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Hypnotherapy in Harrow


Hello, I’m Mark Lidster and I look after the clients at HA2 Hypnotherapy in Harrow..

I know from personal experience that life can get you down. That’s probably why you’re here. The good news is though that you don’t have to cope on your own.

Using hypnosis and a range of talking therapies, I’m here to help you take the right steps.

Steps towards making lasting and positive changes to your life.

Changes that will free you from the anxieties, phobias and negative issues that have been holding you back.

If that sounds like something you want to find out more about, then please call, text or email me.

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Call/Text/WhatsApp on 07872 625516

or email me at

Alternatively, use the contact form by clicking here and filling in your details.

Or check out the testimonials below to see how I’ve helped some of my recent clients.

And my services are not just restricted to face to face hypnotherapy in Harrow.  I also have many clients that see me for hypnotherapy via Zoom if they cannot physically attend my clinic in person. These include clients from the US, Australia and India to name but a few. 

If you have any questions about my services please reach out and contact me here.

I very much look forward to hearing from you.

Recent Testimonials – click the names to see the reviews live on Google Business

Kabir Sharma
Wow. So after years of searching for truth to life and humanity to help me mainly understand my self.
Going back from one person to another.
Some did help but not the way Mark has helped me.
I have just had my 3rd session with him and it’s been 3 weeks.
I was contemplating before whether or not to try this.
My cousin though, who I trust, highly recommended him.
Despite what I knew from my cousin, I seriously found it more helpful to actually talk to Mark.
I also never had therapy before but my god he’s amazing.
Honestly I want him to help all my family eventually and as many others as we can reach.
The way he break things down is phenomenal and brings epiphanies to me as he is speaking.
Lol, not to mention we like to have a laugh as well.
He’s also very kind and has great energy.
Extremely recommended.
As cliche as this sounds, don’t think if you feel stuck in life.
Or you feel like your don’t have the money, trust me it’s worth the money and cutting back expenses.
Love you Mark

Mark was amazing from beginning to end. I felt comfortable with him as soon as I met him on my first session and it only took us 3 sessions to get to where I am now with my anxiety! Mark truly can acess the sub conscious mind you WILL reap the benefits. Thank you Mark!

Sophie B.
I went into hypnotherapy, as I do with most things, with an open heart but a slightly questioning mind…
Mark’s hypnotherapy changed my life.
At the beginning of January I had got to the stage where I was so debilitated by anxiety (& low self-esteem) that simple tasks like crossing a road were almost impossible. Despite having had a year of CBT and counselling, that had helped resolve so many things, my deep rooted anxiety was spiralling uncontrollably.
Mark helped me to dissect the fear, rationalise it, and, through a series of facts mixed with hypnotherapy, work through it.
My anxiety radio now plays a lovely tune. Sometimes it takes a couple of minutes for it to click in, but it does. A bit like finally finding the calming classical music station versus always listening to the overwhelming high octane news station.
The unconscious mind is a much better way of absorbing and not judging information than the conscious mind. I think that’s one of the reasons why this form of therapy is so good with deeper grained anxiety, depression and trauma than CBT alone. I can now use the tools I learnt in CBT as my mind has space to let me. I’m finally able to enjoy life again. My motto now – new week, new me!
I came to Mark after almost 2 years of talking therapy to deal with the implications of a number of childhood issues and more recent bereavement did not yield significant results. After a number of sessions I am grateful to report significantly lower levels of anxiety, much better sleep and a more positive mindset. I would highly recommend hypnotherapy with Mark to help with any issues in a relaxed environment.
I went to see Mark at HA2 hypnotherapy in Harrow to get some help with public speaking anxiety. I didn’t know what to expect but Mark was excellent. He helped me with my confidence and gave me the tools I needed, through talking and hypnotherapy. I subsequently had to speak publicly and it went really well! I have no hesitation in recommending Mark and would encourage anyone with any anxiety issues to see him. Thank you Mark.
Kellie Murphy
Mark was very quickly able to build a space that felt safe and full of trust. His natural communication style and sharing a bit about himself helped me to feel at ease to share honestly my experience and concerns within minutes. The work we did together had a positive impact on my life pretty much immediately and larger and more profound changes occurred over the weeks that followed. The sessions themselves were in my experience deeply relaxing and also re-energising which was super. It is the on-going changes to my quality of life though, that is the biggest benefit. My anxiety levels have reduced by a huge amount and I feel much much more confident and grounded in myself which is very liberating. I’m also able to more easily find the positives in any situation and life is lighter and more joyful. These changes have taken place over a relatively short period of time, and I am deeply thankful that I came across Mark’s website and took myself out of comfort zone to book an appointment.

I can’t thank Mark enough, over several weeks Mark helped me to give up smoking, tackle bereavement issues, help reduce anxiety and depression and help me to focus on exercising and improving my diet.
Again thank you Mark.

