What are NLP and Hypnotherapy?

Our mind and body as a system is made up of patterns of thinking and therefore being – what we think effects how we feel and how we feel effects how we behave. I use a widely sourced, tried and tested, toolkit of transformational change techniques to help shift those beliefs, habits and behaviours (that you will realise weren’t even yours to begin with) and upgrade them to suit who you are now and how you want to be.
Modern Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a methodology that is centered around change; by changing our thoughts we change our mindset which in turn changes our behavioural patterns. Essentially NLP can help us to consciously repattern or upgrade our thinking, and therefore the way we are being, so that we are able to recognise a whole new world of possibilities and opportunities. NLP supports us in striving towards our best life; a life where you feel in control, rather than stress, anxiety and depression controlling you. These programmes create shifts in beliefs, values, emotions and habits so you can power up and show up as your best you more freely, healthily and boldly.
Modern Hypnosis also supports our mental software by allowing us to delve deeper into the stories and beliefs that we tell ourselves. Once we challenge these narratives that are causing your stress, we can adapt them in ways that will open up opportunities for success in all areas of your life – personal and professional. Often we are using up so much ‘mental data’ stressing about the things that we perceive we cannot do, or that we think we will fail at that we lose sight of our incredible present potential. Hypnosis, and the self hypnosis I will teach you, connects you to your own powerful supply of inner wisdom, clarity and self confidence. The more we practice this the easier it becomes to change your state and finds the resources you need in so many life situations like just before delivering a presentation, when you are about to compete, before an exam, making a choice whether to reach for that vice or when you want to diffuse a family feud and so much more.

Jessica Crowley

Transformational Change Coach using NLP and Hypnotherapy

Helping exhausted high achievers DITCH stress and power UP for success

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New Year Resolution 2020 – slow down for success

A New Year thought that might sound counterintuitive…at first: I wonder, are we so focused on doing more and having more that we forget to BE more?

The New Year, New You rhetoric implies that to become better you have to BE more, DO more so you can HAVE more.

Wouldn’t it be great if in 2020 BEING you is about doing less?

I’m not saying stop getting up and going to work, or to the gym, or taking your partner out on date nights – what I am saying is whatever you do BE there fully in order to flow and BE at your best.

It’s a bit like this…

I attended a fascinating lecture by Brazilian Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Flavio Gzybowski. Flavio, a hypnosis sceptic for years and who wised up, uses hypnosis as a tool to help patients increase recovery time from surgery.  

How can a hypnotist increase the healing time of bones you might ask?

It’s simple – by encouraging patients to DITCH their stress associated with surgery such as financial implications, time off work, family commitments which puts pressure on their immune system, that in turn creates a barrier to the healing process.  By releasing anxiety the patient is enabling their immune system to work efficiently. 

This example is true in life generally perhaps.

By allowing ourselves to DITCH stress, an experience we often generate from thoughts about expectations or perceived pressures from others, we can think more clearly, sleep more easily and perform at our best more of the time. Therefore, all those hours ruminating, stressing, worrying (which doesn’t change anything) can be traded in for being more focused, in FLOW and more present in both our personal and professional lives, increasing our effectiveness and freeing ourselves to be at our best more of the time.

Who knows, perhaps that 10 hour day could become a 6 hour day in 2020…when you slow down for success.

Jessica Crowley

Transformational Change Coaching using NLP and Hypnotherapy

Helping exhausted high achievers DITCH stress and power UP for success

How you can work with me – read more

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Private Health Cash Plans update

Private Health Cash Plans are increasing in popularity and can offer additional health cover for individuals often at minimal monthly cost. Policies can be funded by an employer or purchased by an individual, for themselves or for their family. They work by processing claims for reimbursement for healthcare costs not funded by the NHS or private medical insurance policies. Each company that offers Private Health Cash Plans have different levels of coverage, which reimburse for costs of varying therapies to set annual limits.

Below is a list of Private Health Cash Plan providers that recognise CNHC registered Hypnotherapists for reimbursement. Please note that some professional associations are also recognised but they vary by company.

  • Medicash
  • The Health Insurance Group are a broker which work to find the best cash plan for individuals or businesses. They work with Medicash (which provides reimbursement for a wide range of complementary therapies) and several other cash plan providers.
  • Pure Benefits provides health cash plans for businesses through Medicash.
  • Westfield Health recognises CNHC registration for reimbursementof Hypnotherapy on a limited number of corporate paid plans provided by specific employers.
  • Health Shield
  • Elect recognises CNHC registration for reimbursement on their business health cash plans. Elect works with Health Shield to reimburse CNHC registered Hypnotherapists.
  • Paycare recognises CNHC registration for reimbursement for Hypnotherapy on all of their health cash plans. Paycare will reimburse for 100% of claims up to a limit of £150 per year, depending on the level of coverage.

