Meet the Team

 Your tutors for the Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy.

Each tutor has taken the Diploma, achieved the qualification and has taken a special Hypno-CBT® Supervision training. They are all experienced, practising Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapists, and selected for their skill, care and knowledge.

Namita Bhatia

Prior to setting up her practice in North West London, Namita worked in the Legal sector for nearly 15 years. She runs her practice with particular attention to stress and anxiety, anger management, unresolved negative emotions, insomnia, weight loss and menopause, using a combination of hypnotherapy, relaxation skills training, NLP, standard CBT and mindfulness.

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Theresa Brockway

Theresa offers Hypnotherapy, Creative Psychotherapy and Public Speaking Coaching to her clients and has a background in performance, touring theatre, Shakespeare and G&C.
Alongside her private practice, Theresa works as a Mental Health Specialist for the NHS and has facilitated group sessions, training and workshops for over 20 years in diverse settings.

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Emma Coffey

Emma has a background in working with children and young people both as a teacher and with organisations including ChildLine and TeachFirst. In 2016 Emma made the transition to therapeutic practice when she trained with the UK College.
Drawing from evidence-based approaches Emma offers individually tailored support for children, young adults and parents.

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Louise Coyle

Louise is particularly interested in helping midlife women cope with the changes and unpleasant symptoms of menopause. As well as seeing private clients she runs group workshops in relaxation and stress management, how to cope with exam stress, and how to manage the menopause. Before becoming a hypnotherapist Louise worked for many years as a medical journalist.

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Shelley Cushway

Prior to training in cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy and Mindfulness, Shelley has had a career spanning 30 years in Human Resources and Recruitment where she managed, trained and coached her own teams. She now balances her time between seeing clients, teaching and coaching for UKCHH and running corporate workshops focusing on stress management and wellbeing.

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Mimi Fakhri

With a BSc and Masters in Psychology, Mimi is passionate about prioritising our mental and physical well-being and providing people with the tools and skills to help them help themselves. She uses a combination of hypnotherapy, CBT techniques and mindfulness-based approaches. Mimi runs clinics in Surrey / South West London.

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Celia Griver

Celia has a background in behaviour change working in the NHS and prior to that in international development. She specialise in issues around disordered eating, food and weight, in particular working with people who have struggled with out of control eating. Celia also works with people with cancer. She is based in Kent and has clinics is Sevenoaks and Tonbridge, as well as online.

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Andrea Haggerwood

Andrea is a CBH and Stress Management and Resilience Building (SMRB) Therapist. She has worked in a range of educational settings, predominantly with children with SEN, learning difficulties or severe and complex medical needs. She also works in Primary Education, a charity for carers, and provides SMRB strategies for patients in a private cardiology clinic.

 
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Philip Makatrewicz

Philip qualified as a hypnotherapist with the UKCHH in 2015, and has been in private practice ever since. His varied background and interests inform his therapeutic approach: his time in the media helped him to understand the anxieties and stress of a fast-paced lifestyle, while his writing background aids him in finding creative approaches to problem-solving.

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Jana Martiskova

Dr Jana has a PhD in Interventions in Autism and an Advanced Diploma in CBT/REBT and is working towards an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Therapy. She currently lectures at Regents University. Her field of expertise is Child Development and Life Span Development.
Jana trained with the UK College in 2016 and specialises in the integration of hypnosis with behaviour therapy and REBT.

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Sue Sawyer

Sue is an experienced trainer, coach, CBH Therapist and NLP Master Practitioner.
She originally trained as an actress and successfully worked in The West End. Sue also runs a complementary private clinic using a holistic approach to health and wellbeing with particular attention to anxiety, unresolved emotional conflict and stress management.

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Hui Bee Teh

Hui Bee is a trained clinical psychologist with the Dip CBH and a Masters in Clinical Psychology & Mental Health. She has worked within the NHS in the UK and now runs her own practice in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hui Bee is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese & Hokkien and assists the UK College in preparing, translating and teaching our Diploma Course in China and South East Asia.

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Barry Bray

Barry was a secondary school teacher and Assistant Principal for 20 years before re-training to become a CBH therapist  and coach.  He is a stress and anxiety specialist with a special interest in self-care.  Whilst he works with people of all ages he also freelances as a therapist in a secondary school working with students aged 13+.  Barry runs a private practice in Bath and also provides mental health workshops for schools and businesses.

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Jolene Pang

Jolene is a clinical psychologist with the Dip CBH and a Masters in Clinical Psychology, now running her own private clinic at Sabah, Malaysia. Currently, she is doing research on using Hypno-CBT model on the treatment for clinical depression for her PhD study.  Jolene is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay.

 

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Kate Mitchell

Following 30 years in Education during which she focused on special educational needs and emotional wellbeing, Kate trained as a CBH hypnotherapist in 2018. Since then, she has built a practice focusing on anxiety and insomnia, and is working with a growing number of people in their late teens and early adulthood. She has trained in ACT therapeutic approaches and online hypnotherapy skills.

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Slee Parrish

Slee is a CBH therapist and a consultant nurse within the NHS. With the onset on Covid-19 her practice has changed to concentrate on frontline staff and the very particular anxieties, fear, and stressors they face during the pandemic. She is one half of the partnership that created www.nhsinmind.co.uk - a collection of free resources put together for frontline workers during Covid-19.  

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Chris People

Chris launched his practice in 2017 alongside its sister initiative Resilience Project Brighton with the intention of improving access to evidence-based therapy and resilience coaching in Sussex and beyond. His main therapeutic interests are in addressing those mood and motivation sticking points that can sometimes prevent us from our most valued living.

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