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Facts and statistics about hypnotherapy

  • by Alan Piper
  • 21 Nov, 2016

Why you should hypnotherapy for emotional health support

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There is now plenty of research that shows more scientific evidence for hypnotherapy than any other complementary therapy by using hypnosis.   Enough studies have now accumulated to suggest that the inclusion of hypnotic procedures may be beneficial in the management and treatment of a wide range of conditions and problems encountered in the practice of medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy.

Why you should use hypnotherapy for stop smoking

Studies and Statistics: 
Success Rate for Smoking Cessation 90.6% successful: Using Hypnosis University of Washington School of Medicine, Depts. of Anesthesiology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2010 Jul;49(3):257-66. Barber J.

  • 87% Reported Abstinence From Tobacco Use  With Hypnosis  Performance by gender in a stop-smoking program combining hypnosis and aversion. Johnson DL, Karkut RT. Adkar Associates, Inc., Bloomington, Indiana. Psychol Rep. 1999 Oct;75(2):851-7. PMID: 7862796 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • 81% Reported They Had Stopped Smoking After Hypnosis  Texas A&M University, System Health Science Center, College of Medicine, College Station, TX USA. Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2004 Jan;52(1):73-81.
  • Hypnosis Patients Twice As Likely To Remain Smoke-Free After Two Years  Guided health imagery for smoking cessation and long-term abstinence. Wynd, CA. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 2001; 37:3, pages 245-250.
  • Hypnosis More Effective Than Drug Interventions For Smoking Cessation Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH 43210, 2003 USA Descriptive outcomes of the American Lung Association of Ohio hypnotherapy smoking cessation program. Ahijevych K, Yerardi R, Nedilsky N.
  • Hypnosis Most Effective Says Largest Study Ever:  3 Times as Effective as Patch and 15 Times as Effective as Willpower. Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking, according to the largest ever scientific comparison of ways of breaking the habit. University of Iowa, Journal of Applied Psychology, How One in Five Give Up Smoking. October 1992. (Also- republished New Scientist, October 10, 2013.)

Why hypnotherapy is best for weight loss

Statistics for Weight Loss

  • Hypnosis Over 30 Times as Effective for Weight Loss  Cochrane, Gordon; Friesen, J. (1986). Hypnotherapy in weight loss treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 54, 489-492. Two Years Later: Hypnosis Subjects Continued To Lose Significant Weight Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (1985)
  • Hypnosis Subjects Lost More Weight Than 90% of Others  and Kept it Off University of Connecticut, Storrs Allison DB, Faith MS. Hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for obesity: a meta-analytic reappraisal. J Consult Clinic Psychol. 1999;64(3):513-516.
  • Hypnosis More Than Doubled Average Weight Loss  Kirsch, Irving (1996). Hypnotic enhancement of cognitive-behavioral weight loss treatments--Another meta-reanalysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64 (3), 517-519.
  • Hypnosis Showed Significantly Lower Post-Treatment Weights Weight loss for women: studies of smokers and nonsmokers using hypnosis and multi- component treatments with and without overt aversion. Johnson DL, Psychology Reprints. 2009 Jun; 80(3 Pt 1):931-3.
  • Hypnotherapy group with stress reduction achieved significantly more weight loss than the other two treatments. J Stradling, D Roberts, A Wilson and F Lovelock, Chest Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK  2011.
  • Hypnosis can more than double the effects of traditional weight loss approaches  University of Connecticut, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in 2012 (Vol. 64, No. 3, pgs 517-519).
  • Weight loss is greater where hypnosis  is utilized Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2011)

Why you should use hypnosis to help resolve addictions

Statistics for Addictions

  • Significantly More Methadone Addicts Quit with Hypnosis. 9 4% Remained Narcotic Free A comparative study of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy in the treatment of methadone addicts. Manganiello AJ, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 1999; 26(4): 273-9.
  • Hypnosis Shows 77 Percent Success Rate for Drug Addiction Intensive Therapy: Utilizing Hypnosis in the Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders. Potter, Greg, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, Jul 2004.
  • Raised Self-esteem & Serenity. Lowered Impulsivity and Anger  American Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy (a publication of the American Psychological Association) 2004 Apr;46(4):281-97)

