Weight Loss Hypnotherapy in London


Would you like to lose weight and get slim? Let me tell you how weight loss hypnotherapy in London can really get you the results you desire. Achieving weight loss through hypnotherapy can also be a remarkably effective method for addressing unhelpful thoughts and beliefs about food that may be unconsciously (or consciously) impeding your progress in shedding pounds. Read on to find out more. Click here for details of my London weight loss hypnotherapy sessions.


weight loss hypnotherapy in London


Weight loss hypnotherapy in London


If you’re researching into hypnotherapy for weight loss in London, you’ve come to the right place. My office is located in King’s Cross and convenient accessibility to both South, West and East London. I also provide online sessions and so location is not a barrier. Feel free to reach out today to learn more about this transformative approach.

Are you intrigued by the idea of using hypnotherapy as a tool for weight loss? Recent government statistics reveal that a significant majority (62.8%) of adults in the UK are classified as overweight or obese. There is a lot of talk about short cuts to weight loss, in particular if medication can be the solution. Indeed the diet industry continues to rake in millions of pounds and it’s no surprise that people are desperate to find a weight loss method that not only delivers results but also proves to be effortless and sustainable in the long run.


How does hypnotherapy help with weight loss?


As an experienced and certified hypnotherapist, I utilise hypnotherapy to support individuals in their journey towards losing unwanted pounds. Through my sessions in London, clients discover effective strategies for conquering moments of temptation, curbing overeating, practicing portion control, and challenging unhealthy thought patterns. This all leads to a happier and healthier lifestyle. By embarking on a weight loss journey with hypnotherapy, you not only achieve weight reduction but also gain valuable skills and heightened self-confidence.


Weight loss hypnotherapy and your slimming journey


Weight loss can often be a challenging and prolonged journey. This is further complicated by conflicting and unhelpful advice prevalent in social media, advertising, and entertainment. All the abundance of weight loss products and advertisements promoting pills and fad programs tend to focus on restrictive eating. It is very rare they even attempt to address mindset and a person’s relationship with food. Consequently, negative attitudes and thoughts surrounding eating habits and body image can develop and can be maintained by a diet.

My London hypnotherapy for weight loss sessions equips individuals with the tools to boost body confidence, alter unhelpful thoughts about eating, and foster responsible, long-term weight loss. Through targeted hypnotherapy techniques that tap into the power of the unconscious mind, hypnotherapy helps in cultivating a positive relationship with food and exercise.


Are you considering weight loss hypnotherapy in London?


Firstly, it’s important to assess whether weight loss is genuinely necessary. Are you overweight or just feel that losing weight will leave you feeling better about yourself? Understanding what constitutes a healthy weight for your height and age is a good starting point, alongside considering your level of physical activity. Prior to embarking on your hypnotherapy weight loss journey, it’s crucial to reflect on your true motivations for wanting or needing to lose weight. Is it to enhance your overall health? Has a healthcare professional recommended weight loss? Or are you primarily concerned about others’ opinions?


Body confidence and the role of hypnotherapy


While helping people achieve weight loss through hypnotherapy is super helpful, it is essential to examine feelings of shame or guilt associated with the desire or need to lose weight. At my London office, I will frequently witness how our perceptions of body shape and size have become closely entwined with the Western beauty ideal. This can drive people to constantly seek “quick fixes” that promise shortcuts to exceptional, but in truth hard to obtain results.

This is precisely where hypnotherapy for weight loss proves invaluable. In order to lose weight, must first transform your mind. Ask yourself: Why am I dissatisfied with my body, and why am I struggling to lose weight? By addressing these underlying questions and beliefs, hypnotherapy can serve as a powerful catalyst for lasting change.

Weight loss through hypnotherapy involves utilising hypnotherapy tools as a therapeutic method to induce changes in habits, thoughts, and emotions. Changing those factors which may be negatively impacting your relationship with food and eating behaviours.


How does hypnotherapy work?


During a hypnotherapy session for weight loss, the process begins by inducing a state of deep relaxation. Through various techniques, I will work with you to modify thought patterns, help you understand the underlying reasons for struggling with weight maintenance or loss, and identify self-sabotaging behaviours that hinder progress.


Does hypnotherapy truly lead to weight loss?


One of the most frequently asked questions during consultations regarding hypnotherapy for weight loss is whether it actually leads to weight loss and if it will work for each individual. The answer to that question is not definitive until you give it a try. While the effectiveness of hypnotherapy may vary from person to person, the process of exploring and developing positive habits while eliminating negative ones can help install a new level of awareness regarding food and exercise. As such it is rare that people do not benefit greatly from my London sessions. In terms of being ‘hypnotisable’, 99% of people are and hypnotherapy is a safe and highly effective way to bring positive changes.

Sustained weight loss is best achieved through a combination of hypnotherapy, a healthy eating plan, and an exercise regimen. Seeking guidance from your doctor or a dietitian can be valuable for advice on improving your diet and incorporating exercise into your routine. In my experience with clients in London, success often stems from the collaborative efforts of these elements.

