Lewis on Overcoming Performance Anxiety

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Before seeing Zoë, I would develop the most terrible anxiety ahead of any presentations that I would give, and in my line of work, I do a lot of them.

Claire on Insomnia Relief

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I’ve been having problems sleeping for a while, and it started to impact on everything I did, so I was so relieved to work with Tom at Zoë Clews & Associates. I’m now sleeping in …

Please click on the links below to read our testimonials:

Lewis on Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Before seeing Zoë, I would develop the most terrible anxiety ahead of any presentations that I would give, and in my line of work, I do a lot of them.

Lewis, London

I was recommended by a friend at a very low emotional time following a bereavement.

This dug up past experiences that I had never dealt with. I’ve had one on one counselling sessions in the past, but I always felt as if I was telling a story about my experiences which i could repeat endlessly. With Zoë, hypnotherapy helped me emotionally deal with them and move on.

All of my life I have suffered with low self esteem and low confidence never allowing my self to feel proud of anything I have achieved, but now I feel lighter and brighter, confident and positive.

I have just passed my theory driving test thanks to a session I had with Zoë. I feel proud of myself and I am looking forward to achieving all the other things in life that I used to tell myself I couldn’t do.

Pamela, East London

Just a brief note to let you know I have passed the first stage of my final sign off for this Pilates thing. 

Something moved/changed/ shifted  over the weekend and I now feel I can stand in front of the crowd and have a little fun and smile.  I sorta feel empowered!  Thank you Zoë! 

Mandy, London

Just thought I would share with you my experience following the Overcoming Stage Fright workshop. 

The band I sing with had a gig in the usual pub a couple of weeks ago and I was interested in how I would feel after the session with Zoë Clews. I was nowhere near as nervous on the way to the pub but when I got there I did feel the usual butterflies in my stomach so I thought that maybe it hadn’t worked. However as soon as I stood up behind the microphone the nerves completely disappeared, I felt great, had a really good time singing and we had the best gig ever apparently!! It was amazing how it happened.

Trudie, Worthing

I just wanted to say thank you sooooooo much! Have just done my presentation and although i was a bit nervous it was absolutely miles away from how I was before. I was loads more relaxed, way more myself up there and I couldn’t believe how much better I felt.

I wouldn’t say I was a massive fan of public speaking still but it was fine doing it, no palpitations and no desire to fling myself under a bus beforehand. When i came out, one of my bosses said “you’re a lot more confident in your public speaking than you used to be” – obviously i just laughed and kept my secret to myself!! Thanks a lot again, it is going to make my professional life so much easier going forward.

Joan, Kent

I did some hypnotherapy with you around February or March this year to help with my public speaking.

Hi Zoë,

I didn’t then have an opportunity to test it out because I didn’t have to give any presentations at art school. However, we then did, about a month ago, and I had a go. It should have been in front of 40 people but I managed to get the teachers to allow me to do it with just six. This would have been almost impossible for me a few months ago but this time I made sure I was prepared for it and even started looking forward to it (kind of!) which is something you said would happen.

During the presentation, instead of just getting hotter and hotter till I felt like I was going to explode and stumbling over my words and having to leave the room, I managed to hold it together, I started getting really flushed and flustered but after a few minutes it started to lessen! Which never happens. I wouldn’t say it was the best presentation ever but I just wanted to thank you for helping me. It’s happening slowly but it’s definitely happening!

Lisa, Wimbledon

I presented yesterday and I was slightly (but v slightly) nervous consciously, but I think on the inside I was fine!!

So thanks so much for your help, it really did give me the stability I needed for the day!

Also, on another note, after I left you I felt amazing and had a kind of expansion of consciousness, I could see things, smell things and hear things so much more vibrantly, almost like I had slowed down and was watching the world around me but at the same time getting on with things.

Lucy, Ascot

I have been seeing Zoë for hypnotherapy since the summer to try to overcome my fear of public speaking and to improve my self-confidence and self-image.

As a scientist I was initially a little sceptical about hypnosis, but because public speaking is such an important part of my job and there seemed to be few alternative approaches that appeared to address the problem so directly, I decided to give it a go. I am now a complete convert. I cannot thank Zoë enough for her help and support.

The whole experience has been both extremely positive, and I believe successful, although it is still an ongoing process. I have recently, voluntarily presented my research to my colleagues and peers in a formal setting and have also presented my work to the public during an open weekend for my institute.

I would never have imagined myself capable of doing so before seeing Zoë. For any other sceptics out there, I can assure you there is no hocus pocus involved, just a very relaxing experience. Some of the places I’ve had to go in my mind during the process have been quite challenging at times but I couldn’t imagine a kinder or more supportive person to go there with than Zoë. I have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone who feels remotely negative about themselves and wishes to change.

Sandy, London

I just wanted to let you know that my presentation went about as swimmingly as I think it could have!

I did loads of preparation on the power point but only practised it once so not to scare myself too much and managed to stay calm during the whole lead up to it with only the occasional heart beat skipped!

I generally felt quite relaxed and didn’t get too flushed and just kept my voice quite monotone-maybe not amazingly fun to watch but managed to get across most of what I intended to. It was weird I felt like I was in a bit of a haze the whole time, not really any adrenalin rushing around which all worked to my advantage so thank you!

It made me feel like a normal person for the first time ever in a situation like that.

Thank you again.

Joanne, London

I want to say a big thank you for helping me gain the confidence to learn how to drive.

I had been putting it off for years because I was so nervous. When I sat the test i could hear your voice in my mind, encouraging me, which I’m sure was crucial in enabling me to pass the test first time, an enormous achievement for a woman of 44! Thanks again.

Naomi, London

I went to see Zoë because I had severe performance anxiety, which was greatly affecting my career as a musician.

I was immediately struck by Zoë’s warmth, honesty, commitment and her friendly but professional approach. I found I made progress straight away. It quickly became clear that my professional anxieties were linked to long-term emotional problems that had affected my adult life. These I had tried to resolve with other, longer-term therapies but with little success.

With Zoë’s warmth, encouragement and great skill, I have been able to deal with some very important issues that, to be honest, I had thought I might never get over. I really feel as if I have moved into a new phase of life, one where I am much happier, more confident and in a position to realise my full potential. I’m enjoying life more! I couldn’t recommend Zoë more highly.

Malcolm, London

The below testimonial is for a shorthand exam, I later received an email stating that Jane had received 100% in her exam.

I just wanted to let you know how the exam went this morning – really well!! I’m amazed. I was still nervous but my hand didn’t shake and it felt like it was all in slow motion giving me enough time to keep up and not panic. There’s a very strict marking policy which allows up to 9 mistakes in the bulk of the text but if you make just one mistake in a 30 word quote, it’s an automatic fail. I hope that didn’t happen but if it did, I know I can do it know so will feel more confident for the next attempt if I need it.

Thank you so much! I can’t quite get over it.

Jane, London

I received a recommendation to contact Paul to discuss my Psoriasis from my Nurse.

I have suffered with Psoriasis since the age of 8 and since 15 have had Pustular Psoriasis with periods of hospitalisation. I have had many different treatments none of which have proved completely successful . I decided I had nothing to lose in giving hypnotherapy a chance and I am so so glad I did. I was initially quite nervous however Paul immediately put me at my ease. We did some exploration work on the root cause of my psoriasis and agreed with my subconscious a new way to deal with the stresses than can cause a skin flare. Whilst working on my Psoriasis Paul also helped me work through my intrusive thought OCD and even helped my spider phobia that I have had since I was a child.

I urge anyone to give Paul a try it has improved my life and helped me learn how to relax which is something I have always struggled with. I will always be grateful to Paul for all he has done for me, and would recommend him highly.

Thanks for everything Paul.

Siobhan, Norwich

Paul helped me realise that I was still stuck in the past repeating old patterns of behaviour.

Even before the work was started I was already understanding my unwanted behaviour! I was feeling scared about so many things from driving at night to walking near people on footpaths! I’d seen so many experts to try to help me but it was with Paul’s understanding and knowledge that I can honestly say I feel free from daily anxiety and definitely free from being stuck in the past, thanks again Paul!  

Clarissa, Norwich

Thank you so much Zoë.

I’m looking forward to another listen of the MP3. I was really impressed with how powerful your technique is. I think it will help me a lot, I felt so relaxed for the rest of the day! 

Keith, London

Just a quick email to thank you so much for our Sunday session Zoë.

I appreciate your taking the extra time with me, and it was certainly time well spent. I was in such a state before the session, as I truly didn’t know how to unravel the huge tangle of knotted thoughts to be able to explain what it was I actually needed. But the work with symbols around the key areas of worthiness, victim resignation and healing needed no words, thankfully – and I am still in awe at just how pure and powerful it was (and still have tears in my eyes as I think of it). I have been able to access the ‘stash’ since – e.g. whilst awaiting my scans yesterday – and I’m sure that will continue to be the case. Thank you so much for helping me with these issues.

Barbara, Brighton

Just thought I would share with you my experience following the Overcoming Stagefright workshop.

The band I sing with had a gig in the usual pub a couple of weeks ago and I was interested in how I would feel after the session with Zoë Clews. I was nowhere near as nervous on the way to the pub but when I got there I did feel the usual butterflies in my stomach so I thought that maybe it hadn’t worked. However as soon as I stood up behind the microphone the nerves completely disappeared, I felt great, had a really good time singing and we had the best gig ever apparently!! It was amazing how it happened.   

Trudie, Worthing

I just wanted to say what a huge impact our hypno session has had on me since i came to see you.

Hi Zoë. Hope all is well. I just wanted to say what a huge impact our hypno session has had on me since i came to see you. From the moment i left the building i felt like that dark energy i was feeling had left my body, to be honest i didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. In the days since my therapy i have felt more internally happy and look at situations from a positive angle. I’m not quite sure if that fear has left me completely but I don’t feel scared to get out there and see the world and meet new people. I’m starting to enjoy things that i never did before like reading books. I just wanted to say thank you as what you have done for me has really changed my life! I so feel that a couple more hypno sessions will be needed to truly put to bed some of the problems but i just wanted you to know my progress so far.

