Archive report of meeting
Thursday 23rd February 2012
Past notice
Overweight and obesity: fat man on wheels
Can hypnosis help people
loose weight?

Philip Smith


Philip Smith outlined a problem that appears to have a very simple solution, but remains remarkably resistant to treatment – weight control,

His presentation including looking at the mechanisms of obesity with a brief overview of treatment approaches available, before going on to consider the use of hypnotic interventions to support weight loss.  



Philip Smith

was an Environmental Health Practitioner for most of his working life, it was a chance encounter with NLP which led to him becoming an NLP Master Practitioner.
He has studied hypnosis with British Hypnosis Research and taken a number of qualifications to advanced practitioner level. Currently he is in his final year of a BSc Honours degree in Clinical Hypnotherapy at St Mary’s University College. His research project is looking at whether hypnosis can aid weight loss.


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