Cathie Hutchison

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BACP (Accred), Hyp Dip (NCH)
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Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I have worked as a psychotherapist for 23 years, helping clients to make the changes they wanted in order to have more fulfilled lives. I added hypnotherapy to my toolkit a few years ago and love that it offers an opportunity for clients to make rapid changes that have lasting effects. I often mix the therapies, tailoring the solution to each client I see.

I will support you to get relief from the issues that impact so many of us including stress, depression, anxiety, bereavement, health issues including dental phobia and relationship issues to name a few. I specialize in menopause, andropause and sexual freedom techniques and my aim is to help women and men to get relief from life changes, so regaining health and vitality. I also specialize in anxiety relief sessions so you can begin to get relief quickly.

I am fully trained to offer hypnosis for trauma. The symptoms of trauma can include anxiety and depression, anger, dissociation, pain, flashbacks, exhaustion, cognitive dysfunction, addiction and many more. Hypnosis can resolve the symptoms and help you to have freedom from trauma. My specialist programme runs over 6 sessions and has proven results. Imagine, 6 weeks to relief from all those symptoms.

I tailor the sessions around your needs, interweaving techniques from hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, NLP, CBT and Transactional Analysis.

Let's put the past in the past, live well in the present and create and plan for a bright future!

My intuition is a valuable asset in the work and I enjoy building relationships with clients. I love to support people to understand their processes and find new, more satisfying ways to live. I have sat in the client chair and understand what that feels like. Hypnotherapy has helped me be free from lifelong anxiety which is such a relief. I bring an empathy for the many struggles we often face in life and clients often comment that I just "get it". I believe that we can all live more peacefully and contentedly.

Let me help you get the changes you want. Message me today and take that first step towards your emotional freedom.

Training, qualifications & experience

I embarked on psychotherapy training while working full time in a large corporation where I developed a keen understanding of the many challenges people face when working in demanding, competitive environments. These demands include dealing with a variety of personalities at work; ever-increasing workloads; struggling to get the right training or well deserved recognition.

I hold General Management and Training Management qualifications and trained as a Performance Coach. I hold an Advanced Diploma in Counselling validated by COSCA (Confederation of Scottish Counselling Agencies) and Napier University and a second Counselling Diploma after a further 4 years of training with CPTI in Edinburgh.

I am qualified by and a member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy as a hypnotherapist. I added to my skillset by undertaking a second diploma in hypnotherapy with Jacquin Training Academy.

Additional training courses include OldFat2Go, OldPain2Go, Sexual Freedom, Kinetic Shift, BWRT, Virtual Gastric Band and many more to equip me to help people with the variety of issues that get in the way of living our best lives.

I am an accredited member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

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.


£70.00 - £397.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£70 per hour single sessions available

Smoking Cessation package available

Slim Via Hypnosis package available.

Menopause Relief programme (4 or 6 sessions) available. 

Mood Boost programme (4 sessions)

Trauma Relief package (6 sessions)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work mainly Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Other times  by arrangement.

Using Zoom for all sessions - no travel time for clients and working from the comfort of your sofa.

Further information

Whilst counselling and psychotherapy can help people to understand the root cause of problems and learn more about their internal processes, hypnotherapy can offer an opportunity to generate empowering beliefs and reframe situations. There are many techniques to choose from and hypnotherapy can offer reparative or restorative solutions. I also share techniques for clients to continue working with self hypnosis where this suits the clients.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements and start making the changes you want.

I am also an OldPain2Go practitioner - this is an amazing tool in my toolkit that can help you turn off old, chronic pain that you no longer need.

You may also choose to Slim Via Hypnosis, a 4 week programme that gets results!

Cathie Hutchison is also registered with Counselling Directory.

Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21

Type of session


Types of client

Older adults

Key details

There are 3 steps to my front door. My office is in an upstairs room though I can offer therapy in a downstairs room if required. I live in a courtyard with ample free parking. I also offer Zoom on-line therapy which creates easy access for help.

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Individual or group sessions available.

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