypnotherapist and a clinical hypnotherapist-one has a fancy name, the other does not.

Note: Hypnotherapy is an unregulated profession in the UK with the exception of hypnosis for entertainment purposes or “stage hypnosis” (hypnotism Act 1952), so technically you can call yourself what you like.

 

Course Titles

There are a whole host of schools and educational facilities out there offering an array of hypnosis and hypnotherapy training ranging from one day to one year. Are you looking for self-study or a training centre? Are you looking to zone in on a specific area or broaden your horizon? Are you looking for a hobby or a change of career? Whichever it is the main difference in these courses is what you get at the end-do you want a certificate of achievement or do you want a nationally recognised qualification with real practical value?

For example; a one-day hypnotherapy or hypnosis course (regardless of accreditation level) will give you valuable skills in learning about your subconscious but it will not teach you the art and science of becoming a professional hypnotherapist.

The level of course you chose depends entirely on how far you wish to take your training.

 

The Devon School of Hypnotherapy offers four levels of training;

  Self-Hypnosis -A one day course that teaches you the inner workings of your mind. During this course you will also be taught introductory Cognitive Behavioral   Therapy or CBT and how to talk to yourself in a positive manner.

  Certificate in Hypnotherapy (Sometimes known at Hyp Cert) –A two-day course, typically over one weekend. This course will teach you how to put someone in   and out of hypnosis in a safely. The majority of this course is practical teaching you the different types of inductions from gentle permissive through to more   dramatic ‘snap’ or instant.

  Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Sometimes known as Dip Hyp, GQHP) – A ten-month course, typically one weekend per month. This course contains practical,   theory and written content including setting up and maintaining your own practice. Successful completion of this course enables you to practice as a fully qualified   hypnotherapist with registration to professional bodies. This course is regulated and accredited by the GHSC, Brittan’s hypnotherapy governing body.

  Continued Professional Development (known as CPD) – One off annual training sessions held throughout the year for qualified hypnotherapists to enable   them to develop and maintain professional levels of conduct, enhance skillsets, and remain up to date with the laws relating to hypnotherapy and hypnotherapy   practice.

 

Should you choose to be a professional hypnotherapist it is important to remember that your training must be accredited and recognised by the professional governing bodies.

 

 

  1. Is the course/training externally accredited?

As mentioned above, accreditation really depends on how far you would like to take your training. If your aim is to become a professional hypnotherapist, professionally accredited training is a must.

The main UK accreditation body for hypnotherapy is the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council.

Here at The Devon School of Hypnotherapy our Diploma course holds accreditation from both the GHSC and GHR.

GHR - The General Hypnotherapy Registry, Acknowledged Supervisor, Chris Fleet, Devon School Of Hypnotherapy
GHSC - The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council, accredited practitioner, Chris Fleet, Devon School Of Hypnotherapy

 

  1. Does the course meet the core curriculum requirements?

The Diploma in Hypnotherapy requires 450 hours of training as noted in section 12 of the core curriculum. This is to include 120 guided learning hours-this means in-house training/training with a tutor.

The Devon School of Hypnotherapy offers 170 hours of in-house training-30% more than recommended to ensure students gain the best skill set possible.

You can download the PDF Core Curriculum here

 

  1. Does it blend with the real world?

Are the skills (theory and practical) relevant to today’s world? There is no value in learning out of date methods that are only relatable to generations past. Ask the provider to give you real time examples of how their course relates directly to modern life-do they work with modern addictions such as smartphones and shopping? Do they tackle smoking and food related issues? Do they promote growth and self-worth? And if so, how?

Here is a short case study example form our tutor relating to smoking and parts therapy.

 

  1. Course Length

We know that the core requirement is 450 hours but over what time length? The answer to this question is not straight forward.

Scenario One: 7-Day Intensive Accredited Diploma course

It ticks all the boxes, it is accredited, covers all the required modules, tests and hours. Congratulations, you are now a fully qualified hypnotherapist! How much of what you were taught on Monday morning are you remembering Sunday night?

Very short intensive courses are a quick way to gain a qualification, but the reality is that you are unlikely to retain much information.

