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About me

I am an experienced Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist BA Hons. DHP HPD DSFH CNHC MNCH (Reg). With a lifelong interest in mindfulness, neuroscience, performance and corporate experience, it is my privilege to guide and support clients so that they can build the resilience they need to manage a variety of issues including anxiety and stress – and ultimately lead happier lives.

Being wholly committed to my personal and professional development; as well as cultivating curiosity and compassion over the years has helped me hone my approach and informs my work in the areas of fear, anxiety, and stress. I have had the pleasure of supporting a range of people from all walks of life in both the public and private sectors as well as in specialist areas of performance psychology – fear of public speaking, stage fright, and optimal performance in sport and the performing arts.

Hypnotherapy combines modern, evidence-based, clinically proven therapeutic techniques (talking therapy) with Hypnosis (trance) to help people make positive changes, cope with challenges, and improve their quality of life.

‘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…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.’

Please call me direct on 0117 214 0706 or email hello@annettesloly.com. Alternatively, please fill in a contact form here. I run a busy clinic online using video on Zoom video conferencing platform.

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
DBS certified.

A selection of some recent CPDS (Continuing professional development courses/conferences) are below:

Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy; Exploring Stress Theories and Solutions; 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; 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.'

Member organisations


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

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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

Information about health conditions (*)

Hypnotherapy can enhance the well-being of individuals diagnosed with serious medical conditions, but should not take the place of medical treatment and advice. If you have been diagnosed with - or suspect you may have - any of these conditions, please speak to your doctor before starting hypnotherapy.

Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

Peak Performance - Sports, artistic
Stage Fright
Performance Anxiety
Audition anxiety
Exam Anxiety
Interview Anxiety


Please note that all sessions are currently online using Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform.

Online video sessions
Consultation & subsequent sessions 70 GBP
Students consultation & subsequent sessions 60 GBP
NHS, Emergency services including Police,  Ambulance,  Fire Services consultation & subsequent sessions 63 GBP

International fees
Consultation & subsequent sessions
79.36 EUR. 131.64 AUD. 86.26 USD. 316.48 AED

Consultation and subsequent sessions
68.01 EUR. 112.80 AUD. 73.91 USD. 271.27 AED

These figures are based on publicly available conversion estimates against GBP from Google, as of May 2020. You may find that the exact amount in your local currency varies due to current events and your bank’s own conversion rates.

Further information

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 PTSD that affected my self-esteem, confidence and performance. Through therapy and personal practice, I learnt how to feel more comfortable within myself, and better manage distorted thought patterns and emotions. This empowering sense of control and resilience improved my quality of life and my ability to cope with problems – it was life-changing. My interest in helping people; my curiosity and interest in psychology and personal stories grew out of understanding character and performance, as well as interactions with friends, family members, mentoring students and team members – I have always had an empathy for other people’s problems. After 10 years of experience working in private and public sector roles, I went on to explore the mind and body in greater depth, both through academic study and personal practice, later qualifying as a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

Outside of the office, I deepen my understanding of mindfulness and compassionate awareness through daily practice, as well as attending CPDs, retreats and workshops. Having performed and written content for Radio and TV, I understand the challenges and joys associated with creative expression; I am a classically trained Violinist and hold a BA Hons (The University of Kent) and diplomas in the arts. My interests include reading, meditation, theatre, classical art, archaeology, and history. I enjoy hiking, running, kayaking, pilates and yoga and spending time with my family in nature. Having lived most of my life in London, I moved to Bristol 13 years ago, so I split my time between both cities. I support The National Trust, Surfers Against Sewage, TreeSisters and CREATE, the UK’s leading charity empowering lives through the creative arts.

Comfort Health
11 Alma Vale Rd

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Weekdays and evenings

Annette Sloly BA Hons. DHP HPD Online Therapy

Annette Sloly BA Hons. DHP HPD Online Therapy