Dr Tom Barber, MUKCP | Senior Accredited Hypnotherapist | 25 Years Experience

Colchester, Essex, CO4 01206 841650 01206 841650 07949 392248 07949 392248 Registered / Accredited

About me

Maybe you want to address sexual issues, are looking for weight loss therapy, want to overcome alcohol abuse or stop smoking, need help with an eating disorder or have a phobia that is affecting your life. If you are looking for a professional and vastly experienced Hypnotherapist in Colchester, Essex or the surrounding areas, such as Suffolk, then you have found the one for you.


Tom has 25 years of experience in dealing with these areas, as well as many others such as helping you to build confidence, beat exam nerves or a fear of flying, or using Hypnotherapy to explore your relationship or with anger management.

More Areas We Can Help With

Many people come for the highly popular Hypnotic Virtual Gastric Band therapy, which is great for those wanting to lose a lot of weight. Tom also has a great reputation for helping sports people dramatically improve their game and extend the powerful methods we teach you also to the sales arena, where mastering the power of your subconsciousness mind can help you achieve astonishing results.

Fast, Professional and Expert Help

If you want results and you want them fast then Tom's reputation s second to none. Parking at the therapy rooms is free, and is in easy reach of bus routes. The location is also in a quiet residential area, so privacy is assured.


... "Over the past few years, I have worked with some of the most respected and famous therapists and shall we say, 'Counsellors to the rich and famous' and, without doubt, I learnt more, and got far more out of my sessions with Tom, than with anyone else. Tom, as I tell everyone, is the best in his profession."
Darren Day, 2011

We look forward to hearing from you!

Simply call now on 07949 392248 or 01206 841650

Training, qualifications & experience

Tom has spent two decades in full time practice as an Analytical and Cognitive Hypnotherapist, Existential Psychotherapist and Integrative Counsellor. He also offers supervision to qualified hypnotherapists.

His studies have included a Doctorate in Existential Psychotherapy, a Masters degree in Integrative Psychotherapy, 2 years training in Jungian Counselling and Psychotherapy to Diploma level with the European College, training in Advanced Hypnohealing, and two years training in Rogerian Counselling & Psychotherapy.

Tom has trained around the world in all forms of Hypnotherapy and has trained over 5000 people in therapeutic hypnosis over the last 25 years.


Senior Member of The General Hypnotherapy Register.

Registered Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy.

Member of the Society for Existential Analysis.

Member of the European Transpersonal Association.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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 General Hypnotherapy Register

Hypnotherapists may become members of the General Hypnotherapy Register if they satisfy certain criteria with regard to both training and ongoing requirements as determined from time to time by the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC).

Members are either registered at Practitioner status (which confirms that the GHR acknowledges their qualification to practice), or Affiliate status. Although Affiliate level registrants will have completed a sufficient number of training hours to equip them to commence seeing clients on a limited basis, the GHR does not acknowledge them to have yet been trained to full practitioner level.

All GHR Registered Practitioners are required to accept the published Code of Ethics and Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure.

Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

Past Life Transpersonal Therapy

Trauma and PTSD

Existential Hypnotherapy

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive hypnotherapy
  • Ericksonian hypnosis
  • Hypno-psychotherapy
  • Hypnoanalysis/Analytical hypnotherapy
  • Past life regression
  • Solution focused hypnotherapy
  • Suggestion hypnotherapy
  • Time Line Therapy™


Sessions: £65 per session (1 hour)

Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy: £295 (1 session of 90 Minutes plus back up recordings)

Virtual Gastric Band Hypnotherapy: £495 (Intensive 2½ hour session plus back up recordings, or 4 session treatment plus back up recordings)

Payment is due at the end of each session by cash or card.

Companies: Please inquire.

Payment is by cash or credit/debit card. We require 48 hours notice of a cancellation or the full session fee is payable.

Insurance Cover

Tom is a registered provider with Aviva, AXA-PPP, and Vitality Health. To request treatment under your insurance provision please contact Tom for more details.


Further information

Therapeutic Experience

Tom enjoys giving lectures and workshops in the UK and Internationally. His workshops and courses have gained International acclaim and he has been invited to lecture at conferences, symposiums and universities in France, Spain, Romania, U.S.A., Mexico, Estonia, Russia and China, where he was recorded giving therapy via an interpreter in one of the first public televised shows of therapy ever to be screened.

Safety and Security

Tom can provide a DBS basic disclosure certificate upon request.

Professional Accolades

Outstanding Scientific Contributions in Psychology
May 2014 University of Constanta, Romania.
Awarded by the University of Constanta's Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. The Diploma of Excellence for outstanding scientific contributions in psychology, at the International Conference "From Knowledge to Intervention in Psychology".

Special Appreciation Award - 10th Annual International Conference on Conflict Resolution 2002 - St Petersburg, Russia.

Special Recognition Award - American Council of Hypnotist Examiners 16th International Hypnotherapy Conference 2001 - Los Angeles, USA

Special Re
cognition Award - American Council of Hypnotist Examiners 17th International Hypnotherapy Conference 2002 - Los Angeles, USA


Trauma and PTSD Uncovered. (2019) Barber, T & Westland, S. London: CCTS Publications.

Healing from the Other Side: The Guide to Breaking Down Barriers and Finding Freedom Through Past Life Regression Therapy (2018) Barber, T & Westland, S. London: CCTS Publications.

The Forgotten Emotion: An investigation into the lived experience of anger in young men. Couns. Psychother. Res., 18: 332-341 (2018).

The Midas Touch (2015) Barber, T & Westland, S. Washington: Expert Author Publishing.

The Authorities: Powerful Wisdom from Leaders in the Field (2014) Barber, T., Westland, S., Gray, J., Shimoff, M., Aaron, R. Toronto: 10-10-10 Publishing.

The Book on Back Pain: The Ultimate Guide to Permanent Relief (2013) Barber, T. Toronto: 10-10-10 Publishing.

Thinking Therapeutically: Hypnotic Skills & Strategies Explored (2010) Barber, T & Westland, S. Carmarthen: Crown House Publishing.


Tom offers private therapy in the UK and lectures internationally. He is a Director and tutor at Contemporary College of Therapeutic Studies for their Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and Counselling.


Type of session

Face to face support
Online support
Telephone support
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a hypnotherapist's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the hypnotherapist to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Monday to Thursday: Sessions available from 10am to 8pm

Friday: Sessions available from 10am to 2pm


Dr Tom Barber, MUKCP | Senior Accredited Hypnotherapist | 25 Years Experience

Dr Tom Barber, MUKCP | Senior Accredited Hypnotherapist | 25 Years Experience

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