Raja, London

For the last few years I have had what is known as ‘residue anxiety’ this is the after-effect of a long period of panic attacks I suffered during the time between my parents splitting up and finishing university.

I would have a panic attack every day for a period of two years, which really made life a struggle. When they finally disappeared as my life got back on track, a day never went by when I didn’t fear having another one, or think about that horrible period in my life.

I chose to see Zoë through recommendation and I really haven’t looked back since. Zoë has not only helped me to deal with my past and realise that it really was OK and normal to have the feelings I experienced, but has also given me hope for the future, which always seemed so scary before. I now feel like a new, stronger person with the ability to look forward and make decisions in my life without feeling frightened or anxious. It is an amazing feeling and prior to my sessions thought I would never feel like this again! I would recommend Zoë to anyone. She is a true professional and a supportive caring individual.

Zoë, London

My daughter, Ruby (10 yrs) is a competitive tennis player.

She is of Childrens Olympics standard and was going through a bad time with her nerves – mental blocks about certain serves etc. I was advised to take her to see Elaine as she specialises in children’s anxiety and fears, by her coach as he had sent various other sports players to her in the past and she had really helped them overcome their nerves. Ruby had just three sessions with Elaine and she was back on track, in fact even better than before. Ruby loves her and often talks about how much she has helped her! Elaine even came and watched one of Ruby’s matches so she could understand what Ruby was talking about when she explained about the mental blocks etc.

Angela Channing, Kensington

I took my 11 daughter to see Elaine almost two years ago as my daughter Amy was behaving very badly

lots of frustration and anger, and although she had been diagnosed with ADHD several years earlier, her behaviour had never been this bad. Elaine just seemed to “get” Amy (it’s the only way I can explain it!) she had a really good rapport with her right from when we walked through the door and Amy really liked her (which was very unusual as she was always wary of meeting new people!)  After the first session, Amy was really good at following all the instructions that Elaine had given her – like how to control her feelings of frustration when she felt them coming on. She improved steadily over the next few weeks and Elaine kept in touch and e mailed her some special stories that had subliminal meanings and she really liked this. I took her back to Elaine about a month later for her second session and to be honest she didn’t need any more sessions after that. I was persistent  with her in making sure she did the little self hypnosis tools that she had been taught and I think this helped a lot. I would highly recommend Elaine’s amazing therapy. She worked wonders with Amy and I know several other mums who have taken their children to her for various other behavioural problems which have proved really successful too! 

Janie Carmichael, Marrow

Elaine Hodgins is a great therapist!

I took my son Jo to see her as he had a severe phobia of needles. Trying to get him to the dentist or the doctors for blood tests was an absolute nightmare. The fact that he suffers from a kidney disorder doesn’t help as he has to have blood taken frequently! We had three sessions with Elaine in total and he now quite happily offers his arm and even watches the nurse or doctor whilst they are doing it ! It’s an amazing turnaround and I really don’t know how Elaine does it but she is absolutely marvellous!I also took my daughter Phoebe to her for bedwetting as she was almost seven years old and still wetting the bed at night. After just ONE session the wetting stopped and apart from a couple of accidents when she has been over excited or anxious about something, she has been dry almost every night. If you are considering whether hypnotherapy works – I can assure you it does so don’t be afraid of taking your child to see Elaine, she is great with kids! 

Annabel  Maguire, Windsor

My son Reuben (8) was a really fussy eater.

Since he was a toddler he had only really eaten about 6-10 foods. Things like bread (one type) pasta (one brand) chicken nuggets, biscuits and chocolate yogurts. He drank milk (thank goodness) and would drink juice as long as there were no bits in it! It was a complete nightmare. We couldnt go out to eat as a family as there was never ever anything Reuben could eat and even if there was – it was the wrong type!! Somebody suggested I take him to Elaine Hodgins, the leading therapist in Selective Eating Disorder (I didn’t even know it had a name I just thought he was a picky eater!) She was amazing! She first of all explained Selective Eating Disorder to us in great detail. Then she worked her magic on Reuben.I say “magic” because thats exactly what it appeared to be! She talked to him gently about his fear of trying new foods. She then did some role play with him and some “day dreaming on purpose”. He had a great &me! Reuben started trying new foods and within 6 months was eating a much wider range! He was able to do sleepovers at his friends houses without worrying about what he was going to eat! It was wonderful. Its been two years now and I have to say Reuben eats more or less anything now! Going out to eat is a pleasure – not the nightmare it used to be! Yes, Elaine is a great Therapist and I would highly recommend her. In fact I have recommended her to many of my friends for their children and they have all been delighted with the outcome! 

 Catherine Hiscock, Fulham, London

I took my daughter Anoushka (13) to see Elaine as she was suffering from terrible attacks of anxiety.

It didn’t seem that anything was particularly causing it – it would just come on! When she started to cut herself  I decided I had to take action and had been recommended by a friend whose daughter had also seen Elaine. After the session it seemed like Anoushka was back to her old self again. The cutting stopped and although she had the odd mild anxiety attack she simply used the skills and techniques that Elaine had taught her and she was fine. I would recommend anyone with a son or daughter who is depressed or anxious to see Elaine, she really is an exceptional therapist.

Moira Richardson – Clarke, Reading

Elaine is a fantastic children’s therapist

We have taken two of our children to her, one for the Selective Eating Programme and the other for anxiety and panic attacks – both children have done marvellously and we are all so pleased – it has totally changed the atmosphere at home. Highly recommended.

Phillip Edwards, Chiswick

Migraines

Zoë, I just wanted to let you know that I haven’t had a single migraine since our last visit! I really do think it’s down to you and the targeted work we did on the migraines, combined with the help you gave me get to a better place within myself. I’m so grateful for all the help and support you give. It really does make a huge difference. I am sleeping like a log now too which is wonderful!

I am looking forward to working with you again (though hopefully not too soon, or too strung out!)

Lucy, London

A friend recommended me to see Paul and I thought, why not, there’s nothing else left to try.

I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME many years ago. The pain, headaches, tiredness and lack of motivation was all to much along with the added stress of work and I simply couldn’t face it for the rest of my life.

Paul explained his reasoning and thoughts on my problem and we got to work. After 3 sessions most of my pain had gone and I was feeling so good! I don’t want to write about the content of the sessions but I am so happy with the results! I can happily play with my children and getting out of bed in the morning no longer feels like a nightmare. In total I had 4 sessions and can honestly say that it’s almost criminal that this service wasn’t available to me on the NHS.   

Susan, London

Whiplash

7 years ago I had a car accident which has caused me immense pain in and around my neck. The doctors said I had muscle and ligament damage. I was told I would need stretches daily for the rest of my life, some antidepressants to release the tension and private osteopath treatments which were ongoing which I couldn’t afford. I was having time off work and becoming very low. I had one session of hypnotherapy with Paul after suffering repeated pain from the whiplash injuries. I found the treatment to be very effective and extremely relaxing! Despite seeing a Hypnotherapist before I now know that I wasn’t hypnotised as the feeling of hypnosis with Paul was wonderful! I was able to relax and unwind and this really helped to release the tension in my neck and shoulders for the first time in 7 years!. A very professional therapist and well worth a try, and this is coming from an absolute sceptic!

Fiah, Norwich

NLP was advised to me by a homeopath who felt it would help me overcome my issues of low self-esteem and confidence.

Zoë was recommended by a friend and was totally understanding, reassuring and positive about being able to help me.

My second session seemed to work brilliantly – partly because I was prepared and more relaxed about following my session the week before, and secondly because I really began to respond to the visual imagery my mind was creating prompted by Zoë’s triggers.

Since my third and final session I’ve noticed a real change: I’m happier, calmer and full of positivity about my abilities and my approach to life in general. I can recommend Zoë with 100% confidence in her ability.

Kate, Putney

For many years I’ve sought the courage and direction to stop hiding from life and to be completely honest with myself.

I’ve tried many different types of therapy (including twice-weekly – expensive! – Psychotherapy) and I’m now absolutely convinced that hypnotherapy is the only way to go.

There is no doubt that Zoë cares deeply about my well-being and progress. It’s obvious that she spends time preparing for my sessions and puts much thought and consideration into the best way forward for my individual development. She is professional, but without compromising warmth, care and support. I trust Zoë implicitly and feel that I am being ‘held’ every step of the way. She is extremely devoted to her work and to her clients’ development.

Zoë’s work with me has been more successful than I ever imagined. I have opened up in such a way that I feel a great sense of liberty, new-found confidence and a certainty that everything will be all right. My outlook on life is so much brighter now and my growth continues. What would my life be like now if I hadn’t made that first appointment? I can’t imagine.

Tam, Bethnal Green

My main reason for using hypnotherapy was to give my self-confidence a boost.

After two sessions I could feel a real difference. I now feel capable of achieving things I’ve always wanted to do, I don’t feel anxious anymore when in social places. I have also lost my ‘always tired’ feeling. Most of all, I’m accepting myself which is a major thing.

I would recommend hypnotherapy with Zoë to friends.

Pierre, London

I commenced hypnotherapy/NLP sessions to try and ascertain why I had so little self-worth and could not understand how anyone would love and respect someone with such a low self-opinion.

After each session with Zoë, I found an increasing sense of direction, hope and inspiration to move my life in new ways. I didn’t set out on any journey to ‘find myself’, but thanks to Zoë, that’s what appears to be happening! I feel I have started to rediscover an identity that has been submerged for many years and I’m feeling increasingly positive about myself as a person as a result.

I have found great benefit in revisiting past issues and experiences with Zoë’s help, finding clarity and meaning in my past actions which are helping to form a better future for me. On a social basis, I am learning to be less critical of myself and my actions, and find myself looking forward to events in my life with less fear and more courage.

Grace, East London

During a difficult period in my life I felt as though all the negative experiences I had ever suffered were affecting me all at once.

I decided that it was better to try and find a way to cope with these subsequent feelings and thought Hypnotherapy might be a way to achieve this.

The sessions with Zoë have left me feeling much more positive and optimistic about myself. I feel more in control of my life and more understanding of who I am as a person.

As a result my relationships with other people are stronger, I am more successful with my work, and most importantly I like myself more.