Updated GMC guidance allows GP to refer patients to practitioners on accredited register such as CNHC’s.

Updated by CNHC: April 2018



Fail to succeed

Here is an interesting observation of human behaviour – we learn more when things are going badly than when they are going well.

Failure is the gateway to success

When you were learning to walk you didn’t say, I won’t bother with that, I’ll just crawl around on the floor for the rest of my life. No, you got up and tried again…and again…and again.

We learn to walk by failing to walk.

I learned to write this by failing lots of drafts…

We learn to sell by failing to sell.  

Sales call reluctance or even phone fear often manifests from a fear of failure to convert that call into a sale or a fear of being rejected, that thought leads to that negative feeling followed by strategies to avoid making that call altogether.

What you can do

Seek out MORE opportunities to have those conversations that will give you the chance to FAIL and each time you fail you will learn and grow and create more sales.

“The no’s you get today will be the yes’ of tomorrow.” Steve Chandler

Book an appointment with Jessica

For a free 20 minute consultation email: or call 01392 278843/07590821199

Meet me online and at Life Dental and Wellbeing Exeter

Helping exhausted high achievers to DITCH stress and power UP for success

CNHC and GHR Registered


Rewire your mind

Hello, some thoughts for you today…

It took me 40 years to discover we’re not anxious, stressed or overeaters and that these are things we are doing…

The good news here is that when it’s something you are doing, you can change your experience of life by doing something else instead.

It is basically that simple.

“I’ve been telling everyone that I’ve had an operating system upgrade. Everyone needs a rewire every now and again.”

-Hannah Ackford, April 2018

Few people realise that it’s the way we think that creates our experience. What’s happening out there is just happening, like when there’s a deadline at the office or the children are ‘playing up’ at bedtime. It’s our thoughts that create that feeling we call ‘stress’ and when we feel that stress it floods our body with cortisol and other nasty chemicals… and then we might seek alternative ways, outside of our self, to feel better, like that bottle of Prosecco, a weekend Spa or a fancy holiday but the truth is, these are only temporary solutions.


For the past 5 years I have reshaped my world, training with the best in change work including Dr. Richard Bandler, Co-founder of NLP. As a Licensed Master NLP Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, my mission is to have creative, inspiring conversations with people that shift their thoughts and their emotions.

I have spent 1000s hours with 100s clients who wanted to change a wide range of issues like anxiety, insomnia, exam nerves, low confidence, low self estmeem, sleep paralysis, fears and phobias and more.

I will help you, as I have helped them, to uncover your own limiting beliefs and your own potential as you open your mind to new possibilities and the ability to consciously create the life you desire.

To talk about new possibilities please call me on 07590821199 or email to arrange a free 20 minute consultation.


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Meet me in Exmouth, Exeter or online

Hypnotherapy 4 Swans

CNHC and GHR Registered


How to reduce anxiety naturally


The number of people taking anti-depressants in the UK has doubled during the past decade, with 61m anti-depressants dispensed in 2015.

The HSE reports that 11.7 million working days are lost in GB each year due to work related stress, at a conservatively estimated cost of £5.2 billion.


Mental health charity Mind says it is vital to look at whether patients are receiving other treatment alongside medication.

Are you or someone you know suffering from anxiety? Are you experiencing challenges in your life that are causing you stress?

If your answer YES to the above questions, ask yourself one more…

Will you/they benefit from being more relaxed and in control of your/their emotions?

Our relationships improve dramatically when we are relaxed, we increase our clarity of thought, improve our decision making, performance and overall wellbeing.

Anxiety and stress are thought created emotions, therefore you can control your experience by changing your thoughts, perspective and what you are focusing on.


Hypnosis and change work techniques will teach you how to create new patterns of thinking, that will in turn have a positive effect on your emotions and behaviours naturally.

I am a Change Worker and Hypnotherapist using a range of modalities including Hypnosis, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Emotional Freedom Technique, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Kinetic Shift Technique.

I can help you:

  • let go of anxiety and be in control of your own experience
  • find the clarity you need for new opportunities or problem solving
  • release negative emotions
  • manage pain associated with surgery, illness and terminal illness
  • learn self hypnosis and mindfulness techniques that will help relaxation, focus and concentration
  • maintain a healthier lifestyle by letting go of habits such as smoking and drinking alcohol
  • make the most of your 24/7 for the benefit of you, your loved ones and your colleagues.

You can me in confidence for a FREE 20 minute consultation and BOOK your appointment today. Call 07590821199 email


How can NLP help me?

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s.

NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a name that encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience: neurology, language and programming.

The neurological system regulates how our bodies function, language determines how we communicate with ourselves and others and programming determines the kinds of models of the world we create.

NLP describes the dynamics between mind (neuro) and language (linguistic) and how their interplay affects our body and behaviour (programming).

