Hello, I offer a free 20 minute phone call so you can discuss if Hypnotherapy is for you. I also offer a free one hour initial consultation which can be face to face or online by Zoom. Helping you tackle anxiety, stress, depression, and more. Helping you toward calm, confidence, & in-control.
Welcome to Great Minds Clinic for Hypnotherapy, counselling, NLP and EFT in Altrincham & Manchester. Do you wish there was a way to feel better, to feel more confident, calmer, more in-control again, or just to feel more positive? Would you like to learn easier ways to manage negative emotions?
I specialise in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy which uses modern, practical, effective, and well-researched strategies to help people make significant, positive changes in their lives in a relatively short period of time. I am also a Master Practitioner of NLP and an EFT Practitioner, to help you be the best version of yourself. I am a member of the BACP as a registered counsellor.
I am also a supervisor to other Hypnotherapists, and a senior lecturer in Hypnotherapy at CPHT Manchester and CPHT Sheffield.
I provide a confidential, non-judgemental and supportive approach, combining person centred counselling, EFT, NLP, CBT skills, with life coaching, solution focused brief therapy and hypnotherapy. I offer friendly, positive, help to help you get to where you want to be, your champion supporter. I love seeing clients achieve their goals and do so well, it makes us both feel good.
Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help with a range of problems. Perhaps you are suffering with stress or anxiety and it is affecting your health, your work, or your relationships. Maybe you are having trouble sleeping and you crave a restful night's sleep. Maybe you wish you had more confidence in social situations, or maybe you would like help with losing weight. Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can also help in the treatment of depression, including panic attacks, agoraphobia (fear of open spaces) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Minor phobias such as spiders, water, flying, and public speaking can also be minimised, along with painful memories and traumatic experiences.
I'm here to offer expert, confidential, friendly help. I've helped people with all sorts of issues and I look forward to helping you. Feel free to contact me to book your free initial consultation, where we can have a no obligation discussion about what you want to achieve from therapy and I can explain how our brains work to create problems and what we can do about it. You will also be gifted with a complimentary hypnosis audio to take away. You can also book your initial consultation online at www.greatmindsclinic.co.uk
For your peace of mind I'm registered with the National Council for Hypnotherapy, The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council, and The Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapists which means that I follow their professional codes of ethics. I am also an Anxiety UK approved therapist. I am fully insured and DBS checked.
What are people saying about Debbie? Some samples (as of June 2020) testimonials below, please see the website www.greatmindsclinic.co.uk for more recent testimonials which is continually updated.
"So I was apprehensive of seeking help from anyone to be honest, but I read all the reviews of Debbie's work and booked a session. At the time I was stressed to the hilt, worrying about my career, future, finance and it was impacting my family. But after only a few sessions with Debbie, I have my confidence, drive fully back, and more importantly an inner calm I didn't have before. I can't recommend her work highly enough, and wouldn't hesitate recommending Great Minds to anyone ! " A, Google Review, Essex, (June 2020).
"I was sceptical initially of using hypnotherapy but the results have been extremely positive and has helped me deal with my particular issues .I would definitely recommend Debbie and Great Minds Clinic" P, Google Review, Altrincham, (June 2020).
"Debbie has been so very professional, so understanding, and so easy to talk to. I am so glad my Daughter found Debbie for me. as I was not very well at the time. She has made a great difference to my well-being. I would recommend Great Minds Clinic" C, Google Review, Warrington, (June 2020). .
"I cannot recommend Debbie highly enough. Most of my adult life I've struggled with anxiety, depression and an eating disorder. Although I was doing better generally, there was a piece of the puzzle missing that meant if I encountered any kind of stress, I'd go right back to those unhealthy eating patterns and panic attacks. Debbie helped me understand why and, more importantly, gave me the tools to stop those recurring patterns. I was sceptical, I'll admit, but I can't deny that it's like something has 'clicked' in my head. I don't comfort eat, I'm going to the gym more often (and enjoying it!) And when I feel sad, I do not go into a self-hating spiral. There will always be ups and downs in life, but I now feel more able to cope with them. Thank you for all your help, Debbie" J, Google Review, Sale, (February 2020).
"Out of all the areas I covered with Debbie; it was the understanding of how the brain works, positive thinking, and hypnosis (including driving specific sessions), that helped me the most. Also the audio for listening to at home. I am now feeling less stressed generally, I have increased confidence with my ability to do motorway driving. I would recommend to friends and family because of the method, the professionalism, and the value for money" Claire, Ashton, (January 2020).
"I am more positive, feel calm and no longer feel like a weight is being carried. I am able to deal with situations calmly. I wish I had had hypnotherapy before. I cannot believe the different in myself. I have suffered for years with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and had numerous other therapy services. Nothing as worked as well as hypnotherapy. Debbie is very calming and I have been telling all of my friends how wonderful I feel". Carol, (December 2019).
"Debbie is a great practitioner and supports ongoing well-being. Her manner and delivery put you at ease from the outset. She explains every aspect so well. Couldn't recommend her enough to anybody" S, Google Review, Mottram (November 2019).
