David Bird, Cognitive Hypnotherapist, DipCHyp HPD MNLP

David Bird, Cognitive Hypnotherapist, DipCHyp HPD MNLP

Leighton Buzzard

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About me

What if you could be happier, calmer, and more in control of your life?

Things can be different. Cognitive Hypnotherapy in Leighton Buzzard and Milton Keynes can help you.

Check out my website to learn how.

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Do you struggle to stay motivated?

Do you find yourself more anxious, stressed, or down than you should be?

Struggle with feeling not-good-enough at times? Find yourself yo-yo'ing from "yeah, let's do this!" to "what's the bloody point"?

Do you often feel stuck, like you're holding yourself back? Try moving forward, but something always gets in the way. And then you're caught up somewhere between self-distraction and a mountain of 'shoulds'?

What if you could let go of those things?

Imagine life, being motivated to do what you feel passionate about. More content. Able to find peace and get in touch with your creativity when you need to. More focused. And feeling capable to create new opportunities for yourself.

Real change is possible.

A little about me

I'm David Bird. A Quest-trained Cognitive Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, UK.

I've battled my own demons in the past: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem. And their coping mechanisms: addiction, perfectionism, procrastination, self-sabotage.

Now I help people really transform their lives. To let go of their past, be more focused and present, and get motivated to create a brighter future.

Check out my website to learn more about me and how we might work together.

Things I've helped people with:

  • Addiction
  • Anger & Frustration
  • Anxiety
  • Cannabis Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Confidence
  • Control Drinking
  • Depression
  • Eating Issues
  • Fears & Phobias
  • Habits & Behaviours
  • Over-thinking
  • Panic Attacks
  • Procrastination
  • Purpose & Meaning
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sleep Trouble & Insomnia
  • Stop Smoking
  • Stress
  • Tinnitus
  • Trauma & PTSD

Don't see what you're looking for? Send me a message. Let's talk about what's possible.

Training, qualifications & experience

In case you were wondering, here's what the letters after my name mean:

  • DipCHyp - Diploma in Quest Cognitive Hypnotherapy
  • HPD - Hypnotherapy Practitioners Diploma
  • MNLP - Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

As a Cognitive Hypnotherapist, I'm trained in a broad range of skills and techniques. These include the following:

  • Hypnotherapy
  • Wordweaving (hypnotic language & script-writing)
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Timeline Regression
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Eye Movement Integration (EMI, similar to EMDR and IEMT)
  • Life Coaching

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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.

        Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

        • Fear of failure
        • Feeling not good enough
        • Procrastination
        • Impostor Syndrome (feeling like a fraud, fear of being 'found out' or exposed)
        • Purpose and meaning
        • Trauma and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)


        Research tells us the single most important factor in therapy is the relationship between you and your therapist. So it's important we know we're right for each other.

        That's why I always start with a conversation.

        Those I speak with frequently tell me how helpful and enlightening our first conversation is. Because the approach is new for them. Meaning they see things from a new perspective.

        We'll arrange a time to talk and understand what's really going on for you. And what you'd like to achieve. We're then better placed to agree our arrangements for working together.

        I'm only able to work with a small number of people at any one time. So I choose only to work with those who are really committed to change.

        Sound like you? Then do get in touch. I'd love to hear from you.

        Further information

        Please visit my website to learn more about Quest Cognitive Hypnotherapy and the ongoing research being conducted into it's effectiveness as a one-to-one talking therapy.

        Leighton Buzzard, LU7

        Type of session

        Home visits: No

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Unspecified

        Ground-floor practice space can be utilised if necessary.


        Weekdays 9am to 5pm