Qualifications And TrainingTraining History

Good training is a pre-requisite for all good hynotherapists. Unfortunately, unlike the USA, many parts of Europe, The Far East and Australia, hypnosis is not regulated in the UK. It is lawful in the UK for anybody, irrespective of the their training and qualifications, to set themselves up as hypnotherapists.

Alan is a fully accredited by the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR), General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC) and the NHS Hypnotherapy Register (NHSTA), which guarantees that a hypnotherapist has reached and displayed a high level of professional skill and qualifications. Alan is accredited by the GHR as a Senior Hypnotherapist Practicioner (SQHP), the highest level of accreditation awarded by the GHR and applicable to only a small percentage of UK hypnotherapists.

Alan places great value in proper training and qualifications and a summary of the main training centres he has attended and the qualifications reached are as follows:-

Hypnotherapy Training

Alan has received hypnotherapy training from a number of practitioners and organisations, including: –

Jenny Kitching, Principal, School for Advanced Hypnosis, Birmingham.

Dr Anna Zohrabian, MD. PHd. Medical Director, The London College of Clinical Hypnosis.

Dr Rumi Peynovska, MD MSc, Head of the NHS Hypnotherapy Clinic, Charing Cross Hospital, London.

Zoalita Grant, MSc, Director, Colorado Hypnotherapy Training Institute, Colorado USA.

Psychotherapy and Counselling

Alan has successfully studied Counselling and Psycotherapy to Advanced Diploma level. His training and qualifications in Counselling and Psychotherapy were obtained from The Iron Mill Institute, Exeter, Exeter College and the Relate Organisation.

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Alan’s training and certificates in NLP were obtained at The Iron Mill Institute, and the School for Advanced Hypnosis.

Transactional Analysis (TA)

Alan’s Certificate in Transactional Analysis was obtained at the Iron Mill Institute.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Alan’s training and qualifications in EFT were provided by Carl Dawson, one of only 28 EFT Masters worldwide.


Professional Registrations

General Hypnotherapy Register General Hypnotherapy Standards Council The NHSTA Directory Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming