Valerie Hird

Valerie Hird

23 Nunthorpe Crescent
YO23 1DU


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23 Nunthorpe Crescent
YO23 1DU


About me

I am an Award Winning Hypnotherapist, I received the National Council for Hypnotherapy Chairs Award 2007, and I have been working as a therapist for over 20 years. I am internationally qualified as a Board Certified Member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, and an Accredited Member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy, Accredited Hypnotherapy Supervisor, Hypnotherapy Educator, Certified Smoking Cessation Specialist, Irritable Bowel Syndrome Therapist, Self Hypnosis Instructor, Mind Body Therapist, qualified Counsellor, Meridian Therapist, & Life Coach, and Advanced Certificate Clinical Hypnosis Pain Management Practitioner. I work from my home here in York.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Hypnotherapy.
Diploma in Counselling
Smoking Cessation Specialist
Qualified Life Coach
Advanced Certified Clinical Hypnosis Pain Management Practitioner.

I trained with Gary Graig as an EFT Therapist

Clinical Supervision.
Member of The National Society of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy
Accredited Member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy.
Board Certified Member of American Guild of Hypnotists.
Hypnotherapy Supervisor
Mind Body Therapist
Therapeutic Training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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

Having had an interest in complementary therapies for many years, I did NLP in 1989.
Stress Management in 1991, and my first counselling course in 1993, where I attended York Further & Higher Education, following on with Crisis Counselling, Marriage & Family Counselling, and Counselling Diploma
I got my Diploma in Hypnotherapy in 1995, and became a member of the NCH. In 1997 I trained in Dental Anxiety Phobia with Michael Yapko, I got NHS, and BUPA Provider Numbers, and in 1998 trained as an IBS therapist and joined the UK Register of IBS Therapists, and in 1999 I got my Certificate as a Clinical Supervisor.
I became an Accredited Hypnotherapy Supervisor in the NCH, and a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, in 2002 I got my certificate with Kevin Hogan in Mind & Body Therapy Level 1, and my certificate as a Self-Hypnosis trainer with Don Motton.
In 2003 became a Hypnosis Educator with the NCH and a Professional Life Coach with the UK Academy.
2012 I became and Advanced Certified Hypnosis Pain Management Practitioner.


£45.00 per session. Smoking Cessation £120.00

Further information

As a fully qualified experienced Counsellor and Registered Hypnotherapist, Certified Smoking Cessation Specialist and Life Coach, I deal with many, many difficulties. You can be sure, however, that whether you are a smoker needing a little help to stop smoking, or you are suffering from panic attacks, a phobia, etc., you will receive my best attention at all times. As your therapist I will respect totally your confidentiality and your right to privacy and anonymity.

York, YO23 1DU

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None
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