Hello, and thank you for looking at my profile. I am Bobby-Jo Bottomley, an award winning hypnotherapist, certified trainer and master practitioner of Hypnotherapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Emotional Freedom Technique and Life Coaching. I have a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and Counselling and have experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I am also a clinical supervisor, online hypnotherapy course tutor and course author. Furthermore, I have over 20 years' experience in helping people within the field of behavioural change.
I am the founder and managing director of The Hampshire Hypnotherapy Clinic. Our mission is to transform thousands of lives by providing life changing programmes designed to help you become the best you can be and live the life you want to live.
So how do I work?
I use a combination of hypnotherapy, NLP, EFT and life coaching to support you in getting the life you want. Hypnotherapy and NLP are both rapid transformational change therapies that work by changing your relationship with problematic issues or behaviours that prevent you from being the best version of you. We store beliefs about ourselves, both helpful and not so helpful, in our subconscious minds and therefore to make effective and lasting change to the unhelpful behaviours, it can be necessary for these to be changed at the subconscious level. Hypnotherapy and NLP are two of the only therapies that specifically target and work on the subconscious and together can provide an effective, rapid change in behaviour.
Having previously been a Probation Officer I am extremely non-judgemental and open in my approach. I work with you and the issues that you are struggling with. I am a firm believer that everyone has all the resources and knowledge that they need within themselves to resolve their problems; I have the privilege of supporting individuals through their personal journeys, discovering for themselves their own skills and strengths.
How hypnotherapy can help:
If you wish to make a change in your life, or simply feel stuck and are uncertain about how to move forward, I am here to help you. Whether it is a lack of self-confidence and self-belief, you are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed, you have a fear or phobia, you have an addiction or a weight issue, or lack direction, I can help you make the changes that you want to make so that you can live the life you want to live. I also help business owners and their employees to become more successful by increasing their confidence and effectiveness. Come and join me on a journey of self-discovery and personal development to make your future the best that it can be.
What to expect in your first session:
The first session can vary slightly as I work in a very client-centred way so will tailor each session to meet you and your individual needs. However, prior to the first session I will have completed a written summary of what we have discussed up to that point, which I will go through with you to check that I have understood you and your needs correctly. I will always go through a skill or technique with you in the first session so that you have something to take away with you, make use of and practice prior to our next session. I will also go through hypnosis with you.
I offer a free, no obligation 30 minute friendly telephone consultation; this allows me to find out more about the issues you are experiencing and we can discuss any questions or concerns that you have. Please feel free to find out more or contact me - information at the top of my profile!
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a certified trainer and master practitioner of hypnotherapy, neuro linguistic programming (NLP) and life coaching. I am also trained in cognitive behavioural theory and have a BA (Hons) in psychology and counselling. I am a senior member and registered supervisor of the Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists Register (ACCPH). I am also a member of the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and comply with their strict code of ethics.
I am passionate about working with people and have over 15 years’ experience of supporting and coaching individuals in relation to personal and emotional well-being and professional development, both in the public and private sectors. I have also delivered cognitive behavioural programmes in group-work settings, I currently train hypnotherapy, NLP and life coaching to groups of students, am a clinical supervisor for other practitioners, an online tutor and a hypnotherapy course author.
- Certified Trainer of Hypnotherapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Life Coaching & Emotional Freedom Technique
- Master Practitioner of Hypnotherapy, NLP and Life Coaching
- Diploma in Hypnotherapy
- Life Coach Practitioner
- NLP Practitioner
- BSc (Hons) Community Justice Studies
- BA (Hons) Psychology and Counselling
- Also certified in Parts Therapy and Past Life Regression
The General Hypnotherapy Register
Hypnotherapists may become members of the General Hypnotherapy Register if they satisfy certain criteria with regard to both training and ongoing requirements as determined from time to time by the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC).
Members are either registered at Practitioner status (which confirms that the GHR acknowledges their qualification to practice), or Affiliate status. Although Affiliate level registrants will have completed a sufficient number of training hours to equip them to commence seeing clients on a limited basis, the GHR does not acknowledge them to have yet been trained to full practitioner level.
All GHR Registered Practitioners are required to accept the published Code of Ethics and Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure.
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.
I offer a free 15 to 30 minute telephone consultation prior to booking any appointment to discuss your specific issues and the ways in which I can help you.
- Standard Hypnotherapy Recording: £29.99
- Bespoke Hypnotherapy Recording: £49.99
With the exception of the Rapid Breakthrough Session, my therapy sessions with clients last up to 1.5 hours.
Payment options are available and package discounts are offered on a regular basis. Please contact me for further information.
- Standard Package: 4 Session Package: £697.00
- Ultimate Package: 8 Session Package: £1297.00
- Rapid Breakthrough Session: £697.00 (for smoking cessation and fears / phobias)
- Past-Life Regression Session: £197.00
- Single Session Rate: £197.00
For more information about these packages and what they include please visit my website.
Mon & Wed - 9am to 6pm
Tue & Thurs - 11am to 9pm
Friday - 9am to 6pm
Saturday - 9am to 1pm
Are you interested in training in hypnotherapy, NLP or life coaching?
I completed my courses with both the Hampshire School of Hypnotherapy and the NLP Coaching Company, the latter whom I now deliver training for. The NLP Coaching Company run an integrated hypnotherapy, NLP and life coaching intensive practitioner level diploma. This is an intensive fast track accredited face to face training course, which is now in its 14th year. Our aim is to create a unique learning experience for all of our students. We achieve this by training in small groups of no more than 8 students. This ensures that you receive the right attention to meet your individual learning needs and competency requirements.
The NLP Coaching Company also run an online academy where you can choose from a range of over 40 accredited diplomas, levels 1 to 6. You can therefore opt to complete a diploma at beginner, foundation, practitioner or master level. 100% home study with full tutor support means you can learn from anywhere in the world in your own time and at your own pace. Please feel free to visit my website link where you will find out more information.