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A well-established talking therapy to help change habits, treat conditions, manage stress and increase overall mental wellbeing.

What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnosis is simply a very relaxed state, whilst at the same time experiencing heightened awareness through suggestion. At all times you remain in control and are awake and aware of what is being said to you. It is a safe, non-addictive way of helping with a vast number of problems.

Benefits of Hypnotherapy

Professional Hypnotherapy uses a calm and relaxed state of mind to enable your therapist to work alongside you to overcome habits, thoughts and behaviours which might be holding you back. Through hypnotherapy you may be more open to suggestion than normal, helping you to gain control over situations.

Hypnotherapy may support you with:

  • Fears & Phobias
  • Panic Attacks
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Weight Loss
  • Grief
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • Eating Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Fertility
  • Confidence
  • Trauma
  • Abuse
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Past Life Regression
  • Childbirth (Hypnobirthing)
  • Anxiety
  • Sexual Issues

What to expect  

All our therapists offer a safe space for you to be heard and to explore ways of working with your issues that will allow you to move forward in a happier and healthier way.
During your Hypnotherapy session you will remain aware and in control at all times.
All of our Hypnotherapists are fully qualified, insured and have many years experience in private practice
Our Hypnotherapists all offer FREE no-obligation consultations so you can meet them and talk about what you would like to work on before deciding whether to proceed.

Patients can be seen from age 5 onwards.

Additional Hypnotherapy Treatments Available:

Stop Smoking

Hypnotherapy is a safe and effective way to curb your habit, without turning to a patches and chewing gums. Your hypnotherapist will work with you to break the underlying reason for your addiction, such as smoking for stress relief, as it it often these negative associations that hinder attempts to stop smoking.

Past Life Regression

Sometimes we can bring traits of our former lives into our present life, these can be physical or emotional. Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy can help you explore the history behind these traits, and if they’re holding you back or affecting your present, help you release these and heal. Alternatively some people want to experience Past Life Regression purely for curiosity!

Weight Loss

Habits and emotions are often barriers to weight loss, which can be difficult to overcome. Hypnotherapy can help you to tackle the issues that have been holding you back by helping create new behaviours and breaking unhealthy eating habits.


IBS is often connected to emotional tensions and stresses. Hypnotherapy may support you to become more in tune with your body, and your IBS triggers and help you to find new ways to manage difficult situations. Hypnotherapy for IBS is recommended by N.I.C.E (National Institute for Clinical Excellence).

Gastric Band Hypnosis

A surgery and supplement-free approach to weight loss. Gastric Band Hypnosis is a safe and effective method to help you on your weight loss journey, combining the fitting of a ‘virtual gastric band’ along with help to break habits which are holding you back from achieving your goals.

Hypnosis for Fertility

The Fertile Body Method is a mind-body approach to your fertility, whether your journey is through natural or assisted fertility, such as IVF. Both women and men may benefit from hypnotherapy to help reduce the anxiety and stresses associated with the fertility journey, leading to a better balance between your emotional, physical and psychological well-being. This in turn may enhance your fertility, helping you be as fertile as you can be.

Hypnosis for Childbirth

The Introduction to Hypnobirthing gives you a 90 minute overview of what hypnobirthing is about.  It gives you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have, dispel any myths, and helps to erase some fears and manage others.  The introduction gives you a whole host of information about what you can expect from childbirth, and how you can trust your body and own your birthing experience, which is both empowering and wonderful.  The introduction includes lots of hints and tips and you will do some practical hypnosis and receive a professionally recorded MP3 to use at home as you continue your preparation for childbirth. 

For some individuals and couples, that is all they will need.  For others, they will want a more in depth approach and choose to come for further sessions.  Each of those 90 minute sessions will be tailored to your own needs, and a series of recordings is available for you to work with as you continue your preparation at home. 

Franca Hood is a certified Hypnosis for Childbirth Practitioner, and uses the “easibirthing” approach, which was designed to encourage you to work with your baby and your body, to enable a calm, safe and wonderful arrival into the world for your baby.  Franca works 1 – 1 (or 1 – 2 in the case of couples) in order that your sessions can be tailored to your exact needs. 

How to book

Contact us online or call us on 01332 521 270 today to speak to a member of our team or to book your treatment.

Getting to the Bridge Centre for Natural Health

The Bridge Centre for Natural Health is easily located at the end of the parade of shops on Ladybank Road in Mickleover, Derby, with free parking available outside the centre. The centre is also accessible via the main bus route services from Mickleover to Derby city centre.
With the A38 and A50 just minutes away not only is the centre conveniently located for the surrounding areas such as Littleover, Allestree, and Hilton, but also accessible from Ashbourne, Burton-on-Trent, and further afield.

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  • Standard Hypnotherapy prices are below    - for details on pricing for Stop Smoking, Weight Loss etc. Hypnotherapy please contact us online or call us on 01332 521 270 for more information.
  • Initial Consultation    30 Minutes - FREE
  • 1st Hypnotherapy Appointment    1 hour - £70
  • Hypnotherapy Follow-Up    1 hour - £70, 90 minutes - £90
  • Hypnotherapy Block of 3    3 x 1 hour - £195

Cancellation Policy

We understand that people’s lives are busy and complex and that things happen which are out of your control. Wherever possible though we require 24-hour's notice of a cancelled appointment. If 24-hour's notice is not given our Practitioners reserve the right to charge you for the full cost of the missed appointment. This is at the discretion of the individual Practitioners.

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I could not recommend hypnoanalysis more highly. The process had allowed me to move forward with a new strength, power and confidence. It has been a fantastic experience. Thank you!

Julian, Derby