I cannot recommend Zoë highly enough to anyone considering Hypnotherapy, she is committed and focused to helping people move forward with their lives.

Jason, Stockwell

Just remembered I promised to keep you updated on my progress since last time and also felt like sharing with you the way things are going after 6 months of seeing you.

Well is difficult to summarise but perhaps I should start saying that I feel unbelievably happy at this point of my life which it is actually quite surprising as at some point I really thought everything was gonna go downhill forever after all what happened, but contrary to my expectations, life has taken a nice direction and a lot of lovely things are happening just now.

I had to make many thorough decisions, I stopped relationships that weren’t bringing me anything positive, I started considering my value at work and thought I could be doing something much more fun and earn more money with it. I felt miserable overanalysing things and also felt quite lonely sometimes but in the process I met new people that inspired me and found true friends among people I already knew and it just seemed I have gone a level above in other relationships with close people like my Sister just to name one.

I am sorry for the long email, but I really wanted to share all this with you as I owe you a lot for all the help given, I think your techniques just helped to get out of a very dark hole and become even better than before, I really can’t thank you enough for those few sessions, I follow religiously your instructions, listening to the recordings almost every day and things just picked up from there. I am almost looking forward to my next crisis to see you again (haha not really!).

Marius, Barcelona

I can’t begin to explain what working with Zoë has done for me.

I was first recommended her by a celebrity I interviewed, so I knew I was getting the best of the best. She’s an amazing therapist in every sense of the word and her hypnotherapy work is exhilarating. After every session, I felt an invigoration I’ve not felt before.

Since Zoë started working on my core problems, I am not exaggerating when I say my life has totally transformed. I’ve lost two stone, I’ve left my husband (who put me in tens of thousands of pounds of debt), I’ve improved my attitude to myself and others – and most significantly I’ve now got the inner belief and confidence to sell off what little bits I own (not as traumatic as I thought it’d be as I’m a chronic hoarder) in order to move to another country more aligned to who I am. I’m so much more in touch with my own needs and wants and have the courage to defend/protect myself.

As I write this, the move is happening in three weeks time – and I’m not scared, nervous, worried or anything. It’s all positive – and I know this is down to Zoë’s amazing work. She doesn’t just help you lose weight or give up smoking, Zoë goes to the root of your problem. You will literally float out of her consultancy room after a session. Do yourself and your loved ones a favour and transform your life like I did, thanks to Zoë.

Justine Harkness, LA-based Journalist

Tom provides a straightforward, logical and very practical way of approaching self-development, without any of the wishy-washy psychobabble.

His sessions are fun and very enjoyable – which is a reflection of his own very clam and very positive personality.Whereas this time last year I would have found certain work situations stressful I now find myself approaching these same situations with curiosity and even amusement.

Best of all I can honestly say that Tom teaches you how to spend a greater proportion of your life with a smile on your face. And what could be more valuable than that? I would not just recommend Tom’s services; I would strongly urge you to give them a go. Many thanks.

John Hillman, Online marketing consultant

Tom Fortes Mayer’s FreeMind approach is an astonishingly powerful tool.

I have seen patients with long-term issues, who had previously explored traditional therapies without much success, be totally transformed by FreeMind.

Dr. David Morris, London

I went to Zoë at a point in my life where I was at my lowest emotionally.

I tried psychotherapy, counselling and other hypnotherapy but with no satisfactory long-term results. I have battled all my life against very low self-esteem which has stopped me from having friends, relationships and doing normal everyday things which most people would take for granted. Before I went to see Zoë I was actually feeling most of the that my life was not worth living.

After the first session I knew she was going to make a real and positive difference to my life, and she has. The sessions with Zoë are amazing and through her use of hypnotherapy and healing I have been able to turn my life around totally

Maria, Wood Green

I was recommended by a friend at a very low emotional time following a bereavement.

This dug up past experiences that I had never dealt with. I’ve had one on one counselling sessions in the past, but I always felt as if I was telling a story about my experiences which i could repeat endlessly. With Zoë, hypnotherapy helped me emotionally deal with them and move on.

All of my life I have suffered with low self esteem and low confidence never allowing my self to feel proud of anything I have achieved, but now I feel lighter and brighter, confident and positive.

I have just passed my theory driving test thanks to a session I had with Zoë. I feel proud of myself and I am looking forward to achieving all the other things in life that I used to tell myself I couldn’t do.

Pamela, East London

Unsure of what NLP and hypnosis would actually entail, I decided to contact Zoë to find out.

Through a succession of meetings I felt a constant improvement developing with my psychological well-being; my ability to put to rest, understand and resolve the personal issues and anxieties which had created an overload of burden upon my daily thoughts and emotions. Ties with some damaging past experiences and their ill effects were taken away. Consequently, I can now move forward with clearer comprehension, confidence and enthusiasm for life ahead. The mind fog and pain is clearing.

Mandy J, Islington

Zoë is a very professional and intuitive practitioner, who uses a variety of skills for the best interest of her clients.

She has helped me on many occasions with her warmth, experience and care to address my personal issues and I have every confidence in her ability. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is on a journey of self healing, whether it’s for your emotional or physical health.

TM, Essex

I’d been suffering from depression for 17 years

I’d been suffering from depression for 17 years resulting in various medications and counselling when finally I decided I’d had enough of the constant misery, mood swings, waiting for bad things to happens and feeling of hopelessness that occupied my every waking moment. I turned to Paul as felt conventional treatment was getting me nowhere and nobody wanted to listen. Well Paul did listen and I wish I’d done this years ago after just three sessions I’m the person I was over 17 years ago I can’t describe what Paul has done for me he has given me my life back and so much more, so many people have commented on how different I am, I feel so free and light without that huge burden on my shoulders and happy beyond my wildest dreams. I was hoping to feel a little better but this has surpassed that and I strongly urge anybody suffering to do this. I can never repay Paul for truly saving my life.

Sarah, London

Many thanks for the sessions I had with you late last year.

The sessions were invaluable to me, and really helped me significantly shift /release some false beliefs and old feelings. I have much more of a permanent sense of wellbeing and underlying self-love, as a result of the sessions with you. 

Marion, London

I’m quite literally stunned by the extraordinary power of the therapy with Zoë.

I always hoped that somehow something somewhere would work. I was working 12 step programme since the 1980s and was hopelessly lost. I was being treated for mental illness since early 1990s and with anxiety since 1978. I had six rounds of electric shock treatment for depression in the 1990s and despite being a graduate of a unique university I had never been healthy enough to hold any kind of job for more than a few weeks or months. I was a prisoner of the constant blame and shame and guilt and emotional enmeshments and physical and mental violence of my childhood back in the 1960s.

I lived in constant terror of the slightest effort to help myself , and I knew I could explode in a horrible rage with the slightest provocation. 36 sessions with a clinical psychologist had helped a lot but not enough. I had to be accompanied to Harley Street to see Zoë for the first three visits. Amazingly my life opened up. An urban horticulture project offered me a position developing an organic vegetable garden in central London. My thinking became clear and I saw almost for the first time the effects of my self critical and self hate tendencies. People who know me are stunned. The return of my physical energy is also remarkable. I can now enjoy a kind of life I could only have dreamed of. I am discussing the possibility of taking up a position in the south of France as a tour guide in a major Buddhist monastery. Exactly the place where I can grow and share my good luck with others.

I would recommend Zoë’s services to anybody who wants to change or, even, anyone who wants to want to change for the better.

Ian, London

I wouldn’t have accomplished some of my proudest moments

I can honestly say without the help of Zoë Clews I wouldn’t have accomplished some of my proudest moments such as graduating from university and continuing my career as a actress. By seeking Zoë’s expertise she has given me the control in my life I had lost through my eating disorder. Through hypnotherapy I am able to control the demons of an eating disorder and the friends they often bring such as depression and anxiety. Zoë is warm, non-judgmental, creates a safe space and makes you feel that your worries are important and can be solved. You leave me feeling as though a weight has been lifted off your shoulders.

Yasmin, Essex 

At peace with where I am

I have continued to listen to the CD’s from both the sessions we had and have been feeling really good about food, just ‘being’ and at peace with where I am right now which I am really pleased about, so thank you:)

Louise, Redhill

I am currently 38 weeks pregnant and have seen Zoë for numerous Hypnotherapy sessions before I conceived  and during my pregnancy.

I cannot express what a support she has been through out this incredible journey. Initially helping me to overcome my anxiety about trying to conceive and working together helped me overcome some very deep rooted fears in a really safe and gentle environment.

During my pregnancy with Zoë’s  help I have become increasingly connected to my baby, really strengthening our  bond and making me feel excited and confident about imminent motherhood and birth!

It may sound strange but I feel my baby has  really benefitted and enjoyed this space and time out just the two of us.

Mandy, Highgate

I am very pleased with the results

Dear Zoë, Well it’s been three weeks since our session to rid me of my nasty habit and I’m glad to report that so far all is well and it hasn’t reappeared. I must admit that after the session I was not entirely convinced that I’d made any change but I soon began to realise that I was recognising when I was about to pick at my fingers and, on noticing, realised that I had no desire to continue. So, all-in-all I am very pleased with the results and thank you very much. 

Alain, London

I have done two Hypnobirthing programmes with Elaine as I do suffer from anxiety when I’m pregnant.

Her warm and gentle manner, is lovely and immediately puts you at ease. She even came with me to the hospital when I had Freya as my partner is in the Army and was away in Afghanistan at the time! The hypnobirthing programme makes you feel calm, relaxed and very confident that all is going to go well. I am having my third baby soon and just about to start my sessions again with Elaine. Do call her if you are a little anxious or unsure about the birth – it’s a wonderful experience!

Julie Montgommery , Windsor Berkshire

I did Elaine’s Hypnobirthing programme two years ago when I had my son Ethan.

It was absolutely fantastic! I had been extremely nervous and a friend had recommended Elaine as she had done the Hypnobirthing with her a year earlier! I was so calm when I went into labour my Mum and my partner couldn’t believe it! The birth was amazing – I didn’t need any extra painkilling medication – simply a couple of puffs of gas and air! TI really do recommend anyone who is having a baby to do Elaine’s programme – even if you are not particularly nervous it just gives you that lovely calm feeling.  Yes highly recommended.   

