Welcome to the new Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH) blog.

The blogs are designed to further the aims of the Association, which are to increase public awareness of solution-focused hypnotherapy and to support our therapists and their clients.

AfSFH members can send in their blogs for publication to, with their name, contact details, and Web site information (so readers can contact you should they wish to do so).

For members of the public, welcome to the fascinating world of solution-focused hypnotherapy.

10 April 2017 by Trevor Eddolls

“Anxiety can be defined as feelings of unease, worry, and fear that can be mild or severe. Anxiety refers to both the emotions and the physical sensations a person might experience when they are worried or nervous about something.

The first thing to understand is that anxiety is created in two different parts of the brain. There’s the amygdala type of anxiety, where you’re staying alert and jumping at any dark shadow. And there’s the prefrontal cortex type of anxiety, where you start to worry about whether you left the hob on, or you left the cat in/out, or whether you locked the back door before you left by the front door.”

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IBS and hypnotherapy
24 March 2017 by Trevor Eddolls

“IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is a common, long-term problem. Different people show different symptoms and some people are affected more severely than others. The symptoms may last for a few days or for a few months and may be associated with eating certain foods or periods of stress. Estimates suggest that one in five people may experience IBS, which usually develops when people are in their twenties. Estimates suggest that twice as many women are affected as men.”

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Solution Focused Hypnotherapy
5 January 2015 by David Newton

“I am often asked the question ‘What is Solution Focused Hypnotherapy?’

Well, Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (SFH) is a model of excellence that uses interventions that are effective. It will use the very best procedures that science and research prescribe. In reality though its core philosophy is very much based on the work of Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg and the basic tenets of SFBT.”

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