It’s a tricky question because we are so inclined to think that it is the circumstance of a situation that makes it traumatic. And this is often true, a car crash is traumatic, being attacked is traumatic, a warzone is traumatic. And we often can’t do anything about the situation...

When I originally met Sarah* she had come to see me for treatment for anxiety. I had no idea when she booked the appointment that she was a new mum and had a baby just 5 months beforehand, she didn’t mention this in her original email. She had said she...

I had always wondered how Lauren's birth had gone. I remembered our last hypnobirthing session in front of a roaring fire at her house. When I finally heard from her and read her traumatic birth story it brought me to tears. Working with Lauren inspired me to train other practitioners...