The SL Directory: Hypnotherapists
The SL Directory: Hypnotherapists

The SL Directory: Hypnotherapists

By rewiring the brain through a trance-like state of attention, hypnotherapy can be a game-changer for everything from OCD and anxiety to addictions and insomnia. But like any form of therapy, who you see matters. These are the professionals that get our vote…
By Tor West
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Fiona Lamb

It was Fiona Lamb’s personal struggles with anxiety and insomnia that led her to hypnotherapy. Specialising in addiction, anxiety, emotional eating and sleep issues, Fiona describes hypnotherapy as a form of guided meditation that gently encourages the brain to shift unwanted thought patterns to bring about significant change. Sessions take place over Zoom, which Fiona believes is a more effective way of rewiring the brain and means you don’t need to live in London to book an appointment. Fiona also offers a science-backed Stop Smoking programme.

Visit FionaLamb.com

Helen Kelynack

Specialising in stress, anxiety and women’s health, Helen is the name to know for a calmer state of mind. Having discovered hypnotherapy and breathwork after having twins, Helen now sees clients face-to-face in her clinic in Cornwall as well as online. She’ll even create a bespoke hypnotherapy audio session to soothe unwanted thoughts in the moment – ideal if you have a fear of flying or need support going through medical treatment. Keep an eye out for The Sisterhood, Helen’s 12-week online programme designed to challenge limiting beliefs, reduce stress, build confidence and embrace the perimenopausal transition.

Visit SenarasSisterHypnotherapy.co.uk

Jessica Boston

Jessica is an award-winning cognitive, clinical and somatic hypnotherapist and trauma-informed coach. With over a decade’s experience, Jessica specialises in transformational life coaching – she’ll help you understand subconscious feelings to work through anxiety, imposter syndrome and confidence issues to help you reach your potential in both relationships and life. If you’re struggling with chronic pain, body image issues, PTSD, anxiety or creative blocks, sign up for her signature 90-day Homecoming programme, which promises deep and transformative change. Shorter courses focusing on body image and public speaking are also available.

Visit JessicaBoston.com

Gail Marra

Based on Harley Street, Gail works with clients of all ages and treats everything from depression and anxiety to low self-esteem, sport and academic performance, fears, phobias, addiction, IBS and insomnia. She’s even on speed dial for many of London’s top GPs and consultants, who send patients to Gail to overcome pre-operative anxiety, manage pain and aid healing. She also specialises in treating children and teens, covering issues like social anxiety, eating disorders, exam nerves, anger management, and overcoming and dealing with bullying. If you’re not based in London, Gail offers online sessions. 

Visit GailMarraHypnotherapy.com

Lydia Johnson

The founder of the London Clinic of Hypnotherapy in Soho, Lydia works with everyone from A-list musicians to families, helping you to let go of behavioural patterns holding you back, such as addiction or anxiety, with the end goal of realising your full potential, whether in a work or family context. Regularly dealing with relationship issues, bad habits, stress, burnout, performance angst and emotional eating, Lydia will effectively, yet compassionately, set you on the right path. Start with her signature three-hour breakthrough session.

Visit LondonClinicOfHypnotherapy.com

Malminder Gil

With a client list that includes royalty, celebrities and CEOs, Malminder is widely regarded as one of the country’s leading hypnotherapists. Her targeted, highly effective approach is proven to help with issues like public speaking, jealousy, panic attacks, nervous drivers, weight loss, binge eating and insomnia. Her bespoke approach is what makes her stand out from the crowd – each session is based on your goals, feedback and progression – as are the long-lasting results following your three-month therapy plan.

Visit Hypnosis-In-London.com

Ailsa Frank

If you’re looking to cut back on your alcohol intake, Ailsa can help you build healthier drinking habits with her renowned Take Control of Alcohol Hypnotherapy Reduction System. She’s also the founder of the Feel Amazing hypnotherapy app and has a track record of getting to the bottom of issues like stress, debt and addiction. Book an appointment with Ailsa on Harley Street or try her hypnotherapy recordings to tackle stubborn issues in your own time. The range includes recordings for sleep, anxiety, stress, healthier living, fear of needles and financial control. 

Visit AilsaFrank.com

Aaron Surtees

Psychologist and hypnotherapist Aaron Surtees is the founder of City Hypnosis, the Holborn-based clinic known for supporting weight loss and food issues, psychosexual problems, fears and phobias, and personal development. If you can’t get an appointment with Aaron, book in with his colleague Emily, who’s also trained in The Surtees Method, or download Subconsciously, his app that features hundreds of hypnosis audio sessions to reinforce and optimise results. From anxiety to flying phobias, content on the app can be personalised depending on your goals, allowing Aaron to be accessible 24/7 from your pocket.

Visit CityHypnosis.com

Sophie Parker

Sophie first discovered the power of the mind when pregnant with her first child. She says hypnobirthing transformed her pregnancy and birth experience, and she now supports other women take control of their thoughts and feelings as they journey into parenthood. A cognitive hypnotherapist, she specialises in hypnobirthing as well as social anxiety, imposter syndrome, overwhelm, body image and lack of motivation. She also supports couples working with fertility issues. Find her at Triyoga Ealing, a short walk from Ealing Broadway, or book in for an online session. 

Visit The-Inner.com

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