Katharine James, MNCH (Reg), MBACP, MNCS, MBPS, PNH

Katharine James, MNCH (Reg), MBACP, MNCS, MBPS, PNH

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About me

Are you looking for change but finding it difficult? Hypnotherapy has a proven track record in helping people successfully beat procrastination, lose weight, stop smoking, lose social anxiety, increase confidence and much more. It helps to have a vision of how you would like to be!

I work with people who desire change and progression and am known for asking incisive and open questions to challenge how you see the world which in itself invites changes that will seem effortless.

Because of my credentials in Psychotherapy/Counselling, Hypnotherapy, NLP and coaching and mindfulness studies, I am equipped to serve you in the most optimal way. Better health, more harmonious relationships, goal oriented, greater motivation, freedom from worry and anxiety and a more confident mindset. I have also recently trained in a new therapy, BWRT (www.bwrt.org) and this can help people with change in as little as one session! The results to date have been incredible.

My track record has illustrated how effectively I work with people who reach a greater sense of peace of mind and knowledge about themselves and as a result, feeling clearer about life.

I’m a warm, supportive listener who draws upon education, experience, providing a safe space towards effective change for you. I will help you re-align your life concerns. The testimonials below give you some idea as to what people have gained from working with me.

I am creating a mini e-course for those who have experienced relationship breakdown and if you are interested in this either as well as or instead of ongoing therapy, please let me know.

I have also created a 12 week interactive course that may help support you between sessions.

If you feel something is missing, or you just feel a sense of discomfort, don’t suffer in silence, contact me and I can help you.

About me and what I offer

I am based on the outskirts of Malmesbury and offer short and long term therapy for individuals and couples. My therapy room is up one flight of stairs and my house is situated in a peaceful part of the area near a river. Parking is straightforward and if needs be, there is a bus stop nearby.

I work integratively which means I aim to meet you where you are now, offering supportive interventions where appropriate, with your permission.

Below are some examples of treatments on offer; and if you have an issue that is not mentioned below please do get in touch!

• Relationship Support
• Anxiety / Stress
• Self-Confidence
• Self-Sabotage
• Habit Reversal
• Phobias
• Fear of Public Speaking
• Performance Anxiety
• Stress Relief
• Pain Management
• Quit Smoking
• Weight Release
• Fear of Flying
• Release Trauma
• Depression
• Life Transitions

I am a full member of four professional bodies (British Psychological Society, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, The National Counselling Society (Accred.) and the National Council for Hypnotherapy (Reg) and am DBS checked so you can be assured of my credentials. I also hold professional indemnity insurance and have regular supervision.

My practice has easy access from Malmesbury, Chippenham, Cirencester, Tetbury, surrounding villages such as Crudwell, Minety, Charlton, Lea, Great Somerford, Upper and Lower Seagry, Sutton Benger, Sherson, Foxley and other villages not mentioned within the vicinity. If you are further afield, do consider online or telephone support as I have helped people successfully this way as well.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Hypnotherapy / NLP [The Anglo European College of Therapeutic Hypnosis] 2013
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (2011)
Therapeutic Diploma in Counselling (2009)
Certificate in Counselling Skills (2009)
Certificate in Counselling Studies (2006)
Introduction to Counselling Skills (2005)
BSc (Hons) Psychology (Open) (2006)
Human Givens workshops:  Brief Psychotherapeutic Skills, Beating Depression fast (2009)
CPD Lecture "Issues of Attachment" - Richard Bowlby (2012)
Open University: Fear and Sadness, Science of the Mind
CIPD Diploma
EFT Level 1 [CPD]
Amazing Healing Techniques with Peter Steedman [CPD]
Reiki I and II

I am a member of the BACP and abide by its ethical framework and am fully insured and CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) checked. I also hold up to date professional indemnity insurance, attend monthly supervision and am fully committed to ongoing continuing professional development.

I also hold a Certificate of Proficiency from the BACP.
Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Accredited member of the National Counselling Society (MNCS).
Registered Member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy

I have experience of working in three agencies;

SWADS (Swindon Alcohol and Drug Service)
Hope Counselling (Melksham)
Olive Branch Counselling (Chippenham)
Private practice

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Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

* If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have one of the medical conditions starred above, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies or treatments.

Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

Relationship Support
Relationship Breakdown
Creative Visualisation
Spiritual Support - "what is happening to me?"


An initial telephone consultation is free of charge. Therapy can be open-ended, a one-off or a programme of support to achieve specific results. This will be outlined to you on initial contact.

Please check my website for more details!

Malmesbury, SN16

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Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: French


Mondays and Fridays 9-6pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-6pm; Wednesdays 4-6pm. Occasional Saturdays by prior arrangement.

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