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HPD, DFSH - Anxiety Specialist / Online / Day & Eve

About me

Are you looking to regain control over your life and overcome the many issues that prevent you from becoming the best version of yourself? It may be anxiety, poor self-esteem, low mood, a phobia, troublesome habits or something else holding you back.  If you are ready to set new goals and focus on the future then let us explore the resources you already have available in order to bring about change and help you reach your preferred future.

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy uses talking therapy techniques; Solution Focused Brief Therapy, CBT and NLP which are used in combination with clinical hypnosis.  The latter is a highly effective form of relaxation allowing you to narrow your focus towards your preferred future.  Being 'solution focused' means exactly that - we do not dwell on the past but only on the present and future.

The format for standard sessions is usually as follows:

  • Initial Consultation lasting up to 90 minutes where we explore your best hopes
  • Subsequent sessions* lasting up to 60 minutes will include the opportunity to reflect on 'what has been good', review your 'best hopes and preferred future' and experience the positive benefits of trance

* The number of sessions required is decided by you, the client.

My specialist interests are assisting people to overcome anxiety, sleep issues, work-related stress and working through the menopause.

The sessions are sensitive, collaborative, engaging and can include humour, laughter and most definitely positivity.

I currently work with adults only

Training, qualifications & experience

I completed my initial training at the prestigious Clifton Practice Hypnotherapy School before completing a further Diploma with the Clinical Hypnotherapy School.

  • Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (DSFH - Accredited by the AfSFH)
  • HPD - Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma (Accredited by the NCH)
  • Medical Diploma - Clinical Hypnotherapy School
  • Uncommon Knowledge - Uncommon Psychotherapy

I constantly keep abreast of new innovations and updates with this area of complementary therapy by attending regular CPDs (Continued Professional Development) and have a designated Senior Supervisor who provides further guidance and routine appraisals.

Member organisations

CNHC

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

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.

NCH

National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH)

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.

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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

Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with:

  • Menopause
  • Weight loss - a mindset approach
  • Support with health trauma, chronic conditions and chronic pain

Fees

£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Initial Chat

Answering any questions or key concerns

Duration – 20 mins Free of charge

Initial Consultation

Duration – 90 minutes - £65

Subsequent Sessions

Duration – 50-60 mins -£65

Smoking Cessation

Duration – 120 mins - £150

Payments:
Some private health care plans support the reimbursement of full or part payment of hypnotherapy fees. Please check here for further information: 

https://www.cnhc.org.uk/sites/default/files/Downloads/Private%20Health%20cash%20plans%20-%20July%202019.pdf

Payments can be made by bank transfer.

Clear cancellation policy: A minimum of 24 hours notice is required should you need to reschedule or cancel your session.  I reserve the right to request the full session fee.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Mon-Fri: 10am-3.30pm
Evening - 6-8pm

Able to work some Saturdays by special arrangement.

Further information

"Allow yourself to see what you don't allow yourself to see" (Milton H Erickson)

Testimonials

The hypnotherapy with Patsy was very enjoyable and enlightening. I admit I was a bit sceptical at first on how this could work….but it did. It was not at all difficult, simply training my mind to think differently and changing a few habits. Just a few simple steps, always focusing on positivity. I looked forward to my weekly sessions. I definitely overcame a few hurdles with ease and I would love to explore some more; I would highly recommend.
(Jo)

Firstly I would like to thank Patsy for her solution focused hypnotherapy sessions. I felt a great benefit even after the first session, I noticed how much calmer I was feeling. Her insight and skills helped me to resolve some deep issues and as a result I am feeling so much better. She has such a personable manner and so easy to talk to! I have no hesitation in recommending Patsy. (Tracy)

Empowering, insightful, calming and safe are how I describe my hypnotherapy experience with Patsy. Initially I was nervous, not knowing what to expect but I needn’t have worried because Patsy is so very easy to talk with. She helped me to understand my thought processes and equipped me with ways to break the patterns which had caused my anxieties. Her calming hypnotherapy left me feeling rested and ready too, not just to face life, but to embrace it once again; something for which I will be ever grateful. If you’re looking for someone who will listen, explain, support and actually make a difference then I happily recommend Patsy. (Teresa)

Casbrook Common, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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