Meet the Team!


Dr Rachel Gillibrand 


Rachel is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in the application of psychology to your health and well-being, and registered as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council and is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. 

Rachel was a Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England and has 20 years’ experience of training psychologists through Masters and Doctoral level qualifications. She holds the PostGraduate Certificate in Higher Education training and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Rachel was awarded her Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Southampton in 2003.


Registered with the National Council for Hypnotherapy, Association for Solution-Focused Hypnotherapists and the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council.


Caroline Huish, Dorothea Read & Rachel Gillibrand


Dorothea BA DHP HPD

Senior Lecturer and Senior Supervisor.


Registered with CNHC and NCH. Dorothea is a full time SF Hypnotherapist and also a Solution Focused Brief Therapist trained with the BRIEF organisation.


Dorothea is experienced in using solution focused hypnotherapy in clients with significant health challenges, both in hospital and the therapy room. She also has a private practice in Cyncoed, Cardiff. 


Dorothea founded the Hospital Hypnotherapy Service in The University Hospital of Wales (UHW) in Cardiff, and now leads a team of Clinical Hypnotherapists in UHW.

Caroline  is an NCH Accredited Supervisor

Clinical Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist

DHP, HPD, CBT (Hyp), Acc.Hyp.Sup, MNCH (Acc), CNHC, 


Caroline is a full time Clinical Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist running a busy private practice since 2008.  She is also an NCH Accredited Supervisor. 


Additionally, she is owner and Practice Manager of The Old Rectory Clinic, a multi-disciplinary complementary healthcare clinic in Gloucestershire.  


Caroline regularly runs CPD training courses and workshops for fellow professional practitioners.


Emma Edwards


Emma qualified as a clinical hypnotherapist in 2011, after working for a decade in publishing, as a science journalist, and working with educational psychologists.


Since 2011 she has been working as a hypnotherapist and also working with Bristol Autism Support, supporting parents of children with autism through courses on wellbeing.


Emma is passionate about working within the LGBT community and has extensive experience of working with LGBT clients.


Jo Jones



Jo began her therapist journey as a Reiki master practitioner in 2009, before training as a meditation and mindfulness teacher in 2015. She trained with the British School of Yoga, the British Mindfulness Institute and the Mindfulness in Schools Project to deliver their 'Paws b' curriculum. Alongside her ‘other work’, in the world of business, she owns and runs her Hushtherapy practice, in north Bristol.


Jo focuses on ‘care of the therapist and offers CPDs on how we can use mindfulness-based techniques to equip us to cope with overwhelm, work with strong emotion and avoid burnout.

Jane Clark


Jane is a full-time clinical hypnotherapist and has a private practice in High Wycombe. She also works in a local Complementary Health Clinic, and does voluntary work in a local day hospice.

Jane’s background is in nursing and midwifery. She became interested in hypnotherapy in 2016 after a short course of treatment, and was so fascinated that she immediately embarked on training. Jane continues to find all things hypnotherapy absorbing and continues to learn about all branches of hypnotherapy, attending as many conferences and courses as she can.

Jane is passionate about good education and is the founder Hypno HQ which lists training courses and cpd’s for therapists, making the search for courses easier for all.


Jade de Snyder 

BSc Psychology  MA DSFH HPD Hypnotherapy Supervisor. 

Registered Social worker


Jade is a qualified supervisor. Jade offers online CPDs covering ethics topics, contact us for details.

Noreen Lewis

Lead Nurse University Hospital Wales.

Noreen founded the Hospital Hypnotherapy Service with Dorothea; she is an expert in haematological cancers and in chemotherapy.

Noreen will be explaining how to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and hospital protocols such as data protection and hypnotherapy notes storage.