Carmen Kenworthy CHP(NC)
I am a highly qualified and experienced Complementary and Natural Health Care (CNHC) registered hypnotherapist and hypo-psychotherapist and provide a caring and professional service for a variety of issues.
My aim is to help you to make lasting changes that you desire in as short a time as possible, working with you to find solutions. I focus on the importance of the therapeutic relationship and believe that every person is individual, so each and every session is tailored accordingly.
I am experienced in working with clients to tackle a wide range of issues and specialise in working with a range of anxiety issues including panic attacks, phobias, extreme shyness, obsessive-compulstive behaviours and generalised anxiety.
Hypnotherapy and hypno-psychotherapy are very effective for all kinds of anxiety treatment Chester and I am experienced in working with many different types of anxiety.
Training, qualifications & experience
I offer a professional, safe and confidential service and am highly trained, experienced and skilled. I have been a qualified Hypnotherapist since 2005 and have also trained at Masters Level as a Hypno-psychotherapist, with the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy; one of the longest established schools of Hypnotherapy / Hypno-psychotherapy in the UK and a recognised centre of excellence accredited by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), the UK’s leading professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors.
I am also a qualified Human Social Functioning practitioner. Human Social Functioning along with its assessment tool the HSF Scale can help you to make changes in your life.
The HSF scale has questions across a range of areas touching both satisfaction and frustration in daily life.
Your responses to the questions provide an indication as to how your energy is being used and by how much, whether positively (providing satisfaction) or negatively (experiencing frustrations).
When your answers are scored, the results are drawn out as a diagram so that you can see the balance of your functioning in terms of frustration and satisfaction and the areas where you can start to make changes. This gives you the control over your progress towards your goal.
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.
Hypnotherapy, Hypno-psychotherapy: £60 per session.
Smoking cessation: £120 for the one-off session