Trading the markets & professional gambling

To book a hypnotherapy session, or if you have any questions, please contact me, or phone:
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The psychological dynamics of trading

Trading the markets can be stressful at the best of times. Traders are affected by the twin forces of fear and greed: fear when a trade is going against you, and greed when it is going in your direction. Both of these emotions can lead to a paralysis and inability to take action to exit the position early enough. Stock market investing has similar dynamics, but over a longer time scale. In the case of professional gambling, these factors can still be relevant.

In all cases, the ability to focus and make good decisions is of course vital, as is the need to handle frustration and develop patience after a series of bad trades or bets, especially since these days you are often competing with lightning fast computers, programmed by experts, tracking your every move from thousands of miles away.

How hypnotherapy can help with trading

What is the relevance of hypnotherapy to this? Hypnotherapy can help you with all of these in reducing the emotional impact. As with most issues, the length of time it will take is highly dependent on the individual. What we are aiming to do is unhook the strong emotional reaction from the trading itself, so that you can focus on making rapid and effective decisions rather than getting hijacked by your own feelings.

Fear, greed, anger, frustration, disappointment, and even joy and over-confidence after success can hold you back from making sound decisions. Dealing with emotions is the day-to-day work of hypnotherapy, so trading falls squarely into just the kind of area where hypnotherapy is the most effective.

If you are a trader or professional gambler and would like to see the effect of hypnotherapy on your work, then please get in touch. (For gambling addiction, please see the page on addictions and compulsions).

To book a hypnotherapy session, or if you have any questions, please contact me, or phone:
077199 58726
(+44 77199 58726 if calling from outside the UK)

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