Patricia Whitson Adv. D.Hyp. MBSCH (Dist). MTHA. Cert Adv. Kinesiology.
Patricia has over l9 year’s experience as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, NLP practitioner, and Life Coach, and is the founder and a tutor of the Kent College of Hypnotherapy. She also developed the training in The Psychology of Selves ©. Pat has her own private practice specialising in phobias, anxiety and motivation and stress management and confidence, sports and working with children with anxiety. She achieved a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with distinction from the British Medical Hypnotherapy Examinations Board. Pat has also been accredited by Professor Mathew when in honorary contract with the Department of Psychosomatic and Behavioural Sciences at Kingswood Mental Health Centre, Maidstone. She also works with Applied Kinesiology, meridian tapping and management training.
Training, qualifications & experience
PATRICIA WHITSON D Hyp, MBSCH.(Dist) MTHA, Adv. Kinesiology
She is founder and Principal of The Kent College of Hypnotherapy and also the Clinical Hypnotherapy Institute. She is also one of the tutors and ongoing writer of the material and content of the courses as it continues to evolve.
She gained her diploma in 1993 and followed this with an Advanced Diploma and Distinction awarded by The British Medical Hypnotherapy Examination Board . She also worked within the National Health in an honorary capacity with hypnosis with Professor Matthew within Mental Health.
Her private practice and training includes Hypnotherapy; Regression; Life Coaching; Cognitive Behavioural Coaching; NLP ( Neuro Linguistic Programming), EMDR, EFT. Relationships Counseling, Psychology of Selves, meridian tapping and Kinesiology.
She specializes in Stop Smoking, weight control, phobias and emotional problems especially low self esteem and confidence. She also works very successfully with women for successful pregnancy and easier childbirth. She loves working with children who are very receptive to hypnotherapy.
She has worked in a number of fields including Sales and Marketing, Secretarial, and also Tutor at the Adult Education for the Power of Positive Thinking, Introduction to Life Coaching ; Hypnotherapy, CBT and Mindfulness.
She has trained as a Yoga Teacher, Bodywork including massage, Usui Reiki Master, Kinesiologist and as a Tarot Reader under the name of Cleo Alexander.
Her interests are in health and fitness, Karate (up to a few years ago), healing and nutrition and her hobbies are gardening and painting. She is married with two sons, five grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She has 2 dogs and 2 cats, Her main aim and purpose is to help encourage people to be more responsible for their health, and emotional wellbeing and to teach hypnotherapy and healing to as many people as possible through courses, books and one to one sessions.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
The Hypnotherapy Association is a leading independent professional body in Britain representing approved hypnotherapists in active practice. All members agree to follow a code of ethics.
There are a number of different membership categories, e.g. Associate Member, Licentiate Member, and Full member, with the different categories standing for different levels of training and experience.
Hypnotherapy Association is a Registered Member of UKCHO (an umbrella body for the hypnotherapy profession in the United Kingdom).
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
APPOINTMENTS & Fees.
Fees: vary depending on problem and length of session (usually 60mins)
Slimming, stress, exams, phobias, confidence,Panic attacks,emotional problems etc.
1st session £75 and additional sessions £70
Stop-smoking – £135 (one session of 90 mins)
Specialized or longer sessions £135
Life Coaching or CBT £70
I also run groups for weight control, stress, assertiveness and confidence.