Registered Nurse, Dip Clinical Hypnotherapy, Dip Counselling
I am a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience supporting people with long term health conditions. I am also a Clinical Hypnotherapist and TRTP practitioner (The Richards Trauma Process™).
I am experienced in helping people overcome anxiety, depression, addictions (including alcohol, nicotine, food), agoraphobia and other health related issues such as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and chronic pain.
I work out of my clinic in the Adelaide Hills, at 61 Hutchinson Street, Mount Barker, Adelaide, South Australia but also offer online appointments with select clients.
I offer a FREE 30 minute consultation to discuss your situation and see if we are a good match to work together. Get in touch to book an appointment.
This is My Story
Carol Buchanan, Registered Nurse, Dip Clinical Hypnotherapy, Dip Counselling
My role as a nurse began over 20 years ago, I realised working in a hospital ward wasn’t for me. There just wasn’t enough time to sit and talk to the patients, never any time to hear their story.
Working in a diabetes centre gave me a new set of skills and understanding of the needs of people with long term health conditions. I returned to the wards to give me more time with my own young babies, this time working with people with health conditions due to alcohol addiction. We were treating the symptoms of emotional pain, but not dealing with the underlying cause of such brutal self-sabotage.
Practice nursing in a GP clinic came next, a step closer to being able to have more meaningful supportive relationships with the people that came into the clinic to see me. Helping people understand their body and develop healthy habits is an integral role of practice nurses, but to be able to do this effectively I undertook a counselling diploma and this allowed me to follow my passion and bring all my experience to Moveon Counselling. Clinical hypnotherapy was the next amazing experience and another tool to make it easier for people to utilise their own inner strength so they can make changes to their habits and life quickly and effectively.
I continue to strive to develop understanding of how we can reshape our thinking habits, bring self-compassion and resilience to my own life and to the people who come to me through Moveon Counselling.
I had some hypnotherapy sessions with Carol to help me with overeating and being greedy. The sessions were extremely effective, very relaxing, a bit of me time. After several sessions I was able to make better food choices and stop eating when I was full. Besides the hypnotherapy and counseling services Carol also has a fantastic insight into health and wellbeing as she is also a registered nurse. I would highly recommend her if you are looking to make some changes. Mandy Foy Aberfoyle ParkMandy Foy
I had some hypnotherapy sessions to motivate me to exercise and I found they really helped me to start enjoying it and look forward to it as opposed to being a chore, would definitely recommend it.Anya McCleod