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Here's a little bit of information about me that may be helpful to you:
I'm a psychotherapist and Registered Hypnotherapist (GHR Accred.), a lecturer in Higher Education, (teaching Hypnosis and Psychotherapy) an approved NHS clinical supervisor and a regular speaker at conferences and other events on various issues relating to trauma, emotional and behavioural problems, counselling, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy.
I have almost twenty years experience facilitating change in others through training, consultancy and therapy and as such I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to my clients. I have managed and coordinated numerous services and projects in the last decade and have strong links in health and social care, the private and public sector and education, my skills and expertise are recognised at a national level, with a proven track record of making changes in peoples lives.
As well as running a private practice as a therapist, supervisor and trainer I work with traumatised children and young people in residential childcare and am also the Chairman of Counselling Northwest, a network group for counsellors and therapists in the North West.
For several years I was the clinical lead for a private organisation, overseeing provision of several Therapeutic Communities as part of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Community of Communities; responsible for assessments and developing case formulations and treatment plans for a wide range of issues such as fear and anxiety, phobic disorders, sleep disorders, habitual behaviours to name a few.
Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to train with several prominent figures in psychology and hypnosis and this has helped me to gain lots of knowledge of wider specialist clinical applications to address a great many conditions presented by my clients.
I am an accredited member of the National Council of Psychotherapists and the General Hypnotherapy Register and hold Senior Qualified Hypnotherapy Practitioner status under the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council.
I am dedicated to the helping people overcome their problems and work towards living the life they truly want and deserve. When you meet me you will find that I am warm, genuine and passionate about helping and supporting others in overcoming their emotional and behavioural difficulties.
I believe that change is inevitable but sometimes we need help in managing it.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am an Senior Accredited Hypnotherapy practitioner registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register and also teach Hypnotherapy. I have a number of psychotherapy qualifications which may serve to reinforce your hypnotherapy experience including:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Eye Movement and Desensitisation and Reprocessing (Trauma Therapy)
The Rewind Technique (Trauma and Phobia Therapy)
- Clinical Supervision
I have been working and supporting people to make significant changes in their lives for nearly 20 years and regularly speak at conferences and deliver training to high level professionals within the field.
I am also the Chairman of Counselling Northwest a large network group for counsellors and therapists based in Greater Manchester.
I am currently completing an MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.
Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
- Addictions *
- Anger management
- Anxiety *
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome *
- Depression *
- Exam stress
- Fear of flying
- Food addiction *
- Gambling addiction *
- Gastric band hypnotherapy
- Insomnia *
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Low self-confidence *
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessions and compulsions *
- Pain management *
- Panic attacks *
- Phobias *
- Post-traumatic stress disorder *
- Public speaking
- Quit smoking
- Relationship issues
- Sex addiction *
- Sleep disorders *
- Sports performance
- Stress *
- Tinnitus *
- Weight loss
* 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.
Charges for specific areas may vary depending upon the depth of therapy, give me a call and I will be happy to discuss fees with you:
Initial Assessment and Hypno-Education £50
Individual Hypnotherapy Sessions £55
Stop Smoking - £160 for 2 sessions
Weight Control- £150 for 3 sessions
Hypno-Gastric Band- £250 for 3 sessions (includes free CBT follow up session)
Phobia Cure- £150 for 2 sessions- ideal for: Flying, Dentist, Spiders or whatever you fear.
I offer a free follow up consultation as part of your hypnotherapy treatment plan.
Evenings and Weekends. 6-9pm Mon-Wed, 0930-1230pm Sat & Sun