Susan Boggon-Smith

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Stanley DH9
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About me

Conditions: I am a qualified nurse in the N.H.S and many years of training and effective practice as a Clinical Hypnotherapist with advanced qualifications.  You  can be sure of therapy with somebody you can trust.  Top Three Award for the region four years running.   Main conditions include:-  Anxiety, Sleep Disorders, Phobias, Fear of public speaking, Weight Management, Gastro-Band Hypnotherapy, Low Self Esteem, Smoking Cessation, Lack of Confidence, Lack of Focus, Smoking Cessation, Panic attacks, Pain Management.  Award winning therapy.   Fellow of the APHP and registered supervisor, the NRPC(M)  and  a previous champion of the CNHC(M)  International Association for Neurolinguistic Programming and National Mindfulness Association.  I also see clients on line for a discounted amount.

I published my first book on Amazon Kindle Self Help for Anxiety (Search by author Susan Boggon-Smith in Kindle).

Clinics:-  In Stanley,  Washington, and Online therapy.   

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Background -  SRN.RGN.  Graduate Business Studies &  ABPI. dist.
  • Coaching & Interpersonal Management, Sales trainer and coach in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy. The Croft Academy.
  • Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy. (UkCollege)
  • Thought Field Therapy  (TFT)  Croft Academy.
  • Emotional Freedom Therapy  (EFT)  Steve Burgess.
  • Reiki 2 Diploma and Distance Energy Healing with JP Holistics
  • Conscious Analytical Therapy  with Terence Watts The Essex Institute
  • Master Cert in Smoking Cessation with Steve Burgess and Croft Academy.
  • Tranceformational Hypnotherapy Specialist trained with Devin Hastings Minnisota.
  • Inner Child Cert, and training on regression (present life) Steve Burgess, Beverley.
  • Stress Management Dip. Stress Mgt cert with MS society,  Stress Management for Manager Training with the HSE.
  • Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Plus Conversational Decoding, also Licensed Psychometric Trainer for Motivation at work Gateshead College NVQ Level 4 accredited.
  • Advanced Parts Therapy with Terence Watts Essex Institute.
  • Weight Management cert ,and Gastric Band Hypnotherapy or Gastro banding with Professor Keith Hearne at the European College of Hypnotherapy.
  • Coaching with Learning International and the Coaching Academy and ICH.
  • Weight Management Hypnotherapy certificate with Holly Wincote Hypnotherapy
  • M.A.G.I.C (advanced coaching methods) with Terence Watts Chairman of the APHP
  • Mindfulness Diploma and Practitioner 2016 with Learning International, Centre of Excellence.
  • BWRT training in 2018 (Only part 1, I am not a BWRT practitioner)
  • Also  trained with Christian Pankhurst on Heart Circle work.  Christian won the coach of the year award in 2009.
  • Appearance on Spice Radio with Dr Anand discussing 'Alternative Therapies' in 2009
  • 10 years experience managing relationship issues for a leading introduction agency in the North East of England and featured on the local TV and Radio in discussions about failed relationships and moving on in life.
  • Featured in the Newcastle Journal in 2014 about the Gastro Band Hypnotherapy, with client success stories.
  • Also featured in Newcastle Chronicle in 2016 with a client testimonial about weight loss.
  • An invited speaker at the Annual National Conference for Hypnotherapy run by the APHP in London in 2016, and won several national awards for client technique.
  • PtLLs Level 4 2016.

I have run a number of successful workshops for organisations on how to reduce work related stress. I also ran a Mindfulness and Self Hypnosis Workshop for over two years.  Recently (September 2018) organised a Wellbeing Exhibition in the North East of England to promote complementary therapies.

Member organisations

Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (APHP)

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

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

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Accredited register membership

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
Accredited Register Scheme

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Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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

Motivation and Goal Setting, Personal Development, Leadership, and conflict management, also confidence at work, confidence in interviews.  Regression present life and Inner Child therapy and past life regression.  (I only conduct past life regression after several sessions including present life regression).

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£60.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

Everybody is unique and service is designed to suit the client.  Many clients only need a few sessions. 

  • Prices vary from £40 for first session, depends upon time and type. Tailored to suit each client's circumstances.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Online for most clients Monday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm   Flexible to the needs of my clients, with occasional home visits for clients with disabilities.

Further information

I have many years experience as a therapist, trainer, coach, Also have worked with work related stress, and understand this from both the employee point of view and the preventative and some of the legal aspects for employers.  I have seen hundreds of people with weight problems and continue to receive many private referrals as a result.  Group talks on self hypnosis & mindfulness can be arranged with a free therapy session for the organiser.  Call me to discuss your requirements.

I am passionate about General Well-being.

Sue Smith & Associates

Stanley, Durham, DH9

Purple Dragon, 37 Front Street, Stanley, Durham, DH9 0JE

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

I do home visits for some of my disabled clients

Additional languages

A sprinkling of Spanish

Online platforms



In person

I am a recognised and qualified supervisor of many years.

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