List of symptoms treated with Hypnotherapy at Aylesbury and Rickmansworth Hypnosis Clinics

By Cara Ostryn, Hypnotherapist at Rickmansworth Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Clinic, serving the areas of Eastcote, Harrow and now new clinic in Aylesbury

The following are some of the symptoms that hypnotherapy and The Thrive Programme can resolve. If your own issue is not listed here, feel free to contact me for more information on how I could help with your particular symptom.

Habits and Addictions:

  • Quit smoking
  • Alcohol abuse/excessive drinking
  • Drug abuse
  • Gambling
  • Nail biting
  • Cocaine Abuse

Weight Issues:

  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia
  • Binge eating
  • Lose weight/dieting/slimming

Phobias and Fears:

  • Emetophobia (fear of being sick)
  • Fear of flying/trains
  • Fear of spiders (arachnophobia)
  • Fear of lifts/enclosed spaces (agoraphobia)
  • Fear of being in enclosed spaces (claustrophobia)
  • Fear of heights
  • Fear of cancer
  • Fear of thunderstorms
  • Fear of death or illness
  • Nightmares


  • Obsessions & Compulsions
  • Pure O / intrusive thoughts

Social Phobia:

  • Feeling embarrassed/on the spot/judged by others
  • Shyness
  • Blushing or fear of blushing
  • Feeling uncomfortable in front of others
  • Stammering/stuttering
  • Shy bladder (unable to pee in front of others)
  • Fear of public speaking
  • Fear of writing in front of someone
  • Some twitches or tics
  • Repeated failure of driving test
  • Persistent fear of failure
  • Preoccupation with how you look
  • Setting unachievable standards

Negative Emotions:

  • Anger
  • Grief
  • Guilt
  • Depression
  • Unhappiness
  • Worry


  • Low self confidence
  • Low self esteem
  • Exam nerves
  • Driving test nerves
  • Assertiveness

Sexual Problems:

  • Premature ejaculation
  • Impotence
  • sexual Inhibitions/frigidity
  • Vaginismus
  • Fear of intimacy
  • Fetishes

Stress and Anxiety:

  • Excessive sweating
  • Panic attacks/Panic disorder
  • Teeth grinding (bruxism)
  • Self harm
  • Hair pulling (trichotillomania)

Somatic (bodily) Symptoms:

  • Skin disorders
  • excessive sweating
  • ME/chronic fatigue
  • IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Allegies
  • Asthma
  • Migraine headaches
  • Persistent headaches


  • PTSD – post traumatic stress disorder
  • Rape and assault
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Bereavement

Sleeping Problems:

  • Insomnia
  • Persistent tiredness
  • Nightmares
  • Bed wetting

Childrens Problems:

  • Children’s irrational fears
  • Difficult behavour in children
  • Children’s shyness, worry & anxiety
  • Confidence in children
  • Unusual habits in children
  • Speech problems in children
  • Unhappiness in children
  • Emotional trauma in children
  • Children and bed wetting
  • Nightmares & sleeping problems in children

Get in touch!

It is perfectly natural that you may have questions about The Thrive Programme or Hypnotherapy. For more information, or to book an appointment call 07740 781 573

If I’m with a client, you can leave a confidential message on my answerphone and I will return your call as soon as possible.

Alternatively, you can email me at:

Symptoms treated at the Rickmansworth hypnosis and hypnotherapy clinic. The clinic serves the following areas: Eastcote, Ruislip, Harrow, Pinner, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Northwood, Watford, Wembley and London