What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry, dread or fear. This can be mild or severe and normally occurs in response to a stressor.

Anxiety is experienced by everyone at some point in their life. This is a perfectly natural response to larger, short term, stressors such as having an exam or job interview to prepare for, or perhaps you have decided to move house.

Sometimes anxiety is caused by longer term challenges which can begin to impact on your day to day life. These can include work stresses or long term health worries. It can be difficult to control these feelings and you might not always know what is causing them, which can leave you with a generalised feeling of anxiety without an obvious reason.


Perhaps you have experienced the unpleasant symptoms of anxiety. These can include:

  • Elevated pulse rate
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Rapid breathing
  • Tension in your body

These symptoms can have a serious impact on your day to day life. You might be aware of the “fight or flight” response, this is a self preservation response which assists you in fighting or running from a stressor.

The “fight or flight” response can be triggered by both tangible stresses and imagined threats. Thinking about a stressor will create the same experience in your body as a physically experienced event as, our brains cannot distinguish between the two.

Symptoms can progress and become steadily worse which can lead to:

  • Sleep irregularities
  • Mood swings
  • Shortness of temper
  • Reduced confidence and/or self esteem.

Treatment for Anxiety

You can learn to control your anxiety with Hypnotherapy techniques, learning self hypnosis will help you stay relaxed when you begin to feel anxious.

We will also teach you NLP reframing techniques which will help you change how you think about the stressor. Learning to manage the stress that causes your anxieties will allow you to take control of your feelings and over come the challenging situation.

By continuing to practice the techniques you are taught, you will find that your anxiety reduces over time until it is more manageable, or may even disappear completely.

Allow us to create a bespoke therapy program for you including Hypnotherapy, NLP and CBT techniques today. This combination of therapies will give you control over any anxiety that is having a negative influence on your life.

If you are looking for Hypnotherapy for anxiety in Hertfordshire, we can assist you in taking control today. Please call us on 01438 358174 to discuss your goals further.


As is common in therapy, results may vary from individual to individual and no specific outcome can be promised or guaranteed. Your therapist will however, endeavour to accomplish the objective of your sessions to the best of her ability.

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