Claire Sanders, London

Claire on Insomnia Relief

I’ve been having problems sleeping for a while, and it started to impact on everything I did, so I was so relieved to work with Tom at Zoë Clews & Associates. I’m now sleeping in a way that I haven’t done since I was a child.

Claire, London

I cannot praise Tom enough.

I went with an open mind and if I am honest not believing this would be something that could work for me. How wrong was I!

Tom has been a great support to me and has helped me overcome some long ongoing issues. He has always been professional, friendly and easy to communicate with and open up to. Tom quickly grasped who I was and the nature of my problem enabling him to work through this with me quickly and effectively.

I know that if I ever need to revisit at any time in the future he’ll be there to put me back on track.

Thank you Tom for everything

D.G., Gravesend

I visited Tom because I had not been sleeping well for a long period of time and I was very, very tired.

Tom used his hypnotherapy technique to remedy the cause of the loss of sleep and since then I have slept through the night ever since.

Whilst I was visiting Tom he also identified, through hypnosis, another problem which had been bothering me – almost without me being aware of it consciously – although I knew there was ‘something’ bothering me. This was in fact a sense of guilt I felt whenever I enjoyed myself, as though I shouldn’t be happy. Tom has retrained my sub-conscious so that I can now enjoy my life in a way I was not able to do so before. The result of all of this is that I feel energetic, happier and more confident.

Tom is honest in his approach and does not encourage his clients to have extra, unnecessary sessions. Tom has a rare talent for putting people at their ease, empathising with their problems and remedying these wherever possible. I cannot recommend Tom highly enough – my quality of life has hugely improved.

A.A., Rochester

Always the sceptic I wasn’t sure if Tom would be able to hypnotise me or even help.

As it turned out he had absolutely no trouble in hypnotising me which was a peaceful and pleasant experience. As a result I have been able to sleep for much longer periods than ever before and I am relaxed in the morning. Gone are the headaches and permanent feeling of tiredness in the mornings. This was beginning to affect my work in that it was hard to concentrate and my thinking was becoming confused. I feel much more relaxed now and able to cope with work problems without the stress of not being able to concentrate.

I have no idea how it works, but it does – I recommend a session with Tom. Really nice guy with a very good sense of humour. Nothing suspect in the procedure and he explains everything as he goes along. What more can I say – brilliant. Thanks Tom.

B.M, Faversham

Thanks so much for the session yesterday Zoë.

I slept like a baby, and I could just observe how anxious I would get just as I was about to fall asleep. It was interesting to observe the feeling… I feel good today, and happy.  Thank you so much.

Susan, Berkshire

A friend recommended me to see Paul and I thought, why not, there’s nothing else left to try.

I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME many years ago. The pain, headaches, tiredness and lack of motivation was all to much along with the added stress of work and I simply couldn’t face it for the rest of my life.

Paul explained his reasoning and thoughts on my problem and we got to work. After 3 sessions most of my pain had gone and I was feeling so good! I don’t want to write about the content of the sessions but I am so happy with the results! I can happily play with my children and getting out of bed in the morning no longer feels like a nightmare. In total I had 4 sessions and can honestly say that it’s almost criminal that this service wasn’t available to me on the NHS.   

Susan, London

Whiplash

7 years ago I had a car accident which has caused me immense pain in and around my neck. The doctors said I had muscle and ligament damage. I was told I would need stretches daily for the rest of my life, some antidepressants to release the tension and private osteopath treatments which were ongoing which I couldn’t afford. I was having time off work and becoming very low. I had one session of hypnotherapy with Paul after suffering repeated pain from the whiplash injuries. I found the treatment to be very effective and extremely relaxing! Despite seeing a Hypnotherapist before I now know that I wasn’t hypnotised as the feeling of hypnosis with Paul was wonderful! I was able to relax and unwind and this really helped to release the tension in my neck and shoulders for the first time in 7 years!. A very professional therapist and well worth a try, and this is coming from an absolute sceptic!

Fiah, Norwich

I had been experiencing heart palpitations for a few months before visiting my GP.

This was initially attributed to my high cholesterol levels, which I tried addressing largely through diet and exercise, but the symptoms persisted.

After a friend identified the problem as anxiety-related, I returned to my GP who prescribed me beta-blockers, which helped in reducing the effects. My desire to tackle the internal roots of my anxiety led me to Zoë. After only one session I felt able to deal with the triggers in my environment in a much better way, feeling strong, confident and capable where before I had felt alone and unsupported, with a deep sense of futility. A few days after my first session I stopped taking my medication as the strength and frequency of the palpitations dramatically reduced, and this continues to be the case. My heartfelt thanks to Zoë and the amazing work she does.

Stuart, London

I went to see Zoë because I was feeling unwell

I was very stressed, had really bad IBS and my scalp hair was falling out – mainly due to work stress. After just a few sessions I feel very much better, my stomach has calmed down dramatically, I am not stressed and cope well in situations that would have got the better of me in the past. I am still hoping my scalp hair will get thicker but at least it has near enough stopped falling out which is a relief.

I am much happier in myself and have realised that I can change my life for the better and have hope for the future. Zoë has empowered me to feel confident to change my job at work and realise that I deserve to have a happy and fulfilled life which I am in the process of putting steps in place to achieve.

Jessica, Ware

Multiple Skin Problems since birth

Some positive experiences of me having Hypnotherapy are that right from our first session, I have slept so much better, I wake feeling refreshed, not as sluggish or tired all the time.

I feel I have spoken about and started to deal with things I didn’t realise were an issue and am starting to clear my head. I leave each and every session feeling positive and optimistic.

My health is making improvements, from having regular (I am talking weekly) problems, such as Shingles, Impetigo and Ear, Nose and Throat problems, which I believe are stress related. I have now gone months, dealing with very stressful situations, without any sign of these occurring.

My skin is making slow improvements, but overall my outlook on my skin, body and life has become so much more positive. I never knew what to expect when Hypnotherapy was suggested to me, but I am so glad I did it  – 

D., Norwich

Alopecia Areata

I’ve had Alopecia Areata for almost 15 years and it had been getting steadily worse over time.  Prior to my sessions with Paul I had tried a number of treatments to absolutely no avail.

During the sessions with Paul we dealt  with a number of issues from the past which were clearly still causing me stress.  I feel entirely liberated from these issues and feel that I have moved on and left the stress behind.  Consequently for the first time in 15 years I am experiencing significant hair regrowth in the space of only 6 weeks. 

This is a fabulous treatment!  Paul has given me back my hair and simultaneously dealt the chronic low-level stress with which I have been living for so many years.  Win win!! I genuinely feel like a calmer, happier and more confident person and am totally ecstatic at the return of my hair.  I can’t wait to ditch the wig! 

I extend my most heartfelt gratitude to Paul for what he has done to help me, and I feel I’ve learned so much about the way the subconscious works into the bargain!”

Sue, Norwich

Alopecia Universalis

I’ve suffered total hair loss through alopecia, I’ve had no more than three hairs on my body at one point since it began three years ago. . .

Paul had hair growing back on my head and face within 2 days of our first session… Three sessions and four weeks later. I’ve got at least a hundred fine white hairs on my head and around 30 scattered elsewhere. It seems to be growing again..

I also feel STRONGER and BETTER  … I can never thank Paul enough.”

Matthew, Ipswich

Hormone Production

Just one session from Paul was all that was needed to get a big benefit to my low testosterone problem. I won’t tell you here how the improvement manifested, suffice to say that this man knows what he is doing! Very friendly guy who loves what he does and obviously cares about people. I found the techniques he used with me to be fascinating and I must admit at one point to being truly shocked at how powerful they can be! Cannot speak highly enough of the whole experience and I would recommend Paul to anyone looking for the best results from their hypnosis.

Ian, Norwich

Hashimotos Disease (immune system attack on the thyroid gland)

I didn’t really know what to expect from my hypnosis with Paul but I must say that I was extremely impressed! I have had hashimotos disease for years and hadn’t really had much improvement in my health for a while. But after three sessions I had a break through and ever since I have felt lighter, more energetic and happier. Paul makes you feel very relaxed and at ease and seems to really love what he does. I have had hypnosis before but not like this! He helped me access a part of my subconscious that had some past trauma that I didn’t realise was still effecting me so much. I have since recommended several other people for a variety of reasons and they have all also had wonderful success. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

Gemma, Norwich

Psoriasis – with Intrusive Thoughts OCD

I received a recommendation to contact Paul to discuss my Psoriasis from my Nurse. I have suffered with Psoriasis since the age of 8 and since 15 have had Pustular Psoriasis with periods of hospitalisation. I have had many different treatments none of which have proved completely successful . I decided I had nothing to lose in giving hypnotherapy a chance and I am so so glad I did. I was initially quite nervous however Paul immediately put me at my ease. We did some exploration work on the root cause of my psoriasis and agreed with my subconscious a new way to deal with the stresses than can cause a skin flare. Whilst working on my Psoriasis Paul also helped me work through my intrusive thought OCD and even helped my spider phobia that I have had since I was a child.

I urge anyone to give Paul a try it has improved my life and helped me learn how to relax which is something I have always struggled with. I will always be grateful to Paul for all he has done for me, and would recommend him highly.

Siobhan, Norwich

Excess Sweating

For years I’ve suffered with excess sweating when in any situation where the focus is on me or I’m nervous, like giving a presentation or being around new people. This was really affecting my job as my job involved a lot of presentations and meeting new people! My mum has had hypnosis before so I thought I would give it a try. I don’t know how Paul did it but after one session I felt more confident and was able to lead a normal life without excess sweating, he even stuck my hand to my leg which I thought was brilliant!

Matt, London

I received a recommendation to contact Paul to discuss my Psoriasis from my Nurse.

I have suffered with Psoriasis since the age of 8 and since 15 have had Pustular Psoriasis with periods of hospitalisation. I have had many different treatments none of which have proved completely successful . I decided I had nothing to lose in giving hypnotherapy a chance and I am so so glad I did. I was initially quite nervous however Paul immediately put me at my ease. We did some exploration work on the root cause of my psoriasis and agreed with my subconscious a new way to deal with the stresses than can cause a skin flare. Whilst working on my Psoriasis Paul also helped me work through my intrusive thought OCD and even helped my spider phobia that I have had since I was a child.

