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Welcome to Dundee Hypnotherapy!!

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Dundee Hypnotherapy is run by Stewart McDonald, BSc(Hons), MBA, DHyp, PDCHyp, MBSCH.

Stewart is a fully qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist, with over 16 years experience and a full member of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He helps clients to stop smoking, lose weight, deal with stress & anxiety, overcome fears, phobias (eg fear of flying or fear of spiders), public speaking nerves, insomnia, IBS and much more. He runs a very busy practice in the west end of Dundee and offers a wide range of hypnotherapy to various clients in Dundee, Angus, Fife and the broader Tayside area.


Hypnosis and the therapeutic application of hypnosis (hypnotherapy) is an extremely effective technique for dealing with many emotional issues.


Hypnosis is completely safe and most clients describe the feeling as very, very pleasant indeed. Being in a hypnotic state is very similar to feeling very relaxed and chilled out!


The most modern advanced techniques of Hypnotherapy are being increasingly used to complement conventional medicine, where it can be an alternative to drugs for anaesthesia, to accelerate the healing process, relieve stress & anxiety and to control pain.

Stop smoking in a single session!

Enjoy your last cigarettes, come in for a session and leave as a non-smoker. Whether you are a heavy or social smoker, it’s as easy as that.


When you stop smoking, you will enjoy the benefits of having more energy, feeling more in control, feeling physically fitter and healthier, having more money in your pocket, being free of the inconveniences, costs, worries and smells that cigarettes cause.

Don't delay a minute longer!

Take control and call Stewart NOW

on 01382 667274 or 07913219130 or

for an appointment.

"I booked an appointment with Stewart in January 2018 as I had been diagnosed with lung cancer and really needed to give up smoking, something I had been trying to do, on and off, for over 30 years.

One session of hypnotherapy and the CD to listen to at home (which I did everyday for about a month and then every other day for a week or so) and I haven't had a cigarette since! Stewart was very professional and very welcoming. If anyone is really struggling to give up then I can highly recommend Stewart but you must remember to follow the rules and listen to the CD everyday for the required time (3 weeks I think). To be honest, I never once heard the entire CD (about 50 minutes long I think) as I ALWAYS fell asleep! and would wake up just as it finished. Stewart said this was quite normal and your sub-conscious would absorb the words even when asleep. It is now December 16th 2018 and I am 11 months a non-smoker." Jill (Dundee)

"Dear Stewart, I cannot thank you enough for helping me to change how I was harming my health by smoking and drinking too much. The nurse who did my lung function tests couldn't believe the improvement in my lung function. My fiends and family cannot believe I didn't even have a drink to bring in the New Year. I can only thank you so much again and praise the day I found you to help me change my life."

Catherine (Dundee)

"I can't tell you how grateful I am to you. It's amazing - the best part is that I don't actually feel physical cravings, which was something I expected to have. I can't thank you enough, Stewart."

G. Connelly (Dundee)


Weight Loss!

Weight loss is a very popular treatment, As a clinical hypnotherapist, I can use hypnosis to help you eliminate the desire for excess food.

Hypnosis will help you take back control in areas that cause you to overeat such as:

  • Eating too quickly
  • Eating when not hungry
  • Snacking in between meals
  • Ignoring the full signal
  • Eating everything on the plate when no longer hungry
  • Rewarding self
  • Boredom, loneliness, tiredness, feeling miserable,etc
  • Protecting self
  • Eating fattening, unhealthy foods

Emotional Eating

Many people eat because they are bored, lonely, tired, or miserable. None of this has to do with hunger. At some level they are trying to meet their emotional needs. By dealing with their emotional hunger/needs, their emotions are fulfilled and the emotion simply goes away.






If it's weight loss, you want - then you can forget about diets!

96% of people actually end up heavier after a diet compared to the weight they were before they started!



Diets allow people to become and remain obsessed with food. By becoming focused on food, you are constantly reminded of food and your desire for food, even when you're not hungry. Being preoccupied with thoughts of food is not conducive to losing weight. Also the word "diet" is a message to the unconscious that the body is going through periods of starvation and deprivation so the body starts to store food as fat reserves.





Don't delay any longer!

Call Stewart NOW

on 01382 667274 or 07913219130 or

for an appointment.



"Wow thanks Stewart! With your help, I managed to lose 2 stone, and now I feel so much better about myself. The best thing is that food is no longer constantly on my mind, and I feel that I have a much better relationship with food now. Thank you again!"

