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Lauren Metcalfe DSFH, HPD, CNHC(Reg.) MNCH(Reg.) AfSFH(Reg.)

Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9GD
07480 045 290 07480 045 290
Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9GD

About me


Let’s get straight to it… I can help you optimise your sleep, reduce stress and anxiety in your life and build confidence so that you can Lead a Better Life.

If you keep running on empty or struggling with things alone you will continue to do harm to your body and your mind and will never hit your true potential.  I can help you change this through my straight forward, effective and well-researched signature Executive Hypnotherapy™ approach and Better Life Plan.

I want you to reach your full potential and have the frame of mind to achieve your best hopes both at work and at home.  You deserve to enjoy the rewards of Your Better Life – whether this is reduced stress and anxiety, improved sleep, greater confidence and motivation or more creativity and the ability to unlock those great ideas. And yes, I can help you get over phobias too!


I offer a premium, self-care focused experience with added attention to detail because I believe busy professionals deserve a bit of luxury in their life.  You will receive highly professional, collaborative support underpinned by both my knowledge as a Solution Focused Hypnotherapist and experience as a Senior Executive in the military.  This is why you should choose Oak View Hypnotherapy:

  • Savour ‘you-time’ in a luxurious, exclusive-use and private therapy room
  • Relax in a quality leather, electric reclining chair for increased comfort (no lying on a massage table!)
  • Enjoy a bespoke aromatherapy prescription for enhanced wellbeing
  • 7.45am ‘Early Bird’, lunchtime and evening appointments (subject to availability)
  • CNHC registered so recognised for reimbursement through private health plan providers (contact me for more details)
  • Receive a personalised ‘How the Brain Works’ diagram
  • Get a free client recording tailored to support your sessions
  • Use easy and modern online booking and payment systems any time of the day or night!


“This woman is amazing! Before meeting with Lauren anxiety was affecting me on a daily basis, living in an anxious state and missing out on valuable memory making with my family. Lauren has changed my life - after only 3 sessions I was able to take my children to the cinema by myself! I couldn’t recommend her enough.” – Emma

“My sleep has improved dramatically and I now know how to make my mind work for me. I was a complete sceptic but now rave about hypnotherapy to everyone I meet and highly recommend Lauren (and often do!).” - Maddie

“I was at my wit’s end, struggling with anxiety. I was sceptical about hypnotherapy but shouldn’t have worried – Lauren is the ultimate professional and I gave me the techniques to deal with situations in a calm, controlled and relaxed manner. I now feel like me again.” – Yvonne

“I had an extreme fear of spiders since childhood and had given up on the idea I would ever overcome my fear. After hypnotherapy sessions with Lauren I calmly removed a spider from a room – my family couldn’t believe it!” – Nikki


If you're feeling courageous, you can book your Discovery Consultation online my website. Or if you're feeling a bit unsure?  Why not reach out to me directly via email, or come along and meet me at one of my BetterMind Relaxation Classes at The Riverside Centre, Malmesbury @8.15pm every Tuesday (booking is essential).

Training, qualifications & experience

Clifton Practice of Hypnotherapy Training (CPHT) - Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy & Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma.

Diploma qualification (DSFH) and the nationally accredited (NCFE) Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD). Learning based predominantly on the work and experience of the renowned David Newton, with the enormous advantage of including the valued writings of other experienced practitioners. It is predominantly Solution Focused but includes very best of NLP and CBT.

Clinical Hypnotherapy School - Diploma in Medical Hypnotherapy.

Ability to support clients with long term health conditions, who are perhaps in chronic pain, or who have complex phobias or other concerns that are getting in the way of them living the best life for them. Advanced knowledge on how to work effectively with clients with complex needs.

Advanced skills as a clinical hypnotherapist to support clients facing significant health challenges including:

  • living with chronic, persistent pain
  • helping clients with chronic, incurable illness
  • specialist techniques for needle and other phobias
  • using hypnotherapy in challenging circumstances
  • supporting clients through their chemotherapy and other complex treatment

Member organisations


Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

The Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH) was set up to provide information about a modern form of Hypnotherapy and its associated benefits to members of the public. The main aim of the AfSFH is to spread awareness of the benefits of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy. Its secondary aim is to support Hypnotherapists in their businesses by encouraging good practice and self-care.


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

  • Solution focused hypnotherapy

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For the cost of a short break, Executive Hypnotherapy™ gives you an experience that creates a lifelong sense of wellbeing.

Discovery Consultation (up to 1hr) – £60 Take the first step and meet with me to discuss how hypnotherapy can help you Lead a Better Life.

Single Bespoke Executive Hypnotherapy™ session (1hr) – £85 An easy and enjoyable session bespoke to your personal needs giving you the skills and knowledge to improve your mental and physical wellbeing. Included for added luxury, you can choose to enhance your session for free with a bespoke aromatherapy blend linked to your Better Life goal.

4 Session Block - £320 (£20 saving)
8 Session Block - £595 (£85 saving = 1 free session)
12 Session Block - £850 (£170 saving = 2 free sessions)

Fears & Phobias Package – £225  If suitable for you, this includes 3 x 1hr Executive Hypnotherapy™ sessions, after your Discovery Consultation). Included for added luxury, you can choose to enhance your session for free with a bespoke aromatherapy blend linked to combatting your fear.

Further information

My Quality Guarantee

I practise Hypnotherapy to the highest standards, and I pride myself in making our time together a welcoming, comfortable and enjoyable experience.

I am reliable, engaging and professional, and I value continued professional development to ensure I am current in this scientifically developing discipline. I will always prioritise my clients’ health and wellbeing, be fully focused and protect your privacy. I will explain the process clearly when we meet for a Discovery Consultation and give you an enlightening understanding of how your brain can help us achieve success

All my signature Executive Hypnotherapy™ sessions take place in my luxurious, exclusive-use, private consulting room in Malmesbury, which has ample parking and excellent accessibility. You’ll spot my Cotswold Stone house with the bay window on the corner, as you arrive for a session.

I am committed to supporting professionals so offer popular early bird, lunchtime and evening slots for flexibility around standard working day routines. I operate a waiting list when these times are taken to ensure fairness and opportunity.

With the increase in flexible working and working from home, you can now make Executive Hypnotherapy™ a scheduled self-care part of your working day which increases your productivity, creativity and output.

Due to my military background, I may be able to offer serving military personnel and veterans a concession. Please contact me to find out more.

Oak View House
Wheeler Way
SN16 9GD

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


Mon: 07:30 - 18:30
Wed: 07:30 - 21:00
Fri: 07:30 - 18:00

Weekends may be available by prior arrangement.


Lauren Metcalfe DSFH, HPD, CNHC(Reg.) MNCH(Reg.) AfSFH(Reg.)

Lauren Metcalfe DSFH, HPD, CNHC(Reg.) MNCH(Reg.) AfSFH(Reg.)