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Reduce the symptoms of anxiety

Hypnotherapy is one of several practises that physically alters the habitual anxious response and is capable of reinstating a natural balance of calmness and inner confidence. Hypnotherapists now understand the neurology and physiology of using hypnosis and have evidence from Neuroscience to support this understanding.

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Increase motivation to stop smoking

An experienced hypnotherapist can help you kick the habit of smoking into touch for good. Increase your future health prospects, seek professional advice from a qualified and experienced practitioner today.

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Help reduce the symptoms of stress

Learn simple skills of hypnosis that will reduce your physical, emotional and psychological stress responses including elevated blood pressure. Stress has been called the 'silent killer' (WHO 2014) as its detrimental effects on health are profound. Use hypnosis in conjunction with medical support and set a healthier balance of physical, emotional and psychological well-being.

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Hypnotherapy for health helps increase weight reduction

An experienced hypnotherapist will be aware of the emotional and psychological reasons for weight increase and be aware of how to reduce eating habits that undermine a healthier weight. Look for a practitioner today and start the process of reducing heavy pounds.

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Hypnotherapy for confidence and self esteem

An experienced hypnotherapist will help you resolve any unfinished business from your past, enable you to discover more comfortable and adaptive ways of living in the present so that the future is open and inviting for new possibilities. Particularly successful for developing effective work practises in small groups, teams and for the purpose of giving effective presentations but also in the context of developing more personal relationships.

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BIH represents competent, ethical and professional standards.

Welcome, to the British Institute of Hypnotherapy & NLP.  My name is Stephanie Kirke.  My role as the Executive Director involves working with a small team to ensure that the organisation effectively represents the best of what our profession has to offer in the UK.

The British Institute of Hypnotherapy & NLP (BIH) is one of 12 registering organisations belonging to the UK Confederation of Hypnotherapy Organisations (UKCHO). The BIH promotes and expects its members to uphold the highest standards of practise and training in order to protect the public and in turn, promote the profession of hypnotherapy in the UK.

This means that BIH hypnotherapy practitioners are accountable for the services they offer and deliver to the public. Members agree to uphold the BIH Code of Ethics in their work with the public. Members are also accountable for their professional conduct and are answerable in terms of any complaints made against them, their conduct or quality of services via the BIH Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure. The BIH only accepts hypnotherapists who have trained and qualified with BIH accredited training courses.

The BIH accredited courses have been assessed against the minimum standards agreed by the profession as part of Regulation 2010-2011. The BIH screens members on the standards of their qualifications to practitioner status. All BIH members are insured to work with the public and all must complete the CPD requirement, and declare this, upon renewal of their annual membership.


BIH Practitioner Membership

The criteria for membership with the BIH, depends upon the quality and level of training to practitioner status.

For the newly qualified practitioner, supervision is also required for at least the first 3 years so that the nature of the work with clients can be monitored, (maintaining confidentiality of clients).

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