I am an integrative counsellor and hypnotherapist. I’m a member of the BACP and the General Hypnotherapy Register.  I trained at the Contemporary College of Therapeutic Studies in London.

I see private clients online and in the village of Helperby (within easy driving distance from Thirsk, Ripon and York). My usual availability is 3pm-8pm Monday, 1pm-8pm Tuesday to Friday. If you have a specific appointment time in mind (e.g. to fit in with child care or working hours) please ask so we can work out a suitable time for you.

My previous background included working in charities (NSPCC, Macmillans, Leonard Cheshire) as a business analyst and project manager. I also have a background in writing musicals and I’m a singer-songwriter, performing in local folk clubs.

  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Certificate in Supervision skills and theory
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative hypno-psychotherapy and Counselling
  • Diploma in Integrative Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
  • NLP practitioner

2022 CPD includes

  • Counsellor’s guide to PTSD
  • Embodiment Practices for Anxiety and Trauma Recovery

2021 CPD includes

  • Neuroscience and Transactional Analysis
  • Applications of Polyvagal theory
  • Changing stress response using nutritional therapy
  • Understanding depression and anxiety (Open University)
  • Emotions and emotional disorders (Open University)
  • The relationship between food, gut and brain (EIT food)

Previous CPD includes

  • Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing
  • Course in online counselling
  • Treating Trauma workshop
  • Masterclass in hypnosis weight management groups
  • Depression : a Compassionate View (University of Derby online)
  • Trauma and the Body
  • Dissociation and DID – the fundamentals


http://www.general-hypnotherapy-register.com/ Hypnotherapist registration

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