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Menopause 2018-06-11T22:01:26+00:00

Get Off the Emotional Rollercoaster with RTT

Are you feeling out of sorts? Not yourself? Does irritability, anger or anxiety sweep over you for no apparent reason? Are you losing confidence in yourself and your abilities? Have you lost interest in your partner? Are you beginning to doubt whether you can carry on with your job or even aspects of your personal life as you go through this stage of life?

These are all typical peri-menopausal or menopausal symptoms. Many of us who have had busy lives as career women and/or parents have pushed the thought of the menopause to the back of our minds. If you were like me you probably haven’t researched it or prepared for it at all and only have to deal with the impact once it hits you. You might be torn between HRT and natural remedies, you might be frustrated by the patchy and inconsistent information available about how to deal with this new phase of your life.

The menopause is a perfectly natural transition for women but for many that does not mean it is an easy transition. There can be a myriad of physical symptoms to deal with such as hot flushes, weight gain, aching joints, tiredness and thinning hair. Many women also experience emotional symptoms which include irritability, sadness, anxiety, lost confidence as well as forgetfulness, confusion and “brain fog”. The good news is that it won’t go on forever and our bodies do know how to rebalance and adjust to the roller coaster of hormone changes. Life after the menopause can be better than ever with many women reporting new found independence and inner strength.

A few generations ago any women who struggled with the menopause would have done this just with the support of family and friends or in silence at home. Now, far more women are working demanding full time jobs and have to deal with their symptoms in a more public arena. Surveys have found that women often find this difficult but also find it difficult to speak to their team mates and managers. Many have to take sick leave and even consider reducing hours or even giving up their jobs.

A study in 2015  suggested that of all the alternative treatments available – from herbal supplements such as black cohosh to acupuncture – hypnosis is almost uniquely effective in alleviating symptoms of the menopause.

This focused mainly on the physical symptoms but I and my RTT colleagues have also successfully helped many women overcome the emotional symptoms too. This in itself is a great relief and helps to remove the feelings of panic and anxiety as well as rebuild confidence and self esteem

If you are struggling with the physical or emotional effects of the menopause I would love to help you. I am going through this phase too so I am acutely aware of the impact it can have. We can work together on the specific issues affecting you in just one, or possibly two sessions. Once we have done this I can also teach you self-hypnosis so you can work on any new issues which arise as you go through this journey.

After your session and the follow up work you will feel emotionally and mentally stronger. No longer will you feel weak, vulnerable or as if you are losing your sanity. You’ll regain your confidence and self-love and feel able to deal with the curved balls and challenges which life sends your way. Now, that is a great way to feel at any stage of life!

I also provide group sessions for communities or businesses to help groups of women, or to provide information sessions for men who are supporting the women in their family or managing women at work. Please contact me for details of content and pricing.

“I went to Tracy for one session before Christmas and found Tracy to be so open easy to talk to and I felt she was genuinely interested in helping me. I feel because we development a great relationship from the start it helped me so much. I can’t believe the way I feel after only a month of listening to the recording it’s as if the files I was struggling to ‘file ‘ have finally been downloaded. I feel I can finally move forward, thanks Tracy from the bottom of my heart. I feel transformed Andrea 

Andrea Killean
“I had a hypnosis session with Tracy after trying for a second baby for over a year. Tracy helped me to recognise my pregnancy blockers and just a month later I was pregnant with my beautiful baby boy who arrived one week ago. Tracy immediately put me at ease and I can not thank her enough for helping to complete my family.”
Mandy York

“The whole experience was wonderful. Tracy was reassuring, friendly and professional and explained everything to me so I’d fully understand what would happen. Needless to say it has been fantastic, it’s a strange feeling but I have certainly found myself more in control of my actions and reactions, I can handle social situations much better and have reached a state of calm in my mind that I rarely reached before.”

Anna

I have been suffering from excoriation disorder now for as long as I can remember and tried everything to try and break the habit of constantly picking my skin. I had a look into hypnotherapy, and got in touch with Tracy. What can I say?! It’s completely transformed my life. I instantly noticed a difference in the way I felt about myself and more importantly the relationship I had with my skin picking. I have made so much progress now and I have Tracy to thank for that! Her approach is so warm and friendly and made me fell like I wouldn’t be judged – something that has happened to me for the whole of my life due to my condition. I can’t recommend this route enough and Tracy even more! Thank you!

Rachel ,

Hi Tracy i would just like to thank you for helping me through a difficult time, and getting such a fantastic and positive result. The hypnotherapy has certainly worked for me and helped me out in other ways. Thank you for being such a positive and caring person. 💕 x

Jackie,