Karen Carruthers BSc Hons, C.H. Dhyp, GQHP, GHR, GHSC

Karen Carruthers BSc Hons, C.H. Dhyp, GQHP, GHR, GHSC

Hainton Road

01522 829636 / 07981 168724

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About me

My name is Karen, I am a qualified hypnotherapist.

I am also a qualified Reiki Teacher. Reiki can be used alongside conventional medicine/hypnotherapy or on it's own, to help you balance your emotions,or to help restore your physical or mental health. I offer both treatments and can also teach Reiki, so that you can help yourself too.

Before becoming a hypnotherapist/Reiki Teacher, I was an Occupational Therapist working in the National Health Service. My role involved helping people who were ill to remain as independent as possible. During this time I realised that physical illness and mental illness are strongly connected. After having had depression myself earlier in my life, I was aware that thinking positively has a great impact on your recovery, although thinking positively isn't as easy as it sounds! Being told to" stay positive" or just "cheer up" are not things you want to hear when you feel that you are overwhelmed, stressed or just unable to cope with what is happening. This is why I decided to look into other ways of helping people take control of their lives and help them to be able to focus more on the positive aspects of life.

This is when I began to train as a hypnotherapist/Reiki Teacher and my business Inspire was formed. I now help people to take back control of their lives and help them gain a more positive outlook on their life. I know that every person is different and so each session is unique and individually tailored to YOU. I love helping people to regain positive things in their lives and to help them to become the amazing person they should be.

If you struggle with any of these things or anything else that is affecting your life, then hypnotherapy can help:

• Not liking or loving yourself

• Lack of confidence

• Depression or anxiety

• Tiredness

• Procrastination

• Lack of motivation

• General aches and pains

Then hypnotherapy will be able to help you feel better about yourself and put you back in charge of your life.

As human beings we are affected by everything that is going on around us, even if we think we aren’t. This is because our mind processes everything through our five senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch (either by contact or our emotions). It takes in everything and is then stored in our subconscious mind as either a positive, negative or neutral event. Now this may not sound like it has anything to do with how you are feeling, but can actually have a big impact on your life and how you are living.

Hypnotherapy can help us work together to get to the root of these problems and change how you feel about them.

We do this by accessing the subconscious mind to replace the root cause with positive resources that enable you to work through and solve these problems so that they no longer affect you in a negative way.

Hypnotherapy can help you feel more confident, to like yourself, to start to enjoy life, to take control of your life and most importantly, help you discover the amazing, unique individual you are.

I want to help you take back control of your life and help you move forward to a happier you.

There’s no problem too big or small that hypnotherapy can’t help with and I have had some amazing results with the people and their feedback can be found on my Facebook page or in the further information box below.

When I have had rough times in my life and before I discovered how amazing hypnotherapy was, I became interested in spirituality and angels to support me in my times of feeling low, as well as when things were going well.

I am now doing a course to help me work more closely with the angels and have been working with the angels in my hypnotherapy sessions, with incredible results. My clients are feeling more positive from the very first session. I only ask the angels to help with a clients permission and the hypnotherapy is still just as helpful.

If you want to know more about how hypnotherapy can help you, then either email me on karen.carruthers1968@gmail.com or ring me on 07981168724 for a free 30 minute consultation.


Training, qualifications & experience

- Fully insured
- Registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)
- BSc Hons Occupational Therapy
- Clinical Hypnotherapy - Diploma of Distinction
- Smoking Cessation Clinic - Certificate of Merit
- Hypnotherapy for Pregnancy and Birthing Plan - Certificate of Merit
- Past Life Regression - Diploma of Merit
- Reiki 1st Degree
- Reiki 2nd Degree
- Reiki Masters Degree
- Reiki Teachers Degree

Member organisations


Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

  • Past life regression also available.


The first consultation is free and usually lasts up to an hour - this is so I can meet with you and discuss what area you would like help with. This involves an informal chat, normally over a cup of tea, to see how best hypnotherapy can help you. At the induction, I will normally give you an idea of how many sessions may be required. You are under no obligation to proceed with the therapy following this free trial.

Hypnotherapy session is £50 - (several sessions may be required and a recording of session is given free, normally via email).