L. M. (Perth)





Virtual Gastric Band Hypnosis

Gastric band hypnosis is an approach that works for those clients who want to lose a significant amount of weight, safely, quickly, and permanently. It does however require effort.


Gastric Band Surgery

Gastric banding is a surgical procedure that involves fitting a band around the upper part of your stomach. It helps you lose weight by reducing the size of your stomach which limits the amount of food you can eat.


Normally it’s only recommended as a last resort for people who are morbidly obese. Being obese makes this type of surgery more risky. Complications following surgery can require further operations.


Remember, the band is simply a tool to help you eat less and there is still a lot required from you in following the eating and exercise guidelines. It’s a practical procedure, that in many cases doesn’t explore or deal with the emotional aspects of overeating. Also its quite common for candidates to have to lose weight in the first instance before they are allowed to have surgery.


Virtual Gastric Band Hypnosis

It’s a technique that gets the unconscious mind to accept that your body has fitted a virtual gastric band, or lap band around your stomach.

On a conscious level you will know that you have received hypnosis, but on an unconscious level you will accept that your stomach has reduced in size. Your unconscious can’t tell the difference between the things that we imagine to be true, and reality.


Remember your unconscious is responsible for up to 90% of your behaviour and if it believes that you can’t eat that much, then it will act accordingly.


It’s a completely safe and relaxing process, there are no needles involved. You will be aware of what’s happening and in complete control throughout .


Am I suitable candidate for Gastric Band Hypnosis?

The virtual gastric band hypnosis technique is usually included in a weight loss program for anyone with a BMI of over 30. In some situations it may be suitable for those with a BMI of over 25. However, it’s important to me that we chat first, to discuss your weight history and for me to confirm that this is a suitable procedure for you.


If you still wish to lose weight, but only a few kilograms then contact me to discuss my alternative weight loss program.


How successful is Gastric Band Hypnosis?

The mind is very powerful, and this virtual gastric band hypnosis procedure is an useful psychological tool . If you are motivated and serious about losing weight then this can definitely work for you.


Do you offer any guarantees for Gastric Band Hypnosis?

Like any medical or therapy procedure, there are no 100% guarantees. You should be wary of any one who offers such a guarantee. At the end of the day it’s you doing the work, my role as your therapist is to guide you in the process and provide you with some unique tools to achieve your weight loss goals.


However, I can a guarantee I will work very hard to help you achieve your desired weight. So if you are motivated to lose weight and follow the guidelines that I give you, then you can be very successful.


How much does this cost?

The Virtual Gastric Band Hypnosis procedure is completed in 4 sessions and the price of the procedure is £360. This is also includes a completely Free initial 30 mins consultation to assess suitability for the procedure. My prices are fully inclusive and there are no hidden extras to pay. You will also receive 2 Free CD recordings that will help you achieve this goal.




Don't wait a minute longer!

Call Stewart NOW

on 01382 667274 or 07913219130 or

for an appointment



"I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Stewart for transforming a negative, wrecked, fragile individual into a more positive and self confident person like my former self prior to illness. After my first session & conscientiously listening to the CD an amazing transition took place. Weight loss, massive wine reduction, with a much more positive frame of mind and back to being more active." Ann (Dundee)



"Before I attended sessions with Stewart, I was the biggest I've ever been. I was unhappy and not confident at all within myself. I felt like people were constantly looking and judging me because I was overweight. After my first session I left Stewart's feeling like a whole new person, I knew this was the start of a whole new journey and I had a great feeling about it! Fast forward 12 weeks and 3 more sessions and I've lost a marvellous 25lbs, I am even attending a gym now. Stewart always made me feel relaxed and welcome and supported me 100% through the last 12 weeks. For the first time in years I am looking forward to the future and I owe all that to you Stewart, thank you so much!" SV (Dundee)

Deal with Stress & Anxiety!


The pressures of society today can make things fraught and the pace of life can be fast and furious. It can effect your career and your relationships. Hypnotherapy can help you handle those pressures.

  *   Feel better about your work and your

       work colleagues

  *   Improve your self esteem

  *   Experience that feeling of enjoyment

       and  fun again

  *   Just feel better about everything.

Effect of stress & anxiety on the body and mind

If the stress is brief the body’s system will kick in and reduce the stress levels and return the body to normal. However, if the stress response continues for a prolonged period with inadequate rest and relaxation or physical exercise, the mind and body will eventually suffer.


