Sarah Ariss B.A (Hons) HPD, DipCHyp, NLP MPrac, MNCH, CNHC

Sarah Ariss  B.A (Hons) HPD, DipCHyp, NLP MPrac, MNCH, CNHC

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Herts Therapy Centre
58 Tewin Road
Welwyn Garden City

07894564287 / 07894 564287

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Herts Therapy Centre
58 Tewin Road
Welwyn Garden City

07894564287 / 07894 564287

About me

Cognitive Hypnotherapy in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

My practice is based at the Herts Therapy Centre, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. The Centre is very private and is home to a coalition of therapists providing therapy for our local community. Free parking spaces are available around the building.

I am fully insured and hold an enhanced DBS certificate. I am also a member of the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council, as well as the NCH and QCHPA.

I love working as a therapist and my aim is to give you the best care possible. I believe very strongly in keeping up to date with my professional development and have recently qualified as a Cognitive Hypnotherapy and NLP Master Practitioner.

I use a combination of CBT, traditional hypnotherapy, Positive Psychology and NLP to find out why you feel this way and then we work together to get you to your Solution State - that is, the person you want to be.

For me, you are the important person in the therapy partnership. We work at your pace and with your needs in mind. Care and customer service are of paramount importance.

How Many Sessions Will I Need?

Each person who comes to see me is an individual with differing causes and reasons for their problem. I cannot say how many sessions you will need. Some clients see me once, others from 3 to 5 times. Some come for longer.

I tend to see people fortnightly and then monthly. We work at your pace and with your needs in mind.

What Can Hypnotherapy help?

Just because something has been in your life for a long time, does not mean it has to be there forever. Sometimes we need help to enable us to break free of a negative loop of behaviour.

Cognitive Hypnotherapy can help many problems - among them Anxiety, Fears and Phobias, Unwanted Habits... Sometimes we can't put a name to how we feel. We just know that we need help. This form of therapy can help track down those negative thoughts and feelings and take away the emotion, the pain, leaving a calmness that enables you to work towards living the life you really want to live.

I love helping people to start on that road. We start together, but after a while you won't need me because you will have found your strength again.

Tailor-made Treatment.

Each client who comes to see me is important. I provide a service that is caring and non-judgemental. Unlike some other hypnotherapists I do not use set scripts, but use something called Wordweaving. This means that I write and record a tailor made MP3 for each person - consolidating the work we do together in my Practice Rooms.  I will send you a bespoke  recording several times during the course of treatment, depending on your needs, always working to help you on that journey, moving little by little to the person you would like to be.

Complimentary Telephone Consultation.

I know that it takes courage to make an appointment and courage to talk to a stranger about something that is personal and upsetting to you. Over time I have found that being able to have a chat over the phone really helps my clients to make the decision as to whether I am the right therapist for them.

You are very welcome to contact me and arrange to chat about the sort of service I provide. We can talk about how I work and you are welcome to ask any questions.I know that Hypnotherapy is a bit of an unknown for lots of people!

Training, qualifications & experience

B.A (Hons), HPD, DipCHyp, NLP (Master Prac.)

Quest Trained Therapist

I trained at the internationally renowned Quest Institute under the founder of Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Trevor Silvester.

My qualifications include:

HPD (Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma)

DipCHyp (Diploma in Cognitive Hypnotherapy)

NLP Master Prac (Neuro Linguistic Programming Master Practitioner)

CPD & Further Training

Brian Roet Integrated Parts Therapy

Lynda Hudson Working with Children

NLP & Cognitive Hypnotherapy Master Practitioner.

EFT with Nikki Parsons

Anger Management with Renee van der Vloodt

ASIST suicide prevention

I believe that it is essential to keep abreast of advances in the field of therapy and attend lectures and courses regularly.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

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.

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  • Sarah Ariss Cognitive Hypnotherapy
  • My Therapy Room
  • Hertfordshire Therapy Centre, Welwyn Garden City
  • Welcome to Sarah Ariss Cognitive Hypnotherapy
  • Tips for Coping with Exam Anxiety.
  • Herts Therapy Centre, Welwyn Garden City.


Sessions and Fees

I always begin with a complimentary telephone consultation so that we can both gain an understanding of your needs and the service I offer.

The first session at my Therapy Room will last approximately 90 minutes.

Subsequent sessions will last for 1 hour.

All sessions are charged at £80 and I accept cash, cheques or card payments.

Further information

Customer service - providing a flexible, caring environment in an organised and modern way - is essential. I love being a Cognitive Hypnotherapist and there is nothing better than seeing a client feeling happier.

I am able to give you tools with which to cope with your problem whilst it is ongoing, while at the same time working towards your Solution State'

If you are interested in finding out more about how I can help you then do please contact me on the numbers above and we can have a chat.

Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1BD

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I am available: Tuesday 4.30 to 9pm and Thursday 4.30 to 9pm. Complimentary telephone consultations can be arranged for your convenience.

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