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Discover the powerful tool that hypnosis can be to Improve Your Mindset To Win


Discover the powerful tool that hypnosis can be to Improve Your Mindset To Win

Clinical Hypnotherapy Individual Sessions Done On Zoom. Working With Teams Can Be Done In Person. Please Contact Dr Sue To Book.

BY Sue Williams


Opening in 2020 to serve the many requests for help with issues at the subconscious level, Sport Hypnotherapy serves as a brief intervention for deep changes in clients lives and assists athletes, sporting teams and sportspersons. Unlike traditional therapy, our sessions are short and focussed squarely on communicating with the Unconscious Mind to make changes at a deeper level.










The Power of Hypnosis For Transformation

Ever wondered why you're stuck in a pattern, unable to break free? The answer may not be at the conscious level but deep within your subconscious mind. This is where the true transformation occurs, and hypnotherapy can be your gateway to unlock it.

🌟 Why Hypnotherapy?

Unlike traditional therapy, hypnotherapy bypasses the critical, analytical part of your brain and directly communicates with your subconscious. It's like having a direct line to the control room of your mind, allowing us to reframe and rewire your thoughts, beliefs, and behaviour for the better.

💡Holistic Transformation

From quitting smoking to conquering your fears, from improving your performance at work to enhancing your relationships, hypnosis can be the key to unlock a new, better version of you. Think of it as an 'OS update' for your mind.

🤝 Your Trusted Guide

As a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist I bring a nuanced understanding of the human psyche and how to leverage its untapped potential. With my years of experience entertaining and transforming lives, I offer a rapid, uniquely enjoyable and deeply effective approach to hypnotherapy.

🔒Safe, Confidential, Empowering

Your trust is paramount. Our sessions are completely confidential, designed with the utmost care to provide a safe space for your transformation journey.

🌱Ready to Begin?

Are you ready to break free from societal trances that limit your potential and choose a path that leads to personal greatness? The power to change lies within you, and hypnotherapy can help you unleash it.

About Sue Williams.

Clinical Hypnotherapist

  1. 5 Years Clinical Experience

  2. Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists Senior Associate Member 1991V

    International Council Of Psychotherapists Member 1621

    International Institute for Complementary Therapists Practitioner Member 2001127912

    International Association of Counselors & Therapists Registration No: 113021-11714

    Complementary Therapists Accredited Association Practitioner Member 10662441

    International Hypnosis Association Certified Member

    The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology Registered Member SY5008-LY5LK9Y-AC

    Rapid Transformational Therapy® Practitioner 366218

    Licenced RTT® Practitioner 2023-24

    Doctor of Quantum Counselling

    Clinical Hypnotherapist

    Diploma of Sports Psychology

    Quantum Journeys Hypnosis Practitioner

    NES Health Practitioner

    TFT & EFT Practitioner

    Animal Energy Therapy Practitioner

  3. Sport Hypnotherapy empowers athletes across all disciplines, catering to every sport, every athlete, and every team. This unique approach enables individuals and groups to surpass their performance goals and excel in their chosen sports.

Our Services

We have a range of services for different client outcomes.


Clinical Hypnotherapy

Our hypnotherapy sessions are expertly designed to leverage the power of hypnosis for enhancing sports performance, focusing on achieving substantial improvements in a short time frame. Tailored specifically to each athlete’s goals, whether it's sharpening focus, conquering performance anxiety, or fostering mental resilience, these sessions deliver quick yet profound changes.

Targeted Approach: We customise every session to the athlete’s individual needs, concentrating on key areas such as concentration enhancement, anxiety management, and motivation boosting. This precision ensures that every aspect of the session contributes directly to the athlete’s performance and mental toughness.

Rapid Transformation: Understanding the fast-paced nature of sports, our sessions are designed for efficiency, facilitating significant shifts in mental attitude and performance swiftly. Athletes often notice marked improvements immediately, enabling a quicker return to peak performance.

Deep, Lasting Changes: Through advanced hypnotherapy techniques, we initiate core changes in the athlete's mental processes. These foundational shifts support sustained performance improvements, helping athletes navigate pressures and setbacks with newfound resilience and consistency.


