Post lockdown anxiety – the results

Post Lockdown Anxiety – the survey A recent survey undertaken by Anxiety UK shows that for many people the end of lockdown can’t come soon enough, with almost 37% looking forward to returning to normal life. However, 36% of over 900 respondents said they were quite happy to stay at home and 27% had no […]

Lockdown Easing – How Are You Feeling?

Lockdown has been difficult for many of us, for lots of different reasons. In full lockdown things might have felt more certain or predictable, as the rules were clearer. But now that lockdown restrictions are easing things might feel less clear, and there may be new challenges. It can feel stressful when things are changing. […]

Online Hypnotherapy in St Albans

Are you looking for online hypnotherapy in St Albans? Online Hypnotherapy in St Albans Due to the current Covid-19 situation, all hypnotherapy sessions are currently conducted via Zoom. Online hypnotherapy is convenient, easy to access and just as effective as working face to face. There has even been recent research carried out which proves that […]

Online Hypnotherapy more effective than face to face psychotherapy

As more and more of our lives are conducted online, it’s good to know that in the case of Online Hypnotherapy the outcomes are just as good as face to face therapy. A recent article from News Medical Life Sciences confirms our ad hoc findings. See below. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy delivered electronically to treat people […]

Self-hypnosis for children – skill for the future

We were excited to read some news last week about a new hypnosis training programme organised by The UK College of Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy together with Great Ormond Street Hospital – Self-hypnosis for children – skill for the future. A new hypnosis training programme for hospital psychologists and psychotherapists working with children reaches completion this […]

Researchers to use new app data to prevent anxiety

Young people across Europe are being recruited to a trial to put their smartphone addiction to good use, via an app designed to prevent anxiety and depression and improve wellbeing, according to a report in News Medical Life Sciences Researchers at the University of Exeter are leading a pan-European project to recruit young people aged […]

Covid-19 infections can lead to mental health issues

There have been some worrying reports in the media recently about the long term effects of Covid-19 infections. As time progresses we are learning more about the illness and its effects both short and long term on the mind and body. Research find high levels of  anxiety, depression, insomnia and PTSD A recently released Italian […]

Workplace Stress during COVID-19 Pandemic

Workplace Stress during COVID-19 Pandemic? Like many of us, you may have been working from home since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now we are being encouraged to return to our offices in an attempt to get the economy back on track and to get used to a different way of living in the […]

Face covering and Mask Anxiety

When did mask anxiety start? Once lockdown is beginning to be lifted, the Government decided that face masks must be worn in shops from Friday 24th July by law. People who do not obey the new rules will face up to a £100 fine. Of course, we all want to help stop the spread of […]

Stress related to Covid-19 has steadily fallen

A study conducted by University College London has reported some interesting findings about anxiety and the lockdown due to Covid-19. Stress related to the Covid-19 pandemic has steadily fallen since lockdown began, along with general levels of anxiety, according to UCL’s Covid-19 study, the UK’s largest study on adults’ wellbeing and mental health during the […]