Barbara Cross

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Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4
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About me

**Emergency and weekend appointments available**  I am a qualified DBS registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, Cognitive Hypnotherapist and NLP Master Practitioner.  I have many years of experience with helping clients achieve emotional and psychological well-being.   I work face to face, via telephone and online.  

Some of the debilitating conditions where I have helped clients achieve lasting results and enhance their quality of life include:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Compulsive shopping
  • Fear of flying
  • Fear of public speaking
  • Sports anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Anger management
  • Trauma
  • Physical, sexual and verbal abuse
  • Childhood and adult neglect
  • Domestic violence
  • Coercive control
  • Loss of identity
  • Low self-esteem
  • Lack of confidence
  • Self-sabotage
  • Sleep disorder

Training, qualifications & experience

An experienced and innovative psychological therapist delivering Psychotherapy, Cognitive Hypnotherapy and NLP, utilising various psychotherapeutic approaches including CBT, Person Centred and Solution Focused therapy.  An empathetic listener who creates a safe, non-judgmental environment for clients. Ability to assess clients’ needs and develop recovery-focused treatment plans.  Passionate in helping clients get free from the shadow of debilitating conditions.  

  • 2014 - Cognitive Hypnotherapy Dip, HPD
  • 2023 - Pluralistic Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Member organisations

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

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Accredited register membership

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
Accredited Register Scheme

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Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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

Acute, chronic and complex trauma


£80.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

1 to 1 sessions face-to-face near Avebury Wiltshire, online and telephone. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

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Online platforms

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