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Joanne Ritchie Master Practitioner Dip.Hyp, Dip.NLP, HPD, nch supervisor

Bradford BD13 & Halifax HX1
07711704585 07711704585 07711 704585 07711 704585

About me

I am open/friendly and highly experienced. Someone who works with both Adults and children. A professional who is proud to be a Cognitive Hypnotherapist. Who specialises in anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem, excessive worry/fear, help with depression, phobias and all things related.

My busy practice allows me to tailor make treatment specific to your needs, creating faster, more sustainable results. I work full time which means I have hundreds of client hours experience. It is my job and my passion to help you.

I am here so I can help you change in ways you want to change, through offering unique personalised sessions. This about how YOU want to be.

Sometimes it’s about de-hypnotising you. See my website for more information www.lifebalancehypnnotherapy.co.uk

I am also a nch (national council for hypnotherapy) Supervisor who likes to help other hypnotherapists, if you are a hypnotherapist looking for support and supervision please feel free to get in touch.

I have therapy rooms in Bradford (Queensbury) and Halifax town centre, which has allowed me to see people from all over West Yorkshire and I have helped clients as far way as Wigan, Lincolnshire and London on recommendations.

Your change may be to stop smoking or lose weight, which are areas of well publicised success for Hypnosis or Cognitive Hypnotherapy.

I have also seen many people who have confidence, self esteem and anxiety issues, a large amount of my work is attached to this and is now an area I specialise in. I still see people for other problems like; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), obsessive compulsion disorder (OCD). Unwanted habits, Gambling problems and stress which shows it’s self in many different ways.

My experience has helped many people overcome phobias such as fear of the dentist, spiders, frogs, heights, flying, belly buttons, blushing, public speaking and more…

Weight issues are mind issues and this is where I can help you make the difference by helping you change your mind.

I have found children respond well to Cognitive Hypnotherapy and I see children at both my practaces. Please call if you would like further information.... 07711 704 585

Please see my web site for testimonials and more information


Here are three examples

Joanne has absolutely changed my life. When I went to Joanne I saw her as being my last hope. I’d been on and off medication for years for anxiety and depression and didn’t ever see myself being able to live my life off meds. I’d tried different forms of counselling and courses on the NHS which may have worked for a temporary amount of time but I always seemed to end up very ill again. I was suicidal and not enjoying any aspect of my life when I first went to Joanne.

She is so easy to talk to and so kind that I felt comfortable talking to her straight away. She used different techniques with me and I’m still not sure how some of them worked but the fact is that I’ve been off medication for well over six months and I’m enjoying my life. If I ever have a dip I know that I have found something that works as within a week or two of seeing Joanne I usually start to feel better.

I can’t recommend her enough. She is so professional and has given me the confidence that if ever my thoughts start to spiral out of control I have something that helps to pull me out of it.

Myself and my family will forever be grateful to this amazing lady. A  Jenkinson Leeds

Joanne is so friendly and makes you feel at home straightaway; I found the environment really calming and was able to relax easily.  I was really surprised at how much more I have been able to achieve from my original objectives; she opened my mind to the possibility that I could change so much more and I have made (and am continuing to) make significant changes to my life.   Very happy with the therapy and would highly recommend Joanne!

Thank you!Judith – Leeds

Hi Joanne, I wanted to say thank you about my fear of the dentist I just wanted to let you know that I have had the problem tooth removed today and although I felt nervous I was much more confident and the procedure was not as bad as I thought. The negative thoughts I had seem to have disappeared I now have a massive smile on my face thank you once again.

Training, qualifications & experience

Fully Qualified - Accretided Member NCH -(natrional council for hypnotherapy)

NCH supervisor - I help other hypnotherapists

Member CNCH (complementary and natural healcare council)

Member QCHPA (Quest cognitive hypnotherapy practitioner association)

Diploma in Hypnotherapy (The Academy of Clinical & Medical Hypnosis, Leeds University)

Diploma in NLP (The Academy of Clinical & Medical Hypnosis, Leeds University)

Certificate in Stress management (The Academy of Clinical & Medical Hypnosis, Leeds University)

NCFE Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma NPD (which is the gold standard for Hypnotherapy certification)

Certification in the nature and treatment of tinnitus

Master Practitioner One, Cognitive Hypnotherapy (Quest institute, Regents University, London)

Master Practitioner Two, Cognitive Hypnotherapy (Quest institute, Regents University, London)

Quest Learning Coach, Master Practitioner Three (Quest Institute, Regents University, London)

Winning Mind Coaching/performance Master practitioner Four (Quest Institute, Regent University, London)

Many other CPD (continued personal development) day courses, this is ongoing

Member organisations


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.


Price per session is £60 and lasts around an hour, the first session may be a bit longer (same price)

Personalised one session to Stop smoking £145, this includes a free follow up session if required with in 3 months. Can last 2 hours.

I offer free email support between your appointments.

And…. for most treatments I send you a free personalised download so you can listen to it between our sessions. Embedding in relevant information from our time together, helping you change more quickly.

Further information

Change today for tomorrow
Please call for more information. Phone: 07711 704 585
email: info@lifebalancehypnotherapy.co.uk

West Yorkshire


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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


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