Why you should use hypnotherapy for pain management

Statistics for Pain Management

  • Study 1: Hypnosis Pain Management Patients Healed 41% faster from fracture
  • Study 2:  Healed significantly faster from surgery:  Two studies from Harvard Medical School show hypnosis significantly reduces the time it takes  to heal. Harvard Medical School, Carol Ginandes and Union Institute in Cincinnati, Patricia Brooks,
  • Hypnosis Reduces Frequency and Intensity of Migraines  Anderson JA, Basker MA, Dalton R, Migraine and hypnotherapy, International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis 1999; 23(1): 48-58.
  • Hypnosis Reduces Pain and Speeds up Recovery from Surgery  [Hypnosis and its application in surgery] Faymonville ME, Defechereux T, Joris J, Adant JP, Hamoir E, Meurisse M, Service d'Anesthesie-Reanimation, Universite de Liege, Rev Med Liege. 1998 Jul;53(7):414-8.
  • Hypnosis Reduces Pain Intensity Dahlgren LA, Kurtz RM, Strube MJ, Malone MD, Differential effects of hypnotic suggestion on multiple dimensions of pain. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management. 1995; 10(6): 464-70.
  • Hypnosis Reduces Pain of Headaches and Anxiety  Melis PM, Rooimans W, Spierings EL, Hoogduin CA, Treatment of chronic tension- type headache with hypnotherapy: a single-blind time controlled study. Headache 1999; 31(10): 686-9.
  • Hypnosis Lowered Post-treatment Pain in Burn Injuries  Patterson DR, Ptacek JT, Baseline pain as a moderator of hypnotic analgesia for burn injury treatment. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology 1997; 65(1): 60-7 .
  • Hypnosis Lowered Phantom Limb Pain Treatment  of phantom limb pain using hypnotic imagery. Oakley DA, Whitman LG, Halligan PW, Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK 2009.
  • Hypnosis Has a Reliable and Significant Impact on Acute and Chronic Pain Hypnosis and clinical pain. Patterson DR, Jensen MP, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA USA 98104 Psychol Bull. 2003 Jul;129(4):495-521.
  • Hypnosis is a Powerful Tool in Pain Therapy  and is Biological in Addiction to Psychological Functional anatomy of hypnotic analgesia: a PET study of patients with fibromyalgia. Wik G, Fischer H, Bragee B, Finer B, Fredrikson M, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Karolinska Institute and Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden Eur J Pain. 1999 Mar;3(1):7-12.
For more information please call us at Wise Blue Owl Therapy Centre on 01784 392449

Hypnotherapy in Ashford,Staines,Sunbury,Chiswick

by Alan Piper 26 Mar, 2017

Our Teenage Programme.

We  offer a specially designed course of consultations for Teenagers and their parents, providing them with the best methods of  reducing their teenage anxiety and supporting them to enjoy life and make the best of their opportunities.

All teenagers go through huge psychological and emotional changes that last some years and research has shown there is a corresponding structural development taking place in the teenage years.

Understanding these natural developments that occur in the teenage's and their effect on behaviour, hormone production, sleep patterns, decision making, risk assessment, emotional reactivity, memory, attention span, motivation, self confidence, intellectual resources, etc, not only helps the teenager but also helps the parents understand why their teenager is behaving in the way they are, so reducing stress for everyone!

We can also help them with proven effective methods to quickly and easily reduce exam and interview anxiety - a powerful way to boost their confidence and results throughout their lives.

 We also provide sessions for teenagers experiencing phobias, eating disorders, addictions, sleep problems, bullying, exam nerves, loss of self confidence and relationship problems.

For more information on how we can help your teenager's please call us on 01784 392449

by Alan Piper 24 Mar, 2017

Alan Piper - HPA, DipNLP, MUFH, GHSC/GHR, DipCMT

I am Alan R Piper, a member of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and General Hypnotherapy Register. I also hold a diploma in neuro-linguistic programming and complete mind therapy.

I trained exclusively on a one-to-one basis with the late and most respected of clinical hypnotherapists Bob Neill. (Bob Neill was one of the forefathers of hypnotherapy and had studied, developed and practiced hypnotherapy since the 1950s up until his death in 2006).

Some of my qualifications and certifications include:
  • Diploma in Complete Mind Therapy - (CMT) Dip.C.M.T
  • Diploma in Neuro-linguistic programming - (NLP) Dip.N.L.P.
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy - HPA (Hypnotherapy Practitioners Association)
  • Philosophical Counselling Practitioner in Hypnotherapy Practitioners Association
  • Member of General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC)
  • Member of General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)

I am also a   Reiki   and Shamanic master specialising in panic disorders, stress, and anxiety. I am GHR and GHSC registered, following a strict code of ethics and practice (as part of membership conditions). I am fully insured with Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

If you are looking for a professional   hypnotherapist   or psychotherapist, simply get in touch with me. Based in Ashford, my services are easily available to those across the London and Surrey regions.

by Alan Piper 24 Mar, 2017

Alan Piper - HPA, DipNLP, MUFH, GHSC/GHR, DipCMT

I am Alan R Piper, a member of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and General Hypnotherapy Register. I also hold a diploma in neuro-linguistic programming and complete mind therapy.

I trained exclusively on a one-to-one basis with the late and most respected of clinical hypnotherapists Bob Neill. (Bob Neill was one of the forefathers of hypnotherapy and had studied, developed and practiced hypnotherapy since the 1950s up until his death in 2006).

Some of my qualifications and certifications include:
  • Diploma in Complete Mind Therapy - (CMT) Dip.C.M.T
  • Diploma in Neuro-linguistic programming - (NLP) Dip.N.L.P.
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy - HPA (Hypnotherapy Practitioners Association)
  • Philosophical Counselling Practitioner in Hypnotherapy Practitioners Association
  • Member of General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC)
  • Member of General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)

I am also a   Reiki   and Shamanic master specialising in panic disorders, stress, and anxiety. I am GHR and GHSC registered, following a strict code of ethics and practice (as part of membership conditions). I am fully insured with Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

If you are looking for a professional   hypnotherapist   or psychotherapist, simply get in touch with me. Based in Ashford, my services are easily available to those across the London and Surrey regions.

by Alan Piper 24 Mar, 2017

Alan Piper - HPA, DipNLP, MUFH, GHSC/GHR, DipCMT

I am Alan R Piper, a member of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and General Hypnotherapy Register. I also hold a diploma in neuro-linguistic programming and complete mind therapy.

I trained exclusively on a one-to-one basis with the late and most respected of clinical hypnotherapists Bob Neill. (Bob Neill was one of the forefathers of hypnotherapy and had studied, developed and practiced hypnotherapy since the 1950s up until his death in 2006).

Some of my qualifications and certifications include:
  • Diploma in Complete Mind Therapy - (CMT) Dip.C.M.T
  • Diploma in Neuro-linguistic programming - (NLP) Dip.N.L.P.
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy - HPA (Hypnotherapy Practitioners Association)
  • Philosophical Counselling Practitioner in Hypnotherapy Practitioners Association
  • Member of General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC)
  • Member of General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)

I am also a   Reiki   and Shamanic master specialising in panic disorders, stress, and anxiety. I am GHR and GHSC registered, following a strict code of ethics and practice (as part of membership conditions). I am fully insured with Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

If you are looking for a professional   hypnotherapist   or psychotherapist, simply get in touch with me. Based in Ashford, my services are easily available to those across the London and Surrey regions.


by Alan Piper 24 Mar, 2017
Our weight management services offers a final solution for sensible,long term weight management which includes a 6 week weight management programme where, the employees will learn everything they need to know to lose weight steadily and healthily. For more information Call Kate on 01784 392449
by Alan Piper 23 Mar, 2017
Our weight management services offers a final solution for sensible,long term weight management which includes a 6 week weight management programme where, the employees will learn everything they need to know to lose weight steadily and healthily. For more information Call Kate on 01784 392449
by Alan Piper 20 Mar, 2017
Our Anxiety Management services for businesses are designed to help employees successfully meet their responsibilities,reduce long term sickness absence for employees suffering stress and anxiety,support your teams manage customer relationships and meet targets confidently and professionally.


by Alan Piper 20 Mar, 2017
Our Anxiety Management services for businesses are designed to help employees successfully meet their responsibilities,reduce long term sickness absence for employees suffering stress and anxiety,support your teams manage customer relationships and meet targets confidently and professionally.
by Alan Piper 18 Mar, 2017
by Alan Piper 18 Mar, 2017
Our Work Anxiety Management services for businesses are designed to help employees successfully meet their responsibilities,reduce long term sickness absence for employees suffering stress and anxiety,support your teams manage customer relationships and meet targets confidently and professionally.

Our Anxiety Management Services
  • Help contribute to your businesses overall customer service experience.
  • Help contribute to your businesses sales results and targets.
  • Help contribute to your businesses quality requirements and results.
  • Help contribute to your businesses reduction in employee sickness.
  • Help contribute to your businesses employee retention.
  • Help contribute to your businesses employee productivity.
  • Help contribute to your businesses social responsibility agenda.
  • Help contribute to your businesses legal compliance.
  • Help contribute to your businesses cost base reduction


For more information on how our Employee Anxiety Management services can help your business not matter how big or small,please call us on 01784 392449
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