Lizzy came to see me for help to reduce her drinking. She had been treated for breast cancer with a double mastectomy leaving her with very ugly and lumpy scars. She was ashamed of her body and was trying to hide it from her husband. Her marriage had become very uncertain.
What had happened to her as an Aussie girl in her early 20s working in London was a massive trauma. She was abducted from the street, imprisoned for 3 days and raped multiple times. She managed to escape thankfully.
Her family gave her no support because they just said "well it’s over now so don't go on thinking about it".
Trauma like that is not stored and put away neatly in the past. It remains current and is held in the tissues of the body.
As I am also a breast cancer survivor who had a double mastectomy, she immediately realised the "I get it". The trust with me was instantly there.
Hypnotherapy helped her to get the relief of finally knowing it is over and she came to love and care for her body again. Her relationship with her husband also healed.
What I do is to help people to get to the root cause of their problems so they can deal with it so they can feel it is over and they were empowered. They they can heal.