I urge anyone to give Paul a try it has improved my life and helped me learn how to relax which is something I have always struggled with. I will always be grateful to Paul for all he has done for me, and would recommend him highly.

Thanks for everything Paul.

Siobhan, Norwich

Lewis on Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Before seeing Zoë, I would develop the most terrible anxiety ahead of any presentations that I would give, and in my line of work, I do a lot of them.

Lewis, London

As an ambitious business leader who runs a successful video agency, I am always looking at more ways to supercharge my performance and results.

Your expertise in success psychology and performance are the perfect support mechanism for anybody who is ambitious and looking to take their life to the next level. I have read many personal development books but your teachings through your training and your excellent book “The FreeMind Experience” have really become a key part of my strategy. I have no hesitation in recommending you to my clients, friends and family. 

Cey Sesiguzel, CEO of Two Fresh Video Productions Ltd

Nanosophobia

I suffered from a dreadful fear of dwarfs (little people) for many years, most people found this funny but it affected my life in many ways,I was so fearful of encountering these persons almost every day on transport and even in my place of work on holidays almost everywhere i went and no logic could make it easier as Ive said most thought it funny. I was hypnotised twice before by a person not in this county and in fact it made my fear worse i would have panic attacks if i encountered my fear. Paul Gibson offered to try to help me and with one session I have overcome a fear I have had since childhood. I have encountered little people since this session and have not only not been afraid but have had a conversation with them. I will never be able to thank Paul enough and he takes it in his stride as being not a big deal but it is I have no fear anymore and can live a normal life. I have even been looking at taking my granddaughter to Lapland in the future to the village of santa that was only ever a dream before. Once again thank you Paul it is lovely to go through life without fear and it is only because of you.

Maria, Gt Yarmouth

When I attended the hypnotherapy session with Zoë I was very sceptical with regards to the impact it would have on me.

I suffered from an extreme fear of flying, and had never tried any alternative therapy before.  After a double session with Zoë I was able to board the plane to Mauritius and attend my friend’s wedding, something I didn’t think would be possible. A year later, the thought of flying does not scare me. I can recommend Zoë to others with confidence.”

Chris, Chiswick

I wanted to thank you Zoë for getting me on a plane

I wanted to thank you Zoë for getting me on a plane and manage to stay calm during two rather difficult flights, I really don’t think I could have done it otherwise.

Madeline, Southend

Fear of flying

I’m back from my holidays and had a fantastic flight both there and back. The more amazing thing about the outgoing flight was that we were asked if we would be willing to take a later flight for a compensation of £600! Not only did we accept this offer, I was also in a fit psychological state to suggest a flight to an alternative airport which went at the same time and was in fact much nearer to our final destination. British Airways even laid on a taxi for the final 100 km of the journey. I was obviously giving out very good vibes that day!

Anyway, just wanted to say thanks again Zoë for all your help; I’m planning the next trip already.

Georgia, London

Claustrophobia

I would like to thank you for all your help and assistance as I feel so much more positive and confident since coming to see you. I hadn’t discussed my problem using public transport/travelling with anyone before and found Zoë very easy to talk to and understanding.

As I had discussed with Zoë, I would do anything to avoid travelling by tube or train. This was hard going as I would cycle everywhere (in all weathers) and mentally draining as I would have to constantly make up excuses not to travel, to friends or family. I now use the tube for all my journeys in London (using it every day) and feel calm and relaxed when I do. I especially disliked overcrowded carriages and stoppages in tunnels. I now have no problems during rush hour and couldn’t care less when the train stops in the tunnels.

A week and a half ago I visited relations who live two 1/2 hours away by train. I felt fine during the trip and actually enjoyed the journey. I had made this trip previously two years before and found it so stressful that I had to have a few drinks before boarding. I am now planning other trips away and holidays.

I have also experienced benefits in other aspects of my life I had not anticipated when coming to see you. I feel more positive about life, more confident, more relaxed and generally much happier than I did. I’m also sleeping so much better. I also stopped drinking as much as I realised that this was increasing my anxiety and making me feel ill.

I did find the time line really useful especially the elements around courage, motivation and strength.

I am so pleased I came to see you and thank you again for all your help.

Jonathan, London

The below testimonial is from the mother of a young client who had extreme social phobia / agoraphobia

Dear Zoë,

I wanted to say a big thank you for the work you have done with my son Richard in helping him to overcome his anxieties.   Since his sessions with you he has transformed from a semi-recluse into a young man who can enjoy being out in the world. I don’t think it would be too strong to say that you have helped to give him his life back, and in doing so, I also now have space in my head to enjoy my life.  I was initially wary of what you might be able to offer as Richard had tried different therapies with no real success. I am a psychodynamic counsellor and was disappointed that talking therapies hadn’t helped him very much, I am now thinking of adding hypnotherapy to my toolbox as a result.

Theresa, London

The below testimonial is for a severe needle phobia, after a single session.

I went to the dentist on Friday and had root canal surgery, the Dentist used some ‘magic’ cream to numb the area and then I had an injection in my mouth! I can’t believe I just typed that!

I stayed conscious the whole time. I nearly hyperventilated, but this is the biggest step forward I’ve made in six years.

Andrea, London

A friend recommended that I see Zoë.

I had recently had quite a lot of troubles which piled together and were bringing me down, like the bad boyfriend that reduced me to a wreck and the sudden death of my wonderful mum, which was a terrible shock. I just felt like life was one bad turn after another. I really had had enough.

The catalyst, which finally made me contact Zoë, was my relationship. I always seemed to put up with being treated badly and one horrible incident with my partner was the final straw. I always had this overwhelming desire to please, be liked and be loved – by anyone, not just my boyfriends. I didn’t tend to worry about the people that did like or love me, only the ones that didn’t.

When I first met Zoë I just sat down in front of her and cried. She asked all the right questions. When she asked me how long had I felt like this, it dawned on me, always. Zoë completely understood everything I said and felt, she helped me understand firstly why I felt this way and why I responded the way I did in certain situations, then how to deal with them so I could change how I reacted and in turn how I felt about myself.

My confidence has improved dramatically and I have a strong desire to stand up for myself. When I have a bad day I don’t feel depressed about it, I just think I got out of the wrong side of the bed.

Sally, London

My session with Sandy opened a door to my awareness that I didn’t even realize was shut.

After my divorce, I was having trouble staying centered in relationships and found myself attracting men who really were not a good match for me. Through her soothing voice and timely insights, Sandy guided me to a place where my ego was stripped down and I could see not only my patterns but my mother’s patterns as well which I was now carrying.

My journey with Sandy helped me pinpoint the key thoughts I was having that were blocking my ability to manifest a healthy relationship. I now feel more ready than ever to not only give love, but more importantly I feel completely deserving to receive love.

Thank you again Sandy for opening my heart to knowing the divine light that I am.

Nicola, Hawaii

I first went to see Zoë in order to help me move away from a long and destructive relationship.

Zoë really got to the heart of the problem and helped me deal with the cause as opposed to the symptom only. After only a few sessions I felt more confident and positive about life in general and have finally given up my bad habit!!!

Tina, London

Thank you very much for this evenings session.

I feel the most relaxed and calm that I’ve felt in ages. I had forgotten what it feels like to be totally at ease with a feeling of complete peace. I feel something has lifted or shifted. I’m not sure what, but I do feel quite different for the better.

Ben, London

I am 32 years old and I never really had a serious, long term, intimate relationship.

Not that I had problems meeting men, but it never felt right. They all just weren’t “good” enough and I was sure, that the right one, the one and only will pass my way at some point and I will know instantly. So I went from one short dating experience to the next.

My friends were always impressed, how I met all these great guys and that my life is always so exciting etc… but all this restlessness and commitment phobia didn’t really fulfil me. And whenever it seemed to get serious I lost interest again and was on the hunt for something/someone else. It was always the same pattern over and over again. It seemed like something suddenly switched, like an inner voice that told me why that guy again wasn’t the right one for me… I could see it and kind of explain why that happened, but I couldn’t change it alone.

A lot of men in my life when I was growing up, that were important to me either disappeared or died without any explanation. So there was a lot of past stuff, that had to be cleared, a lot of healing and replacing old patterns of thoughts to new ones.

Zoë is amazing and so talented. I felt straight away that she understood me and that I could trust her. The clearing and healing was quite challenging, but I am so happy, that I finally worked on it and got it all out. Something really changed. I feel like a butterfly now, in its whole magnificence unfolded, I feel like everything beautiful and all that love inside me is finally showing and coming out.

I can’t thank Zoë enough for working with me, helping me to trust again in men and in me and to understand, believe and appreciate finally that it is safe to love and to be loved.

Greta, Germany

Just wanted to say, thanks

Just wanted to say, thanks so much for the session there is a real improvement in my relationships with both my brothers… Amazing!

Sandy, Barcelona

Your sessions have really helped me.

I feel very strong around the issues that plagued me in the past. My relationship with men has changed and so has the type of man I find attractive.

Really amazing, actually, Zoë. Thank you.

Lucinda, London

Having been a self-confessed commitment-phobe for years, I came to Tom looking for a breakthrough in my patterns of behaviour and belief after yet ANOTHER relationship had gone wrong.

He was so empathetic, wise and perceptive that very quickly he penetrated right to the heart of the beliefs that were holding me back from truly living a life of love. Once we had established the work that needed to be done, Tom employed his incredibly articulate wisdom, along with perfectly judged music, to heal the tenderest parts of my heart and to allow me to experience, trust, self love and safety in a brand new way. I may not have found myself in the relationship of my dreams since then – yet! – but I have a whole new level of self acceptance, love and trust which means I am no longer looking for love in all the wrong places!

Tiu de Haan, Celebrant

I went to Zoë at a point in my life where I was at my lowest emotionally.