 

Scenario Two: 5 Year Degree in Hypnotherapy

Less than 1% (yes, that is correct), of hypnotherapists in practice have a degree in hypnotherapy. For some having that degree is very important but for the vast majority the ability, confidence and competence to actually help others far outweighs the ability to write a good academic paper.

In essence, the answer is up to you. The time scale really depends on you the learner and how much time you have to give to learning hypnotherapy.

  1. Does it teach to you adapt?

A hundred people can present to you with the same problem with a thousand different causes and effects. Does this course only teach set scripts, or do they teach you how to adapt them to benefit the individual?

 

  1. Are there tests or exams?

Does the course require you to pass modules, tests and examinations, both written and practical? If the answer is no, then alarms bells should sound because these are vital components of the Diploma in hypnotherapy. A piece of paper to stating a qualification is just that, but physical evidence such as a learner’s practical journal of progress, modules and examinations passed contain proof not only of knowledge but of experience.

 

  1. What sets them aside from everyone else?

What aspect of their course stands taller than all the others out there? It could be; Location, digital /telephone/1-1 support, accreditations, results and success rates, feedback, Learner style, post qualification support, CPD training, feedback, perhaps they keep in touch or send clients to help you get started. It does not matter which aspect makes them stand out to you as long as they have all of their credentials in place you can be sure of what you are signing up for is a genuine, value for money course.

You can check the validation of Hypnotherapy schools and tutors on the GHSC website

Here are ours;

The Devon School of Hypnotherapy

Tutor Chris Fleet

 

Click HERE for our follow on blog relating to tutors

 

Mark Redfearn Hypnotherapy Case Study ~ Chris Fleet's Devon School Of Hypnotherapy
Testimonial Mark Redfearn ~ Chris Fleet's Devon School Of Hypnotherapy. Mark gained a Diploma In Hypnotherapy & now has started his own Hypnotherapy business
Liz Hornby & Her Diploma In Hypnotherapy From The Devon School Of Hypnotherapy
Gain A Diploma In Hypnotherapy, Alison De Matos With Chris Fleet's Devon School Of Hypnotherapy for Certificate In Hypnotherapy & Diploma In Hypnotherapy

Mark Redfearn Hypnotherapy Case Study

Mark Redfearn, Case Study ~ Chris Fleet's Devon School Of Hypnotherapy. Gained Certificate In Hypnotherapy & Diploma In Hypnotherapy & started his own business.

Mark Redfearn Hypnotherapy Case Study

Certificate In Hypnotherapy & Diploma In Hypnotherapy

Before Starting His Own Hypnotherapy Services

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Testimonial Mark Redfearn ~ Chris Fleet's Devon School Of Hypnotherapy. Mark gained a Diploma In Hypnotherapy & now has started his own Hypnotherapy business
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Our Mark Redfearn Hypnotherapy Case Study is an inspiring story describing how despite having to look after his son at home, he managed to study and pass the Diploma In Hypnotherapy Training Course with a high grade and then go onto start his own successful hypnotherapy business alongside his other taxi driving business.
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It Was Just Before Christmas

It was just before Christmas, a couple of years ago, and Mark rang to say he was interested in learning about hypnotherapy and hypnosis and to learn how it could help people with life affecting conditions.
But, before signing up on our course, he wanted to know more about the training and how it would work.
Meeting in a nice pub and, over a pint, we discussed the Diploma In Hypnotherapy Course and I was able to answer all his questions.
The Diploma course comprises 10 modules over 10 months and Mark, due to life pressures, had one major concern about missing a module, or part of the course, and whether he would be able to catch up. He also enquired about further training after the course finished.
But, more than anything, though, I think he wanted to make sure I was someone he could get on with.
That is a massive thing for anyone considering a training course.
If you don’t like or get on with your trainer then it’s going to be a tough time for both the trainee and the trainer.

