Silence that inner critic and be kinder to yourself -part 1.

You know, you could be a little kinder to yourself. Silencing that inner critic would be a start.

What would it be like to have an inner calm, to be able to escape from that inner-voice which does nothing but criticise, condemn and belittle you? What would it be like to stop that constant whirl of negative thoughts? I have clients coming to see me for psychotherapy and hypnotherapy in Reading, Oxford, London, Wallingford and Thame who wish to do just that.

Many of my clients have a negative inner-critic. It says the most awful things and weakens, bit by bit, that person’s self-esteem.

The great news is that hypnotherapy when combined with psychotherapy and a little dose of mindfulness helps them to do just that.

The most awful thing about this inner voice is that it works just below the line of full consciousness. It can do its damage almost, ALMOST, unnoticed. It’s sneaky, insidious, vicious and entirely unrelenting.

It’s time for you to be free of it. If you’re reading this page then I am guessing that you’re ready to begin working towards that goal.

You don’t need to be the slave of an inner critic any longer. You don’t need to continue to be the puppet of those who taught you to feel so badly of yourself.

If you’d like to join me in pursuit of such a goal then perhaps you’ll call me on 07786 123736 / 01183 280284. Alternatively you could email me at Use the contact form at the bottom of this page if you’d rather. 

I look forward to hearing from you.

Train yourself to be conscious of the voice and you can come to control it.

hypnotherapy and asperger's syndromeLearn to look out for it and you can render that voice more conscious. You can become more aware of it. 

Once that happens you have a choice: do you allow its words to pass unchecked or do you refuse to accept its voice any longer?

I teach my clients to confront that voice. I teach them to treat it as nothing more than an echo of the past. They learn to treat it as nothing more than the voice of those who taught them to feel so badly of themselves.

When they learn to stand aside from it and to be calm despite its words then it weakens and fades, dying away and disappearing completely.

If you’d like and are willing to achieve the same goals then you can learn to have that voice hesitate, weaken and eventually stop speaking up. If you need a little help with this then please feel free to contact me.

You could continue to suffer the constant corrosive effect of that inner critic or you could decide that it’s time to put a stop to it, once and for all. It’s up to you and I’m here and as when you’re ready.

Here’s how to shut that inner critic up, once and for all.

So, the very next time you hear that voice, remember what you used to do as a child. When you were young and somebody annoyed you, you’d repeat their words back to them, out loud, in a ridiculously sneering and high pitched voice. I would suggest that you do this to your inner voice. repeat its words back in a stupidly high voice, rob it of its power and I believe that you’ll find that it becomes less willing to continue with its behaviour.

Your inner voice has become a habit and it surreptitiously reinforces negative self-esteem. Take it on, directly, and see it wither. Picture it as a character.

To read ‘how to silence that inner critic part 2’ please click here

This is merely one part of that which I teach my clients. Hypnotherapy can do wonders in helping people to repair and rebuild their self-esteem. I use hypnotherapy in Reading, Wallingford, Thame and Oxford to help my clients to learn to be kinder to themselves. If you’re reading this then perhaps you could use a little of the same. If so, please feel free to call me on 01183 280284 / 01865 600970 / 07786 123736. Alternatively you could email me on


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