The article “Den Clare: man of spirit” appeared in Island Life magazine in 2015, and is an overview of Den’s remarkable life and work.
“Writing a CV for Den Clare would pose an interesting challenge: he’s been a banker, a policeman, a bookkeeper and a shop owner. He’s fascinated by spiritual matters and the power of the mind, and is well-known and highly regarded as a hypnotherapist.”… Read the rest “Den Clare: man of spirit”
The Isle of Wight County Press reports on Dens’ forty years as a hypnotherapist.
THE Isle of Wight’s Den Clare has celebrated his 40th year as a practising hypnotherapist on the Island.
Now semi-retired, Den says Covid-19 has made us all review our lives and make necessary adjustments to our living styles.… Read the rest “Isle of Wight hypnotherapist Den Clare celebrates 40th year”
What’s your self-image? Are you too fat, too tall, too short, not clever enough? Or just perfect? All babies are born full of confidence with only two fears, that of falling and a fear of loud noises. They are an open book ready to be written. so who began to write your book? Mum and Dad, the church, friends or teachers? … Read the rest “Do I have to be like this?”
Fear of SPIDERS Arachnophobia
Even the word strikes fear into many of population, as this is one of the most common of the many hundreds of listed fears. Big ones, black ones, hairy ones, even a photo can cause panic if you are that way affected! Imagine the scenario, you are going into the bathroom to clean the gleaming white bath, and there it is, seemingly monstrous, this cute little fellow who is far more terrified of you, than you are of it.… Read the rest “Fear of Spiders: Arachnophobia”
That’s good question, as they say! What’s a bad question after all? Let’s look briefly, at first, at the reasons for people wanting to stop. The first one is usually their health as smoking is now acknowledged as the number one killer overall. Damage to the heart, lungs and general circulation along with the disruption to the immune system.… Read the rest “Will I put on weight if I stop smoking?”
So much of the past has great influence and this is where conditions can be helped by reprogramming the subconscious habit or recording from years previously.
So, if you are looking for “guarantees” that’s fine when buying a fridge or other commodity, but the best I can do is give 100% of my learned knowledge and experience to enable one to achieve that which they wish to achieve.… Read the rest “Can I guarantee success or a cure with Hypnotherapy?”
Fear is perfectly natural and a safeguard in many occasions, we are afraid to go too near the edge of a cliff, afraid perhaps of snakes, or to go too near the fire! Perfectly natural and helping to preserve life, but not totally controlling us. When the fear affects our behaviour in a totally controlling way, it has become a phobia!… Read the rest “What is a phobia?”
I am beginning a series of light, general blogs mainly regarding Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy. Please feel free to comment or ask questions after each offering.
O.K. What’s the difference between hypnosis and hypnotherapy?
There is no simple definition for the state of hypnosis but it is a scientifically measurable state of Alpha rhythm in which the conscious mind is relaxed and the ability to accept or reject suggestion also relaxed.… Read the rest “My Blog – Reflections”
Stage hypnosis – is it real?
The lights are dimmed-music, great anticipation as the hypnotist explains what will happen and, before they ask for a volunteer, they perform certain “tests” for suggestibility. Before any stage show and even more, prior to a television coverage, the audience are tested for their ability to be hypnotised. The usual test is to ask the audience to close their eyes, interlink their fingers and imagine the hands are becoming locked, locked, locked together.… Read the rest “Stage Hypnosis – Is it real?”
Where so many people fly regularly the fear of flying is now a more commonly noticed fear or phobia. Whilst fear can be a naturally protective experience, once the feelings control you, that is a phobia. A phobia is a conditioned response which takes a stronger hold each time it is repeated or experienced. It is a response which can be “relearned” and eliminated with hypnotherapy.… Read the rest “Fear of Flying”