Annette Sloly BA Hons. DHP HPD CNHC AfSFH MNCH(Reg). MNCP (Accred.)
I am an experienced Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist BA Hons. DHP HPD DSFH CNHC MNCH (Reg). practising Solution Focused Hypnotherapy. It gives me great purpose to help people build self-confidence, self-esteem and resilience to manage fear stress and anxiety and ultimately lead happier lives. I have had the pleasure of working with a range of people from all walks of life in both the public and private sector as well as in specialist areas of performance psychology – fear of public speaking, stage fright and optimal performance in the performing arts and sports performance.
‘Annette has been fantastically helpful for me, straight from the first session I was sure that I’d made the right decision in booking a session. She has really helped me transform how I deal with stressful situations. I am now able to take a step back from challenges and think clearly in making decisions. In addition to this she’s helped me learn stress reduction and mindfulness techniques, which have helped me to really develop a feeling of calmness and reduce anxiety. This has had an immense impact on my life as I feel I can now be myself in all situations, without stress and anxiety holding me back.’
Laura, 36, Bristol.
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Training, qualifications & experience
I am wholly committed to my on-going professional development; understanding and applying the latest research in anxiety, mindfulness, solution focused hypnotherapy and neuroscience. I currently hold the following relevant qualifications, professional body memberships and certifications.
Clinical Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD) (CPHT)
Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (DSFH)
Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy (DHP)
National Council of Psychotherapists Member MNCP (Accred.)
National Council of Hypnotherapy Member (NHS Accredited Register)
I am registered with the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) for Health and Social Care and Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)under the accreditation of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Practitioners Council (CNHC)
Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy Member
A selection of some recent CPDS (Continuing professional development courses/conferences) are below:
Treating Generalised Anxiety Disorder & Panic Attacks; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Clinical Application of Mindfulness & Acceptance-Based Strategies, Neuroscience; Disordered Eating; NLP Skills in Hypnotherapy; CBT Skills in Hypnotherapy; Working with Children; Psychoneuroimmunology and the Impact of Hypnotherapy on Disease; 2017 NCH Conference at The Royal Society of Medicine; Treating Intrusive Thoughts and the Critical Voice; EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Levels 1 and 2 Practitioner
‘Confidence has long been a barrier in my life and when I was asked to do a presentation I decided to be proactive and try hypnotherapy to help me overcome this obstacle. Annette has helped me increase my confidence levels through hypnotherapy and breathing techniques. Annette has shown me that small changes can have a big impact.'
National Council for Hypnotherapy
The National Council for Hypnotherapy holds one of the largest registers of independent Hypnotherapists in the United Kingdom and strives to maintain the highest standards among its members.
There is an agreed Code of Conduct, an established Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure and all members are obliged to maintain comprehensive Public Liability & Professional Indemnity Insurance, maintain regular CPD (continuing professional development) hours, and attend Supervision when needed.
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
The CNHC encompasses many types of alternative therapy, including hypnotherapy.
In order to be admitted to the register a practitioner must have studied to the National Occupational Standards for that profession/discipline, or have reached the equivalent of the National Occupational Standards through other relevant training or at least three years of experience and been assessed by their peers.
A practitioner must also have professional insurance and agree to abide by the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
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
Peak Performance - Sports, artistic
£70 Initial Consultation
£70 per Appointment thereafter
It is a great privilege to help people manage fear, stress and anxiety – and ultimately lead happier lives. I am an experienced Clinical Hypnotherapist, with a lifelong personal interest in meditation, a rich performing arts history, and corporate experience heading up teams in production and project management. This multi-faceted experience has helped me hone my approach: a synthesis of therapeutic disciplines that informs and supports my work – with everyone from undergraduates suffering from exam anxiety and professionals struggling to manage stress, to world-class recording artists and actors looking to improve their performance. I specialise in areas of performance psychology – stage fright and optimal performance in public speaking, the performing arts and sports performance.
My journey is one of transformation: it’s the motivation behind my vocation and the positive change I seek to inspire in others. Following family trauma in my early teens, I suffered from anxiety including PTSD, that affected my confidence and performance. Through therapy and personal practice, I learnt how to manage distorted thought patterns and feelings, and the empowering sense of control and resilience this gave me – it was life changing. My interest in helping people achieve goals grew out of my interactions with friends, family members, mentoring students and team members – I have always had an empathy for peoples’ problems. I went on to explore the mind and body in more detail, both through academic study and personal practice, later qualifying as a Clinical Hypnotherapist & Psychotherapist.
Outside of the office, I deepen my understanding of mindfulness and compassionate awareness through daily practice, as well as attending CPDs, retreats and workshops. I have performed on Radio and Television so understand the challenges of performance; I am a classically trained Violinist, and hold a BA Hons in Drama & English Literature (The University of Kent). My interests include watching comedy and drama, reading, meditation, theatre, international relations, history and teaching my son the power of curiosity. I enjoy hiking and spending time in nature, as well as practising yoga and pilates and learning to play the Harp. Having lived most of my life in London, I moved to Bristol 12 years ago, so I split my time between both cities. I support The Inspiring Leadership Trust, an international campaign to inspire and empower vulnerable women and their families to achieve their full potential.