Further information


Karen is amazing! Ive struggled with chronic pain for 7 years, I had it constantly, but after a few sessions with Karen it's so much better! Most of the time my pain is now low or gone and I'm sleeping so much better too! She's very calming and makes you feel at home, it's very relaxing and you'll feel amazing after! (Nicky)

I enjoyed my hypnotherapy & reiki session with Karen very much. Her voice is soothing and eased me through the process easily. I loved my vision and still keep it with me. Also, I healed from the flu way faster than the rest of my family, who are all still sick! Thank you Karen.  (Venus)

I went to Karen for to help me to finally tackle my anxiety.
After the first session I started to feel a complete difference in myself and now I cannot imagine feeling like I did before. I feel like a completely different person now and it's coming across in all aspects of my life.
I honestly cannot thank Karen enough for helping me and bringing me back to me ?. Xx (Amy)

I came to a decision that enough was enough, and I needed help.
I looked up Hypnotherapists in the Lincolnshire area.
There was a photo of Karen, and I immediately liked her face.
I met with Karen shortly after, and my judgement was spot on, she is a lovely warm hearted caring person, whom I felt at ease with from day one.
She has a passion to help people, and thats just what she did for me, I can’t thank Karen enough for the confidence she has given me to deal with big life issues that were dragging me down.
I’m now brighter, more confident, and assertive, plus getting a better nights sleep!!! all thanks to a wonderful lady, with a genuine interest in the way people feel.
I found it a pleasure to of had the opportunity to know you Karen, and can’t thank you enough for the BIG difference you have made to my life (Geri).

I went to Karen for some hypnotherapy to help me and after the first session I felt so much better. I have now had 5 sessions and I feel like a different person. Thank you so much Karen for all your help and support, hypnotherapy has been brilliant for me  xxx (Diane)

I went to see Karen for one thing but sorted so much more things that I didn't know needed dealing with, thank you so much. I would definitely recommend thank you Karen (Claire)

karen helped me when I had a really important job interview coming up, I had already had an interview for the same job 2 months previously and failed miserably. I have to admit I was not 100% sure it would make a difference but come the day of the interview I was calm and confident. Was not stressed at all - and I got the job !!! I am absolutely convinced it was down to karen giving me self belief and would definitely recommend her - thank you karen (Cathy)

I saw Karen following a serious road accident. I was having problems getting back in the car to drive and was becoming more and more anxious about it. I had even suffered panic attacks. I had one session with Karen and I felt 100% better about being in the car and was even able to drive on the stretch of road where my accident was. Karen has a real calmness about her during the hypnotherapy and puts you at ease straightaway. I haven't needed anymore sessions and feel so grateful to Karen for helping me through a difficult time (Emma)

I went to Karen for a short number of sessions and I can honestly say it's been an amazing journey. Karen is so understanding and can put you at ease from day one. I started out because I wanted a little help with weight loss after lots of plans and fad diets that didn't seem to work and just seemed to cause more stress. So I decided to try hypnotherapy. I have always struggled with my self image. I soon realised there was so much more to my comfort eating and bad eating habits than i first thought. Karen has helped me let go of so many negative feelings. I am so much more positive now and my confidence has grown and grown since. I am also losing inches smile emoticon I have seen changes,i now don't eat because I feel low or sad just when I'm hungry. I do still have the odd treat but don't feel guilty when I do as I'm keeping healthy now and making better choices. I have loads more energy and I've felt motivated to wake up and enjoy a healthy life style,enjoying long walks and regular classes at the gym. Karen has helped my realise my self worth again and given me my confidence back through hypnotherapy and I can't thank her enough. Truly amazing lady. 

I recently had 2 sessions of hypnotherapy with Karen to help me with public speaking. Her friendly, approachable manner puts you at ease from the start. I felt totally relaxed during the hypnotherapy, Karen's voice is calming & relaxing. Even after the first session I felt more relaxed about an upcoming speaking engagement. After the second session I felt quite excited about my event & the opportunities ahead.
The events itself went so well. I spoke confidently & calmly to a large group of people. I even quite enjoyed it!
I now feel like I can take on more public speaking as & when I need to. I can't thank Karen enough! (Lesley)

On Tuesday at 3pm I had hypnotherapy for one hour with Karen. Purpose of it was to stop smoking, I was a little sceptical but thought it was worth a go.
I have been nothing but amazed since. I have not had a cigarette since and so far have saved £35 and added and extra 30 hours on top of my life!
I have absolutely no desire to smoke at all, which is incredibly bizarre! Still need a lot of will power but every days getting better!
Amazing, highly recommend and the cost is less than I spent on fags in a month so well worth every penny!
Looking forward to my next lot of hypnotherapy for my next issues smile emoticon xx (Sarah)

Lincoln, LN6 7PR

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Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday - Friday 9am to 8pm