Specialty Packages



  • Custom Root Cause Hypnotherapy Session

  • Session Recording $97 Competition Mindset Coaching x 12 Sessions

  • Riders Mindset Audio App

  • 2 X Energy Scan

  • 5 X Infoceuticals


  • Nutrition Package

  • Tai Chi

  • Qigong

  • Stretching & Balance Program

  • Riders Coordination & Flexibility Program

  • Horse Float Towing Confidence

  • 4 x Meditations

  • Journal

  • Planner

  • eBooks: Equestrian Hypnosis, Sports Hypnosis, Case Studies


Packages of sessions for specific outcomes

Steady Strides Equestrian Sports Mindset Program

This is a comprehensive program to equip riders with the mindset to get back into or improve their sport of horse riding.

Our Mission

Dedicated towards helping you reach your potential


Our Promise

As a Member of a number of Australian and International Hypnosis and Psychotherapy associations, Dr Sue dedicates her focus to you in every session, to help you find clarity and overcome the challenges you are facing at this point in your life.


Our Guarantee

We're honored every time you choose us to enhance your athletic performance. Your satisfaction is our top priority.

That's why Dr Sue provides a 100% money-back guarantee on your initial session. Dive into the transformative experience of Sport Hypnotherapy risk-free, and see why we believe you're going to love it!

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Top 6 Factors Governing Timing in Sport Hypnotherapy for Athletes: A Comprehensive Guid

April 30, 20244 min read

Top 6 Factors Governing Timing in Sport Hypnotherapy for Athletes: A Comprehensive Guide

Unlock the secret to reducing performance anxiety, enhancing focus, and boosting motivation in sports with correctly timed sports hypnotherapy sessions. Understand the circadian rhythm, and learn how to use technology to your advantage in this comprehensive guide to sport hypnotherapy.

The Role of Timing in Sport Hypnotherapy

As the pursuit of excellence in sports reaches new heights, athletes and their coaches are leaving no stone unturned. Among various mental conditioning techniques, Sport Hypnotherapy has emerged as an effective method to enhance an athlete's psychological makeup. It is helping athletes overcome blocks, enhance motivation, focus better, and foster mental toughness. However, the timing of these sessions plays a crucial role in their effectiveness, which is the focus of this comprehensive guide.

Understanding Sport Hypnotherapy

The Definition and Importance of Sport Hypnotherapy

Sport Hypnotherapy is a therapeutic tool that influences the subconscious mind, allowing athletes to break boundaries, overcome anxieties, and achieve peak performance levels. It is commonly used to address performance anxiety, improve focus and motivation, and build mental resilience, thus playing a pivotal role in shaping an athlete's career.

The Effect of Hypnotherapy on Performance Anxiety, Motivation, Focus, and Mental Resilience

Much like any other field, success in sports is often a mental game. Sport hypnotherapy enables athletes to harness their inner potential, amplify their drive, and overcome fear and anxiety. Let's break it down:

  • Performance Anxiety: Through visualization techniques, athletes can rehearse their performance, thereby reducing anxiety and boosting confidence.

  • Motivation: Hypnotherapy can effectively channelize the subconscious mind, enhancing the athlete's motivation to excel.

  • Focus: Hypnotic techniques are used to improve clarity and concentration in athletes, especially in pressure situations.

  • Mental Resilience: Hypnotherapy works wonders in building mental toughness, enabling athletes to handle setbacks with grace and bounce back stronger.

The Circadian Rhythm and Its Association with Sport Hypnotherapy

The Definition of Circadian Rhythm

The Circadian Rhythm is a natural built-in, approximately 24-hour cycle that regulates sleep-wake patterns and other biological processes in humans. It significantly impacts our cognitive abilities, making certain times of the day more conducive to mental work than others.

The Connection between Circadian Rhythm and Effectiveness of Sport Hypnotherapy

Every person has a unique circadian rhythm, typically aligning with daylight and darkness. It's this rhythm that may make morning sessions more effective for some, while others may thrive during twilight sessions. Understanding one's circadian rhythm is the first step towards scheduling optimal sport hypnotherapy sessions.

an athlete's silhouette running through a large, ornate antique clock face, representing the importance of timing and circadian rhythm in sport hypnotherapy.

Optimal Times of the Day for Sport Hypnotherapy

Morning Sessions and the Role of Mindful Waking and Proper Sleeping Schedule

Awakening from a sound sleep, the mind is typically relaxed and receptive, making morning hours ideal for hypnotherapy. Maintaining a proper sleep schedule and practicing mindful waking can further aid in enhancing the effectiveness.

