24 January 2020

Australia Day reflections

This Australia Day weekend is a time of reflection for me. Over 60 years ago, an English woman and a Dutch man left all they had […]
19 January 2020

Results from Virtual Gastric Band program

In August last year I undertook training in the Virtual Gastric Band, a program which uses hypnosis to help people change their mindsets to take control […]
9 September 2018

How much is smoking costing you this year?

    Smokers are often amazed at how much money they will pay if they continue to smoke. In general, if you smoke a pack of […]
12 November 2017

Hypnosis for dentist anxiety or phobia

      Hypnosis is extremely effective for relieving anxiety or phobia of going to the dentist. According to the journal for the Society for the Advancement […]
17 August 2017

Hypnosis for acute pain relief

A study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine has shown that 15 minutes of hypnotic suggestion or mindfulness are more effective in decreasing acute pain […]
19 June 2017

Why do some people “freeze” when traumatised?

          In order to sustain life, the body has two complementary nervous systems: a Sympathetic (arousing) and a Parasympathetic (calming). Both are […]
28 April 2017

Studies show hypnotherapy is as effective for IBS as FODMAP diet

The Monash University in Melbourne has developed the Gold Standard for treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), in the form of a Low FODMAP diet. An […]
2 April 2017

Survivors of Complex Trauma

I’ve been doing a lot of work with survivors of complex trauma. This type of trauma is different from a reaction to trauma that results from […]
28 March 2017

Recommendations and Referrals

It’s common knowledge that personal, or word-of-mouth recommendations are the most effective ways a business can gain clients. I know I regularly Google or ask around […]
20 February 2017

Success. Everyone wants it.

Success. Whether it’s success in health, work or family life, everyone wants it. This diagram indicates that success is usually a result of perseverance, focus, determination, and mistakes. […]
7 December 2016

Weight Loss Package

There are many reasons that people find it hard to achieve and maintain a healthy weight: maybe they don’t know about healthy eating; maybe there is no time […]
24 November 2016

Mindfulness in the Every Day Experience

Jon Kabat-Zinn, a world authority on the use of mindfulness training in the management of clinical problems, defines Mindfulness as: “Paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in […]

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Ms Sue Vandenberg is a Registered Nurse with over 36 years experience in the mental health field. She uses hypnotherapy to help people become free from their past, and has expertise in anxiety and phobias, depression, panic disorders, PTSD, addictions, self-esteem and self-development, sleep disorders and weight loss.