Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH)
Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH) is the combination of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Hypnosis. Hypnosis is particularly effective when helping clients to strengthen their healthy beliefs and attitudes. CBH also involves therapy, counselling and psychological education outside the trance state.
Cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy (CBH) combines hypnotherapy with techniques and concepts from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
Extensive research has demonstrated that the addition of CBT to hypnosis substantially enhances treatment outcome (Kirsch et al., 1995).
Contrary to popular misconceptions during hypnosis you remain fully aware of your surroundings and cannot be made to do anything you would not ordinarily do. The mind goes into a state of focused concentration which is similar to deep relaxation allowing the conscious mind to be by-passed and the subconscious mind to be open to receiving and acting upon verbal suggestions to help alter dysfunctional thinking patterns. It utilizes a state of deep relaxation to access the unconscious mind and activate the client’s inner resources in order to achieve the desired goals. Although it is a sleep-like state the client is not asleep and remains in complete control throughout the process. Moya works closely with her clients using hypnosis and techniques from CBT and has successfully treated a large range of issues including: