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About me

I am a qualified and insured hypnotherapist based in Earlsfield, South London. I run my practice from my home and am available in the evenings, after 5pm, and at weekends. Also available for online therapy over Zoom, FaceTime or WhatsApp.

Having been a carer most of my life whilst working full time and raising a family, I am acutely aware of the many struggles and challenges people face on a daily basis.  Chronic stress can have a severe negative impact on both our physical health and mental well being and I am particularly interested in helping people to regain control over their life, both by managing the way they handle stress and stress-related illnesses and anxieties, as well as improving their confidence and self esteem.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma (NCH)
  • CNCH registered
  • Diploma in NLP
  • BSc (Hons)
  • MA
  • MNCH (reg)
  • Certificate in Online Therapy
  • Certified Hypnotension Practitioner
  • Certificate in working with Fertility
  • Certificate in working with IBS
  • Virtual Gastric Band Practitioner
  • Rewind Technique Practitioner
  • Certificate in Quit Smoking and Stop Smoking
  • Certificate in Weight Loss: A Mindset Approach

I have worked for over 25 years in the public sector (Education, Social Care and the Justice system) and have had extensive experience of working with and supporting other people. I have also been a carer since the age of 15 years, supporting my father who developed Parkinson's Disease in his early 40's, my daughter who has complex medical, physical and mental health needs and my elderly mother following 3 strokes.

Member organisations


Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy

Each member of APHP has received thorough training in hypnosis and hypnotherapy, is competent and conscientious, and abides strictly by a code of ethics.

There are four grades of membership: Licentiate (LAPHP), Registered Member (MAPHP), Accredited Member (MAPHP(acc.)) and Fellow (FAPHP), with the different categories standing for different levels of training and experience.

The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy is a member organisation of UKCHO (an umbrella body for the hypnotherapy profession in the United Kingdom).


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.

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.

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Please see my website www.earlsfieldhypnotherapy for the latest fees and concessions

Further information

I am a registered member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) and a licentiate member of the Association of Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy and abide by their strict codes of ethics and practice. I have full public liability insurance and an enhanced DBS clearance.

I am a certified Hypnotension Practitioner, licensed to work alongside your doctor to reduce blood pressure naturally and have a certificate in online therapy.

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

Accessible cloakroom facility. Temporary Ramp. Ground floor.


Valerie Taylor-Walker, Earlsfield Hypnotherapy

Valerie Taylor-Walker, Earlsfield Hypnotherapy