People choose to work with me because they get practical help that really works. My approach is thorough and effective, placing warmth, understanding and expert advice above all else. Over the past 14 years, I have helped many people overcome their difficulties.
Read on to find out more. I can help you with the following:
• Anxiety: Social anxiety, work-based anxiety, performance anxiety (exams, presentations, stage fright), panic attacks, etc.
• Confidence: Low self-esteem, negative self-talk, blushing, sweating, procrastination, self-sabotage, poor body-image, etc.
• Phobias: Fear of flying, driving (especially motorways, bridges, and driving tests), spiders, dentists, claustrophobia, etc.
• Weight loss: Healthy eating, portion control, motivation to exercise, selective eating disorders, etc.
• Smoking: Chronic heavy smoking, ‘social smoking’, cannabis smoking.
• Other problems: Jealousy and insecurity, motivation and procrastination, nail biting and hair pulling (trichotillomania); obsessive thoughts and compulsions, insomnia.
This list is not exhaustive – as an experienced hypnotherapist, I work with a broad range of issues. I offer hypnotherapy sessions on a private one-to-one basis from my offices in Manchester city centre.
FREE 60 Minute Consultation
You can discuss your situation in a safe, non-judgemental place and in total confidence. I’ll ask some simple questions to understand what is going on, how it started, and the impact it is having on your life.
I’ll then explain the techniques I use and how they help. There is no fee or obligation for this – you’re welcome to have a think about it afterward. It is just your chance to find out how you can move on in life.
All consultations are conducted in my private Manchester city centre office. To call in for a chat all you need to do is get in touch.
Adrian provided a highly professional service which for me has completely changed my life by ridding me of years worth of insecurity
I cannot recommend Lasting Change enough. He has changed my outlook on life and given me confidence I never thought I'd have. He cares about his clients and I always look forward to my sessions. Definitely give Adrian a try!!! More...
I can't recommend Adrian highly enough. He will put you entirely at ease with understanding, empathy and humour. He has helped me to make some really positive changes in just a few short sessions. He offers a free consultation so you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. More...
I will never be able to thank Adrian enough -I came to see Adrian last year after reaching an all time low after 33 years of low self esteem. Adrian was frank yet empathetic, direct but supportive, and excellent at articulating things in a way for me to understand and practice outside of his sessions. all with good humour too!! I cannot recommend his services enough - I genuinely feel like a new person with the skills to effectively cope with whatever is thrown at me as a result of my sessions! More...
I reached out to Adrian after experiencing blushing in high pressure or group situations at work. It is something that had occurred for quite a few years, but got intense over a few weeks prior to me arranging a session and started to cause anxiety which I had never experienced before. I'd say that the most difficult hurdle was actually getting in touch with Adrian, as I was nervous about whether it would help in any way, and if it didn't, would I feel even worse that I had run out of options for getting over it. I had researched a number of techniques, and even attended a public speaking course to try and tackle it head on, but unfortunately nothing worked.I had a total of 3 sessions with Adrian, and I was very comfortable from the first minute. He was able to break down quite simply why it was occurring which in turn, made it easier for me to control/prevent in future situations.If anyone is reading this review and mulling over whether or not to get in touch with Adrian (as I was a couple of months ago), all I can suggest is taking the first step and see if it is for you, but I'm sure it will be.Mine may only seem like a small problem, but it was affecting my mentality and confidence going into customer meetings, and pouring over into social situations, so I honestly can't thank Adrian enough. More...
I have been seeing Adrian on and off for the past couple of years and have always found our sessions helpful. Initially, we started hypnotherapy sessions to alleviate my finger picking problem, which had bothered me for years. After 4 or 5 sessions, we got to the root of it and the habit, which I didn’t previously know was a reaction to anxiety and stress, was largely gone thanks to the hypnosis techniques practiced and Adrian’s calm and patient approach to therapy. Despite my initial skepticism towards hypnotherapy (and therapy in general), I found discussing worries/stress with Adrian helpful and easy. He is very down to Earth and personable, and his advice is always geared towards resolving the problems you are experiencing. A definite recommendation for anyone wanting to make a positive change! More...
