Adelaide Stress Management Counselling and CBT

Stress Management Counselling Adelaide

Feeling overwhelmed by the daily stresses of life? It’s time to reclaim control over your well-being and find inner balance with Stress Management Counselling. Unmanaged stress has a detrimental effect on both your mind and body and this can lead to persistent headaches, tense muscles, and disrupted sleep patterns.

I understand the importance of addressing this issue head-on and this is why my practice offers a unique approach to stress management. By combining Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Hypnotherapy I’m able to assist clients achieve fast effective results.  Speak with Me at Adelaide Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to discuss an effective approach of CBT and hypnotherapy for help with Stress Management.

Stress Management Counselling with CBT & Hypnotherapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and hypnotherapy are two distinct therapeutic approaches, each with its own principles and techniques. However, they are complementary and effective when used together in stress management counselling.


Let’s explore how each approach contributes to stress management:

  1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT):

    • Principles: CBT is based on the idea that our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are interconnected. Cognitive Behavior Therapy focuses on identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and replacing them with more realistic and positive ones.
    • Techniques: CBT techniques involve self-monitoring, identifying cognitive distortions, setting realistic goals, and developing coping strategies. I work with the client collaboratively to change unhealthy patterns of thinking and behaving.
  2. Hypnotherapy:

    • Principles: Hypnotherapy uses guided relaxation, focused attention, and suggestion to create a state of heightened suggestibility. In this state, individuals are more receptive to positive suggestions and imagery that address stress.
    • Techniques: Hypnotherapy techniques often include progressive relaxation, guided imagery, and positive suggestion. First, I guide the client into a deeply relaxed state. The client is then more receptive to beneficial suggestions aimed at changing behaviors and reducing stress.


Integrating CBT & Hypnotherapy: Stress Management Counselling:

  • Assessment: I conduct an initial assessment to understand the client’s stressors, thought patterns, and coping mechanisms.
  • CBT Techniques: Cognitive Behavior Therapy is used to identify and challenge negative thought patterns contributing to stress.  Clients learn new coping skills and strategies for managing stressors.
  • Hypnotherapy Techniques: Hypnotherapy is then incorporated to enhance relaxation, reinforce positive suggestions, and help individuals access inner resources for stress reduction.
  • Goal Setting: Collaboratively, we set realistic goals for managing stress. Incorporating cognitive behavior therapy, hypnotherapy and regular self assessments, progress is measured and monitored over the course of treatment.



  • Comprehensive Approach:  Combining Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Hypnotherapy is a comprehensive approach to addressing both cognitive and subconscious aspects of the mind.
  • Customization: I tailor each treatment plan to the individual, incorporating techniques that resonate with the client’s preferences and needs.
  • Empowerment: Clients learn practical skills through Cognitive Behavior Therapy as well as experience the empowering effects of hypnotherapy.

It’s essential for individuals seeking stress management counselling to consult a qualified therapist trained in both CBT and hypnotherapy. The effectiveness of the approach depends on the individual’s receptivity and engagement in the therapeutic process. Speak with Me at Adelaide Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to discuss an effective approach of CBT and hypnotherapy for Stress Management.


Danielle is dedicated to empowering clients to restore a natural state of calm, balance and wellness within themselves.

By adopting a person centred approach Danielle guides each client on their own highly personal healing journey.


  • In her comfortable and calming treatment room conveniently located in Payneham, South Australia with access to off-street parking.

  • Alternatively clients can choose to have sessions on Zoom in the comfort of their own home.