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Hypnosis is a powerful therapy that when used correctly can rapidly help solve problems, end addictions, stop debilitating behaviours and add to the quality of a person's life. There have been many research studies into the effectiveness of hypnosis both in Australia and internationally proving it is indeed a very effective method.
Barry Shirley, at Advanced Hypnotherapy, is a qualified and highly experienced registered clinical hypnotherapist who has been in full time practice for over 20 years. 

Barry is a very caring therapist that has successfully dealt with all types of problems and behaviours. It is this experience that makes him stand out in his profession. He regularly receives referrals from other hypnotherapists, psychologists and medical practitioners, particularly to treat addictions and anxiety problems. 

The many genuine testimonials and case studies presented on this website represent just a few of the thousands of clients that Barry has dealt with over the years.

Quit Smoking

Hypnotherapy to end smoking permanently is one of the fastest and most successful methods available. There are usually no cravings. Apart from the health benefits, hypnosis can help reduce stress and anxiety while getting rid of this dreadful and deadly addiction.

Our method of three sessions has helped hundreds of smokers to quit for good. More about our unique treatment can be found on our other website: -

Stop Smoking For Life

Weight Control

We work on motivating you to achieve your targets with weight loss and fitness. Hypnosis provides a healthy alternative that is both natural and satisfying. It generally provides long lasting results.

Some eating disorders can also be treated successfully with hypnotherapy.

Achieve the body you want now!

Public Speaking

There are many people who shudder at the mere thought of speaking in front of an audience. Barry was one of them until he discovered hypnosis in his early career. Since then he has addressed audiences of up to 5,000 people, given lectures, talks on various topics and conducted numerous meetings. Benefit from the many techniques that Barry has developed over to years to help make you a confident speaker in any situation.

End Addictions / Stop Bad Habits

Hypnosis is a rapid method to end addictions. Regain control of your life generally after three sessions.


Highly effective to stop poker machine gambling, casino, horse racing, sports, online gambling - all can be eliminated quickly and permanently.


Either cut it down or eliminate it completely.


Marijuana, Cocaine or party drugs.

Note: We do not treat ICE addiction.

Sugar / Chocolate / Snacking etc

Be able to say no and mean it!

Hypnosis helps you see bad foods as bad foods. It helps change your perception to enjoy healthy eating

Bad Habits / Bad Behaviour

Highly effective for Nail Biting, Tricohotillomania (hair pulling). Bruxism (teeth grinding), poor sleep patterns, aversion to healthy foods etc.


Change the way you think about yourself. We help you eliminate self-doubt and negativity so you can live up to your true potential. Hypnosis helps you to change your whole mindset, allowing you to be a confident, positive and happy person.

Whether you want confidence in business, relationships, meeting people or any other reason call Barry now for an appointment.



Achieving your personal and business goals is so rewarding. Most people however never achieve their true potential because they lack  the motivation to do so. Barry has worked with Olympic, Australian and State champions plus business leaders to help them achieve their objectives. It doesn't matter what your goal is, Barry can help you with hypnosis to remove negative blocks and help you create that all important desire to win.

Anxiety - Stress - OCD - Pain Relief

Stop these debilitating problems quickly and take back control of your life.

Whether you suffer from severe anxiety, depression, stress, on-going pain, social anxiety or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) you can change rapidly.

Imagine being able to just get on with your life in almost any situation and feel completely comfortable.

We also treat IBS; help you become assertive; and have helped many people with situations like job interview anxiety.

Fears / Phobias

This can be a debilitating problem that holds people back from enjoying their life. Whether it's fear of flying, fear of heights, spiders, dogs or whatever hypnotherapy can help locate the initial cause and allow you to remove it. You can then move on.

There are many fears and phobias including fear of failure that Barry has successfully helped his clients resolve. Call him now on 0401 616 505 to find out how he can help you.

Additional Services

If you just want somebody with many years of experience to talk to call Barry now. He is a qualified Counsellor and also provides life coaching, professional and personal development help.

Many clients have benefited from Barry's knowledge and his practical techniques. Whether it's a planned business start up, writing a book, or even a relationship problem he can help you.

Beautiful relationships
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