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About me

Welcome to Eclipse! A clinical solution focused hypnotherapy practice based in Abergavenny town centre in a cosy and quiet space. Using solution focused questions and deep relaxation I can help with a range of issues including anxiety, symptoms of depression, grief and loss. I also offer specialised weight loss courses for groups and individuals.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy from CPHT Bristol
  • Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma
  • Qualified Supervisor for other therapists and hypnotherapists
  • Head of Professional Standards for the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapists. In this role I am responsible for the setting and maintaining of ethics and professional practice for solution focused hypnotherapists
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • I have a background in Psychology and I am a qualified teacher and published author of Psychology textbooks for AS and A level
  • I receive regular supervision and continue to develop my practice to be able to offer the highest standards of modern and professional clinical hypnotherapy

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.


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.

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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Additional information

Initial consultation £25 for 1 hour

Hypnotherapy sessions £50 for 1 hour

Smoking cessation £140 for 2 hours


Tuesday appointments 8am to 7pm

Friday appointments 8am to 7pm

Saturday appointments 9am to 1pm

Monday and Thursday evenings by appointment

Wednesday evening - 8pm relaxation group

Further information

Hypnotherapy sessions can be booked face-to-face or online via Zoom both at £50 per session.

I am also a qualified Walking Therapist under the name of 'Walks Far Woman.'

7 Nevill Street
Sir Fynwy

Type of session

In person

Key details

There is free parking available 5 minutes walk from my practice (except on Tuesday when charges apply.) There is a pay and display car park less than 5 minutes walk away. The therapy room is situated on the ground floor in Abergavenny town centre


Nicola Taylor BA (Hons) DSFH, HPD, MNCH(reg) CNHC(reg) AfSFH(reg) Sup(Hyp)

Nicola Taylor BA (Hons) DSFH, HPD, MNCH(reg) CNHC(reg) AfSFH(reg) Sup(Hyp)