Michael Harrison Dip.Hyp

71 Marmion Road

07395 416082

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71 Marmion Road

07395 416082

About me

I’m a fully qualified Hypnotherapist (Dip. Hyp), NLP Coach & Life Coach who works in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Every client is different, so I offer a fully integrative approach where I use a blend of techniques that are concentrated on the needs & goals of the client. This enables me to help with a wide range of issues effectively. Examples of these techniques include: Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT); Parts Therapy; and Regression therapy.

I have always helped people and, in the end, becoming a therapist felt like the natural step to take. I chose to specialize in Hypnotherapy, NLP & Coaching as I have seen, first hand, how it can help people to make powerful and long lasting changes. It can remove limiting beliefs and unwanted habits and help you to grasp your goals and free your potential.

It’s natural to have questions or want to know more about hypnotherapy and NLP so I am always happy to provide answers to your questions.

Contact me on 07395416082 for a free consultation, where we can discuss the best approach for you.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnosis can be described as a focusing of thoughts while in a relaxed state. Clients often say that being hypnotized feels like a day dream, and in some ways it is. Whilst you’re in a state of gentle relaxation, the hypnotherapist will act as a guide and encourage you to imagine scenes, sounds or feelings. This process is very effective at getting past your conscious mind and talking directly with your subconscious.

A Hypnotherapist, is someone who is trained to guide you through hypnosis and help you unlock your inner resources. They will use different (but similar) techniques to help you do this. These resources are inside everyone and they can help you make the change you desire.

How can Hypnotherapy help me?

Whether you want to rid yourself of a phobia, quit a habit or release a traumatic memory, hypnotherapy can help.

Day to day we use our conscious mind to think about our lives and make decisions based on our thoughts. However your conscious mind takes cues from your subconscious mind, where all of your beliefs, values, memories and emotions are stored; including fears, traumas and habits. It stores everything there, even if the thoughts and memories its stores are not appropriate anymore. Sometimes a subconscious thought can be less than helpful; causing a fear of heights for instance could be an annoyance and something you may wish to overcome. A hypnotherapist can encourage your subconscious to re-learn and in the process, remove any un-useful or unwanted thoughts, behaviors or beliefs. Changing these thoughts at a subconscious level is incredibly powerful and the uses for hypnotherapy are wide and varied because of this.

I use hypnotherapy in a combination of approaches over a number of sessions, usually between 4-6 sessions, to help you achieve your desired goal. By using the approaches that suit you, the results will be more successful, powerful and long-lasting.

What is NLP Coaching?

NLP stands for ‘Neuro Linguistic Programming’; it is a specialist technique that is goal-orientated and practical. People use NLP coaching for many reasons including: coping with stress/stress management, anger management, anxiety, improving performance and time management to name a few.

NLP coaching can help you make the changes you want happen.

NLP coaching explores future possibilities and solutions in order to help clients achieve their goals.

Coaches specializing in NLP are trained to use a variety of methods and models to help improve your own awareness of the situation you are in. By uncovering their clients unique view of the world, a coach can identify any self-imposed restrictions and then help to challenge them. Challenging those beliefs, and harnessing the power of language, will help to transform them; adding choices and widening perceptions.

NLP coaching can assist with:

  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Work life balance
  • Project planning
  • Goal achievement
  • Problem solving
  • Study planning
  • Personal growth

Coaches are often used in industry to help their top staff reach their full potential. Executive coaching like this is also part of what an NLP coach does. I am happy to talk to executives and entrepreneurs about achieving their desired success.

So what’s holding you back? Let your coach help you to create a tool kit for your mind; learn to identify what’s holding you back, challenge that block, and break it down without the need to dig up the past.

What happens as a result of a session is in your hands. NLP techniques are used to set you on a path towards achieving your goals. As well as noticing change in yourself, those around you in personal or professional capacities will notice changes too.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Hypnotherapy (2014)
  • Certificate in Ericksonian Hypnosis (2014)
  • Certificate in Solution Focused Counselling Skills (2014)
  • Certificate in Solution Focused Hypno-Psychotherapy (2014)
  • Certificate in NLP Professional Coaching (2015)
  • Diploma in Clinical hypnotherapy (2015) CECCH
  • Bsc Honours Psychology (Currently Studying)

Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

* If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have one of the medical conditions starred above, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies or treatments.


Pre-Christmas special rates. (Valid October-December 31st)

Free - Initial Consultation

£40 - Per session for Hypnotherapy (50-60 minutes)

£40 - Per session for Coaching (50-60 minutes)

£30 - Relaxation session (50-60 minutes) Non-therapeutic

£80 - Smoking cessation (90 - 120 minutes)

I do have limited low income spaces.

£30 - Low income rate for either Hypnotherapy or Coaching (50-60 minutes)

To benefit from our low income rate, you must be in receipt of one of the following

  • Carers Allowance
  • Personal independence payment
  • Income Support
  • Jobseekers alloance
  • Universal credit
  • Employment Support allowance

You can also benefit from these rates if you are a student

Southsea, PO5 2AX

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday 10:00 - 20:00 The rest of the week I run ad-hoc so the days may be less regular.