Training, qualifications & experience
Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD)
Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (DSFH)
Hypnotherapy Certification Master Level
Certified Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
NLP Master Practitioner
NLP Coach Practitioner
Time Line Therapy Practitioner
Time Line Therapy Master Practitioner
Diploma in Personal Nutrition
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Practitioner
Member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) (Accredited)
Member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH)
Registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
Member of Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Techniques (AAMET)Member of the BACP (Registered)Fully Insured
Enhanced Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)
Anxiety UK Approved Therapist
Level 5 Supervision in Hypnotherapy Diploma
Foundation Degree of Arts Level 5 Counselling with Brief Interventions
BA (Hons) Counselling Degree Lancaster University
Senior Lecturer of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy
Supervisor for other Hypnotherapists, running a supervision group every other month.
National Council for Hypnotherapy
The National Council for Hypnotherapy holds one of the largest registers of independent Hypnotherapists in the United Kingdom and strives to maintain the highest standards among its members.
There is an agreed Code of Conduct, an established Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure and all members are obliged to maintain comprehensive Public Liability & Professional Indemnity Insurance, maintain regular CPD (continuing professional development) hours, and attend Supervision when needed.
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.
£65.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Free telephone consultation (20 minutes)
Free Initial Consultation (1 hour)
£65 per Hypnotherapy Session
I have listed some recent testimonials below which I hope may prove helpful. Please see my website for more recent testimonials.
"I would recommend Great Minds Clinic because the range of tools would help most people in my opinion. This experience, with the help of my medication, helped me get back to who I am" Alan, Stockport.
"I feel I can manage my feelings better now because I understand how the mind works. I feel more positive and with less mood swings. Hypnotherapy provided me with an alternative when other options were failing. It gave me a new perspective on how to solve my problems. I'm really glad I did the sessions and feel I have gained a lot from it. I would recommend that anyone with emotional, social, or self esteem issues to give it a try. Debbie was always very reassuring, helpful, and made me feel relaxed about the experience" Sue, Manchester
"I was having problems with sweating, blushing, and sleep. The hypnotherapy sessions and the MP3 file (both from Great Minds Clinic) helped tremendously. I can now go into work with confidence again. Thanks for all your help" Phil, Stockport
"My attitude and approach to tackling my problems and struggles has changed for the better. I would recommend Great Minds Clinic because with the combination of techniques you're sure to find something that works for you, plus Debbie is very friendly. Thank you for your support, I've tried several other therapies and this has been the most successful" Kathy, Timperley
"I was recommended by a relative who had been a client of Great Minds Clinic, because I was not in a great place at the time. After 6 sessions I feel a lot more positive about things, I am feeling overall a lot happier, and I find I am looking at things in a different way now. It feels like I can start a new chapter going forwards" Abbie, Cheadle
"I now have strategies I can implement and a better perspective on the problem. Debbie has a very relaxed easy going manner, she puts you at ease and works with you to help with the problem, thanks Debbie". Martin, Altrincham
"Thank you Debbie, in a few weeks I feel like a different, better version of myself. The solution focused approach is such a positive way to overcome problems, problems I have had for years. I can't thank you enough for guiding me through and changing my outlook and relationship with food. I am lighter mentally and physically. I have lost weight, I feel in control of my life, I am taking responsibility for my own actions, and I have a healthy relationship with food" Jane, Timperley
"I have found working with Debbie to be a really positive experience, which I would recommend to anyone. Within a very short space of time I feel I have overcome a lifelong negative relationship with food, and I am now in control. Thank you Debbie" Kate, Timperley
"I can't thank Debbie enough for her coaching/therapy over the last few weeks. I now feel I have the extra confidence to perform at my maximum level to meet the big challenges I have over the next few months. I highly recommend Debbie's Great Minds Clinic. Thanks Debbie" Graham, Stockport
"I have had problems with confidence for most of my life. My great passion is ballroom dancing but the lack of confidence was hugely affecting my performance, so I decided to do something about it. I found Great Minds Clinic on the internet and the reviews were very positive, so I booked an appointment with Debbie Daltrey and I'm so glad I did. Debbie has changed my life in every way. I am a happier, confident and totally relaxed person, enjoying life. I cannot thank Debbie enough. I would not hesitate to recommend hypnotherapy and Debbie as a means to overcome, in a positive way, any of life''s challenges." Moira, Urmston
"For a person who has battled with anxieties since being a child, I now feel happy and relaxed everyday, and life is just fabulous. Thank you Debbie at Great Minds Clinic !" Lucy, Irlam
"Debbie helped my daughter with her confidence ahead of her mock exams and tailored a coaching programme to get her mind in the right place. She was great at connecting with my daughter and has taught her some skills she will remember for the rest of her life" Jake, Irlam
"By using the Emotional Freedom Techniques that Debbie showed me, I saw immediate and very effective results that I wouldn't have believed if anybody had described them to me. I now have a much more positive outlook on life, and my previous fears and anxieties seen trivial. I also had an addiction to chocolate and crisps, but I've not wanted any for over a month now !" Roy, Warrington