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An overweight primary school teacher has lost almost eight stone after she was hypnotised into believing doctors had fitted her with a gastric band.

Kim Robinshaw, 31, whose weight had spiralled to 21 stone was sent into a trance by a slimming expert after other dieting attempts failed to work.
When she woke up Kim believed she had undergone surgery to have the band fitted and she started shedding the

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Andy Garland is a lecturer at Cardiff University, and this term invited author and NLP expert Ellen Bothwick to be a guest speaker on his Introduction to NLP course.

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) at its basic level can help you communicate more effectively, help you think differently and boost your self-confidence. This is a popular course, which

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The terms psychological treatments and psychotherapy (sometimes shortened to therapy) cover a wide range of talking treatments.

Who benefits from psychological treatment?

Anybody can benefit from psychological work. Social class, age, gender, education level or ethnic grouping should not affect the outcome of psychological treatment.

Read more: depression therapy - what is it?

Would you love to have ALL the benefits of a gastric band without ANY of the risks involved with the major surgery, nor the huge financial burden?

People are choosing Clinical Hypnotherapy for their gastric band which is superior to the surgical gastric band. Andy Garland's unique Gastric Band Hypnotherapy system also addresses your lifestyle, eating habits and the root cause of your overeating, raising the probability of long term success and a healthy body AND

Read more: gastric band hypnotherapy with andy garland at his private clinical practice in Cardiff.

If you are, take a moment to consider what your life could be like if you just stretched yourself a little more.
You can achieve whatever you want to achieve when you

Read more: are you living your life in your ZONE OF COMFORT?

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is something we all experience from time to time. Most people can relate to feeling tense, uncertain and, perhaps, fearful at the thought of sitting an exam, going into hospital, attending an interview or starting a new

Read more: understanding anxiety

Dieting can often depend on an element of mind over matter.  For Marion Corns, it involved nothing else. The mother of three has lost four stone after allowing herself to be hypnotised - and told she had been

Read more: i'm on the hypno-diet: wife loses four stone after therapist convinces her she's got a gastric band

Addiction is a chronic and reoccurring brain disease that causes individuals to abuse psychoactive substances (substances that directly affect the brain). Addiction is classified as a brain disease because chronic drug use physically alters the brain and impacts how it functions. Sometimes the damage that drugs cause can be reversed, and in some cases,

Read more: psychotherapy for addiction

The simple answer is that life gives us pain. We seek relief. Therapy gives us hope that we can feel better. The complicated answer is that a professional therapist in a room with someone seeking help can lead to transformation, both in the therapist and the client. This transformation can be in the form of increased energy, more creativity, better judgments about relationships, and/or a greater sense of

Read more: what is psychotherapy? how does it work? why would someone go?

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