Hello, I’m Alan Beavon. I’m a fully qualified clinical hypnotherapist and also have a BSc Hons degree in psychology. Having had hypnotherapy myself to stop smoking, which was an immediate and complete success, I started on my journey of studying psychology and hypnotherapy with the aim of helping others to make positive life changes and achieve their goals.
Over the years I have worked and volunteered with people as a support worker and tutor, and I have been involved in areas of adult mental health for a charity and the NHS.
I’m a member of the National Hypnotherapy Society and abide by their code of ethics, and I am fully insured. I undertake regular supervision and further training to update and add to my professional skills.
Hypnotherapy uses the naturally occurring, hypnotic state that people experience several times a day, to make suggestions for positive life changes to the unconscious mind. It is a state of deep focus and examples of being in this state are when you are engrossed in a book or a film, or when you have made a car journey that you cannot remember parts of.
During hypnotherapy you will be in a deeply relaxed state that enables your unconscious mind to accept suggestions of the positive changes that we have discussed and that you want to make to your life – the therapy part of hypnotherapy. You cannot be hypnotised unless you want to be and you will not lose self-control. You will be aware and in control throughout the process and involved in planning your treatment.
Hypnotherapy can be very effective with people who are committed to making positive life changes, by giving them back control over the choices they make. Stopping unwanted behaviours, breaking habits, gaining confidence, overcoming fears and phobias, alleviating stress and many other issues can be treated with hypnotherapy.
About Sussex Hypnotherapy
Your sessions will take place confidentially in a modern therapy room at the Eastbourne Therapy Clinic, which is situated near Eastbourne train station for easy access. Pay and display parking is also available outside and near the clinic.