Physical Abuse

At Wellbeing Hypnotherapy, we have experience of working with people who have witnessed or experienced physical abuse or violence in their lives. If you have suffered physical abuse either as a child or as an adult we can help you resolve it. Your therapy is completely confidential and you are guaranteed professional, experienced and trusted help. You can come to terms with, process your experience and stop it having a negative effect on the rest of your life.

Information about physical abuse:

Physical abuse can be a result of an abusive relationship, which can involve slapping, punching, burning or cutting. Abusive relationships are based on secrecy often the abuser will inflict injuries on hidden areas of the body.
There is not one cause of physical abuse, but there are factors believed to influence the actions of an abuser. These may include suffering physical, emotional or sexual abuse – particularly in their childhood. Drug or alcohol abuse can also contribute, as well as jealousy and mistrust in a relationship.

Signs of Physical Abuse:

  • Cuts and bruises,
  • Broken bones or fractures,
  • Injuries to the neck, head, chest and stomach,
  • Missing or chipped teeth,
  • Burns and Sprains.

Side Effects of Physical Abuse:

  • Anxiety or Depression,
  • Isolation from others,
  • Repetitive nightmares or flashbacks,
  • Difficulty staying at school or keeping a job,
  • Aggressive behaviour,
  • Children may run away from home,
  • Drug or alcohol abuse,
  • Eating disorders.

Adrian Sonnex is a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Trauma Specialist. Using Hypnotherapy, Traumatic Incident Reduction, Stress Management (Life Stress Reduction), Mindfulness-based Congnitive Behavioural Therapy and other therapeutic techniques, to enable you to overcome your past and live a happy positive future.