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Mark Is A Single Parent

Mark is a single parent and this responsibility limited his working hours around school hours and school terms.
At the time of our meeting, he was working as a taxi driver and as a trained masseuse. Both allowed him to work flexibly around bringing up his son.
We discussed the possibility of adding hypnotherapy into his working week; the fact that Mark would be able to earn an extra £120 a week, just for seeing a couple of clients per week certainly seemed appealing to him.
But, above all else, he liked the idea of helping other people improve their lives and he could see hypnotherapy as a great way of doing just that.
He is that sort of person.

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Mark Signed Up For The Course

He signed up for the Diploma In Hypnotherapy Course and he took to it straight away.
It was obvious after the first weekend that it was something that his demeanour and manner was well suited to. He has a calm and a relaxed nature and, above all, he is someone you feel you could trust.
Following a good start, Mark started to encounter a few problems.
Part way through the second module, Mark received a phone call saying that his son had been taken ill. Mark had to leave half way through the first day of the module.
The next day he returned but, unfortunately, he was called away again.
From a technical point of view, that is not necessarily a problem because the minimum classroom hours required for the full Diploma In Hypnotherapy Course is 120 hours and our course includes a minimum of 160 hours.
But from a practical point of view, Mark was missing a vital part of the training.

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Mark Is Not The First Person To Have Experienced This Problem

Mark is not the first person to experience this problem and he will not be the last.
It is easy to fix.
At The Devon School Of Hypnotherapy, if we know that someone is going to be absent for one day of a module, we can include the practical part of the training into the day that they are present and they can catch up on the theory later.
Alternatively, if they are going to be away for the whole module, then I am happy to catch up with them 1-2-1 training, at a later time (obviously within reason).
We helped Mark catch by coming in extra, one evening. He lives about 15 miles from the School, so this was possible.
For anyone, living further away, it is possible to carry out the training via Skype.
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Mark Considered Deferring The Course

At one stage, Mark’s home life was getting in the way of his training and he even considered deferring the course for a year.
But thankfully, he decided to carry on and, after a while, he began to fly through the course.
He just got it.
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He Has Common Sense And Desire To Help Others

In many ways, he is similar to me; neither of us are straight ‘A’ grade University students (I spent my early working years on building sites), but we both have common sense and a desire to help others.
These ingredients are fundamentally important and, with these in place, the course then becomes relatively simple.
The penultimate module of the course consists of a practical text.
Mark was very calm and relaxed in a situation which may have phased a more competent hypnotherapist, but he passed both sets of exams (practical and written) with ease, scoring more than 90%.
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Mark Is Doing Well Now

Routinely, I like to catch up with students on a regular basis and recently he told me he was doing very well as a fully qualified hypnotherapist.
He is still working as a taxi driver BUT now instead of using his taxi service just as a means of income, he is using it as a means to advertise his hypnotherapy skills and to spread the word about his new business …
Meeting many people gives him the ability and opportunity to say “Hi, I’m xxxxx … and I’ve just trained as a hypnotherapist”
Approximately one third of the population will have no interest, one third won’t care, but one third will be fascinated and intrigued.
It’s that 33% that may spread the word about him and may even use his services.

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Mark Is On His Way To Cracking It.

I’m confident that in a short space of time, more and more people will become aware of his hypnotherapy services and he will reach a tipping point where he earns more money doing his part time job than his full-time job.

When your part time job is something that you love and pays more than your full time job, you know you’ve cracked it ...

 

 

Chris Fleet, top UK accredited Hypnotherapist & Hypnotherapy Trainer for Certificate In Hypnotherapy & Diploma In Hypnotherapy

Final Word From Chris Fleet

Mark, like many students, did find parts of the Diploma In Hypnotherapy Course challenging, particularly when he had to miss parts due to his son not being well.  But he was able to catch up and ultimately flourished, finishing with a good grade.

 

The Courses Are Designed To Allow Time For The Students

The courses are designed to be flexible when students find certain parts challenging and even when time is lost due to personal circumstances, as in Mark's case.
The big advantage of studying in a small group, everyone works to support each other.
My goal is always to make sure everyone can work successfully towards to gaining their qualification, whatever their personal circumstances are.    

 

If You Wish To Know More

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Then, I would be able to explain everything fully for you and be able to answer all your questions.
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