Research indicates that hypnotherapy for weight loss may be in fact far more effective than relying solely on diet and exercise. Studies comparing the effects of diet advice alone to hypnotherapy for weight loss have shown that while both approaches result in weight loss, participants undergoing hypnotherapy tend to experience greater average weight loss. This finding calls for further investigation into hypnotherapy as a potential treatment option for obesity. Additionally, studies examining the combination of hypnotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for weight loss have suggested that hypnotherapy enhances the effectiveness of people’s weight loss efforts.

Hypnotherapy for weight loss can be highly effective for most individuals. However, it’s important to acknowledge that susceptibility to suggestion varies among people. To derive the maximum benefits from any form of hypnotherapy, it’s crucial to remain committed to the process, maintain an open mind, and be receptive to change. Scepticism can subconsciously decrease susceptibility to hypnotherapy.


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How do weight loss hypnotherapy in London sessions work?


Hypnotherapy for weight loss is growing in popularity, with an increasing number of people seeking its benefits. Over the course of multiple weight loss hypnotherapy sessions, you will gradually learn how to replace unhealthy habits, thoughts, and eating patterns with more positive ones.

Hypnotherapy for weight loss involves reevaluating and reshaping your relationship with food and eating. For many individuals, it provides a sense of relief and reduces stress or tension associated with food. Hypnotherapy helps break down unhealthy coping mechanisms that may have been unconsciously formed around food, allowing you to recognise and address these unhelpful thoughts and processes.

Hypnotherapy can also assist you in reframing your mindset regarding weight loss, instead of perceiving the process as arduous, impossible, or destined to fail. As a hypnotherapist in London, I help in providing you with a clearer understanding of your motivations for wanting to lose weight. Furthermore, I help you enhance your focus and maintain motivation throughout the journey.

For instance, many individuals who visit my office in London express a desire to lose weight in order to “look better.” However, this surface-level motivation may not be compelling enough on its own. It is crucial to delve deeper and uncover the underlying reasons behind this desire. Is it to feel better overall? Are confidence levels low? Are concerns about appearance affecting career progression or romantic relationships? By gaining a better understanding of your personal motivations, I can guide you towards achieving your weight loss goals.


What to expect during London hypnotherapy sessions for weight loss


If you are curious about what occurs during a hypnotherapy session for weight loss, let me explain more. Familiarising yourself with the process will always be beneficial. Typically, before commencing hypnotherapy sessions, we will discuss the mechanics of hypnotherapy, establish your desired goals, and identify any specific areas you would like to address.


During a typical session, as your hypnotherapist, I will:


  1. Facilitate a state of deep relaxation, guiding you into a relaxed state of mind and body.
  2. Once you are fully relaxed, I will utilise calming visualisations to access your unconscious mind. This part of our mind operates continuously, often without our conscious awareness, governing survival mechanisms and innate instincts.
  3. I will employ a carefully worded approach, combining soothing language and powerful visualisations, to explore the reasons behind overeating and introduce new ways of thinking. It’s important to note that you always retain control and have the ability to reject any suggestions with which you are not comfortable.

The specific hypnotherapy techniques employed for weight loss can vary depending on your individual goals and motivations. Some commonly used visualisation techniques include:

  1. Visualising your desired body shape or level of fitness and health.
  2. Imagining the feelings associated with achieving your desired look and health.
  3. Visualising yourself effortlessly reaching your weight loss goals.
  4. Decreasing the desire for fatty or sugary foods.
  5. Reducing appetite and food cravings.
  6. Imagining the energy and confidence you can experience.
  7. Recognising that exercise will become easier and more enjoyable as you engage more with it.


These techniques aim to empower you, enabling you to regain control over your choices. If you are concerned about developing an unhealthy relationship with certain foods, hypnotherapy for weight loss or for food addiction can assist in breaking negative thought patterns.

Through weight loss hypnotherapy, you can develop a genuine enjoyment for healthy foods and diminish cravings for unhealthy options. It can also help you cultivate a positive body image, alleviating anxiety associated with your appearance. By addressing deep-seated emotions related to your eating habits, hypnotherapy for weight loss can facilitate the adoption of a healthier lifestyle and a happier mindset. Achieving weight loss through hypnotherapy is indeed possible.


Is hypnotherapy for weight loss safe?


Yes, hypnotherapy is generally safe for most individuals. While adverse reactions are rare, potential side effects may include headaches, dizziness, drowsiness, or temporary anxiety. However, if you have a mental health condition that involves experiencing hallucinations, hypnotherapy may not be advised. It is always recommended to consult with a qualified health professional if you have any concerns.


How long does hypnotherapy for weight loss take?


The duration and number of sessions required for weight loss through hypnotherapy can vary from person to person. As I see with clients in London, it depends on your specific goals and individual circumstances. Some individuals may observe results in as little as one to three sessions, while others may require additional sessions to reinforce suggestions and facilitate positive changes.

If you’re interested in losing weight through hypnotherapy, your next step is to contact me and discuss how my London-based or online sessions can assist you in achieving your goals.


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Jason Demant Clinical Hypnotherapist
London hypnotherapist. Seeing clients in King's Cross and online. Diploma in clinical hypnotherapy, counselling and Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) from Life Matters Training College, based on Harley Street, London. Fully insured and a validated practitioner of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and member of the General Hypnotherapy Register.