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Clare Murchison HPD, DHP SFBT(hyp), FCIPD

Chertsey, Surrey, KT16
07468 488 980 07468 488 980

About me

Hi I'm Clare and I am a solution focused hypnotherapist based in Surrey.

I love the work I do which is offering an easier way to cope with modern life and to be the best that you can be.

Life can feel overwhelming.  Maybe some of the time, all of the time or just on specific occasions.  We may feel unable to cope, to make the best decisions or even to think straight - overwhelmed, confused and unhappy.  We may experience poor sleep, weight gain, anxiety, stress, anger, frustration, loss of confidence or other similar symptoms and responses.  The good news is it doesn't have to be this way.  There is another way.

Using a combination of solution brief therapy and hypnosis I encourage my clients to focus on the future instead of dwelling on the past. With solution focused hypnotherapy we know our clients have the answers and solutions to create the future they want. I believe that everyone has to capacity to be the person they want to be and to change.

If you are ready to move forward but are unsure of how to make those changes and leave the past behind then I may be offering just what you need.  I believe we each have all the resources and strengths we need to be the person we want to be.  Working with me can help you access those resources and enable you to alter the way you think for the better.

Don't just take my word for it.  Read what some of my clients think:

  • "Clare and her work has been a total life changer for me. I literally do not have enough positive words to say about Clare so if you’re considering hypnotherapy she is absolutely the one!"
  • "I went to see Clare in all honesty feeling a little sceptical.  Here I am a few weeks later feeling really positive, in control and focused.  I am firmly back in the driving seat. I can’t recommend Clare highly enough. She has made a huge difference to my life."
  • “I am generally more relaxed, decisive and better at coping in difficult situations- to name just a few amazing things that I took away from my sessions with Clare. Cannot recommend her highly enough.”
  • "Clare is brilliant! She helped me when I was struggling in my emotional and professional life. She helped me find ways to manage and change my thoughts and have a much more positive outlook on life. I feel a lot more relaxed and generally happier and more content with life! I would recommend her to anyone seeking a bit of guidance."

What is Solution Focused Hypnotherapy?

It is a very positive therapy as we don't dwell on the past. Instead we encourage you to focus on the future and how you want things to be. It is a powerful combination of psychotherapy and hypnosis enabling you to take control of your thoughts and begin creating your preferred future.

What happens during a session

My passion for helping people achieve their goals and be the best that they can be makes my sessions inspiring, informative, fun, and thought provoking. The sessions are held in my relaxing consultation room where we will explore how our minds work and how you can control how you think , feel and behave.  I'll encourage you to focus on when you are at your best, the way you want things to be and what small step you're prepared to take that week.  Then you get to relax on my comfortable couch and let your subconscious mind guide your awareness.

Is Solution Focused Hypnotherapy Right for Me?

All you need for hypnotherapy to be successful is a willingness to change.

Where are you based?

I am based in Chertsey within easy reach of Chobham, Cobham, Egham, Esher, Hampton, Shepperton, Staines -upon-Thames, Virginia Water, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge and Woking.

Have some Questions?

Great!  I am delighted that you're curious and would like to learn more.  I'd love to talk with you so just give me a call or text or email. I'm happy to answer any questions or just chat through whether or not solution focused hypnotherapy and I are a good fit for you and what you want to achieve.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained with the prestigious Clifton Practice, a highly regarded training school at the forefront of modern hypnotherapy.  I was awarded both a Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (DSFH) and the Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD) which is considered to be the 'gold standard' in hypnotherapy.

My Master NLP Practitioner Diploma was undertaken with Judith Lowe at PPD Development.

I am a fully qualified and insured solution focused clinical hypnotherapist with professional indemnity insurance and an enhanced DBS certificate enabling me to work with children and vulnerable adults.

I am a member of the following regulatory bodies:
AfSFH - Association for Solution-Focused Hypnotherapyhich means:

  • I am fully qualified to offer hypnotherapy
  • I adhere to a code of professional conduct
  • I am committed to working to the highest standards
  • I am fully insured to practice hypnotherapy
  • I undertake regular supervision and training to ensure my skills and knowledge are up to date.

Member organisations


Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

The Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH) was set up to provide information about a modern form of Hypnotherapy and its associated benefits to members of the public. The main aim of the AfSFH is to spread awareness of the benefits of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy. Its secondary aim is to support Hypnotherapists in their businesses by encouraging good practice and self-care.


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

  • Confidence,
  • Motivation,
  • Hypnosis for Childbirth,
  • Pregnancy,
  • Hypnobirthing,
  • Fertility

Therapies offered

  • Solution focused hypnotherapy

Photos & videos


  • Initial consultation with a relaxation MP3 : £75
  • Subsequent sessions : £75 per session
  • Quit smoking therapy : £250 for a single 2 hour session

Further information

Thank you for reading my profile.

If you feel that this may be the way forward for you I would be delighted to talk to you with no obligation on your part so you can make a confident and informed choice before booking your first appointment.

You'll be glad you did once you start to make those changes that enable you to be the best that you can be.

As one of my clients wrote:

"The sessions that I've had with Clare have helped me re-frame the way that I think.  When I feel myself developing any negative thoughts I pause and think, what would Clare think about this, and realise that there's no point in dwelling on things that have happened in the past or negatively forecasting the future (which I had become an expert at!)  Clare has given me the tools to manage the challenges that life throws up almost daily and I'd like to thank her for making me a lot calmer and resilient as a result, both with myself and others."


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a hypnotherapist's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the hypnotherapist to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


I offer Day time appointments Monday to Friday. Evening appointments Monday to Thursday. I appreciate this may not suit all clients so there is some flexibility with sessions at weekends.


Clare Murchison HPD, DHP SFBT(hyp), FCIPD

Clare Murchison HPD, DHP SFBT(hyp), FCIPD