Stuart Cale - ADHP(NC), FNSHPM, UKCP(Accred)

Stuart Cale - ADHP(NC), FNSHPM, UKCP(Accred)



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About me

Hello, I'm Stuart, and I'm a fully qualified and registered CNHC Hypnotherapist, UKCP accredited Psychotherapist and BUPA, Aviva Health, WPA and VitalityHealth approved provider. I see clients privately both at my consulting rooms in Bolton and Manchester, and at their homes by appointment. Appointment times include evenings and weekends, contact me by telephone or email to secure your appointment.

I specialise particularly in working with self-esteem, anxiety and stress, addictions, weight-loss, quit smoking clients and alcohol abuse, but have the necessary qualifications and experience to deal with a wide range of emotional, psychological and behavioural issues.We will work together in the therapy sessions, and sometimes use recordings and homework to help you to continue to progress between the sessions. If you wish to see more, then please click here

My work is integrative, forward thinking and solution-focused, collaborating with you to make quick and lasting change and find your peace. My aim is to help you reach the place you want to be, and achieve your goals as easily as possible. I am UKCP and CNHC accredited, an Anxiety UK approved therapist, and I adhere to the UKCP code of ethical conduct.

It is important to check the level of qualification and accreditation of any potential therapist, and below you can see my details, accreditation, affiliations and awards listed in full. I believe that accreditation with the UK Council for Psychotherapy is the pinnacle for therapists. The training that is necessary for admission as a full clinical member is a minimum of 4 years at Master's Degree Level.

By choosing me, you have access to not only a Hypnotherapist, but also to the benefit of over six years of academic training in Psychotherapy to ensure that you are in safe hands. For many clients, hypnotherapy is all that is required, but psychotherapy allows deeper exploration of issues or problems if necessary, which enables a greater understanding of emotional and behavioural patterns. This helps to create a healthier, more balanced perspective and effect positive change.

Training, qualifications & experience

UKCP accredited
CNHC accredited
BUPA recognised therapist (provider number 30044775)
Anxiety UK approved therapist
Aviva Health recognised (provider number 600098771)
WPA recognised (provider number 920700218)
VitalityHealth recognised provider
DHP(NC) with distinction
CHP(NC) with distinction
MSc student (Mental Health Psychology - University of Liverpool)
Peter Blythe Founder's Award winner (2011)
J.P. Noble Award winner (2012)
Healthy Weight Coach.
Fellow and Committee member of the National Society of Hypnosis, Psychotherapy and Mindfulness.
NSHP National Research Director and Curator of the National Research Catalogue.
NSHP&M Faculty Member, trainer and assessor.
Brookhouse Hypnotherapy Group accredited member
Enhanced DBS Certificate

In addition, I have presented at the International Hypno-Psychotherapy conference, been published and serialised in peer journals, and volunteer with local charities.

I am also an Anxiety UK Approved Therapist providing therapeutic support to the charity’s members and partner beneficiaries. I am subject to Anxiety UK’s regular monitoring of my professional qualifications, supervision, continual professional development, insurance and professional body membership in addition to complying with the ethical framework and professional standards set down by my registered governing body.

Full details of the Anxiety UK Approved Therapist scheme can be found here - Details about becoming a member of Anxiety UK to be able to access therapy via the charity can be found here .


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

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

  • Excessive worrying
  • Difficulties with self-acceptance
  • Social or personal inhibition and shyness
  • social phobia
  • Problems relating to guilt or shame
  • Unsatisfactory patterns in relationships arising out of issues such as jealousy and trust
  • Obsessive thinking or rumination, intrusive recurring ideas, thoughts or impulses
  • Compulsive urges, behaviours or rituals used to dispel the anxiety of obsessive thinking
  • Anxious or negative self-talk
  • Perfectionism
  • Withheld feelings
  • Mistaken beliefs
  • Lack of meaning or self-purpose.
  • Problems with expressing feelings
  • Problem memories
  • Shocks
  • Habit Disorders such as nail biting, hair pulling or snacking.
  • Digestion, indigestion and bloating.
  • Tinnitus
  • Skin disorders including psoriasis
  • Migraines
  • Headaches
  • Dentistry procedures
  • Personal Development, goal achievement and performance enhancement, whether in sport or personal exercise, improving focus in work, hobbies or study.
  • Relaxation and Self-Hypnosis
  • Individual Recordings

Whilst the above is not an exhaustive list, it does indicate some of those issues more commonly presented. There are many other areas where difficulties can be alleviated by Hypno-Psychotherapy and these can be discussed on an individual basis. As ever, please feel free to telephone to do so


Appointment times are flexible and available in the evenings and at weekends.

Every session is different and addresses the needs of each individual, however most sessions last one hour and are charged at £60 per hour when taking place at the consulting rooms.

The consulting rooms are located in Heaton, close to Bolton centre, in a quiet residential area with off-street parking available.

Appointment visits out of the consulting rooms can be arranged. Should you wish to arrange a home visit, please telephone to discuss.

The fee is payable at the end of each session, and can be paid by debit or credit card, PayPal, cheque or cash.

Should you wish to make an appointment, or ask any questions, then please do not hesitate to telephone or email.

Further information

Choosing a therapist is a very important and personal decision, call me for an opportunity to get as much information as you require, and to ask as many questions as you want to.

I firmly believe that successful outcomes start with clear and open communication, and are reached with expertise and good service. Most questions are answered on my website here or alternatively please ring me or email.

Kind Regards


Bolton, BL1
Manchester, M1

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Evening and weekend appointments are available.

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