Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can happen to anyone at any time of life.  PTSD occur after a stressful or traumatic life event. When a person is suffering from PTSD it can leave them feelings of upset and intrusive thoughts. This starts to impact on many areas of their life relationships, jobs where can often feel dissociation with themselves and with the world around them.

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Causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

Situations in which we can find traumatic vary from person to person. Many different reasons why PTSD happens for example.


  • Being involved in a car crash

  • Being raped or sexually abused

  • Being abused, bullied harassed – this includes racism, sexism, homophobic or transphobia

  • Losing a close relative

  • Traumatic childbirth

  • Unexpected illness

  • Constant exposure to traumatic situation – often seen by those working in emergency services or military personnel.

  • Natural world disasters – Coivd earthquakes, tsunamis, and droughts etc.

Symptoms of PTSD

  • Anxiety

  • Constant negative and catastrophic thinking

  • Depression

  • Daydreaming

  • Fear

  • Lack of empathy

  • Lack of remorse

  • Hopelessness

  • Hypervigilant leading to an overreaction in certain situations.

  • Impulsiveness

  • Inability to trust

  • Inability to bounce back

  • Inability to rationalise – seeing things from different perspectives

  • Physical pain

  • Shutting down

  • Suicidal thoughts

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How does hypnotherapy help PTSD?

One of the key goals of hypnotherapy, rebuilding of the self: for a physical, emotional and good mental health path.


In hypnotherapy session clients are given a combination of tools and resources, that will help them take back control of the situation. Combination of talking and trance work, the therapist will use a variety of techniques to direct the client to understand the own abilities.

The strengths that they once had and to identify they still have them to use, so they can move themself forward in their life.


Solution focused hypnotherapy focuses works on the here and now. We will revisit how the past week has been, where we want to go in the coming week. This way we do not have to keep revisiting the trauma or event that has caused disassociation with oneself or the PTSD.

It’s a very kind and gentle, relaxing and nonintrusive therapy. For more information book your free telephone consultation today by using a general information form below.

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