Ann Craig HPD DSFH -
Qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist
How I got on to the path of Hypnotherapy
I live and work in the beautiful historic city of Chester. After working in school and bringing up my family I went through a particularly stressful period in my life. The answer came in the form of a mindfulness course, where, for the first time in my life, I began to listen to the internal dialog in my mind and how it made me feel, both emotionally and physically.
I was able to notice how in my daily life, my thoughts affected my mental health and had physical reactions in my body too. I developed a fascination with the workings of the subconscious minds and ways I could help myself feel better. I discovered that listening to guided trance tracks was incredibly healing and began to feel like my old self, more relaxed, less anxious.
I decided to train as a Hypnotherapist to help other people discover the power of their own subconscious mind.
After a family member had hypnotherapy to
successfully rid herself of her fear of flying, I realised that hypnotherapy could help in many different ways.
I decided to train as a hypnotherapist to help other people discover the power of their own subconscious mind. Solution Focused Hypnotherapy training was the guidance I needed, shedding light on my experiences and understanding.
I learnt what can cause us so much difficulties in our lives, how the primitive area of our brain sets off the flight, fight, freeze response, which in turn causes chemical reactions in our bodies and what we can do to alleviate the negative aspects of its influence.
I trained with the prestigious Clifton Practice Hypnotherapy Training (CPHT) in Liverpool where I gained my level 4 Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma (HPD). During my training as well as actively practising my trance skills and working with clients, I studied neuroscience research. Moreover, with instruction on the very best of Solution Focused techniques, brain-based therapy, CBT, NLP and mindfulness, CPHT Liverpool provided me with comprehensive tuition.
Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is an incredibly rewarding therapy to practise and I love empowering people to help themselves and change their lives by tapping into the wonders of their own brain.
The CPHT HPD Course is nationally accredited by the following bodies - NCFE, National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH), Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH), General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC), National Board for Modern Psychotherapy (NBMP). I am fully insured and have been DBS certified.