Physical and mental health problems can then arise such as headaches, insomnia, panic attacks, high blood pressure and stress related conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Hypertension.

You will learn to manage and deal with your levels of stress & anxiety, enabling you to take back control and improve your quality of life.

Don't suffer a minute longer!

Call Stewart NOW

on 01382 667274 or07913219130 or

for an appointment

"This was an amazing experience. I can't believe how relaxed I felt after just one session of hypnosis. Stewart was a complete professional and I now feel so much better about myself and my job!"

B. Hastie (Dundee)

"Before I came to see Stewart, I was in a bad place in my life. I had no direction and very little self-esteem. I now feel so much better about myself, and I feel like I am taking back control over my life. Thank you so much Stewart, you have helped me more than you can ever know." BH (Angus)

Conquer Phobias & Fears!


Phobias are irrational fears, where the fear is usually completely out of proportion to the actual threat.

Whether is it fear of flying, fear of heights, fear of spiders, fear of birds, or any type of phobia, hypnotherapy is the single most effective treatment.

Phobias yield very effectively to hypnosis and there are various hypnotic techniques which can conquer phobias for good.


Hypnosis is very effective for all forms of phobias, but some of the more common ones are listed here -


* Fear of flying

* Fear of spiders

* Fear of heights

* Fear of birds

* Fear of needles

* Fear of water

* Fear of open spaces (Agoraphobia)

* Fear of wasps or bees or insects

* Fear of dogs

* Fear of mice

* Fear of dentists

* Panic Attacks


"Guess what? No tears, no fear!! Flight a bit bumpy but totally coped. Thank you so much. It's just started our holiday off in the best possible way :)"

Lisa (Dundee)


"Thank you Stewart for the hypnotherapy. It really helped with the panic attacks, and I can't remember now when I last had one. I can't believe how much the hypnotherapy has helped me!"

E. Clunie (Arbroath)


As well as traditional phobias, hypnosis is also very effective for any form of what is known as 'performance anxiety'.

This refers to situations out of the ordinary where your 'performance' is important to a successful outcome.

In such situations, often our own desire to do well can actually inhibit peak performance by putting too much pressure on ourself to perform.


We've all experienced situations where if we hadn't been so nervous then we would have done so much better. Some commom examples are -


* Exam nerves

* Driving Tests

* Job Interviews

* Sporting performances eg golf, skating, etc

* Public Speaking

* Stage Performances eg singing, acting etc

* Presentations eg in a work setting


Don't suffer a minute longer!

Call Stewart NOW on

01382 667274 or 07913219130 or

for an appointment


"Thank you so much for the help you gave me. It really helped me and I did get that promoted post that I was being interviewed for. The work you did during hypnosis had a really positive impact. Thank you so much, Stewart!"

M. Anderson (Dundee)

"Just a quick line to let you know that the wedding went really well and I performed all my best man duties with absolutely no problem. Many thanks for all your help it is much appreciated!"

Gus (Dundee)

"Hi Stewart, just to let you know that I passed my driving test! Thank you so much for your help, it made all the difference. Thank you again for your help!"

C. N. (Dundee)

Hypnotherapy is also effective for....

Hypnotherapy can help with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical conditions including


Phobias ▪ Fear of Flying ▪ Fear of Spiders

General Fear & Anxiety ▪ Depression

Confidence Building ▪ Low Self-Esteem

Bad Habits ▪ Alcohol Abuse ▪ Gambling ▪ Snoring

Weight Loss ▪ Insomnia ▪ Nail Biting

Public Speaking ▪ Interviews ▪ Driving Tests

Exam Nerves ▪ Performance Anxiety

Sports Performance ▪ Blushing ▪ Stuttering

Eating Disorders ▪ Relationship Issues

Pain Control ▪ Panic Attacks ▪ IBS

Assertiveness ▪ Anger Management ▪ Trauma

Virtual Gastric Band ▪ Grief ▪ Sexual Problems

Infertility ▪ Pregnancy & Childbirth

Self-Hypnosis ▪ EMDR

and much, much more...


"I would like to thank you so so so much for how you have helped me. My life is 100% back on track. What you do for people is priceless and I can't thank you enough. J. Donald, (Dundee)



Hypnotherapist in Dundee, Angus & Tayside

Evening and Weekend Appointments available

Tel: 01382 667274

Mob: 07913219130


322 Blackness Road,





Registered Member of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis

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