Afternoon Sessions and the Importance of Proper Nutrition and Hydration

The effectiveness of afternoon sessions can be influenced by nutritional intake and hydration. Light, nutritious meals and adequate hydration can ensure the mind stays sharp and responsive during hypnotherapy.

Evening Sessions: Overcoming Performance Anxiety with Twilight Sessions

For athletes grappling with performance anxiety, evening sessions can be beneficial. The day's fatigue can make the mind more susceptible to hypnotherapy techniques, aiding in anxiety reduction.

Overcoming Challenges To Achieve Optimal Hypnotherapy Sessions

The Importance of Personal Preference and Routine in Timing

While understanding circadian rhythm is crucial, personal preference and everyday routines also play an important role in selecting session timings. It's about striking a balance to achieve the best results.

Debunking Misconceptions about the Timing of Sport Hypnotherapy

A common misconception is that a particular time of the day is universally ideal for hypnotherapy. The reality, however, is that it varies from person to person, and largely depends on their unique circadian rhythm, lifestyle, and personal comfort.

Harnessing the Power of Technology for Optimal Sport Hypnotherapy Sessions

Using a Custom-made Scheduling Tool for Personalized Timing

In today's technology-driven world, custom-made scheduling tools can significantly help in planning optimal hypnotherapy sessions. These tools evaluate various factors, like your circadian rhythm, lifestyle, and preferences to suggest personalized timing.

Exploring Evening Appointments: Reducing Performance Anxiety with Relaxation Apps

Some athletes find relaxation apps useful for evening hypnotherapy sessions. These apps come equipped with guided imagery and relaxation techniques that can help reduce performance anxiety.

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Practical Tips and Actionable Advice for Effective Sport Hypnotherapy

Practices for Mindful Waking Before Hypnotherapy

  • Setting a regular sleep and wake-time for a strong circadian rhythm.

  • Starting the day with a 5-minute mindfulness exercise.

  • Eating a light, balanced breakfast before the session.

Preparations for Evening Sessions: Power Naps and Refreshing Showers

  • Taking a power nap in the early evening.

  • Having a refreshing shower before the session.

  • Dimming lights to sync with natural sleep-wake cycle.

Importance of Utilizing a Scheduling Tool for Optimal Timing

A scheduling tool helps in choosing the ideal time slot for the session, considering the athlete's personal routine, circadian rhythm, and other factors.

Detailed Guide on How to Use a Scheduling Tool for Sport Hypnotherapy Sessions

Most scheduling tools are user-friendly and come with instructions. Enter your regular sleep and wake times, meal times, training schedule, and other details to get a personalized suggestion for hypnotherapy sessions.

Remember, sport hypnotherapy is about training the mind, and every mind is unique. Embrace your uniqueness, understand your rhythm, and let sport hypnotherapy unlock your potential!
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Sue Williams

Clinical Sport Hypnotherapist who specialises in working with Athletes across a broad spectrum of sports and disciplines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hypnosis?

It is the bypassing of the critical faculty of the mind and direct communication with the subconscious mind. It feels a lot like a deeply focussed day dream. Another name for it is Monoideism which is essentially having a singular focus.

What is Hypnosis Like?

Have you ever been in a room full of people, feeling as though you are taking part in the group but feeling detached from it?Have you ever had the experience of driving home while being preoccupied by something and suddenly realising that even though you have arrived safely at your destination, you can’t recall driving past familiar landmarks? It’s as if you were on automatic pilot.Have you ever been unsure whether not you did something or simply thought about doing it? For example, did you mail that letter or did you just think about mailing it?Have you ever been so absorbed in an activity that you were able to block out sounds or make them totally unimportant or not even hear them?Have you ever stared into space, thinking of nothing, and been unaware of the passage of time?Have you ever had the experience of remembering a past experience with such clarity and vitality that it was almost as if your were reliving it?Have you ever been able to shut out your surroundings by concentrating very hard on something else?Have you ever had the experience of reading a novel or watching a film and being so absorbed that you forgot about your surroundings, almost living the story?Have you ever been lulled into a dreamy state or put to sleep by a lecture or a concert, even though you were not tired?

What is a Clinical Hypnotherapist?

A Clinical Hypnotherapist is a specialist in hypnosis, who uses the healing state of hypnosis to work with problems or conditions that a client wishes to change.

Can Anyone Be Hypnotised?

