MEET THE TEAM!

DR RACHEL GILLIBRAND

Director
C.Psychol, AFBPsS, HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist

Rachel is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in the application of psychology to your health and well-being, and is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. 


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

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DOROTHEA READ

Supervisor and Senior Lecturer
BA, DHP, HPD, DSFBT

Dorothea is a full time Clinical Hypnotherapist and a Solution Focused Brief Therapist trained with the BRIEF International organisation.


Dorothea is experienced in using clinical hypnotherapy and SFBT in clients with significant health challenges, both in hospital and the therapy room. Dorothea is a qualified supervisor and an accredited supervisor in the Muss rewind technique.  Her private practice is in Cyncoed, Cardiff and online. Registered with CNHC and NCH.

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JANE CLARK

Senior Lecturer
DSFH, HPD, CHS DipMed, SRN, SCM

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. 

Jane is passionate about good education and is the founder Hypno HQ which lists training courses and CPDs for therapists.

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JO JONES

Senior Lecturer
DSFH, HPD, CHS DipMed, DipIMCPP

Jo is a Therapist, Life and Business Coach and Mindfulness Teacher. She has trained with Mindfulness UK and the Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) to deliver their 'Paws b' curriculum. With 20+ years experience of owning and running businesses, Jo created the HushTherapy brand and developed TheraCoaching®

At CHS, 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 to help our lives and businesses thrive.

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EMMA EDWARDS

Senior Lecturer
DSFH, CHS DipMed

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.

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MICHELLE BALSON

Michelle is a Clinical Hypnotherapist and Solution Focused Practitioner having trained with the BRIEF organisation. She is also a Registered Nurse and currently works in General Practice and has worked in the NHS for over 20 years.


Michelle is passionate about women's health, especially menopause and has experience and qualifications in these areas, from her nursing role and as a hypnotherapist.


Qualifications - Currently studying for an MSc in Psychology, Michelle has a BSc in Health Studies, Diploma in Adult Nursing, HPD, DSFH.CHS Dip Med

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JADE DE SNYDER

Lecturer
BSc Psychology, MA Social Work, DSFH, HPD

Jade is a qualified Hypnotherapy Supervisor and Registered Social worker


Jade offers online CPDs covering ethics, professional code of conduct, session note taking and other related topics.

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