My Professional Development

My Hypnotherapy Training

Initial Professional Training ~ Getting Started

In February 2014 I was awarded the Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (DHP) as a result of successfully completing my training with Clifton Practice Hypnotherapy Training (CPHT).

Membership of Professional Bodies

As a member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH), the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH), and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), I act in accordance with their codes of ethics.

Continuing Professional Development ~ Always Learning

I am motivated and determined to become the best hypnotherapist I can be. I am excited about continually developing my skills and knowledge in order to offer you the highest quality therapy.  To this end, I have regular professional supervision and attend post-graduate courses to further my abilities and fuel my interest.


March 2014 Essential Research Findings in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy, with Matthew Cahill
March 2014 Fertility and Hypnobirthing, with Paula Rose and Susan Rodrigues
June 2014 Working with Children, with Paula Rose & Susan Rodrigues
January 2015 A Course in Happiness, with Matthew Dyson

My Massage Training

Plenty of support when lifting a limb makes all the differenceInitial Professional Training ~ Getting Started

In December 2001 I was awarded the MTI Diploma in Holistic Massage, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology during my training with the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork (BCMB).  

Membership of Professional Bodies

As a member of the Massage Training Institute (MTI), and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), I act in accordance with their rigorous codes of ethics.

Continuing Professional Development ~ Always Learning

Since qualifying, I remain dedicated to continually developing my quality of touch, awareness and abilities, in order to offer you the highest quality massage. It’s not just about meeting the high standards of the MTI, my governing body, it’s about keeping my work fresh and engaging, and keeping me nourished and supported so that I can work effectively with my clients and students. I have ongoing professional supervision and I undertake post-graduate training.


October 2002 Energy Work for Massage Practitioners, with Ben Stevens
October 2003 Hands Free Massage, with Darien Pritchard
January 2004 Deep Tissue Massage, with Andy Fagg
February 2004 Emotional Processing, with Andy Fagg
September 2004 Shiatsu for Massage Practitioners, with Suzanne Yates
May 2005 Reiki Level 1 (Usui System of Natural Healing), with Matthew Heasman
June 2005 Acupoints and Meridians, with Adam Carter
December 2005 Reiki Level 2 (Usui System of Natural Healing), with Matthew Heasman
September 2006 Spiritual Anatomy and Healing, with Sara Thomas and Lucy Lidell
April 2007 Rhythm Mobility, with Darien Pritchard
September 2007 Massage for Pregnancy, with Suzanne Yates
May 2008 Reiki Level 3 (Usui System of Natural Healing), with Matthew Heasman
May 2009 The Wisdom of Menstruation, with Alexandra Pope
June 2009 Body Scanning & Body Unwinding, with Jan Trewartha of Body in Harmony School of Massage and Bodywork
September 2011 Thomas Myers’ Anatomy Trains, with James Earls of Kinesis, UK
September 2011 Craniosacral Therapy Introductory Weekend, with Matthew Appleton of Conscious Embodiment Trainings
August 2015 Deep Massage 1 – The Lauterstein Method, a 4 day training with David Lauterstein of the Lauterstein-Conway Massage School
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