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Drinking reality

Hayley Goes... Sober
Episode 1 of 6
BBC One 11 pm Tuesday 18th June

Hayley Pearce, 29, loves a drink. Like many people she started drinking when she was 15 and still enjoys a boozy weekend. But with the recent trend of the sober revolution, Hayley wants to find out more about going teetotal, especially as almost a third of 16-24-year-olds now don’t drink at all.

Hayley faces sobriety for a month, during this time she explores the effect that regular drinking can have on our physical and mental health, and how it impacts social lives. From hard-hitting reality checks to alcohol reduction hypnotherapy with Ailsa Frank, from sober raves to social influencers, Hayley will be forced to face up to her drinking past and confront being sober head on. As she attempts to swap her love of red wine for four weeks of soft drinks, what does she learn about herself and our alcohol culture?

Ailsa Frank is an alcohol reduction specialist who has helped thousands of people change their drinking habits, see her working with Hayley in this fascinating episode.
Tuesday 18th June
BBC Wales 10.35pm
BBC One 11pm
BBC Northern Ireland 11.30pm
Also available on iPlayer BBC 3


Notes to Editors

Hypnosis works by clearing the unhealthy clutter in the subconscious mind allowing the listener to form beneficial habits so that they can manage their life by making the right decisions with confidence.

About Ailsa Frank
Ailsa Frank is a hypnotherapist; motivational keynote speaker and author of Cut the Crap and Feel Amazing published by Hay House. Through workshops, one-to-one therapy, her range of hypnosis downloads and book, she has already helped thousands of people to improve their lives. She works with an array of topics including alcohol, stress, relationships, anxiety, depression, confidence and business success.

Before qualifying as a hypnotherapist, Ailsa worked as a food stylist and recipe writer for eighteen years. Her journey into hypnotherapy came as a direct result of being so impressed by the effectiveness. Ailsa's own life fell apart during a divorce in 2002, when she lost custody of her 10-year-old daughter following a mental breakdown. In 2005, Ailsa retrained as a hypnotherapist allowing her to help other people build a positive life.

Ailsa’s work is featured regularly in the British press including The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Express, The Sun, Marie Claire, Woman's Own, Woman's Weekly, Bella, Top Sante.

She has also written articles for publications such as the Mail on Sunday You magazine, Kindred Spirit, Spirit and Destiny, Healthy Food Guide, and Health Magazine.

Ailsa is a registered member of the National Guild of Hypnotists USA, General Hypnotherapy Register, The Hypnotherapy Society UK. Please provide a link to the website if you use quotes or content from this press release.
One-to-one phone appointments with Ailsa Frank cost £150 each usually 2-4 sessions are required. Hypnosis downloads are available from £9.99 - £14.99
For further information, samples, images, journalist trial hypnotherapy sessions or product reviews, interviews, or expert advice, please contact Lynn, PA to Ailsa Frank at +44 (0)1276 683123 or Suzanne at Suzanne Howe PR Communications on

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