Pretty much – some more easily than others. Like anything else in life, the more people practice self-hypnosis, the more easily they can slip into that wonderful relaxed state. The depth that people reach in hypnosis varies between individuals. It is not necessary to achieve a very deep level of hypnosis to bring about change to habits or conditions that are having a negative impact either mentally or physically.A common myth about hypnotisability is when a person says, “No one could hypnotise me" or "I’m too strong minded”. All hypnosis is self-hypnosis. A person goes into hypnosis because they choose to. So strong-minded individuals are really good candidates for hypnosis provided they are committed to wanting it to work for them.

Would I Be Asked To Do Anything Against My Will?

This is one of the common misunderstandings associated with hypnosis. This is probably tied in with another misconception that the hypnotherapist has control over the client. This is not the case. People will not do or say anything under hypnosis that they would not do when not in hypnosis. Thanks to TV shows and stage hypnotists, there is a common misconception that you can be hypnotised against your will. It is not true. All hypnosis is self-hypnosis.Research conducted at the University of NSW by Dr Amanda Barnier and reported inThe Sydney Morning Heraldon 2 February 1998, states that “Hypnotised people do not act like robots, nor are they powerless pawns of post-hypnotic suggestionsplanted.

In What Areas Can Hypnotherapy Be Used?

Hypnotherapy can help with smoking cessation, overeating, nail biting, bed wetting, insomnia, headaches, exam nerves, pain, anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, bulimia, depression, mood swings, alcoholism, relationship problems, hostility, anger, resentments, worry, guilt, grief, asthma, blood pressure, sexual dysfunction, warts, compulsions.Hypnotherapy has been a great help in improving exam performance, study recall, memory, sports focus, public speaking, personal growth, pain control, performance, assertiveness, childbirth, communication, relaxation, counselling confidence, releasing the past, personal empowerment, goal setting.Hypnosis can be used in the treatment of most disorders, whether mental or otherwise, where the relaxation response promotes the person’s positive mindset. For example, with a physical injury, the person’s mental resources can be enlisted to aid in managing the subsequent discomfort, allow for some rest, and lessen the associated emotional trauma. It must be noted that Hypnotherapy is not a replacement for medical treatment from your doctor.

What Is The History Of Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is not a new modality of treatment. Hypnosis has had a variety of names and has been used for millenia as a means of influencing human behaviour. Therapeutic suggestion and concentration have been practised throughout the history as we have sought to recognise and treat discomfort, disorder and disease. The Celts and Druids practised hypnosis. The Egyptians established “sleep temples” some 4,000 years ago dedicated to therapeutic trance states in which curative suggestions were given. The Bible contains many sections which allude to hypnotic phenomena. Primitive tribes had Shamans who practised ritual, sleep cures and healing suggestions to remove the influences responsible for illness. Undoubtedly, the chants of the earliest medicine men helped many patients to restore their health. Think about the crooning and rocking that a mother uses to help her fitful child into a peaceful state of quiet and sleep.In modern times, hypnosis is usually dated to Vienna in the 1700s and a young physician named Mesmer. The method Mesmer used became known as Mesmerism. Mesmer guided his patients to use their powerful imaginations. By doing so, Mesmer unwittingly lay the corner stone of many present-day therapies. Today, imagery techniques are used in many health care settings, with cancer patients, and in the areas of sports and business motivation.In 1855, English surgeon, James Esdaile, used hypnotic skills in India. He operated on three thousand patients, of which three hundred were major procedures. He discovered the mortality rate dropped from 50% to 5%, and that many of his patients recovered more quickly, had increased resistance to infection, and had greater comfort. He presented his findings to the Royal Academy of Physicians in London. His work was denounced as blasphemous because “God intended for people to suffer”.During the 1st and 2nd World Wars, interest in hypnosis was heightened because hypnosis was found to be very effective in combating war neurosis. The success of hypnosis in dismissing symptoms through a reliving of the events of a traumatic experience created a wave of enthusiasm for hypnotic methods.It is probably true to say that hypnosis is clouded with more myths and misconceptions than any other form of psychological practice, even though these misconceptions have their roots in long-distant history and have no foundation in fact.In Australia and elsewhere throughout the world, hypnotherapy is now recognised as a valuable therapeutic methodology.

Am I Unconscious Or Asleep When Hypnotised?

No. In hypnosis, the conscious mind takes a rest. Hypnosis allows you and the hypnotherapist to tap into the storehouse of information that lies in the subconscious (or unconscious mind) and makes positive changes to thought patterns, habits or the effects of traumatic incidents that are having a negative impact either mentally or physically.

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