I tried psychotherapy, counselling and other hypnotherapy but with no satisfactory long-term results. I have battled all my life against very low self-esteem which has stopped me from having friends, relationships and doing normal everyday things which most people would take for granted. Before I went to see Zoë I was actually feeling most of the that my life was not worth living.

After the first session I knew she was going to make a real and positive difference to my life, and she has. The sessions with Zoë are amazing and through her use of hypnotherapy and healing I have been able to turn my life around totally

Maria, Wood Green

I was recommended by a friend at a very low emotional time following a bereavement.

This dug up past experiences that I had never dealt with. I’ve had one on one counselling sessions in the past, but I always felt as if I was telling a story about my experiences which i could repeat endlessly. With Zoë, hypnotherapy helped me emotionally deal with them and move on.

All of my life I have suffered with low self esteem and low confidence never allowing my self to feel proud of anything I have achieved, but now I feel lighter and brighter, confident and positive.

I have just passed my theory driving test thanks to a session I had with Zoë. I feel proud of myself and I am looking forward to achieving all the other things in life that I used to tell myself I couldn’t do.

Pamela, East London

A friend recommended that I see Zoë.

I had recently had quite a lot of troubles which piled together and were bringing me down, like the bad boyfriend that reduced me to a wreck and the sudden death of my wonderful mum, which was a terrible shock. I just felt like life was one bad turn after another. I really had had enough.

The catalyst, which finally made me contact Zoë, was my relationship. I always seemed to put up with being treated badly and one horrible incident with my partner was the final straw. I always had this overwhelming desire to please, be liked and be loved – by anyone, not just my boyfriends. I didn’t tend to worry about the people that did like or love me, only the ones that didn’t.

When I first met Zoë I just sat down in front of her and cried. She asked all the right questions. When she asked me how long had I felt like this, it dawned on me, always. Zoë completely understood everything I said and felt, she helped me understand firstly why I felt this way and why I responded the way I did in certain situations, then how to deal with them so I could change how I reacted and in turn how I felt about myself.

My confidence has improved dramatically and I have a strong desire to stand up for myself. When I have a bad day I don’t feel depressed about it, I just think I got out of the wrong side of the bed.

Sally, London

Ok, so me being a total skeptic..

I was petrified of even the mere thought of being hypnotised UNTIL I met Paul!! It had never entered my head, especially being brought up in a devout religious household!! This was a big No No! Reaching the ripe old age of 32 (!) I decided I needed to take control and seek out alternative ways of healing other than pills that the doctors are happy to continue to shove down your throat!

Pauls name was brought up in conversation with my PT and after a bit of gentle persuasion, I had a long chat with Paul on the phone.. This led to booking THE appointment.

Meeting Paul for the first time was a bit of a scary thought…but once we began talking, Paul quickly put my mind at rest about the whole “stage hypnosis” thing that I had in my mind and assured me that this is NOT what he does.. I relaxed once I realised  I was not going to walk out of his room barking like a dog or dancing like a chicken, I felt so comfortable and the first time I sat in the big comfy chair, I knew this was a great decision! This led to an awesome first session where I realised that I was in TOTAL control of my mind and my actions and that ‘being under’ was in no way scary or weird… It felt like I was at one with myself and I was in my own secret world that nobody else could enter… Here I could sort out problems, heal the pain from the past and move forward in a strong and positive manner.

I had two more sessions with Paul after my initial one and felt just as fantastic as I did after the first..Paul’s approach is calm, accurate and he definitely knows his stuff!! He is a highly intelligent, skilled hypnotherapist with a good sense of humour (always needed) which led to some thought provoking conversations.

So, If you are reading this because you are not sure… Heed my advice.. Just give it a go… One session, it’s worth it’s weight in gold, believe me, the skeptic!! You won’t look back.

Thank you Paul for believing in me, trying new approaches, working with me and gently guiding me through my own mindful journey!! I will be back to conquer my fear of flying very soon!! In July!”

Linda, Norwich

Unsure of what NLP and hypnosis would actually entail, I decided to contact Zoë to find out.

Through a succession of meetings I felt a constant improvement developing with my psychological well-being; my ability to put to rest, understand and resolve the personal issues and anxieties which had created an overload of burden upon my daily thoughts and emotions. Ties with some damaging past experiences and their ill effects were taken away. Consequently, I can now move forward with clearer comprehension, confidence and enthusiasm for life ahead. The mind fog and pain is clearing.

Mandy J, Islington

Zoë is a very professional and intuitive practitioner, who uses a variety of skills for the best interest of her clients.

She has helped me on many occasions with her warmth, experience and care to address my personal issues and I have every confidence in her ability. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is on a journey of self healing, whether it’s for your emotional or physical health.

TM, Essex

NLP was advised to me by a homeopath who felt it would help me overcome my issues of low self-esteem and confidence.

Zoë was recommended by a friend and was totally understanding, reassuring and positive about being able to help me.

My second session seemed to work brilliantly – partly because I was prepared and more relaxed about following my session the week before, and secondly because I really began to respond to the visual imagery my mind was creating prompted by Zoë’s triggers.

Since my third and final session I’ve noticed a real change: I’m happier, calmer and full of positivity about my abilities and my approach to life in general. I can recommend Zoë with 100% confidence in her ability.

Kate, Putney

For many years I’ve sought the courage and direction to stop hiding from life and to be completely honest with myself.

I’ve tried many different types of therapy (including twice-weekly – expensive! – Psychotherapy) and I’m now absolutely convinced that hypnotherapy is the only way to go.

There is no doubt that Zoë cares deeply about my well-being and progress. It’s obvious that she spends time preparing for my sessions and puts much thought and consideration into the best way forward for my individual development. She is professional, but without compromising warmth, care and support. I trust Zoë implicitly and feel that I am being ‘held’ every step of the way. She is extremely devoted to her work and to her clients’ development.

Zoë’s work with me has been more successful than I ever imagined. I have opened up in such a way that I feel a great sense of liberty, new-found confidence and a certainty that everything will be all right. My outlook on life is so much brighter now and my growth continues. What would my life be like now if I hadn’t made that first appointment? I can’t imagine.

Tam, Bethnal Green

My main reason for using hypnotherapy was to give my self-confidence a boost.

After two sessions I could feel a real difference. I now feel capable of achieving things I’ve always wanted to do, I don’t feel anxious anymore when in social places. I have also lost my ‘always tired’ feeling. Most of all, I’m accepting myself which is a major thing.

I would recommend hypnotherapy with Zoë to friends.

Pierre, London

I commenced hypnotherapy/NLP sessions to try and ascertain why I had so little self-worth and could not understand how anyone would love and respect someone with such a low self-opinion.

After each session with Zoë, I found an increasing sense of direction, hope and inspiration to move my life in new ways. I didn’t set out on any journey to ‘find myself’, but thanks to Zoë, that’s what appears to be happening! I feel I have started to rediscover an identity that has been submerged for many years and I’m feeling increasingly positive about myself as a person as a result.

I have found great benefit in revisiting past issues and experiences with Zoë’s help, finding clarity and meaning in my past actions which are helping to form a better future for me. On a social basis, I am learning to be less critical of myself and my actions, and find myself looking forward to events in my life with less fear and more courage.

Grace, East London

I booked an appointment with Zoë in the hope it might help me with the fatigue & depression I’d been experiencing for several years.

During the last 3 months, I felt increasingly overwhelmed by this condition, to the point where I felt overwhelmed & increasingly withdrawing from life. I missed my active life, running my own therapy business, walking in nature & painting. Every day felt like an obstacle I had to endure: I felt desperate to break free from the cycle of depression that was separating me from living my life & fulfilling my goals. The natural therapies I had been using were no longer helping me, & I had become so despondent to the point where I feared that nothing could help me enjoy my life ever again. Amidst the hopelessness, I contacted Zoë, hoping that hypnotherapy might be a way to release the issues that had become unbearable. A small glimmer of hope, amidst the fear that this might be another dead-end… When I booked my appointment via email, Zoë’s reply already provided reassurance, & the session was a safe & comfortable experience. At the end of the session, I knew some deep, profound changes had taken place, which was confirmed over the following week when I noticed my attitude & mind-set had completely shifted. I felt empowered, no longer a victim of depression, I realised that my thoughts had transformed from yearning for a way out of life, to feeling grounded & stronger in myself. Most importantly it felt good to be alive again! The change felt so natural & easy that the enormity of the experience feels hard to explain, but in just 1 session, my life has drastically improved & I feel my confident, passionate & optimistic self again, all thanks to Zoë Clews & her life-changing skills that really make a meaningful difference. Thank you Zoë, it feels great to feel fully alive again!

Molly, Herts

During a difficult period in my life I felt as though all the negative experiences I had ever suffered were affecting me all at once.

I decided that it was better to try and find a way to cope with these subsequent feelings and thought Hypnotherapy might be a way to achieve this.

The sessions with Zoë have left me feeling much more positive and optimistic about myself. I feel more in control of my life and more understanding of who I am as a person.

As a result my relationships with other people are stronger, I am more successful with my work, and most importantly I like myself more.

I cannot recommend Zoë highly enough to anyone considering Hypnotherapy, she is committed and focused to helping people move forward with their lives.

Jason, Stockwell

Just a quick email to thank you so much for our weekend session Zoë.

I appreciate your taking the extra time with me, and it was certainly time well spent. I was in such a state before the session, as I truly didn’t know how to unravel the huge tangle of knotted thoughts to be able to explain what it was I actually needed. But the work with symbols around the key areas of worthiness, victim resignation and healing needed no words, thankfully – and I am still in awe at just how pure and powerful it was (and still have tears in my eyes as I think of it). I have been able to access the ‘stash’ since – e.g. whilst awaiting my scans yesterday – and I’m sure that will continue to be the case. Thank you so much for helping me with these issues.

Barbara, Brighton

Many thanks for the sessions I had with you late last year Zoë.

The sessions were invaluable to me, and really helped me significantly shift /release some false beliefs and old feelings. I have much more of a permanent sense of wellbeing and underlying self-love, as a result of the sessions with you.

Sherry, Hertfordshire

I have been a client of Zoë’s for the last few years.

