Confidence and Self Esteem Issues

When I first met this woman she had severe self-esteem issues and confidence issues. She was due to take a yoga exam in a few days so needed a quick fix for her confidence on that day, and a longer term strategy to deal build her confidence again. As she had experienced times when, as an adult, she had been confident and her self-esteem had been high, so we anchored those times. For the quick fix, and as she knew the exam hall well, we created a trigger for her based visually on the hall doors to trigger the feelings of self confidence, and relaxation.

For the longer term issues we used hypnotherapy to investigate the root causes and collapse the anchors she had created. As her inquisitive and analytical nature would get her in and out of state very quickly we used hypnotherapy to create a trance state so we could work with her unconscious mind without every thought getting analysed and changed. A confusion type of induction needs to be mentioned here as the effect was brilliant. Once she entered a deep trance state, which was actually very quick, we could work directly on the problem in her unconscious mind. By using a series of time based techniques whilst in a hypnotic state worked incredibly well and allowed her to release a whole load of confidence issues.

She was kind enough to write a few words:
I decided to go to Ananda Healing after going through some rough waters in my personal/work life. After a lengthy conversation with both Amanda and Duncan I decided that Hypnotherapy, Healing and Chakra Balancing sessions would be the right path for me to take. Hypnotherapy with Duncan has changed my life, how I think and how my mind reacts to situations that I have not been able to deal with in the past. I like the way that my sessions are planned and based on what I need as an individual. Thanks to Duncan and his understanding of what my core issues are, I have finally started to gain back my confidence and self-esteem. I am only two sessions in and I’m sure I have quite a few to go but Duncan has taken me on a journey that has changed my outlook on life and helped me get back to the happy place I was in 10 years ago, and for that I am eternally thankful

Submitted by Duncan Batchelor, Professional Member

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