Dr. Simone Peters knows most IBS patients are familiar with the kind of hypnotherapy they’ve seen on TV where “people are clucking like chickens and doing other horrendously embarrassing things.”
In her discussion at the IBS Frontier Summit, Dr. Peters addresses these long-standing misconceptions and shares insights into her research about the efficacy of a gut-directed hypnotherapy (GDH) intervention.
Watch her presentation where she defines clinical hypnotherapy, sharing what is involved in a GDH session and the use of metaphors and suggestions. She also explains how GDH compares to the low FODMAP diet, which patients are best suited to this type of intervention, and its pros and cons.
Dr. Simone Peters specializes in brain-gut therapies for patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders. She’s the co-creator of the Nerva gut-directed hypnotherapy program and founder of the Mind+Gut Clinic.