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Hello and welcome to the blog for Orla Kirby Hypnotherapy!

For now, it is mainly client stories that I have uploaded here, so that you can read about other people’s experiences of working with me, either in hypnotherapy and HypnoBirthing. You can find these together in the ‘Client Stories’ category.

If you would like to find out more about HypnoBirthing, a good place to start might be to read Vanessa and Stephen’s HypnoBirthing Story. 

If you would like to find out more about hypnotherapy to alleviate stress or anxiety, a good place to start might to read Caroline’s Story or Kelly’s Story. If you want to find out more about using hypnotherapy to increase your confidence in work situations, a good place to start might be to read Michelle’s Story or Patricia’s Story. And you can find these, or other client stories relating to other specific areas too, by searching under the relevant category.

I will very soon also be adding more typical ‘blogs’ to this page — covering a range of subjects relating to both hypnotherapy and HypnoBirthing. Please do let me know if there’s anything you’d like to see included, or any questions you have that I could perhaps provide answers to in a blog, article or video. 

Right now, you can find further free help and support in managing your own thoughts and emotions, establishing your own calm and confidence, and nurturing your mental health in my facebook group ‘Teach Yourself Self-Hypnosis’. There are many training videos, audio tracks and other resources available in this group. 

And you can find free support, help, advice on HypnoBirthing, and a certain amount of free training as well in my HypnoBirhting facebook group, ‘HypnoMamaBears HypnoBirthing in Bristol and Bath’.

Meredith’s Story

Meredith’s Story

I’d been having problems over the course of a year or so with anxiety and recurring negative thought patterns. I’d also been finding my emotions really hard to manage and had been dealing as well with intrusive thoughts about a past trauma which I’d never had the...

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Caroline’s Story

Caroline’s Story

Initially I was a bit cynical about hypnotherapy, and whether or not it would work. It all felt a bit wishy-washy I suppose, not very practical, so I wasn’t sure how it would help me. But I’ve been completely surprised by the process and the outcome. I know now that...

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Vanessa and Stephen’s HypnoBirthing Story

Vanessa and Stephen’s HypnoBirthing Story

Orla: So tell me, what do you feel like you’ve gained, either of you, both of you, from doing this HypnoBirthing course? Vanessa: One of the biggest things I think we’ve gained from it has been the education – We’ve just learnt so much about birth, what it can be,...

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Paul’s Story

Paul’s Story

The one thing that might have stopped me coming to hypnotherapy was that I was a bit concerned about the amount of control I would have. I suppose I was aware that there was an element of the unconscious about it, and it seemed a bit like maybe I’d be handing over my...

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Jason’s Story

Jason’s Story

I didn’t know that much about hypnotherapy before I started it – I was hopeful it would help, but felt like probably it was going to be a pretty short-term solution, like maybe I would be ‘hypnotised’ into feeling better about everything, and then this would wear off...

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Kelly’s Story

Kelly’s Story

When I first made contact with Orla about the problems I was experiencing I was in a very bad place, stuck in very negative thought processes and patterns and ways of thinking. I felt like I was in a very dark hole. It was like a really black tornado. And I couldn’t...

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