In other words, learning NLP is like learning the language of your own mind.

How can NLP help me? Essentially, NLP can help anything that you do in life that requires thought, either conscious or unconscious

Be empowered                              

NLP coaching will empower you to take responsibility for your actions and your thoughts. You will gain insights into your own thinking that will lead to beliefs, behaviours and results that will lead you to a happier life.

Change habits                              

Stop smoking, change eating habits, stop nail biting, these are all things that people are able to benefit from when they use NLP.

Coaching will enable you to have new insights into beliefs that have worked for or against you. A new understanding of yourself gives you choices that will help you become more relaxed, patient, approachable, assertive, self-assured, focused.

Be a better communicator

Do you keep doing the same thing and getting the same, unwanted results? With NLP coaching you will learn how to become a better communicator and how to build rapport with others personally and professionally.

You will learn techniques to enable you to gain multiple perspectives on a situation so that you are able to easily see things from different views. This helps in situations of misunderstandings and conflict, at home or at work.

Develop a mindset to realise your potential

We become conditioned by the beliefs that we form from an early age, which determine how we see the world. Sometimes these beliefs are helpful, sometimes they are not. eg “I am not…enough.”

NLP coaching will help you to challenge those beliefs and will provide you with techniques and exercises that you can use to reframe and reprogram those unhelpful beliefs and lead a more empowered life.

New tools and skills

Develop skills, strategies, language patterns that will help you be in control of yourself and influence others in situation that have been difficult in the past and notice the difference in yourself and the positive effect that will have on others around you.

In brief:

·         Better work/life balance

·         Career Development

·         Changing Unwanted Behaviours

·         SMART goals

·         Overcoming Limiting Beliefs

·         Phobias

·         Positivity & Self Esteem

·         Reaching Your Potential

·         Self Confidence

·         Stress Management

·         Worry and Anxiety

·         And Much More

Reboot, reframe and reprogram with NLP coaching.

This is what Rosie had to say about her experience – October 2017

“I recently had 2 sessions with Jess. I was feeling very happy with my life, felt like I had lots going on but I was coping with it well. Through talking with Jess I realised how I was organising these plans in my head was adding extra stress to the things I wanted to achieve. I was also close to my driving test so I decided this was an important focus for the sessions as it would help me to achieve the rest of my goals.
We used hypnotism to allow me to utilise the skills I had without letting my nerves and stress take over.
The sessions also helped me to really focus on my dream job and guess what!!! I have that too.
I have to thank Jess for this and also myself because Jess has helped me to utilise the tools I already possessed in myself but allowed to become hidden underneath worry and stress. I have learnt so much and would recommend Jess to anyone! All the best, Rosie”

Call now on 07590821199 or email

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Hypnotherapy 4 Swans
Jessica Crowley BA Hons 
Transformative Coach
Licensed Master NLP Practitioner and Certified Hypnotherapist 
CNHC & GHR Registered Practitioner
Call 07590821199
Success Stories at
Reviews @hypno4swans
Instagram @ihypnotiseswans
Finalist for the Healthcare Provider of the Year, Exmouth Chamber 2017 and 373 Best Sole Trader/Micro Business Award 2018

My child isn't sleeping…a solution

Easy Sleep & Self-Esteem Boosting Script for Children

“I highly recommend this. Jess worked with my son and gave me a script to use with him. My son suffers from anxiety and low self esteem and bedtimes were a big issue. We have been using the script now for about 2 weeks, every night. My son has been settling at bedtimes much quicker and every night he asks for us to read it to him. It’s definitely helped my son and we have noticed a big difference. Thank you again Jessica Crowley x” Lee Cameron, Facebook post December 2017

Do you and your child need a good night’s sleep?
Is your child not sleeping well, anxious, angry – low in self esteem perhaps?
Do you have 5-10mins to spare each night at bedtime?

If you are nodding and saying yes then this is for you…

My Easy Sleep and Self Esteem script is being read by parents to their child or children every night before bedtime and the feedback is that their child is sleeping in their own bed for the first time, sleeping through the night, nightmares have stopped and confidence in social situations is growing.


This script has been designed using a combination of training I have undertaken in transformative mindfitness coaching and hypnosis.

It has been designed for parents to read to their child nightly for 30 nights and then notice the changes.

Help your child sleep easier, be more in control of their emotions and reach new heights.

Only £10 – please pay by Paypal then email your confirmation. I will email the script to your inbox within 24 hours.

Personalised Scripts

I am available for one-to-one sessions, for a personalised experience tailored to the uniqueness of your child and their needs. We meet between 1 & 3 times (30 minute sessions) where I will listen to your child and the experience they are creating around sleeping habits, share with them fun techniques for relaxation and create a personalised bedtime script for parents to read to them.