I initially went to see Zoë to help with my panic attacks, which I was having constantly, due to gender dysphoria. Zoë helped in settling down what was going on for me inside. She helped in building my confidence to face my fears around transitioning from male to female.

I could go much further in praising Zoë for all her great work and support through what was a very difficult period for me, but the proof is in there for me.

Barbara, London

My session with Sandy opened a door to my awareness that I didn’t even realize was shut.

After my divorce, I was having trouble staying centered in relationships and found myself attracting men who really were not a good match for me. Through her soothing voice and timely insights, Sandy guided me to a place where my ego was stripped down and I could see not only my patterns but my mother’s patterns as well which I was now carrying.

My journey with Sandy helped me pinpoint the key thoughts I was having that were blocking my ability to manifest a healthy relationship. I now feel more ready than ever to not only give love, but more importantly I feel completely deserving to receive love.

Thank you again Sandy for opening my heart to knowing the divine light that I am.

Nicola, Hawaii

I would highly recommend The Journey and Hypnotherapy for anyone feeling the need to, or ready to, make a shift, release old wounds, self discover and heal.

I experienced a real connection to my spirituality and a great release of physical tensions. I was able to go deep within and see things about my self that needed to be acknowledged.

I still have much work to do but now have a foundation from which to build. From the session something ended and something begun…

Sandy is an excellent therapist. I felt safe and supported, she was fully present every moment with me, and I can’t thank her enough!

Loraine, Islington

I felt amazing

After my experience of the FreeMind system I felt amazing and totally unstoppable I really believe it could change the world.

Myleene Klass , Broadcaster and Musician

Claire on Insomnia Relief

I’ve been having problems sleeping for a while, and it started to impact on everything I did, so I was so relieved to work with Tom at Zoë Clews & Associates. I’m now sleeping in a way that I haven’t done since I was a child.

Claire, London

I had been a smoker for many, many years.

Since Christmas, however, the addiction had become heavier……I had tried to give up on numerous occasions, and even though I did throughout each of my pregnancies it was because i was doing it for someone else!! I never seemed to have the willpower to stop for my own benefit!! When i met Paul i explained all this and just how badly I did want to stop. I had the pleasure and privilege to be hypnotised by Paul last Monday, and I am delighted to be able to say that i am now a non smoker :)!!!!! I have always been quite sceptical of hypnosis, but Paul made the session easy and relaxing and I felt confident almost straight away that he was going to succeed!! To go from 15+ cigarettes a day to zero makes me feel so proud and happy, not to mention healthier! Not only has he helped me with that addiction, but he has also cured me of my ridiculous fear of elastic bands after a session last night!! A silly fear that has plagued my life for years has finally gone, and its thanks to you Paul :)….I am more than grateful!! There are also a couple of other fears that I have told him about that he will be helping me get over soon too!! Thank you Paul……you know I am more than a satisfied client!!

Emma, Norwich

Up to yet… everything is going well on the no smoking front.

Haven’t had a single puff of one and don’t intend to. I know its early days but I do believe that whatever it is that you’ve done has really worked.

I do get cravings for one but can’t seem to bring myself to be bothered to actually have one.

So thank you again for all of your help.

Jim, London

I gave up smoking after over 10 years on the 5th of January 2004 with hypnotherapy from Zoë Clews.

I tried a number of different methods but Zoë managed to really get to the core of why I was smoking which finally broke the addiction.

One of my fears about giving up was putting on weight but I can honestly say that I didn’t put on an ounce. In fact, I have felt far more compelled to exercise and generally live a healthy life style.

Emily, Islington

I wanted to give you some feedback after my smoking cessation session with you.

I wanted to extend my heartfelt thanks for your support and for helping me to quit smoking. The result was and remains truly amazing. Immediately after my appointment I remembered that my husband had run out of cigarettes and when I passed a newsagent I went and bought him ten cigarettes. It didn’t occur to me at all that I should want or need one myself.

I have quit smoking twice before. The fist time, with no support at all, lasted two years, the second time, with nicotine chewing gum, lasted five. On both occasions a stress-related incident led me to start again. Your therapy has been amazing as it really has removed the mental imagery that is usually the cause of temptation and often defeat in the early stages of quitting. There is a total disassociation between mind and what the body feels it needs. The most amazing and different thing I have found with hypnotherapy/NLP is that the mind body separation has also stopped the agitation and irritability which previously happened as part of the withdrawal process.

Jenny, London

I just wanted to express my many thanks for your help with my giving up smoking.

If you are thinking of quitting using hypnotherapy, I thoroughly recommend this method. Zoë’s confidence that I would give up really helped.

I had wanted to give up smoking after having been a ‘social smoker’ on and off for over 10 years.

Although I didn’t smoke during the week, I more than made up for the quantity of cigarettes smoked at the weekend.

I had two sessions. The first one worked well but I felt I needed further reinforcement as I found I was starting to go back to my old ways once I had had a few drinks and my defences were down. This was not a problem as Zoë offers a second complimentary session. The second session worked really well.

I am very pleased that I now socialise without even thinking about having a cigarette or even a sly puff of someone else’s! I can honestly say that I have had no cravings for a cigarette.

In fact, the whole thing seems very alien to me and I can hardly believe I ever smoked!

Nasrin, London

I just want to let you know that I’m still not smoking and that this time it worked (the free back-up session) – thank you!

The proof of it is in the fact that I have had an incredibly stressful few weeks and am loosing my job – and despite this am not smoking – hooray!

Natalia, London

Just wanted to say anothe rmassive THANKS for the hypnotherapy.

It is amazing, I was in the most chain-smoking friendly environment ever last night – all my uni friends having drinks, standing outside a pub all night and everyone smoking around me. I kept looking for the feeling of wanting to smoke and thinking ‘surely I am feeling deprived right now’ (which you said would happen) but I felt like you’d sewn a fuzzy patch over the bit of my subconscious that wants to smoke. So every time I thought about it I sort of bounced off the patch and felt nice (not at all deprived), and if I thought of putting a cigarette in my mouth had a slight feeling of revulsion, (stil do now), it was wonderful!!!

Genievieve, London

Paul has helped me to regain my confidence as a footballer.

I play as a striker and since a bad fall I’ve been doubting my ability to score and hesitate before shooting and then bottle out and pass it. Since seeing Paul I now don’t think, I just do and it comes naturally and I feel my mind is more focused than ever and I’m enjoying my football more than ever!

Gareth, London

As a professional darts player I need to be focused and able to tune out the noise around me.

Recently my family has had some bad news and this has caused me to lose concentration and focus and my game has dropped.

I was recommended to go and see Paul and I’m glad I did! In two sessions he had my focus back and I was back on the circuit playing my best games!

The thing is, I considered myself to not be hypnotisable so was a little sceptical but I was desperate. The first thing Paul did was to put my scepticism aside but hypnotising me and allowing me to really feel it! Cannot recommend Paul highly enough.

Jim, Norwich

I went to Zoë at a point in my life where I was at my lowest emotionally.

I tried psychotherapy, counselling and other hypnotherapy but with no satisfactory long-term results. I have battled all my life against very low self-esteem which has stopped me from having friends, relationships and doing normal everyday things which most people would take for granted. Before I went to see Zoë I was actually feeling most of the that my life was not worth living.

After the first session I knew she was going to make a real and positive difference to my life, and she has. The sessions with Zoë are amazing and through her use of hypnotherapy and healing I have been able to turn my life around totally

Maria, Wood Green

I was recommended by a friend at a very low emotional time following a bereavement.

This dug up past experiences that I had never dealt with. I’ve had one on one counselling sessions in the past, but I always felt as if I was telling a story about my experiences which i could repeat endlessly. With Zoë, hypnotherapy helped me emotionally deal with them and move on.

All of my life I have suffered with low self esteem and low confidence never allowing my self to feel proud of anything I have achieved, but now I feel lighter and brighter, confident and positive.

I have just passed my theory driving test thanks to a session I had with Zoë. I feel proud of myself and I am looking forward to achieving all the other things in life that I used to tell myself I couldn’t do.

Pamela, East London

A friend recommended that I see Zoë.

I had recently had quite a lot of troubles which piled together and were bringing me down, like the bad boyfriend that reduced me to a wreck and the sudden death of my wonderful mum, which was a terrible shock. I just felt like life was one bad turn after another. I really had had enough.

The catalyst, which finally made me contact Zoë, was my relationship. I always seemed to put up with being treated badly and one horrible incident with my partner was the final straw. I always had this overwhelming desire to please, be liked and be loved – by anyone, not just my boyfriends. I didn’t tend to worry about the people that did like or love me, only the ones that didn’t.

When I first met Zoë I just sat down in front of her and cried. She asked all the right questions. When she asked me how long had I felt like this, it dawned on me, always. Zoë completely understood everything I said and felt, she helped me understand firstly why I felt this way and why I responded the way I did in certain situations, then how to deal with them so I could change how I reacted and in turn how I felt about myself.

My confidence has improved dramatically and I have a strong desire to stand up for myself. When I have a bad day I don’t feel depressed about it, I just think I got out of the wrong side of the bed.

Sally, London

Ok, so me being a total skeptic..

I was petrified of even the mere thought of being hypnotised UNTIL I met Paul!! It had never entered my head, especially being brought up in a devout religious household!! This was a big No No! Reaching the ripe old age of 32 (!) I decided I needed to take control and seek out alternative ways of healing other than pills that the doctors are happy to continue to shove down your throat!

Pauls name was brought up in conversation with my PT and after a bit of gentle persuasion, I had a long chat with Paul on the phone.. This led to booking THE appointment.

Meeting Paul for the first time was a bit of a scary thought…but once we began talking, Paul quickly put my mind at rest about the whole “stage hypnosis” thing that I had in my mind and assured me that this is NOT what he does.. I relaxed once I realised  I was not going to walk out of his room barking like a dog or dancing like a chicken, I felt so comfortable and the first time I sat in the big comfy chair, I knew this was a great decision! This led to an awesome first session where I realised that I was in TOTAL control of my mind and my actions and that ‘being under’ was in no way scary or weird… It felt like I was at one with myself and I was in my own secret world that nobody else could enter… Here I could sort out problems, heal the pain from the past and move forward in a strong and positive manner.

