Your Therapist

Michael McGuinness
Rapid Change Therapist


My name is Michael McGuinness and I run my therapy practice in Castlebar. Co. Mayo. I have over thirty years of experience in dealing with perceptual, emotional, and behavioural problems.

In 1995 I created Rapid Change Therapy (RCT). The METHOD uses strategies including hypnotherapy, CBT, NLP, mindfulness.  Lasting change is achieved through a COMBINATION of change at a conscious level and then this change is communicated to the subconscious using a trance state. You BELIEVE, you FEEL, you BEHAVE. Transforming your deepest held beliefs is crucial for lasting change, and it is the one area that is not addressed in other programmes. 

The goal of this website is to create a resource to help people break free from the limiting perceptual, emotional, and behavioural problems they encounter in their lives. I will be adding additional resources over time.

I created the HypnoSlim programme in 1995, a programme that is unrivalled as a weight management programme. I created the Freedom From Anxiety programme in 1998 and Quit Smoking Without Willpower in 2000. When you reprogramme the mind change is EASY. When you depend on willpower, change is difficult and is unlikely to last. Willpower is consciously trying to change what the subconscious mind does want to change. You MUST change subconsciously if you want to execute LASTING change. I have made the programmes available as a download.