Designed to help the curious newcomer gain a clear understanding of complementary healthcare, Health Essentials is a series of practical books which give the facts you need to know about natural therapies and describe how they work for you. Exceptionally clear and concise, each text is complemented by attractive illustrations. Self-Hypnosis is widely recognised as a valuable tool for overcoming many of the problems associated with out modern lifestyle. This reassuring, informative and easy-to-understand introduction offers a range of easily mastered self-help techniques from which everyone can benefit. Ideal for beginners and practising therapists alike, it explains how to induce hypnosis, beat smoking and bead eating habits, conquer stress and phobias, enhance your sex life, ease conditions like PMT, allergies, asthma and high blood pressure and build confidence and self-esteem.
Elaine Sheehan is a counselling psychologist and psychotherapist working in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, having obtained first a bachelor degree in Applied Psychology from University College Cork, Ireland and then (among others) a Masters in Counselling from the University of Hull, England, respectively. Elaine also trains and lectures for companies and the health service in the UK, as well as being the author of other books and articles in this field. She lives in Ireland with her husband.