If you are interested let’s have a chat, call 07590821199.

Hypnotherapy 4 Swans
Jessica Crowley BA Hons 
Transformative Coach
Licensed Master NLP Practitioner and Certified Hypnotherapist 
CNHC & GHR Registered Practitioner
Call 07590821199
Success Stories at
Reviews @hypno4swans
Instagram @ihypnotiseswans
Finalist for the Healthcare Provider of the Year, Exmouth Chamber 2017 and 373 Best Sole Trader/Micro Business Award 2018

More praise for Easy Sleep here


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Freedom from stress eating

    • Have you had enough of yoyo dieting – of food feeling like a curse?
    • Do you want to have a healthier relationship with food, to take control of your life and let go of weight naturally?
    • Do you want to work with a motivational hypnotist who has been there herself and who has helped over 100 people change their relationship with food?

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Break free…reveal your natural self

Join my successful 12 week course and it will help you change your life and lose weight naturally.

This is not a diet – this is more than weight loss – this program will open your eyes to your old relationship with food, the way you have been thinking and what you have been doing.

This isn’t about getting into that outfit for that occassion, or for that holiday – this is a change of mindset and lifestyle for life – as you naturally let go of weight.

I have helped 100’s of clients with this program, to lose stones and inches and gain control back in their lives?

YOU can DO IT too.

This programme includes 6 group workshops, available in Exeter, Exmouth or worldwide on Zoom. You will receive a Transformation Toolkit packed with information and thought provoking mind exercised and a downloadable weight loss MP3. 

This natural weight loss program includes a variety of techniques including CBT, EFT, Hypnosis, Kinetic Shift, Mindfulness, Timeline Therapy and Virtual Gastric Band Operation.

Secure your place on the next program act now.                                                                      Pay your deposit then email and I will send you your starter pack including a FREE weight loss MP3!

Praise for this course:

“Hi Jess, thought I’d give you a quick update – left about a quarter of my lunch as felt full…didn’t have any cake that was available with tea in the afternoon and so far no snacking tonight. Would it happen that quickly? Feeling really pleased with the result.”

Angie Testimonial

Angie went on to lose more weight and looks incredible!

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This client went on to lose 3 stones.

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Hypnotherapy 4 Swans
Jessica Crowley BA Hons 
Transformative Coach
Licensed Master NLP Practitioner and Certified Hypnotherapist 
CNHC & GHR Registered Practitioner
Call 07590821199
Success Stories at
Reviews @hypno4swans
Instagram @ihypnotiseswans
Finalist for the Healthcare Provider of the Year, Exmouth Chamber 2017 and 373 Best Sole Trader/Micro Business Award 2018



The cage door is open

The caged bird is a metaphor often used in literature representing those who have lost their freedom…the kind of freedom I want to talk about is freedom found within regardless of adversity, circumstance or environment.

Often a perceived freedom, freedom from a relationship, from a job, from conforming to conventional ways of living and the lure of greener pastures, the promise of change to our circumstances may appear to be the solution to that situation.

But what if the solution is a lot closer to home, within you and you just don’t know it yet?

On the eve of another New Year, I am reminded of Thomas Hardy’s poem The Darkling Thrush, who on 31st December 1899 amid the grey sky and bleak landscape, unphased by the inclement  weather that had ruffled his feathers, the aged bird chose to fling his soul//Upon the growing gloom and when he used his innate talent, his song, to project his happy out on to the world, that joy was felt by all.

So little cause for carolings 
      Of such ecstatic sound 
Was written on terrestrial things 
      Afar or nigh around, 
That I could think there trembled through 
      His happy good-night air 
Some blessed Hope, whereof he knew 
      And I was unaware. 

We are often mistaken for believing that our environment, people, places and things are what create our experience, but it is actually the way you think about those things that creates your experience and perspective of the world. The thrush was not phased by his gloomy environment but chose instead to look within and project his beautiful song out to the world and in doing so experienced joy and offered a new sense of hope.

I have had the privilege of witnessing amazing transformations in clients this year, who through their courage to embrace their best self have been able to let go of those things that have caused them pain – and have found freedom in doing that. Now, they are living a healthier and happier reality – one of their own creation.

When we experience even the smallest shifts we form new understandings and new perspectives and that’s when we realise that the door of that cage is open – and the freedom that we discover within is the love, joy and peace that we project on to the world.

Hypnotherapy 4 Swans
Jessica Crowley BA Hons 
Transformative Coach
Licensed Master NLP Practitioner and Certified Hypnotherapist 
CNHC & GHR Registered Practitioner
Call 07590821199
Success Stories at
Reviews @hypno4swans
Instagram @ihypnotiseswans
Finalist for the Healthcare Provider of the Year, Exmouth Chamber 2017 and 373 Best Sole Trader/Micro Business Award 2018