Kevan Owen

Counselling and Psychotherapy
at the Bell Surgery, Chorlton, Manchester.
Tel:07717 289373

Mindfulness has been practiced for thousands of years in both eastern and western spiritual and philosophical traditions. It has also been given a new lease of life in the 21st century because scientific studies are showing that it is a very effective method of stress reduction and a way of enhancing mental clarity.

There is some overlap between Hypnosis and Mindfulness because they are both ways of consciously directing attention.

Hypnosis is a process of becoming absorbed in a particular idea or image similar to what happens when you dream, and it’s usually done with a particular aim in mind, such as reliving emotional distress or encouraging behaviour change.

Mindfulness is more about noticing what is taking place in the here and now, which helps us to step out of "automatic pilot" mode. When practiced regularly it can act as a form of preventative medicine akin to physical exercise. When you exercise your muscles they become stronger and you become fitter. When you exercise the “mental muscle” of focused attention, that becomes stronger as well and you develop the capacity to have a clear head when you need it, to surf the waves of emotion and to be more resilient in the face of stress.

We are being mindfully aware when we are really noticing, with friendly interest, whatever is going on right now. This state of mind is inherently de-stressing and when it is practiced regularly it helps us to be more resilient in the face of difficulties. It also intensifies the enjoyment we get from life.

 

I am currently leading a series of one-hour workshops with the title Exploring Mindfulness. These are designed for anyone who wishes to learn some simple mindfulness practices that can be easily incorporated into everyday life. I also offer individual Mindfulness training.

 

 To book your sessions Today phone Kevan on Tel: 07717 289373

Kevan Owen DHypPsych, GQHP

Registered Hypnotherapist General Hypnotherapy Register.

The Bell Surgery, 453 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 8AU. Map.

Also available via Skype

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Kevan J Owen PG.Dip

Human Givens Psychotherapist (HGI)

Registered Hypnotherapist (GHR)


at the Bell Surgery

453 Barlow Moor Road

Chorlton Manchester M21 8AU

and online via Skype

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Tel: 07717 289373