Whilst my work often takes me into the treatment of anxiety there are some common themes that I see when working with clients (children, teens and adults) which come from well-meaning friends and family but are having catastrophic or distressing results for the individual struggling with anxious thought and feelings. This week’s blog explores three reasons why telling someone to ‘push through’ anxiety could be having a crippling result and be ending in tears… Please note – the scenarios and examples used are related to anxiety and should not be confused with nerves or adrenaline from excitement e.g. pre-performance nerves. Reason #1 – It’s not safe for their brain The brain’s key job is to keep us alive and to keep us safe. In situations where the brain experiences a situation which feels unsafe or creates anxious feelings the subconscious creates a pattern of behaviour that this is ‘NOT SAFE’…
Clients experiencing Disordered Eating behaviours are offered treatments which utilise my qualifications in fitness and nutrition alongside hypnotherapy, BWRT, NLP and coaching to create a holistic approach to disordered eating treatments which retrain the mind in its emotional and behavioural responses to eating routines, food behaviours and body image.
Lifestyle Hypnotherapy & BWRT
Clients who desire a change to their daily thought patterns and behaviours are offered an opportunity to break free from their limiting identify patterns and step into a mindset that they desire through Lifestyle Hypnotherapy & BWRT which work with the individuals limiting beliefs.
Children’s Hypnotherapy & BWRT
Treatments for children to resolve their thoughts, worries and fears through Children’s Hypnotherapy & BWRT which offer techniques and approaches to resolve their issues and worries quickly, effectively and safely whilst taking part in interactive therapy sessions.
Trauma & Grief
Regardless of the trigger situation the treatments offered to make peace with Trauma and Grief allow clients to release the heaviness and burden on the mind to bring clarity, peace and take back control in the least distressing approaching possible. No unnecessary digging or pain are created and techniques effectively break emotional triggers.
Hypnobirthing courses offer parents-to-be the opportunity to learn techniques to support the best birth for them. Covering breathing techniques, relaxation and self-hypnosis alongside how to give informed consent and birthing plans. Both online and 1:1 classes are offered to ensure that you have the best course for you.
Eating Behaviour Treatments
Eating Behaviour programmes are a 5 week treatment plan to break the habits that create food behaviours. Focussing on both emotional, habitual and behavioural eating patterns we tailor a programme to your needs to allow you to take back control of your eating habits.
Nicky Edwards is the proud author of the ‘Adventures of Brian’ children’s books, a growing collection of fictional children’s stories written to help children deal with a full range of fears, anxieties and childhood challenges.
NEW EATING DISORDER PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
Nicky has just launched the first support Group in Crawley for Parents of children struggling with eating disorders. Join us once a month for free support and advice to help your child with their recovery
"I've done it Nicky! I just got on the scales and I have reached the 3 stone mark! Thank you, thank you, Thank you! xxx"− Gastric Band Client, feedback 2016
"I have battled with food addictions, emotional eating and being very overweight all of my adult life. In November I had a hypnotic gastric band fitted. 7 weeks on 25lbs off. She uses a combination of Neuro Linguistic Therapy and hypnotherapy. Hand on heart I haven't touched or wanted junk food, even over Christmas. No foods are banned, it is not a diet, but a new, cleaner way of life. I have no desire to eat biscuits, cakes, crisps, cheese etc.....I eat 3 x a day and I am full. Best investment I have ever made on myself"− Gastric Band Client, fitted November 2014
"Nicky, you need to charge more! In 7 weeks I have lost 17lbs, my clothes fit again and I've thrown out my fat clothes and I'm half way to goal and feel at peace with myself! You've switched something off in my head - thank you! "− Gastric Band Client, fitted in June 2016
"All the background noise has gone, which is massive! "− BWRT 4 week identity programme
"BWRT is working on me. Haven't had any chocolate since I saw you. This morning I was offered a lovely M&S biscuit and I turned it down! How about that!? "− BWRT - Sugar Cravings - Single Session
"By week 3 I was saying no to things that didn’t resonate with me as well as dealing with certain individuals who previously ‘pushed buttons’ who now didn’t even get on to my radar. "− BWRT Find Yourself Programme - 2016
"Went to see my GP yesterday and he is amazed at my weight loss and is very pleased. Also my husband said today that when he gave me a cuddle his arms go round me now, made me feel good! "− Gastric Band fitted August 2015
"10 stone lost in one year! You've saved my life! "− Gastric Band Fitted December 2014
"I’m now 3st 1lb down in 14 weeks – goal reached!"− Gastric Band fitted November 2014