Simon Simpson
cognitive hypnosis

cognitive behaviour therapy
clinical hypnosis
mob: 07801 450 477
tel: 020 8339 3499



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Welcome to Cognitive Hypnosis, the website of Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, Simon Simpson.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is considered to be one of the most powerful and effective ways of gaining long term control over unhealthy emotions and self-defeating behaviours. It is a structured, short-term form of psychotherapy that is particularly useful for helping people deal with emotional problems such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and low self-esteem.

CBT is probably the most widely researched form of therapy. Many hundreds of studies have shown CBT to be as effective as anti-depressant medication in alleviating some forms of depression and more effective than medication for preventing the recurrence of depression. Evidence such as this means that CBT is recommended within the NHS as the principal form of talking therapy for Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress, Eating Disorders, Panic, Insomnia, and many other conditions.

In CBT the emphasis is on helping clients to build new skills, and for you to effectively become your own therapist. The idea behind this is summed up in the well-known saying;

"If you give a hungry person a fish, you feed them for a day - teach that person to fish and you feed them for life".

Clinical Hypnosis is a very useful addition to a number of CBT treatments, and can help clients to reinforce the ideas they learn in CBT. Stress, phobias, anxiety, habit disorders, IBS, pain control, and of course smoking, are all issues that are particularly suited to treatment with hypnotherapy.

Whether you have been referred by your GP, recommended by a friend, or are responding to an advert you have seen, please explore this website to learn more about CBT and how this form of treatment could help you to achieve your goals.

Telephone 07801 450 477 or 020 8339 3499 to discuss whether CBT might help you, and to talk to Simon in complete confidence about;
stress anxiety depression eating disorders panic phobias habits fears confidence public speaking blushing insomnia OCD PTSD, or any other concern.

Simon Simpson BA(Hons) MSc MAREBT BABCP UKCP MNRHP

 

CBT therapist Simon Simpson practices in Esher and Molesey: locations that are convenient for nearby Surrey towns, Cobham Claygate Thames Ditton Epsom Esher Ewell Hampton Kingston Leatherhead Molesey Oxshott Surbiton Teddington Weybridge Woking.