I had two more sessions with Paul after my initial one and felt just as fantastic as I did after the first..Paul’s approach is calm, accurate and he definitely knows his stuff!! He is a highly intelligent, skilled hypnotherapist with a good sense of humour (always needed) which led to some thought provoking conversations.

So, If you are reading this because you are not sure… Heed my advice.. Just give it a go… One session, it’s worth it’s weight in gold, believe me, the skeptic!! You won’t look back.

Thank you Paul for believing in me, trying new approaches, working with me and gently guiding me through my own mindful journey!! I will be back to conquer my fear of flying very soon!! In July!”

Linda, Norwich

Sandy holds a nice supportive space where I felt I could talk openly.

 I found her ability to appropriately channel discussions, keeping clarity and focus, highly skilled. Our sessions together have helped me on my path to a stronger sense of self.

Penny, London

Sandy is not only an incredibly professional and gifted therapist…

She is also exudes real warmth and compassion which is evident as soon as we began the sessions together. When you work with Sandy you feel as though she completely understands you. She handled some very early traumatic childhood events of mine with incredible sensitivity and care and I felt ‘held’ every step of the way. I cannot recommend Sandy more highly for anyone who wants to let go old painful events in their life and move out of fear and into confidence and courage.

Susan, London

I am writing to say a really big ‘thank you’ for the tremendous help you have given to me in my efforts to lose weight.

 I have been trying for many years to lose weight without success, but this time it has worked. I have tried many slimming clubs, diets and exercises but never really lost much weight. I even joined a running club, but had to stop due to a bad knee injury, which has also stopped me doing any impact exercise.

I heard about the hypno-band a while ago. More recently I was looking through my local paper where Hypno-Band was being advertised locally. I rang the number straight away and made an appointment with Sandy

I am so glad that I took the opportunity to make that phone call and followed the Hypno-Band system, as Itave now lost an amazing 1.5 Stone (that’s 10 bags of sugar I no longer have to carry around) I have also lost 2 dress sizes, I feel fitter and my knee seems less painful so I am going to try again to exercise next week

I am delighted with the results and I know that I will continue to lose more weight with the Hypno-Band together with help of the recordings

I would thoroughly recommend the Hypno-Band system to anyone who is serious about weight loss

Thanks again,

Janet, Hertfordshire

I have struggled with weight and overeating issues for over 30 years, eating compulsively to numb feelings, and using food as a comfort.

I had become a hermit, avoiding social situations, relationships, exercise, and applying for jobs because of how badly I felt about myself both physically and emotionally.

I also have an underactive thyroid and I chose Paul over other hypnotherapists because of his knowledge and experience of working with auto immune disorders.

After only 3 sessions I am delighted to say that I am steadily losing weight without effort and the biggest change has been that I no longer have the daily struggle with food. I eat only when I am hungry and I naturally make good food choices without feeling deprived.

I am excited about moving forward with my new found confidence and making up for all those lost years.

In my second session I asked Paul if we could address my inability to stick to things, finding it easier to give up than finish them. The way that Paul integrated this into the session is a testimony to his flexibility and expertise. Days later I was able to make a life changing decision that would alter the course of my working life.

Paul is professional, passionate and personable, with a refreshingly honest approach to his work that is tailor made to an individual’s needs. He cares deeply about enhancing the quality of peoples’ lives and his commitment to this is impressive.

Linda, Norwich

Zoë, the good news is that I have found my thoughts now are more about eating healthily…

Zoë, the good news is that I have found my thoughts now are more about eating healthily and the urges I used to have to overeat and binge have diminished. I have still had some slip ups but as we discussed, it takes a while to change habits. So I’m feeling quite positive about this and am trying to eat sensibly and healthily and once good habits have formed I am hoping this will be for life.

I do really think our sessions have helped and I find myself thinking more sensibily about whether my body needs the food I’m about to eat rather than just mindlessly eating. I also find I’m buying smaller sizes of treats, ie chocolate, when I have it and am not wanting to buy the whole shop! If I do buy myself a treat I have found I can also leave some for tomorrow, or the next day, it does not worry me like it did before where I had to eat it immediately.

Jules , London

Zoë, I am doing really well since our session.

I have had a few slip ups but nothing as bad as before. I am not constantly thinking about calories and what I need to do to burn things off. I have also started to close down conversations with those who make me feel more self conscious about what I should eat and what they are eating. it feels quite liberating, I have started to enjoy food again which is really nice.

Katherine, London

I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the sessions and how pleased that I was with myself at having the sense to deal with some things that were causing me concern.

Zoë made the experience feel very worthwhile. She listens intently and tailors sessions to individual needs, which is probably what most of us are craving in such a fast moving world where many of our needs go unattended, for whatever reason. Zoë strikes a really good balance and makes you feel like you are in the hands of somebody who really knows what they are doing.

Catherine, London

I have been meaning to write to you to say a massive THANK YOU for your wonderful hypnotherapy skills!

Hi Sandy,

I have been meaning to write to you to say a massive THANK YOU for your wonderful hypnotherapy skills! It really did change my life and I am so very grateful for who I now am.

I’ve lost about a stone but the good thing is I eat SO healthily and enjoy every single meal – guilt free and delicious…. not a crisp, cake, bread or chocolate bar has passed my lips unless out and about and in a very normal setting.

I’ve become a juicing fan – I borrowed a friends super juicer to see if I liked it… which I didn’t, I loved it.  However the pulp bothered me, so much waste (and no, I’m not going to cook pulp muffins!! hahaha) and then I discovered the Nutri Bullet – which is like a juicer/blender so you get 100% goodness from the fruit and veg.  So feeling great about that too.

Another life changing area is my exercise regime, I have never before felt so at ease with my almost daily regime.. I just do it!!!  I power walk at least 15 miles a week and love it but what I love most is that it is just part of my life, its just what I do.  I’m also delighted that most of the time I have been ‘safe and comfortable’!!!  I went to the doctors yesterday and although I am now on statins for my cholesterol – my blood pressure was perfect!!

With lots of love and gratitude,

Sara, Herts

Just wanted to drop you a note as promised and let you know how much I appreciated our session a few weeks ago.

It really helped to ‘re-set’ my thinking and relax me about everything. I really took on board what you were saying about how we never slip back to where we started, but that we continue to learn and develop – the changes after the last session haven’t felt nearly as radical as the first time I came to you, which really just reinforced how much of what you’ve said in our previous sessions has already sunk in and become my mindset. The CD is also great; its so relaxing!

I started my Virtual Gastric Band sessions with you out of desperation as a last resort after trying every diet existing !

As you may recall, I was very sceptical about the idea of hypnosis, but then again, I was desperate.

The first session was very hard for me, however I followed your advice about listening to the CD and suddenly I felt I was connecting with you and your voice…the following two sessions totally transformed me and transformed my opinion about hypnosis.

My favourite session was the “inner child” session which I felt brought back the “beautiful me” that had died many many years ago. Suddenly my confidence started growing back and my midnight binging stopped and finally after 15 years of self-punishment with food, I was in control of my eating habits.

I had my last session with you today and I feel like a different person, more confident, more in control of my life and more positive about the future.

Although my initial contact with you was to help me lose weight, you proved to be a great Hypnotherapist and used hypnosis to resolve a lot of my underlying psychological issues which were causing my problems with food, something that no other diet has managed to achieve.

I genuinely can’t thank you enough and recommend you to everyone, not just for weight loss issues, but for any other issues that is causing them stress and discomfort.

Yours sincerely

Rose, Hertfordshire

I am a 62 year old woman who has been yo-yo dieting since my twenties.

Last year my husband became ill and i lost the mental attitude to diet. I read in the local paper an article/ad about Hypno-band and through sheer desperation i made an appointment.

When i went to see Sandy she was very easy to talk to and quickly put me at my ease we had a long talk and she understood my dilemma,

I made up my mind to go ahead with the Hypno-Band which takes four sessions. And so far it has worked extremely well i have lost 15 pounds 6 weeks. Sandy is there every step of the way if you feel you need to talk to her I also felt that it was very personal to her that i succeed, she was so pleased that i had.That seemed more rewarding to her than the actual fee.

I found Sandy a good listener, easy to talk to, and very professional, i would highly recommend her.

Mary, Hertfordshire

Sandy I am full!

I bought an avocado and herb wrap from Pret yesterday and I ate half and was full. Then for dinner I cooked stuffed mushrooms and poached chicken breast. Alfie had a whole breast and 2 mushrooms and I just had the tenderloin from his breast and only got through one and a bit mushrooms before I was full… again.

Today I met Alfie for lunch at Kaati – amazing wraps – AMAZING- and I could only eat half. I wanted to eat the whole thing – cause they are so yummy – but couldn’t.

So far … it’s amazing. The calm and control I feel. Thank you. I didn’t tell Alfie that I had the ‘surgery’ he thinks that I’m just useless at eating.

I’ll keep sending you updates.

Andrea, Hertfordshire

I started my hypno-band sessions with Sandy out of desperation as a last resort after trying every diet existing !…

As you may recall, I was very sceptical about the idea of hypnosis, but then again, I was desperate. The first session was very hard for me as I couldn’t feel things happening and for the next couple of weeks, I followed your advice about visualisation and listened to the CD and suddenly I felt I was connecting with you and your voice…the following two sessions totally transformed me and transformed my opinion about hypnosis.

Rose, Hertfordshire

Sandy is a remarkable person and professional.

I have worked with and consulted quite a few counsellors and hypnotherapists before meeting her, however never have I met someone who offers such an effective balance of practical, emotional and emphatic support.

Her understanding of applying the most effective method and saying the right thing at the right time has helped me regain control of not only my eating habits but also my confidence and self-assurance in other areas of my life.

I have dropped a size after only 6 weeks since we started the Virtual Gastric Band therapy and am facing life with renewed enthusiasm after many years of difficult experiences.

As a professional coach and mentor I know about supporting others through changes and the impact that one special person can have on people.

I cannot recommend her highly enough and if you’re not sure – just have one session with Sandy and you will discover the wonderful benefits for yourself.

Jennifer, Learning, Development & Career Management Consultant
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