Working with Children

A solution focused approach using the imagination

Children have an incredible imagination and are usually able to be very visual, enabling them to easily work with the subconscious in hypnosis.

Children under the age of around 6 years of age live in their subconscious mind, hence why we can tell them about Father Christmas, or the Tooth Fairy without there being too many questions, for this reason we can only work with hypnosis generally in children over 6 - depending on the child. 

I am a holder of a Level 3 Safeguarding Children certificate passed with a higher distinction.

"We cannot thank you enough Mel. You are one in a million. We will be sure to come back to you if we need to without hesitation. You have made a huge difference to our lives,

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Enuresis
Enuresis

Enuresis the word has a Greek origin much like the word Hypnosis. Enuresis translated means "to make water" More commonly known as wetting the bed, Nocturnal Enuresis relates to the unintentional passing of urine during sleep at night.  ​ There could be many reasons that your child is experiencing Nocturnal Enuresis, there is no doubt however that it brings challenges and frustrations to parents and caregivers alike which in turn may be having a subconscious affect on the child and so a vicious

Anxiety and Self Esteem
Anxiety and Self Esteem

In today's media led world we are seeing increased anxiety in children, the use of social media has had a significant impact on the mental health of our younger people teenage girls in particular. Add to that the recent pandemic and children being "safe" at home there are increased feelings of fear related to leaving the home and separation anxiety. Often times this can result in a physical manifestation of symptoms which can include inducing a panic attack

Being Bullied
Being Bullied

Being bullied, can be a devastating occurrence for the child who is the subject of the bullying and the family members watching the effects of such behaviour on their child. Bullies now have the added ammunition of being able to continue the bullying outside of school by way of cyber bullying. Bullying comes in many forms, verbal, emotional and even physical. ​ Is your child displaying any of the following possible effects of bullying - Low self esteem, anxiety, withdrawn?

Other issues
Other issues

Hypnotherapy can help to support many challenges and unwanted behaviours and feelings that can have serious effects on our children and family life. This list is not exhaustive but some of the other subjects we can work with include: ​ ​ Tics and habits ​ Separation anxiety ​ Obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions ​Encopresis ​Sleeping difficulties ​Learning and exams ​Behaviour problems Issues with food

Our children have so much to content with in life and the recent pandemic has already added new and complex insecurities and vulnerabilities for many of our young people to content with. Hypnotherapy is particularly effective with children and young people, and the thing it can help with go far beyond those listed here. Please give me a call os send me an email to discuss how I may be able to help