I went to Adrian feeling in a total mess with anxiety and obsessive thoughts after having my baby. After just the first session I felt like I had emerged from a fog. I had four sessions in total and happy to say that most days I feel like my old self again, in fact a lot of the time better than my old self. Adrian is really good at making you feel at ease and even if you think you will feel nervous opening up to someone you have just met, don't worry - he makes it feel dead easy and even lots of fun. I really cannot recommend this service enough and cannot thank Adrian enough for the help he has given me and the positive impact that having a happier, calmer and more confident mum will have on my baby. More...
I was someone who had been suffering from Panic Attacks and anxiety for quite a number of years before meeting Adrian. From researching online I knew I needed help from someone who had a well-rounded knowledge of many different areas including things like NLP, CBT and some counselling techniques. I kept nearly going to the doctors for medication, but decided to find other ways of combating my anxiety. I think it’s fair to say that Adrian made me feel comfortable from the 1st appointment and although nervous, he made me feel comfortable and quickly realised that this was the way to beat this. Over the weeks, we worked on trying to find the real issues behind the panic and anxiety, and also worked on combating other things like self esteem, self efficacy and other anxiety situations like heights and flying (I pen this review while flying as we speak and am totally relaxed) All in all I can say is that Adrian changed my life and helped me out of what felt like a pit of despair. I could not recommend Adrian enough. If you are looking for lasting change go and see Adrian. I know it may be tough and to may be nervous about it (thinking ‘will this work for me’). I can assure you it will. Take a leap of faith. It certainly is worth it More...
I went to Adrian to help with severe anxiety and I can honestly say it has been life changing. I would highly recommend Lasting Change.
Adrian helped me overcome a 20 year anxiety problem, which in all honesty, I thought would never go away. After 10 sessions, I am happy to report life changing results, and thank Adrian for helping me overcome such a big barrier. I thoroughly recommend Adrian and cannot speak any higher of him to friends and family. More...
Absolutely brilliant! Would recommend to family and friends. Helped me overcome my anxiety and extend my confidence beyond what I thought was possible. Many thanks once again
Prior to meeting Adrian I had been to see other therapists over several years, my issues had remained largely unresolved however.
By contrast I cannot recommend Adrian’s service enough.
Over the months I have worked with him I have seen a marked improvement in all of the areas that I wished to tackle (and even in some areas I hadn’t realised were holding me back). My confidence is now very high and I believe that I’ve made significant progress and developed techniques for the management of my anxiety and intrusive thoughts that have allowed me to get my life back.
Additionally working with Adrian has not only enabled me to deal with my problems but beyond that I’m now making real progress towards realising some of the ambitions that have always been on the back-burner to my anxiety until now.
Adrian is personable, relaxed, easy to talk to and sees to the heart of problems very quickly. I consider myself to be someone who has thought deeply about the issues effecting me but Adrian was able to bring new perspectives to my situation and had a desire to deal with the root causes of a problem not just the surface issue.
I firmly believe that choosing to work with Adrian has solved my issues and that I will continue to reap the benefits of his help in the months and years to come. More...
I contacted Adrian for help with confidence in my professional career. I didn't feel confident talking to new and prospective clients with pitching for business and advising their marketing strategies. Adrian really helped me with my confidence and my ability to present in front of clients and prospective clients. He immediately makes you feel at ease with his informal approach, and makes sure you get the most out of every session.I highly recommend Adrian. More...
Adrian is outstanding! After two life-threatening illnesses cost me my business and kept me out of work for just over three years - I found when I tried to re-engage with business, that I was scared of meeting people, scared of trying to sell to them and even anxious of taking phone calls - not a great position not be in to start a new business.
I felt I was in a pitch black tunnel with the ends blocked off. I could not see any future at all.
After just 5 sessions with Adrian he had opened my mind to the point where I picked up the phone and took two orders worth £2,600 inside a week! A truly amazing transformation.
