I am a Registered Hypnotherapy in Schools Programme Practitioner, who delivers the programme in schools located within the South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire areas. I am happy to visit schools to talk to staff (e.g. head teachers, SENCOS, learning mentors) about the programme and offer a free taster session.
The Hypnotherapy in Schools Programme (HISP) is a programme which uses clinical hypnotherapy in educational settings to support the learning and general wellbeing of pupils and staff.
For pupils: the programme can be delivered individually for specific issues or in small groups (maximum 4 pupils) for general issues (e.g. exam anxiety). Examples of specific issues which the HISP can be help with are:
For staff: the programme can be delivered individually for specific issues (e.g. pre-OFSTED inspection; confidence around being observed/assessed) or in small groups (maximum 5 members of staff) for general issues (e.g. general de-stressing; relaxation; increasing feelings of wellbeing and confidence building)
The HISP was developed by Caroline Dyson who works in the West Midlands. Caroline has rigorously kept statistics to monitor and evaluate her work in order to gather evidence that the HISP works:
(Data kindly provided by Coventry HISP, April 2015)
For more information about the HISP visit: www.hypnotherapyinschools.co.uk