Which conditions can hypnotherapy treat?

Breaking unwanted habits e.g. smoking, addictions, nail biting, stuttering – Relief and remission from conditions such as asthma, migraine, gastrointestinal and neurological disorders – Dermatological conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, neuro-dermatitis, and herpes simplex – Gynaecological and sexual problems – Pain control for minor surgery, dentistry, arthritis and general neuromuscular aches and pains – Overcoming phobias, compulsions, insomnia, inhibitions, depression and anxiety – Self-hypnosis to help prevent stress and tensions caused by modern day living, reduce high blood pressure and the risk of cardiovascular diseases – Weight control, increasing work/study/sporting performance, improving concentration and memory, developing the imagination, boosting self confidence, and achieving personal potential.

Conditions that may be caused by serious underlying disease, i.e. where the cause of the symptom is organic or serious psychiatric illness, are not suitable for treatment.  (adapted from hypnotherapyawareness.com)