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About me

Hello, I'm Jackie – a fully qualified Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist and Integrative Psychotherapist, counsellor and NLP Practioner. (Neuro-Linquistist Programming). I have over 20+ years experience as a professional helping countless people improve their lives. Consequently you can be confident that you will be working with a highly experienced professional therapist.

Based in Suffolk and London, SE Essex area. Due to Covid-19 I am complying with government guidelines and advice from professional memberships therefore I am currently only offering on-line therapy via Skype. I work with couples (relationship counselling) and individuals.

I am passionate about helping people overcome emotional issues and behavioural problems. I also enjoy coaching people to realise their dream. Throughout my life I have experienced many challenges, both personal and professional. So I can empathise and understand where you are at, and I promise you – things can get better!

I have always worked in the caring professions, previously in social services and the private voluntary sector. Therefore I have experience of working with a diversity of people from all backgrounds, cultures, ages and abilities.

The move for me to be more involved in therapeutic work felt a natural step to take. In 2002 I set up private practice as a counsellor, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. My clients were referred from Social Services and the general public.

In 2006 I moved to France and opened a retreat. There I run self-growth workshops, couples relationship workshop weekends, and a 7 day stop smoking residential programme called Smoking BreakAway. When not working with clients staying on a residential basis or seeing day clients (mainly ex-pats) I spent time writing and creating hypnosis audio’s recordings.

I am the author of 4 books: ’97 Mistakes People Unwittingly Make When Trying to Stop Smoking’, ‘Kick Smoking Out of Your Life in 10 Easy Steps’, The Power of Love: 21 Winning Ways to Attract Your Ideal Partner’ and ‘107 Things You Can Do to Stop Smoking’. I have written numerous self-help eBooks and produced a number of hypnosis CD’s and audio downloads in various subjects. I am also the creator of the ‘I-QUIT Smoking Programme which consists of a Guidebook, Workbook and numerous CDs.

Finally, I offer to work with clients with a wide range of issues, including behaviour modification, anxiety, stress, depression, trauma, abuse, substance misuse, addictions, abuse, insomnia, panic attacks, fears and phobias.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Hypnoanalysis and Integrative Psychotherapy - Adv.Dip.SACH.Hyp
  • Diploma in Analytical and Cognitive Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy - Dip.SACH.Hyp
  • Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Batchelor of Science (Hons) in Social Work   Bsc(hons)
  • Diploma in Higher Education - DipHE

Other Training:

  • Level 1 EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Penny Parks Inner Child Therapy

Member organisations


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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive hypnotherapy
  • Ericksonian hypnosis
  • Hypno-psychotherapy
  • Hypnoanalysis/Analytical hypnotherapy
  • Solution focused hypnotherapy
  • Suggestion hypnotherapy

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Additional information

My fees are £65 for 50 minutes session for individuals.

For couples my fees are £75 per 50 minute session.

Payment via Paypal.


Working hours are from 09.00 - 20.00Monday to Friday 09.00 - 13.00 Saturdays.

Further information

You may be wondering why I do not publish testimonials. This is because;

Testimonials are considered unethical by many therapy related bodies particularly the UK Council for Psychotherapy.

There is a possibility of fabrication.

The Advertising Standards Authority require any testimonial to be verifiable which conflicts with the confidentiality I offer my clients.

As a society we are getting used to sites such as Tripadvisor. However, the difference is that those reviews are independent and written by the customer direct. On a therapist's site, the practitioner is responsible for the content and would naturally only put up good reviews.

As a experienced qualified therapist I have a wide range of techniques that I use to match each client’s needs. Therapy is not like buying a kettle. One person’s experience is unlikely to match your own. Consequently, reading other peoples’ experiences may be misleading rather than helpful to you.


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Jackie Hill Bsc (Hons), Adv.Dip.SACH.Hyp, MBHA, GQHP, DipSW, PQSW

Jackie Hill Bsc (Hons), Adv.Dip.SACH.Hyp, MBHA, GQHP, DipSW, PQSW