Chris Matthews
I couldn’t recommend HA2 enough. I personally have suffered with a number of ailments from a psychological standpoint and Mark hasn’t only helped me with these, he’s enabled me to be able to manage these. The guidance I’ve had from HA2 has changed my outlook from both a personal and professional life. Thank you so much and I can’t stress how beneficial these sessions are.

Yamma Hussain
It actually works!! You have to be willing to put the effort in too, but if you need help to take control of what’s bothering you in your life this is for you. Having Mark to talk to is great he’s also wise and insightful. If you’re hesitating whether to try it out, just do it! It’s helped me a lot. I’ll definitely be coming back.
Mark Purnell
I went to see mark with various issues going on in my life, he has been brilliant every step of the way. He has a very unique and personal approach to helping you. His practice is a perfect, very good place to feel comfortable and at ease. Mark is very easy to talk to and has helped me rebuild my life and expectations, his Hypnosis is so good, you come way feeling fantastic, thank you mark, I fully recommend him to anyone seeking help. 10 out of 10 , do not hesitate give him a call . Make your life better . I did , so glad I made this choice.
Peter Claxton
I’ve been seeing Mark primarily regarding my anxiety which is exacerbated by my OCD. He is excellent at both hypnotherapy and talking-therapy and has really helped to provide me with the tools to help control, manage and reduce my anxiety. Mark won’t try and lock you into numerous sessions nor will he try to sell you products, he is only concerned with empowering people to live their lives as they see fit and he does this in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment. What really sets Mark aside from a lot of therapists and people in general, is that as well as talking the talk, he walks the walk. He has experienced a lot of things, both good and bad, in his life and this enables him to provide more than textbook knowledge. He is very easy to talk to and very open about himself. This really allowed me to build trust with him which imo is essential when talking about myself and what I viewed as my “darkest and embarrassing” secrets/issues.
Ananya Reddy
Thank you Mark for helping me get over a relationship that was ruining my life. I am so grateful because Mark helped see that I could let go and stop feeling guilty and bad about what happened and was free to get on with the rest of my life.
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Online Anxiety Therapy Courses

  • Can’t get to see me in person
  • Prefer to treat yourself in your own time in your own space
  • Need limitless, lifetime access to anxiety guidance and therapy 

Then please check out my Master Your Anxiety course. It contains all of the treatment protocols, including hypnotherapy, that I use in my clinical practice, plus additional bonus modules. With many hours of hypnotherapy, teaching, guidance and advice, It is a comprehensive and easily accessible solution for all your anxiety needs. Click Here for more details. 

Why Not Take 15 Minutes To Relax………

Why not take 15 minutes out of your day and sit down and relax to my free Total Body Relaxation hypnosis video.

It will help you unwind, de-stress and set you up for the rest of the day.



What Is Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a totally natural state of Mind. Your state of awareness changes regularly during everyday life, perhaps while you are driving or drifting towards sleep. Hypnotherapy provides a safe and natural way of re-programming your thoughts, behaviours, and even your body using the power of your mind.

Hypnosis and therapy work together, when you have reached a deep and pleasant state of relaxation. During this stage, the hypnotherapist provides positive suggestions to the subconscious mind to help you achieve your desired goals.

Deep within your subconscious you have an amazing capacity to become receptive to new understanding, ideas and information. You can access the power already within yourself as you are guided towards developing new insights, changing unwanted habits and achieving new goals.

Want To Know About Hypnotherapy?

How Does Hypnotherapy Work?

Hypnotherapy is a safe and natural way of re-programming your thoughts, behaviours, and even your body using the power of your mind.  Hypnosis works as you are led into a deep state of relaxation. Some may refer to this as a trance state, much like the feeling of ‘auto-pilot’ when driving a car or feeling absorbed when reading. During this stage, the hypnotherapist provides positive suggestions to the powerful subconscious mind, while it is highly receptive to process new information. Like a computer programme running in the background, your inner mind will help you achieve your desired goals. 

Can I Be Hypnotised Against My Will?

No. All hypnosis is self-hypnosis. You have to want to be hypnotised before a trance state can be achieved; you progress with full consent and never lose self control. At all times during the course of a hypnotic session, you will be able to hear and to think. You are aware of what is going on around you. Although your body is very relaxed, your mind is actually more alert than usual. Many people are worried by stage hypnosis and the fact that the subjects, many of whom do ridiculous things for fun, seem to have no knowledge of anything around them. This is a myth and hypnosis as entertainment should not be confused with therapy. Both depend on mutual co-operation between the people involved.

Can I get Stuck In Hypnosis?

No. You are never unconscious and remain in control. The therapist will guide you back to a fully alert state at the end of your session, however you can interact while relaxed and could respond to any situation, should you need to. You are most likely to experience a pleasant and secure sensation.

For more information about any of the subjects that you’ve read above please get in touch with with Mark at HA2 Hypnotherapy in Harrow by clicking here