Eight weeks later I had a blip and saw Adrian once more - he gave me a process to clear this blip which I put into place and now I have total clarity of what my new business will offer, who I am offering to, what products and services I will offer and I only see success ahead. I even spoke at an event for nearly 2-hours last Monday in front of over 20 people - something I had never, ever done before, even in my old business.
I unequivocally recommend Adrian 100% to anyone suffering fear, mental overwhelm or stuck in dark places. Thank you Adrian - with your help my life has been transformed totally. Forever grateful. More...
Absolutely brilliant! I came to Adrian seeking help with confidence and performance anxiety issues. I felt at ease right from the start and as the weeks went by I could see myself growing in confidence and my anxiety gradually disappeared.
I am now able to do things for my career that I wasn't brave enough to do before; and with confidence!
Would highly recommend Lasting Change to anyone!
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I had a great experience with Adrian. I felt very nervous about talking to someone for a while but Adrian put me at ease and I felt comfortable talking to him. Before I visited, I felt down all the time and had confidence issues. Now I'm a very upbeat person and feeling a lot more confident! I highly recommend this service. More...
I had a brilliant experience with Adrian. I always felt completely comfortable and fully understood. He helped me observe and understand certain behaviours and gave me the tools to work on them. Highly recommended.
I decided to seek some professional assistance in helping me to overcome fear and anxiety in my working life, having been promoted into a job where I had often felt out of my depth and nervous in putting my opinion forward.
After spending some time researching candidate therapists online, I took the plunge and got in touch with Adrian. It is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I don't feel that anything I write here will do justice to the positive impact Adrian has had on my life in only a handful of sessions. I feel the benefit in all aspects of my life. I feel far more confident at work, and feel myself growing stronger with every challenge I take on. I am volunteering to run things that I know I would have shyed away from previously. I am more open with friends and family, and especially with my wife. I'm more relaxed in whatever situation I find myself in. And most importantly I feel that this is just the start as I can feel the confident-me emerging more and more each day.
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When I read the reviews of Adrian, everyone seemed to have one or two specific problems that they could identify as something they needed help with. Me however, I felt like I needed help with everything and couldn't quite pin point what I wanted out of hypnotherapy - just that I wanted to feel better. Adrian quickly identified my needs during the consultation and made me feel incredibly at ease - I knew at once that I would be returning to begin sessions. Adrian is an extremely clever and insightful person who's experience can really benefit anyone who needs confidence and guidance with certain aspects of their life. I personally felt that I had benefitted incalculably through increased confidence and most importantly a measure self respect. After each session I was left so motivated and positive that I'd get in my car, turn the music up and sing! I felt Adrian's words coming into my mind during every day situations which would further enhance the positive suggestion and learning. To this day, at least 2 months after my final session, I still find myself relating back to what I learnt with Adrian and my feelings about myself have not 'relapsed' so to speak. I would highly recommend Adrian to anyone who is thinking about exploring hypnosis, CBT, NLP etc because hand on heart it has changed my life through the way I think. He is a very very clever man - he is also kind, sensitive and remembers every detail of what you tell him. He even emailed me a month after to see how I was getting on. I am now more able to handle bad situations, I don't over-think, I have self respect and by putting this all together, I am ultimately a happier person who can deal with the challenges life throws at me More...
I first started sessions with Adrian when I was pregnant with my second child. I had mild depression after the birth of my first child and wanted to help prevent it the second time around. My confidence was at rock bottom. I was becoming stressful and anxious at work and felt my brain had stopped working and I had very negative thoughts about myself and my ability. I can honestly say the sessions were the best money I ever spent. The sessions slowly unpicked all my issues and as a direct result my whole life has changed as we "fixed" the things that were holding me back. Since having the sessions I have seen a dramatic change to my home life, work life and social life and feel like "me" again but a better version. I am stronger, more confident and do not wait for things to happen, I make them happen. I am a completely different person and my friends and family have also seen a huge change in me. I have been promoted at work, I am getting married and have the relationship with my mum that I've always wanted. I would recommend sessions with Lasting Change to anyone and I am so glad I found them. More...