Irritable bowel syndrome

Many people experience a range of health issues, which psychological strategies can assist to either manage or treat. Catherine has developed “Specialised Gut Psychology”, which encompasses psychological strategies to assist with IBS symptoms. She regularly liaises with Doctors, Gastroenterologists, Dieticians and Nutritionists, as part of a multi-disciplinary team to assist in treatment of this issue.. IBS covers a range of different symptoms and can have a variety of different causes.

The range of symptoms can include:


  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Urgency
  • Wind
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Reflux
  • Bloating

Causes or triggers can include, food intolerances or sensitivities, hypersensitivity in the gut, chronic stress, a bout of illness or onset after taking medication. Catherine uses a series of sessions including, Relaxation, Hypnosis and CBT to assist in “desensitising the gut”. You are welcome to contact her by email or mobile to discuss this issue further.