Gavin Roberts - Advanced Hypno-Psychotherapist

Stowmarket IP14 & Colchester CO1 07921 331707 07921 331707
Stowmarket IP14 & Colchester CO1
07921 331707 07921 331707

About me

Hello. Thanks for taking a moment to read my profile.

I hope you're keeping well during these worrying times.

My hypnotherapy practice is based in Stowmarket, Suffolk and Colchester, Essex (both with a direct line to London Liverpool St. Station).

As of the present time (Monday 23rd March) both my offices remain open during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Alternatively, I can do Online Therapy Sessions via Skype, Signal, Zoom or Whats App if you need to self-isolate or would prefer not to go out. There's more info about this on my website. Please read it now - just click the button to my website and find the 'online therapy' page in the menu.

About my practice and the issues I treat..

I practice Advanced Hypno-Psychotherapy, Mind Coaching, and Mentoring and have nearly twenty years' experience. In that time I have helped hundreds of people just like you to...

  • stop smoking and conquer addictions (drugs, food, gambling, screen addiction, porn, sex, shopping etc.)
  • lose weight and manage emotional eating and eating disorders
  • manage stress and anxiety
  • conquer fears, phobias, panic attacks, PTSD and OCD
  • overcome depression and low mood
  • sleep better
  • resolve anger issues
  • improve relationships and sexual performance
  • boost confidence and self-esteem
  • enhance performance in sport/business/education/the arts
  • unlock your potential and develop your resources
  • build assertiveness and authenticity
  • find more meaning and purpose in life
  • and connect up to something greater than yourself, call it nature, spirit, the universe, God

Because hypnosis accesses nature's optimal learning state (the REM state) I use it not only to help solve everyday problems, but to also unlock your potential and awaken your soul.

There's more about this on my website (click the button in the sidebar) and in my free e-book, 'What You Need to Know about Hypnosis and Trance'.

Before just before you contact me you might like to know a little about my background...

I worked for Social Services for over 12 years where I assisted people with learning difficulties and others with mental health problems in a variety of settings.

I was initially trained in hypnotherapy by the Midlands Institute of Hypnotherapy in 2001 and hold diplomas in Professional Hypnotherapy, Hypno-analysis and Regression.

I then trained with SACH (School of Analytical and Cognitive Hypnotherapy) at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford from 2004 till 2007 and have since continued my professional development, most notably with the Human Givens Institute

This eclectic training enables me to tailor my approach to you as an individual so I can do brief, solution-focused therapy or transpersonal therapy depending on your needs.

I am also qualified in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

I see the work I do not only as therapy but as 'psychological mentoring' or what might be called 'mind-coaching', (the kind of stuff we should have been taught in school) where you'll learn about your own psychological make-up and how to change it!

This makes my approach perfect for Online Therapy Sessions.

I am a member of two professional bodies...

If you have any questions call me on 07921 331707 or email me from the button at the top of this page.

Or if you'd like to find out more about my approach, - and how hypnosis cured me of a 10-year problem in only two sessions - download the free e-book from my website (click the button in the sidebar)

It will be a privilege to work with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications in...
Professional Hypnotherapy, Hypnoanalysis and Regression (including Past Life Regression)
Advanced Hypnotherapy, Hypnoanalysis and Integrative Psychotherapy 
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Member of the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR and GQHP)
Member of the Central Register of Stop Smoking Therapists

On-going Continuing Professional Development with the Human Givens Institute
Almost 20 years' experience in one-to-one therapy and running workshops/groups.

Member organisations


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

  • Children's issues (fear of school, bullying, nightmares, bed-wetting, lack of confidence, shyness, thumb sucking etc.)
  • Hypno-Healing (Mind-Body healing through hypnosis)
  • Transpersonal/Spiritual Hypnotherapy to awaken your soul, find more meaning and purpose in your life and reconnect to something greater than yourself, whether you call it God, the Great Spirit, the Universe, the Tao
  • Professional Mentoring for newly qualified hypnotherapists
  • Hypnosis downloads - recorded sessions
  • Online self-development courses
  • Online therapy sessions

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive hypnotherapy
  • Ericksonian hypnosis
  • Hypno-psychotherapy
  • Solution focused hypnotherapy
  • Time Line Therapy™


30 minute Free Discovery Session (either in person, on the phone or online)

If you then decide to book, the session fees are as follows...

First session (90 minutes) £75
Subsequent sessions (1 hour 15 mins) £65

Stop Smoking Therapy - Quit in ONE session for £250 (the session is 3 hours long and includes comprehensive guide e-book, on-going email support, hypnosis booster recording, and free follow-up session any time up to one year from the date of your session). Please see my website for more details.

Personal Evolution Sessions - ideal if you are travelling some distance to see me or if you'd like to make changes in fewer sessions - last 2 1/2 hours and cost £145.

Kids' and teens' sessions last 1 hour and cost £55 per session

Online Sessions via Skype, Zoom, Signal or Whats App - 1 hour at £55 per session

Professional Mentoring Sessions - if you're newly qualified as a hypnotherapist and would like some additional help - £75 for 90 minutes professional mentoring.

I offer concessionary fees if you are a student, retired, or on benefits. Just phone and ask or go to the fees page on my website.

Further information

Below is just a sample of some testimonials that people have given me over the years. There are many more on my website.

"I just wanted to say that the work I have done with Gavin has changed my life. I feel free for the first time and really positive. I came for help with weight loss but found my problem was deeper in the past. I have now lost over 4 stone  and its thanks to your hypnotherapy I am where I am today." S.L. Stowmarket

"I started smoking at 13, and despite numerous attempts down the years to quit using various methods, I was unsuccessful for any length of time. At 36 I decided it was high time I stopped, so I turned to hypnotherapy. After one session with you, I no longer had the urge to smoke, or even to pick up a cigarette. I experienced none of the usual withdrawal symptoms or cravings, and found it very easy to stop." C.W., Stowmarket

"I just needed to write and tell you how well I am doing, all thanks to you...I no longer have painful memories of a very unhappy and abusive childhood...with your help I have become much more assertive and confident. I am far less angry with the world now...I have gone through a LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE...I now feel six feet tall and able to deal with any situation that comes my way without the need of alcohol or comfort eating...thank you so much." B.G. Stowmarket

"I was suffering with depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. I heard about hypnotherapy and decided to give it a try. Gavin made me feel completely at ease and after several sessions (5) I feel back in control of my life. Many thanks." N.H. Stowmarket

"A huge thankyou to Gavin for his professional help and support; after just a few hypnosis sessions my perspective on life is now very positive and rewarding; the fears and anxieties are in the past, enabling me to enjoy life with enthusiasm." S.G. Stowmarket

Maybe your story will be here in the future?

Remember, during the virus, my offices are remaining open but if you'd prefer sessions online, call or email me now to arrange a time.

The Green Room
1 Old Tannery Square
IP14 1FA

The Tree Room
12 Trinity Street

Type of session

Online hypnotherapy
Telephone hypnotherapy
Face to face hypnotherapy
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages intermediate German


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 Yes

There is wheelchair access at my office in Stowmarket but not in Colchester.


Monday 11am to 4pm Online Therapy Sessions

Tuesday 4pm to 8pm in Stowmarket

Wednesday 10am to 3pm Online Sessions

Thursday 10am till 8pm in Stowmarket

Friday 10am till 2pm in Colchester


Gavin Roberts - Advanced Hypno-Psychotherapist

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