Skin Conditions

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Anna Sainsbury-Thomas
B.Sc.Hons(Psych), DHP,
HPD, SFBH, MNCH(Lic)

A wide spectrum of dermatologic disorders may be improved or cured using hypnosis as an alternative or complementary therapy, including acne excoriee, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, dyshidrotic dermatitis, erythromelalgia, furuncles, glossodynia, herpes simplex, hyperhidrosis, ichthyosis vulgaris, lichen planus, neurodermatitis, nummular dermatitis, postherpetic neuralgia, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, trichotillomania, urticaria, verruca vulgaris, and vitiligo.

From ‘Hypnosis in dermatology’ by PD Shenefelt in ‘Arch Dermatol’, 2000
Researchers at the Department of Dermatology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA carried out a three month study into the use of hypnotherapy in adults suffering with stable, chronic, plaque-type psoriasis. The researchers found hypnosis to be an effective treatment of psoriasis with the highly hypnotisable patients receiving greater benefit than those who were only moderately hypnotisable.

From ‘A pilot study of hypnosis in the treatment of patients with psoriasis’ by Tausk F; Whitmore SE in ‘Psychother Psychosom’, 1999

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Tel: 029 2021 2369 or Mobile: 07799 008014

Hypnotherapy sessions are private and professional.  All information discussed remains confidential.