About Annie Greig

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist

HPD, Dip Hyp, GQHP, GHR Reg, MNCH (Acc)
REBHP Accredited, CNHC Registered

Annie has been a therapist for 28 years. In her private practice in Harley Street, Central London and Wandsworth, SW12 and Weybridge, Annie specialises in Anxiety based problems and Phobias, Addiction including Alcohol and Drugs, Stop Smoking, Weight Loss, Confidence Issues, Public Speaking, Nail Biting, IBS, Fear of Flying, Claustrophobia, Needle phobia, OCD, Work Stress and Insomnia.

Since 1989 she has been directing holistic therapy groups at The Nightingale Hospital, Marylebone, Central London, one of Europe’s leading independent providers of specialist psychiatric health care.

Annie is a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist. Annie is registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR); is an accredited member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH); and registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). She trained in Hypno-CBT at The UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy with Donald Robertson.

Together with her Harley Street Hypnotherapy practice, Annie has been a therapist for 28 years at the Nightingale Hospital, Central London’s leading independent mental health hospital. She runs a group therapy programme which includes yoga, mindfulness meditation, relaxation and CBT Hypnotherapy. In these groups she has treated thousands of patients. Her approach has been developed over 30 years of teaching and training in the UK, Europe and USA. She also facilitates an IBS treatment programme with CBT Hypnotherapy at the Nightingale Hospital.

Annie aims to help her clients overcome their concerns and issues by giving them the reassurance and assistance they need to make the changes they are seeking. As clients engage in a CBT Hypnotherapy Treatment plan, they learn it is possible to overcome irrational beliefs, anxiety and challenges and to reinforce positive attitudes. Annie is keen to encourage and train you to develop new coping skills and methods and show you how to reduce unhelpful negative thinking.

She teaches clients how to practice self hypnosis and visualisation on their own. This provides people with a dynamic tool for managing all kinds of stress; learning how to be more imaginative and creative; feel more relaxed, energised, focussed, calm and to have more enthusiasm.

Annie works along side you, supporting you in building a solid, new foundation that helps you overcome and experience relief from some of the problems that may have been compromising you. Her intention is to build a relationship of trust and positive support, working with you to achieve your goals and restore your confidence.

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For a Free Telephone Consultation call 07768 385 489

How can Hypnotherapy help you?

Our imagination has immense power over our lives. It is the key to changing both our past, our future and our feelings about life. Our thoughts are influenced by our belief system, both positive and negative.

In hypnotherapy it is possible to understand how to overcome our limiting beliefs and reinforce our positive attributes. With practice we can obtain greater clarity and more freedom from the restrictions our negative thinking places on our lives.

When we reach a point of acknowledgement that we really do want to change, we begin to take steps to create a different world for ourselves.

Through hypnotherapy we can achieve a greater understanding of our potential and make the changes to our thinking and behaviour and to live the life we want.

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Treatments with C B H

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH) is one of the core models of hypnotic psychotherapy.

Cognitive therapy is based on the idea that both distorted and unrealistic thoughts produce unhealthy negative emotions like anger, stress and anxiety. Learning to think about your problems in a more positive and realistic way in hypnotherapy, can change the way you feel, often with profound effects.

Behavioural therapy is based on the notion that you must acknowledge your fears before you can conquer them. Hypnotherapy can help you learn how to safely and effectively deal with irrational fears getting in the way of productive living.

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What problems can hypnosis help?

Thoughts and ideas:-

Anxiety, fear, low self–esteem, obsessions, lack of confidence and sadness.

Phobias and Fears:-

Public speaking, dental treatment, object or situation (i.e. flying) heights, insects and animals.

Addictions :-

Alcohol addiction, drug addiction, stop smoking and gambling.

Feelings :-

Panic attacks, anxiety, jealousy, guilt, anger, inadequacy, executive burnout, work stress, relationships, post traumatic stress, grief, loss, change and unhappiness.

Habits :-

Eating, weight problems and weight loss, nail–biting, smoking cessation, deep-seated compulsions and O.C.D.

Pain Management:-

Surgical, medical or dental intervention, I.B.S., arthritis and pain

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What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is an effective and remedy that with your participation is capable of rapidly and safely treating a wide range of problems that can be holding us back from leading our lives as fully as possible.

Hypnotherapy has undergone significant, rigorous research which shows it is an effective therapy in dealing with negative thinking, distressing feelings, anxiety and stress.

It is also useful in helping overcome unhealthy habits, addictions and debilitating phobias as well as improving confidence and self esteem.

What is Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a pleasant, enhanced state of increased focus and relaxation. In this heightened state of awareness the mind is able to accept positive suggestions.

When the logical, rational and analytical part of the mind disengages and the creative, intuitive part that involves the imagination becomes dominant, we are more open to suggestion.

In this state the hypnotherapist working with the client, can help initiate positive and lasting changes in thinking and behaviour.

If we change how we think, we can change our “world”. Certainly the way we view the world. This idea can become reality if we learn more about our thinking. We can learn to engage the mind in new healthier ways by training it with self–hypnosis.

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What happens in Hypnotherapy?

During hypnosis the active conscious mind is deeply relaxed and this allows a deeper part to be accessed, allowing you to think more creatively.

Without actually realizing it we are in hypnosis several times a day. One of the most common examples is when we are driving. Many people will recall times when they drove for a long time without remembering consciously about it. When you are concentrating deeply on something, time appears to stand still.

Being fully absorbed like this and losing track of time is similar to being in hypnosis. The experience of deep absorption is very pleasant, when you are able to let the critical mind rest for a while.

It has been estimated that the mind is capable of thinking something like 70,000 thoughts a day, many of them old and repetitive. In hypnosis this mental activity is quietened.

Then the part of the mind that involves our emotions, imagination and memories, takes over. Hypnotherapy enables us to connect more directly to this part of the mind often known as the subconscious.

Working with the hypnotherapist we are given tools to overcome inner barriers to help change our out dated thoughts and behaviour to more healthy and positive ways of thinking and living in a more fulfilled way.

At the same time you are likely to feel calm, peacefully relaxed and at ease as you experience hypnosis

For a Free Telephone Consultation call 07768 385 489

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