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What is hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy uses hypnosis which is a way of accessing our subconscious mind which is the part of us involved in our emotions, beliefs, instincts and habitual behaviours - in order to help us in some way. and sometimes these just need an update, or reprocessing, just like our computer software, to help us function better! 

How many sessions will I need?
This depends on many factors including what you are experiencing & what results you are looking for. But as a guide:
Procrastination - 1 session plus a recording to listen to at home

Narcissistic Abuse Recovery - Around 20 sessions. Narcissistic Abuse requires healing, unlearning, relearning and redesigning your life on a number of levels. So for this I recommend around 20 sessions. And a minimum of 12 sessions. Interestingly, in one of Dr. Ramani's YouTube videos, she recommends 1 year of work with a Psychologist (that would be what, 50 sessions?), but also states that lot of progress can be made in 8 sessions. I agree. I also recommend committing to yourself to heal from narcissistic abuse every day for an entire year, and after that year, committing the same to yourself again for an entire second year.
Trauma Recovery (The Rewind Technique) - 1 session if dealing with a one off traumatic event, 1-3 sessions if dealing with multiple traumatic events (like from a toxic relationship) 
Psychic/ Energetic Cord Cutting - 1 session

Isn't hypnotherapy weird? 
There are lot of misconceptions about hypnotherapy, which probably stem from how it's been used in past entertainment shows where stage hypnotists got people to do silly things like cluck like chickens! Which is pretty weird! But stage hypnosis is only a very tiny percent of how hypnosis is actually used. When the hypnotic state is used in a Hypno-therapeutic setting, or even in self hypnosis, it is such a powerful tool we can all use to change our lives for the better, and that's not weird, it's wonderful!

What is hypnosis like?

The hypnotic state is actually an everyday occurrence. When we are engrossed in an activity like reading a book, watching a movie, playing a sport, dancing, or creating something - we are in a form of hypnosis. If you've ever driven somewhere and arrived at your destination, but you don't really consciously remembered the journey of how you got there, or if you've ever had the feeling of falling asleep - along with also being aware of the environment you are in - you have experienced a form of hypnosis.

The hypnotic state is what we experience when we are in the R.E.M sleep dreaming state - and we are totally immersed in our experience of another world. Interestingly, when we are growing in the womb, we actually spend three months in this R.E.M. state. It's where we learn our unconscious instincts - which are essential for our survival. In hypnotherapy, this natural state is utilised in order to update our emotional processing, beliefs, and habits so we can live a more satisfying life. 

What will a hypnotherapy session with Marie be like?
A hypnotherapy session with Marie is similar to a coaching session but with the addition of some deeper work in hypnosis. I'll listen intuitively and ask questions. I may suggest exercises in order to bring about your desired change. But in a hypnotherapy session we also use the hypnotic state to work deeply with the subconscious to bring about your desired change more powerfully. If you've ever tried to make a change in your life with just will power alone - you might have experienced how difficult it can be!

That's why it's so beneficial to get the subconscious on board as well with hypnosis. Coaching and things like journalling definitely still reach the subconscious mind but the hypnotic state can bring about changes more efficiently by going straight to the root of a problem.In order to enter hypnosis, I use gentle techniques that encourage your progressive relaxation (it can feel similar to a guided meditation or if you've ever been to a yoga or exercise class and experienced a guided relaxation at the of class). Although in the hypnosis session this relaxation is tailored and personalised to you. Then once you are in a relaxed or focused state we then work with the subconscious mind to bring about your desired changes. 

Is hypnotherapy still effective online?

Yes, absolutely. Many people report that it's more comfortable to have hypnotherapy from the comfort of their own home without the feeling of someone staring at them! I communicate with you throughout the session (including during the hypnosis) & tailor & personalize the session as we go.

What is a coaching session with Marie like?
In a coaching session you can expect me to listen intently and ask questions to probe deeper. It's structured to focus on what you need. I'll use tried, tested and proven strategies in order to help you to find your own healing, navigate challenges and move forwards into your desired future. I'll offer observations and insights (where appropriate). I'll draw on my own experience including healing from toxic relationships and creating healthy ones. 

What will the actual hypnosis feel like?
Everyone is different so they may experience hypnosis differently but some common experiences are to have a kind of duel awareness of being aware of your body in the room and of the words being said, at the same time as another part of you drift offs or relaxes deeply. You may feel a comfortable heavy feeling of your body sinking into relaxation.  Many people find that, once they have used hypnosis to help them in one area of their life, they are opened up to the limitless possibilities of how it can help them in many other areas as well. It can also be a fascinating experience and tool to use to learn more about ourselves, how our subconscious mind works and how it makes representations of our experiences!

What else can you tell me about what working with Marie?
I have a very permissive style, I certainly will not force you to do anything. I'll be working with at your pace whilst gently encouraging you along your path - one self-empowered step at a time! I'll be a guide on your own journey to know, love and accept yourself. I will support and give accountability for your commitment to yourself and your goals. All so you can develop feelings of confidence and self empowerment to live life on your terms.

How can you work with Marie?
You can book single sessions or The Inside Out Transformation package for coaching or hypnotherapy here.  

What is the Inside Out Transformation Package? 
The Inside Out Transformation Package is a coaching programme which includes 12 sessions. The package includes a combination of coaching, hypnotherapy plus weekly virtual check-ins between sessions - so you can receive the maximum benefits. Hypnotherapy techniques are very effective for processing emotions, healing the past and updating our unhelpful habitual behaviours. And coaching is positive and focused on getting results, - so together - the two are a very powerful combination! 

Why should I book a Package over a session? 
If you are suffering from the negative effects from been in an unhealthy relationship, the chances are that it's not just one thing you are dealing with and struggling through on a daily basis. Going through the Inside Out Transformation will allow you to work through those struggles and really make breakthroughs in the many different areas that are required in order to truly heal. When you sign up for this programme, you are not just committing to a package, you are committing to yourself - to doing the work to change your life for the better - from the Inside, Out.

Where and why did you become a Hypnotherapist and a Life Coach?
I experienced hypnotherapy a few times and always found it to be a completely fascinating experience. I'd already studied Psychology for 5 years and got my degree and was considering completing my training as a Psychologist but once I tried hypnotherapy, I was hooked! It gave me answers that I had not found through 5 years of studying.

In particular, when I was struggling to move on from a toxic relationship, just one hypnotherapy session (energetic cord cutting) really helped me reclaim my energy and to leave the relationship in the past - I was actually blown away with the transformation from just one session. After experiencing that - I decided to become a hypnotherapist myself.
 I started hypnotherapy training in 2013 at the London Institute of Clinical Hypnosis. Since then, I've added further training in hypnotherapy and life coaching and I enjoy learning more through study and life experience. 
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Do you have any more questions on how coaching or hypnotherapy with Marie can help you in your life?
If you do, please feel free to get in touch or book a complimentary call and we can have a chat. 

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