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About me

I’m a full-time professional clinical hypnotherapist specialising in anxiety, sleep, weight, emotional and performance issues.

Hearing from clients about how much they’ve got from their hypnotherapy sessions is incredibly rewarding and is a large part of what I find immensely satisfying about my work. Seeing my clients achieve the personal breakthroughs that are important to them is a tremendous privilege.

Recent client feedback includes:-

"Intelligent, warm, friendly man", "Other approaches never seemed to get to the bottom of my problems", "I was treated with the utmost respect and nothing was overlooked", "He filled me with confidence".

I work online and I have hypnotherapy clinics in central Norwich and Poringland, South Norfolk.

I offer free initial consultations, either as stand-alone phone appointments or combined with a 50 minute first hypnotherapy session via Skype or FaceTime at a discounted rate. At the end of your initial appointment I will provide you with an estimate of the number of sessions that I consider we are likely to need, based on the information you have shared with me.

My interest in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) began over 20 years ago in a business training context, and later, when I became drawn to using hypnosis for therapeutic purposes and personal change, I gained the HPD (Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma) as the foundation for my work with clients.

I see modern hypnotherapy as a way of supporting people gain more control and freedom in their lives in areas that they cannot seem to positively affect long-term through conscious determination and will-power alone.

By focussing on what we “do want” rather than what we “don’t want or fear”, hypnosis and hypnotherapy can be harnessed to help us experience life differently.

Releasing the emotional charge linked to past experiences and updating the personal significance of those historical events can also be helpful in supporting us achieve the life changes we want.

If you would like to know more about me, my approach to hypnotherapy, or to arrange an appointment, then do take a moment to contact me by phone, text or online form - I would be delighted to hear from you. Alternatively, you can click through to my website where there is a wealth of information to guide you.

My aim in working with clients is to support them achieve lasting success in relation to their personal goals in the smallest number of sessions possible.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD) [Qualification]
  • Diploma in Professional Hypnotherapy & Hypnosis (Dip. PHH) [Qualification]
  • Hypnosis for Therapeutic Transformation (HTT) [Training]
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy (CH) [Training]

I am a member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH). The NCH is the UK’s leading not-for-profit hypnotherapy professional association.

I am also registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). General Medical Council guidance to doctors confirms that they are able to refer patients to practitioners on accredited registers - this includes all CNHC registrants.

Member organisations

CNHC

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.

NCH

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

  • Cognitive hypnotherapy
  • Hypnoanalysis/Analytical hypnotherapy
  • Solution focused hypnotherapy
  • Suggestion hypnotherapy

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Fees

Additional information

FREE initial consultation

Discounted first 50 min hypnotherapy session when combined with initial consultation. My current fees for a combined consultation and hypnotherapy appointment via Skype or FaceTime are £45.

Card, PayPal, Cheque and Bank Transfer payments are accepted.

Availability

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm

Further information

Client Feedback

"Other approaches never seemed to get to the bottom of my problems"

"He filled me with confidence"

"It's made me think differently"

"...hypnotherapy had a better impact than... counselling"

"I was treated with the utmost respect and nothing was overlooked"

"Intelligent, warm, friendly man"

"Keep doing what you're doing and that's making positive changes to people's lives"

"I highly recommend the practice"

The Practice Rooms
9/11 Lower Goat Lane
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 1EL

Marine Court
Trafalgar Square
Poringland
Norwich
Norfolk
NR14 7WT

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Steve Horrocks HPD, MNCH & CNHC. Weight, Anxiety, Sleep & Performance Specialist

Steve Horrocks HPD, MNCH & CNHC. Weight, Anxiety, Sleep & Performance Specialist