I'm an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist with over 10 years experience of working with a range of issues; anxiety, panic attacks & depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, health related concerns, childbirth and IVF, phobias, fears & worries, and health related concerns and sexual difficulties. I also work with, addictions, employment related and personal stress, confidence issues, loss and bereavement, and the effects of abuse and trauma.
I work with you to help you to alleviate your difficulties and regain confidence in your ability to enjoy life in the way that you want to. We will work together using a solution focused approach to resolve issues and to help you to get back on track with life.
As a therapist, I will work to help you with the problems which are affecting you so that you can be confident about moving forward, living your life the way you choose, and fulfilling your full potential. It's your life, and you deserve to live it well.
Working with you, my aim is to:
- Understand your issue ... and know what you want to achieve
- Re-programme for success ... so that you can make those positive changes
- Restore Balance ... enabling you to move forward with new resources
- Empower You ... so that you have the skills you need to overcome any challenges
I can also help with:
- Distressing Emotional States
- Grief & Loss
- Relaxation & Coping
- Exams & Interviews
- Anger Issues
- Worrying about Health Issues
- Limiting Beliefs
I can help with many areas, so if you would like more information please get in touch with me. I welcome your inquiry and will be happy to provide any information you may need.
My private therapy room in Boldmere is welcoming and comfortable, and people enjoy having their therapy in a calm and dedicated environment which helps them to relax. I can offer some appointments at hospital or home for those who have additional needs.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
Diploma in Advanced Hypnotherapy
Enhanced Eye Movement Therapy Practitioner
Enhanced Anxiety Management Specialist
Diploma in CBT
GHR Registered Practitioner
CNHC Registered Practitioner
I'm a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, Counsellor, EMDR Therapy Practitioner and CBT Practitioner. I hold full Professional Insurance and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
I have undertaken in depth enhanced training in managing anxiety, and I've also completed EMDR Therapy training and I work with anxiety, depression, abuse, trauma, stress and fears and phobias. I have a special interest in mental health and in working with hypnosis for health conditions.
I undertake regular, updating Continuing Professional Development in line with requirements of my regulating bodies.
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.
The General Hypnotherapy Register
Hypnotherapists may become members of the General Hypnotherapy Register if they satisfy certain criteria with regard to both training and ongoing requirements as determined from time to time by the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC).
Members are either registered at Practitioner status (which confirms that the GHR acknowledges their qualification to practice), or Affiliate status. Although Affiliate level registrants will have completed a sufficient number of training hours to equip them to commence seeing clients on a limited basis, the GHR does not acknowledge them to have yet been trained to full practitioner level.
All GHR Registered Practitioners are required to accept the published Code of Ethics and Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure.
Accredited register membership
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
- Life Journey
- Personal Success
- Anger Management
- Confidence Building
- Self Hypnosis & Relaxation
- Individual & Relationship Counselling
- End of Life – for those who are facing severe health challenges or are terminally ill
I am also a trained Meditation Teacher and have run successful group Meditation practices over a number of years, including mindfulness and managing stress, however I often find that people prefer a 1-1 approach, so I now run individual bespoke meditation sessions for those who prefer individual time and space.
- Hypnotherapy £50 per session
- Bespoke Weight Loss Programmes which include Hypnotherapy & Coaching
What My Clients Say
I am so grateful to Julie for getting me through my surgery successfully. I was facing an operation for a joint injury, and not only was I terrified to the point where I panicked just opening letters about appointments, but I also had a long term fear of needles as well. Julie was really patient and kind during our sessions and she got me through the whole process. I still can’t believe that I went through it all so calmly, even when I got into the operating theatre. I was expecting to go to pieces but I didn’t, not even when they injected a nerve blocker! Julie has an immense knowledge of the human mind and how it works and she helped me to prepare for the surgical procedure, manage my anxiety and resolve my fear of needles. I know I couldn’t have coped without her help. Not only was my surgery completed successfully, but my fear of needles has gone. I am now back on track and getting on with my life. I am so glad that I found Julie, I am so grateful to her and I can’t recommend her highly enough
Jodie M, Birmingham
I had been experiencing some sexual problems when I consulted Julie. I was unsure of what to expect at first and was a bit anxious, but I got the help that I needed and I was very happy with the outcome of my sessions. Julie was very professional, she understood and addressed my problem. Excellent, I am very happy to recommend this service
Roger S, Birmingham
I had been experiencing anxiety and agoraphobia. After suffering with these for many years, I felt it was time to seek help. My aim was to attend my son’s wedding without any anxiety, which Julie helped me to achieve. Julie has helped me to cope with my difficulties, giving me a more positive outlook on life , and has given me the confidence to overcome the problems I was experiencing, I felt that she understood what I was going through. Julie is kind, friendly, and helped me to feel at ease. The service at JMF Clinical Hypnotherapy is very professional, and Julie had a real desire to see me get better and start enjoying life. I am happy to recommend Julie’s service.
Annette A, Birmingham
I was experiencing anxiety driving on ‘A‘ roads and motorways and had been avoiding them for 20 years. Julie worked with me on managing stress, relieving anxiety and developing my confidence in going forward. As a result I have been able to drive to places without dodging and avoiding roads, and drive on roads that I hadn’t been on for many years, calmly and on my own, which I hadn’t been able to do for many years before. Julie was patient, understanding, open minded and positive, my experience was fabulous in every respect and I now also have a much better approach to life too. I would thoroughly recommend JMF Clinical Hypnotherapy
Jenny S, Sutton Coldfield
I sought help because of a severe dental phobia, which led to me having to be taken to hospital from the dental surgery. I was a bit nervous and unsure initially about seeking therapy, but it helped me because when I needed to go to the dentist again I was more in control, I didn’t shake all over my body like I did before, and I learned to control my fear of the drill. I’m so happy now that I have been able to complete my dental treatment, I feel much more in control and confident about future visits to the dentist, and I’m really happy that my therapy worked well. Knowing that I’m in control makes me happy and less stressed, and now my dentist and dental nurse are less stressed too. I no longer have weeks of fear in the run up to dental appointments, and I don’t wake up in the night being fearful anymore. Julie was clear, calm and friendly and I would say that the service I received was excellent, and I’m confident about saying this because it worked. I was pleasantly surprised at the outcome being so successful. I would recommend this service because Julie has a calm manner, she is a great listener, and has a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the mind and emotions to be able to bring about the best resolution to the problem.
Mary E, Romsley
I cover Sutton Coldfield, North Birmingham, all surrounding areas, Lichfield, Tamworth and Walsall.
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