Hi Julie!

I wanted to write you my testimonial as it's been a month and a half now since my appointment with you and I haven't had a cigarette since! So here goes...

I turned up for my appointment on 24th February 2005 not really knowing what to expect and very nervous. I had smoked for 10 years and had tried everything to give up with no hope. I had practically convinced myself though that the hypnotherapy wasn't going to work, if everything else had failed why should this be any different?

As soon as I met Julie I felt very at ease and it's apparent that she knows what she is talking about from the first time you speak to her. After a conversation about how hypnotherapy works and related topics I sat down in Julie's comfy chair and the session began. I really can't remember much of what was said once I was hypnotised but I do recall an incredible feeling of total relaxation. I've been asked countless times if being hypnotised was "like it is on TV" which it wasn't at all. Throughout the whole 45 minute session I was totally awake and in control of what was happening, I was just so relaxed and comfortable I really didn't want to move!

Since leaving Julie's office I have never had a cigarette or indeed craved one. The first thing I saw when I left was someone stood outside lighting a cigarette and immediately the smell and whole idea of having one totally turned my stomach which I found quite strange! It was so bizarre that an hour before I'd had a cigarette myself - and now the smell and everything associated with smoking made me feel horrible! In fact I had to walk home that day as everytime I thought about being a none smoker I couldn't stop smiling and grinning like a kid who'd got all the sweets!

Now a month and a half on I still don't want a cigarette, have never craved one, have had no side effects at all and really can't believe that I ever did smoke. I even get into work earlier now as I feel healthier and have more life in me than ever before. I never thought I'd be a morning person but I'm getting that way! Even if I I thought about having a cigarette when I was in a situation where I usually would, I still had no craving, it was just me getting used to being a non-smoker which has been the easiest thing I've ever done. Standing next to someone who is smoking doesn't bother me either, I just start grinning again because I know I'm free from it.

Hypnotherapy was without doubt the best money I have ever spent and if it works for me it will work for anyone. People who want to quit the awful habit really should make an appointment, there is absolutely nothing to lose. I feel better, I don't smell like an ashtray, I have more money in my pocket and I'm not going to die from a smoking related disease, I wish I'd have gone for hypnotherapy years ago! Oh and going to the pub is a doddle, you just notice more now how much your clothes stink the next day from being in there! You even find yourself looking around at all the smokers and feeling quite sorry for them and tempted to pass on Julie's number!!!

Thank you Julie for all your help.

Darrell Xavier

Note from Julie – don’t be “tempted“ to pass on my number – DO IT – you’ll be helping save a life – and it’ll earn you £££


Julie Woodcock 

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