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    Learn to face your fears

    We fear the unknown. When we learn to face the fear, it becomes a 'known', and the fear disappears.

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Fear is designed to stop us.

Fear keeps us safe on a subconscious level.  However, when our fears and phobias take control over us, then we are in danger of not living in a free and liberated way.  

Fear affecting your choices?

Are you governed by what you do or don't do by your fear or your phobia?  If so, you are not in control over your choices and your fears are controlling your life choices.  You can take back the control again, you just need to learn how.

Fear gripping your mind?

Are you convincing yourself that you can live with the fear, work around the fear, avoid the fear or even pretend the fear doesn't exist.  If this is the case, then the fear has it's grip on your intellect and you'll be pleased to hear, you can learn to take control again.

Fears getting worse?

Does your fear feel worse than it did, almost like a weed in the garden that has overgrown and taken over?  Well, you will be pleased to hear that hypnotherapy helps like an organic weedkiller, and helps you see the beautiful garden in your mind again.

Fear or Phobia?

A fear response can be useful to keep us safe and out of danger.  However, a phobic response is a panic and anxiety based reaction that is designed to completely stop us in our tracks.  These reactions are primitive and usually not necessary in our modern world.

How Hypnotherapy Works?

If your fears or phobias are taking control of you, Dipti can help you take control over them again. 

Your Hypnotherapy programme is tailored specifically for you to help you identify the ideal goal, and supports your progress in a way that is gentle and subtle.

Your action steps become apparent along the way that are achievable to your own suitability and pace.  The actual sessions on the couch are designed to get your mind in a positive trance state, where you learn how to relax at a deep level.


During this trance-like relaxation, your brain is working at least 70 times as hard for you accessing your own internal resources and abilities within you that will be useful for you to move along the path of your purpose in a measured and disciplined way.  Your focus will improve as well as your confidence.

Trance is of course a natural state that our brain finds itself in approximately every 6-7 mins.  The brain needs to be in this state often to be able to process events and experiences that are happening around us on every sensory level.  The brain is like a sophisticated computer processor that responds and reacts through what is being coded into it, and then performs the operations and tasks that are necessary to function.

When we go into trance on the hypnotherapy couch, this experience is called REM and is very similar to a deep relaxation, where, your body feels comfortably heavy, but your mind feels comfortably light.  you begin to notice a detachment from the everyday thoughts and it's almost like the drifty, floaty feeling you have just before you wake up in the morning, where you are not quite awake, but not quite asleep.

This state is hugely beneficial, as your brain is at it's optimum resting point, but also at it's optimum productivity.  So, all suggestions that are positive and solution focused will be taken on board and given an action plan by you when you return to your daily tasks.



Dipti puts her own hypnosis skills to the test at the dentist and has ROOT CANAL SURGERY using self-hypnosis with NO ANAESTHETIC or PAIN RELIEF!!   

What happens in the Sessions?

Book your Initial Consultation with Dipti - which lasts approximately an hour and a half. 

In this session, this will be your opportunity to tell us how you would like hypnotherapy to help you, and we will be able to give you a thorough explanation of how the brain works and you will leave the session with a good understanding of how we work, and how hypnotherapy helps and whether you think that it is something that you feel you can benefit from.  

If you decide it is for you, then we can tailor the sessions to suit you, and you will take the CD or mp3 away with you which you will be asked to listen to it every night to support your sessions.  

Usually, we will see you for three consecutive weeks to build momentum for the changes to start taking place and then we can discuss the route depending on how you feel your progress is developing.  

You are ALWAYS in control.

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"My only regret is that I did not come and see Dipti much, much sooner!"


"I actually got on the plane, and had a lovely time listening to your voice. What a relief!"


"Emetophobia is very limiting in my profession as I am a nurse, but thankfully the hypnotherapy has worked its magic!"


"Why did I let the claustrophobia get so bad. Now, it is hard to imagine I was ever like that! "


About us

Dipti Tait

Dipti, author of Good Grief, owns and manages The Cotswold Practice in Stroud, she began her career in TV Post Production, working for the BBC in London. She gave up this glamorous world to become a mother and raise her two boys. She then made some substantially significant life changes to embark on a much more fulfilling and rewarding career in various Holistic Therapies and now Clinical Hypnotherapy at The Cotswold Practice in Stroud. Dipti also lectures and holds workshops around the UK. Dipti regularly makes appearances on TV and Radio (BBC and ITV) talking about the benefits of Hypnotherapy..

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Initial Consultation in Stroud (1hr 30mins) - £150
Couch Sessions in Stroud (1hr ) - £150
Bespoke Hypnosis Audio Session (3hrs) - £295
Smoking Cessation (2.5hrs) - £250 (£50 deposit required on booking)

You are able to pay by card at the practice in Stroud.

Got Questions? well we've got answers...

 What is the hypnotherapy process?

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 Why choose The Cotswold Practice

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