Nigel Magowan - Psychotherapist UKCP, BACP and GHR Registered

Nigel Magowan - Psychotherapist UKCP, BACP and GHR Registered

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22 Newport Road
M21 9NN

0161 881 4333 (Manchester)

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22 Newport Road
M21 9NN

0161 881 4333 (Manchester)

About me

Since 2002 I have regularly helped people deal with a wide variety of emotional and behavioural issues including anxiety and panic attacks, low confidence and self-esteem, public speaking anxiety, interview anxiety, insomnia and sleep disorders, OCD, eating disorders, trauma, addictive behaviours, depression, weight issues, anger, stress, changing habits, relationship issues, feeling directionless, IBS, and pain management.

Don't see what you are looking for, then do please get in touch to discuss your requirements. My in-depth training and experience has given me the knowledge and flexible skills to help you work through many psychological issues.

I am a both a BACP registered and UKCP accredited and registered psychotherapist, and integrate psychotherapy and counselling with Clinical Hypnotherapy, CBT, NLP, EMDR, Life Coaching, and Stress Management. The services I offer can be tailored to your individual or company needs, and range from private therapy and coaching sessions, through to group training and workshops.

I've been in full-time private practice as a therapist since 2002 and offer both brief therapy (short-term psychotherapy, clinical hypnotherapy, CBT, EMDR, NLP and life coaching. Typically 8-12 sessions), as well as longer term psychotherapy and counselling for complex issues.

I don’t believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach as everyone is different. Therefore I integrate all my training, skills and experience to produce a treatment process that is unique to you and your personal needs. Helping you to make positive inner changes, ultimately empowering you to help yourself.

As well as my psychotherapy training, I also have extensive training in various styles of hypnosis and hypnotherapy, including traditional and indirect approaches, Ericksonian Hypno-Psychotherapy and conversational hypnosis. I have received additional specialist training in working with addictions, anger, shame, treating IBS, insomnia and sleep disorders, managing pain, stress management techniques, and nature-based therapies (Ecotherapy), EMDR, CBT, human development, psychopathology, and Ethical Practice. I am also trained to teach mindfulness skills. My psychotherapy training was with the UKCP accredited Beeleaf Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in London.

As you think about the things you want to achieve in life, what is stopping you from achieving them now? If you could find an easy way to overcome the limitations which hold you back from achieving the success you deserve in life, wouldn't you be just a little bit curious to find out more?

Contact me now to discuss the changes you'd like to make.


I am also available for online psychotherapy via Skype. This is useful if you are too far away to travel to see me face-to-face, or if you have issues that make travelling difficult.


I am registered as a supervisor with the General Hypnotherapy Register, and the National Council of Psychotherapists.  I offer professional supervision and support to other hypnotherapists, NLP practitioners and life coaches to help them develop both themselves as professionals, and their clinical practice.  Enquiries are welcome from therapists and student therapists.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been in full-time private practice since 2002.

UKCP Registered and Accredited Hypno-Psychotherapist, and Contemporary Psychotherapist
Registered Member of the BACP (MBACP)
UKCP Approved Clinical Supervisor
GHR Registered Senior Qualified Hypnotherapy Practitioner (SQHP)
GHR Registered Hypnotherapy Supervisor

Advanced Diploma in Contemporary Psychotherapy
Diploma in Contemporary Psychotherapy
EMDR Certificate
Certificate in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
Certificate in Supervision
Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Intermediate Certificate in Contemporary Psychotherapy
Licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Diploma in Advanced Hypnotherapy and HypnoHealing
Clinical Practice: Psychopathology in Psychotherapeutic Practice
Wider Mind: Ericksonian Hypno-Psychotherapy in Practice
Certificate in Working Successfully with Addictions
Certificate in Human Development
NLP Coaching Diploma
Diploma in the Art and Science of NLP Coaching
Accredited Supervisor certificate
Natural Awareness Practitioner certificate
Certified Practitioner of NLP
Certificate in Ethical Practice
Certificate in Stress Management Techniques
Certificate in Hypnoesitherapy
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
TA101 Certificate
Masterclass on Panic Disorders and Anxiety
The Angry Gestalt
Treating Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
Teaching Clients Mindfulness

- I am an Approved Anxiety UK Therapist for Anxiety UK


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with

Anxiety Disorders
Social Anxiety
Social Phobia
Health Anxiety
Trauma / PSTD
Abandonment Issues
Somatic Issues
Sleep Disorders
Interview Anxiety
Exam Anxiety
Memory & Study Habits



- Free Initial Consultation by Phone
I offer a free 20 minute initial consultation by telephone before meeting face-to-face for either short-term or long-term therapy sessions.

-Short-term/Brief Therapy (includes: Clinical Hypnotherapy, NLP, CBT, EMDR, Life Coaching, Short-term Psychotherapy and Counselling. Typically 8-12 sessions)
£75 per one hour session.

-Mid/Long-term Psychotherapy and Counselling
£55 per one hour session.


-Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
£300 (5 x 60 minute sessions + 5 hypnotherapy CDs)

-Weight Management Programme
£470 (8 x 60 minute sessions + hypnotherapy CDs)


I offer a limited number of reduced rate places for those who can prove they are on low-income.

Further information

As a UKCP and BACP Registered Psychotherapist, I adhere to the strict ethical guidelines of my professional associations, which ensures the safety and wellbeing of my clients, as well as maintaining the on-going standard of my psychotherapy practice, supervision, and continuing professional development.

I am fully accredited, supervised, and registered to practice as a psychotherapist.  I hold a recent enhanced DBS certificate (formerly known as a CRB certificate), and have full professional indemnity insurance.

Also available UK wide for online therapy via Skype.

UKCP Registration No. 07158977
BACP Registration No. 099216

Manchester, M21 9NN

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday to Friday 10am to 8:30pm