Finding a hypnotherapist, counsellor or stress management consultant
Before booking an appointment with a counsellor, hypnotherapist, hypnotist, N.L.P practitioner, Reiki healer, stress management consultant or any other therapy/health provider, inform yourself about their training, experience and expertise.
Read what a therapist says about themselves on their web pages, listen to how they comes across over the phone and how they answer your questions. You will surprise yourself how accurately you are able to assess who will prove to be the best choice for you.
Ask for recommendations from a trusted colleague, friend, family member or someone who is willing to admit that they have been in therapy themselves.
You will be very surprised to learn the kind of people who have been, are now or are considering going for therapy.
Those consulting me now and in the past might be academics, successful business people, those considered to be happily married/single, with/without financial concerns, officers in the police/army, teachers, barristers, solicitors, famous sports people, plumbers, doctors, artist, joiners, students, politicians, healers, therapists, counsellors, office workers or individuals from all walks of life.
Life sets all of us challenges. We can chose to succumb to low levels or ongoing stress. Not dealing with our personal difficulties is also a choice, a poor choice, but a choice nevertheless.
Question: Can I book an appointment for the treatment for a relative, friend or employee?
The person in need of therapy, needs to contact me themselves as long as they recognise that they have a problem in the first place.
Question: Do therapists need to have rapport with all their clients?
Answer: Not being in rapport or empathising with a client will make any therapeutic process fail.
Question: Can therapists provide 100% guarantee to 100% of all their clients, 100% of the time?
Answer: These are totally unrealistic assertions or expectations made by unethical individuals.
Question: Must therapists offer deals or discounts to clients?
Answer: Deals and discounts are gimmicks and have no place in the complimentary medicine field
Question: Does it make a difference if the client likes their therapists?
Answer: No! As long as rapport between client and therapist is established, treatment can go ahead for a successful therapy conclusion.
Question: Do I refund clients after a session?
Going for a meal in a restaurant, finishing eating the meal don’t expect a refund.
Someone being employed to carry out a task well are right to expect to be paid for their time or effort.
Therapy is exactly the same!
Question: Can treatment, interview or booking sessions be done by text or via email?
Answer: In this digital age everything is possible, but not the best or most efficient way to go about this. People are unlike machines, may lack good or supportive personal contact when afflicted by panic, fear, anxiety, depression, stress or endless problems.
Question: Can therapists give a 100% guarantee that the treatment they offer is failsafe?
Answer: In theory, 100% of everything is possible. However, a brief phone call will tell you if such guarantees are realistic or feasible.
Question: Do therapists like all clients consulting with them?
Answer: Therapists are professional, but personal liking of a client shouldn’t come into it. In my view the question needs to be ‘is the counsellor qualified, experienced and competent to assist the enquirer with the issues for which they are seeking help?’
Question: Are all hypnotherapists and counsellors mind readers psychics, clairvoyant or mediums?
Answer: Many people in Yorkshire already know that I am psychic. I make no secret of this.
However, the first thing I have learned on realising that I was psychic is to never ever mix or confuse the two sides of my helping skills.
When I want to know something about someone professionally, socially or personally I ask them. This ensures that I am getting the things totally and absolutely right. Professionally I don’t expect people to give me false information. In social or personal situations if I suspect the other to be untruthful, that for me will be an end for any interactions.
Being psychic happens to be a natural and normal part of being alive. However, most hypnotherapists and counsellors do not use or access this personal skill as a hobby or professionally.
People in the medical, counselling, legal, scientific, teaching, business, professions etc., unknowingly use psychic, clairvoyant and mediumistic abilities in their work as well as their relationships but call this skill by other names.
Final word on the psychicness:
Question: What is past life regression, future life progression and reincarnation?
Answer: These are powerful tools as an integral part of the therapeutic field (usually hypnotherapy).
IMPORTANT NOTE: Regression/progression must not be confused with frivolous pastimes, spiritism or an entertainment in fashionable popularism.
I certainly do not accept clients under the above condition and will not hesitate to say why.
Can clients be persuaded by a hypnotherapist or counsellor to do or say things against their freewill?
Can all people benefit from resolving emotional, mental or personal problems?
Yes! Yes and yes!
What qualifies one as an excellent therapist?
Being empathetic, supportive and having excellent listening skills are the hallmarks of a professional therapist and counsellor!
Nevertheless, having qualifications and experience in the therapeutic field, as well as being part of a regulatory body might also help.
Are qualifications and regulatory bodies of therapists and counsellors state recognised?
In the complimentary medicine profession, some are and some are not.
Recognised qualifications and regulatory bodies are no automatic guarantee of expertise or experience. Therapists working from a therapy centre, for a large organisation or from home are not more or less ethical, caring, responsible or professional.
Therapist/counsellors working from home are just as likely to be caring, humanistic and responsible. The ability to listen or support clients day in, day out is not an easy or a quick way to get rich fast.
However for me, working as a therapist full time for 22 years demonstrates my commitment to clients’ welfare, my chosen vocation and working ethically as an experienced expert in my field.
When in therapy
It is up to clients to tell a therapist exactly WHAT they perceive to be their problems from their point of view, HOW this makes them feel, WHO else is involved, WHEN/WHERE they feel their issues are more pronounced, noticeable and by WHOM, HOW will clients know their therapy goals have been successfully accomplished or at the very least WHEN do they predict reaching a good conclusion before the completion of their treatment.
WHY a problem persisted or HOW therapy assisted clients reaching their desired treatment aims in a timely fashion, includes setting manageable and realistic goals to succeed in resolving their issues by the end of the treatment. Once WHEN, WHAT, WHERE, WHO and HOW are uncovered, the WHY will be found (if still important) as if by magic.
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