Suzanne Hope

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GHR, Dip HIP, Dip CP
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Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 1RN
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About me

I am a integrated therapeutic approach, using Counselling, Hypnotherapy or a combination of both will be used to assist you in overcoming any emotional, personal or behavioural issues that is having an impact on your wellbeing. An individual treatment plan will be developed according to need, with an emphasis on making a person feel at ease.

You may be looking for some quick, short term help to deal with specific issues, symptoms or feelings; or you may be looking for a bit more help to deal with deeper issues. I aim to help you effectively AND give you techniques you can use for yourself immediately.  I use integrative therapeutic approaches to support and help you resolve issues such as:

Low Self Esteem
Habits and Addictions

I also offer a FREE 30 minute consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience

In 1996 I began working in Ipswich, in adult mental health; assisting people to live independently in the community.

During the next thirteen years, as well as working one to one in Ipswich, Felixstowe and the rural areas of north Suffolk, I also managed a mental health project in Felixstowe. I then spent three years working in a Pupil Referral Unit with teenagers with mental health issues, during which time I continued my study and qualified as a Hypnotherapist and Counsellor, and began to build my practice.  I have also worked as a corporate parent with adolescences in a residential setting, who had emotional and behavioural issues, and challenging behaviour.

I have an excellent understanding of mental health issues, not only from my career but from my own personal experience.  I was diagnosed with depression in 1998, and was significantly affected by anxiety and panic attacks.  This gave me a great insight into how this type of illness can seriously affect your life, and with the aid of Counselling and Hypnotherapy and a great deal of determination I was able to move forward.

The General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) I am bound by their ethical framework for good practice in Counselling, Psychotherapy, and Hypnotherapy, and subject to the professional conduct procedure for the time being in force.

I have a background of working in adult mental health with both adults and children. I also have 6 years experience of working with adolescents within both an educational setting and within a local authority children's home..  More recently I have been working with Suffolk MIND.

Professional Accredited Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
(Accredited by The Counselling Society and The Royal
College of Nursing)

Professional Accredited Diploma in Hypnotherapy
(Accredited by the Hypnotherapy Society)

NVQ – Business & Finance

A’ level English Language & Literature

A’ level Psychology

Certificate in Health & Social Care

NVQ – Promoting Independence in Mental Health

Certificate in Emotional Freedom Technique

Recent training:

Living & working with Dissociation

Dissociation & Trauma: The effects of Trauma on the body

Professional memberships:

GHR - General Hypnotherapy 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.

Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

Menopausal symtoms
Hair pulling


£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

30 minute FREE consultation

Each therapy session will last 1 hour – 1½ hours.
The cost for each session is £60
The cost for a smoking cessation session is £90
Concessions available for those under 18, those over 65, students, and those in receipt of certain benefits.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

8.30am - 6pm Mon & Fri

8.30am - 7.30pm Tues - Thurs

9am - 12pm Sat

Further information

Free parking

I comply with GDPR and have a privacy notice available to clients at consultation.  The privacy notice is available prior to this on request.

Suzanne Hope is also registered with Counselling Directory.

39 Kitchener Way, Shotley Gate, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 1RN

Type of session

In person

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Suzanne Hope
Suzanne Hope