Resolved! Hypnotherapy. Here to help you achieve your goals.

What can I offer you? 

I offer you high quality therapy delivered by a UKCP registered psychotherapist who deliberately chose the most rigorous training available in the UK.

I offer a blend of hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and other therapeutic approaches, a blend which has been evolving over ten years and which leads many of my former clients to recommend me to their friends, colleagues and family.

I offer you this and I offer you the warmth, empathy and understanding which every client deserves from their therapist.

Let me tell you a short story…

The gist is true. The details are sufficiently changed so as to leave nobody at risk of being identified – by themselves or others.

A woman (in Reading) came to see me for hypnotherapy a few months ago and within five minutes she was sobbing. It turned out that she was sobbing tears of relief. She had been to see several therapists in her time and none of them had helped her to overcome her difficulties with a traumatic past.

I was different to the other therapists she’d seen. Here’s how…

At the end of her time with me, having achieved her goals, she thanked me and told me that she’d never experienced so much empathy from a therapist. She’d cried in our first session because she knew that I was the therapist who’d finally be able to help her.

So, that’s what I offer. I offer the therapeutic skills you’d expect in a very highly trained therapist together with a character and personality which will enable you to feel safe and secure in being open, in being yourself. After all, what you are is always good enough. Too many of my new clients just don’t see it – yet. They will and you will too.

What’s the next step to take?

Look around this website, there are hundreds of pages and blog posts. Read what I have to say, have a watch of the videos and consider how far you feel you could relate to me as a human being. If you feel as if I’m the sort of person you could get along with then this will have a powerful impact upon the work we’ll do together.

Call me on 07786 123736

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Contact me using the contact form below.

Happiness is out there, waiting for you.

What are my fees?

hypnotherapy readingI charge a fee of £80 per session. This fee is a reflection of the time and money I invested – and still invest – in training and other professional requirements. It’s neither the cheapest not the most expensive in Reading.

I charge £80 per session because I feel that your success and my skills are worth the investment. You both need and deserve to experience the best possible therapy.

In London fees are £120+ per session. This reflects the inflated prices of hiring rooms, transport and other associated costs within the capital. In Reading and Oxford I can also offer you free parking, right outside the office.

I appreciate that therapy is a significant investment for many people. However, your emotional health is worth every penny and if you’re going to spend money on achieving your goals you really don’t want to go cheap.

As my dear old grandad used to say: “buy cheap, pay twice”.

I get lots of clients who have been to one or two other hypnotherapists and then come to me when they realise that they both need and deserve effective and truly professional support as they move towards their goals. Perhaps you’ll be the next such client.

After all, how much does a decent haircut cost, if you’re female? How much would you spend on a spa day, a meal out or a holiday? Given that and given that about 40% of your fee will go on my overheads, it’s not such a vast fee after all.

Recommendations are a major source of clients.

and hypnosisOne of the lovely things about my work is that so many people go out and convince their friends and family to come and see me in their turn. I offer no incentives for this. I don’t ask for it. It happens, however, and I have seen whole families, so impressed has one member felt with what I have to offer.

I like to think, therefore, that these people have seen the work we’ve done as being worth the investment.

In the last 48 hours I have seen a teacher head home with her dental phobia entirely gone. She has been giving my name and number to all her friends and colleagues.

I’ve just finished working with a police officer who needed to pass a certain test which had terrified her into failure. She passed with a score of 98% on Friday the 15th of June 2018. I’ve rarely seen anybody more happy. She, too has been passing my name onto colleagues. Give me a call and perhaps you’ll end up as happy as that too.

If the proof of an effective therapist lies in the number of referrals they attract, I can’t be too bad…

At the time of updating this page we remain mired in the covid-19 crisis. I met another hypnotherapist the other day. His diary is pretty much empty. I think I’m the only therapist who is as busy now as I was before this crisis struck. That’s largely due to the power of referrals. Today alone I have booked in two clients because friends recommended me to them.

Helping people to achieve their goals comes first. Here’s why…

working togetherThat said, I’m certainly not greedy. I do have some space for people on lower incomes for reduced fees. If I wanted to become rich then I certainly chose the wrong career.

I love what I do and I love helping people even if it means that I sometimes have to accept vastly lower fees. If you feel that your income or circumstances merit lower fees then simply let me know. I’ll be glad to discuss how I could help you.

At base I want to keep winning referrals, recommendations and happy clients. I’d rather have a full diary (as I do) even if some clients can’t pay the full fee than have a diary half-full of clients paying top whack. That means I grown in experience and have more people singing my praises to their friends and family.

I’ve now been using hypnotherapy in Oxford, Reading, London, Wallingford and Thame for seven years. In that time I’ve seen hundreds of clients and have run well over 4,000 sessions. My training and experience means that I might very well be the person to help you.

Get in touch and we’ll find out. If we decide that I’m not the right person for you then I’ll be more than happy to suggest where else you might turn.

I look forward to hearing from you.

For smokers I recommend two sessions lasting 60 minutes. This costs £175 for the pair.

stop smokingBear in mind, however, that this two-session model is reserved for those smokers (who comprise the majority) who simply picked smoking up as a habit and who are otherwise psychologically fit and well. If, on the other hand, you suffer from anxiety and / or depression the process of smoking cessation will take longer.

After all, if smoking is a genuine psychological crutch then the anxiety / depression will need to be resolved first or, at least, at the same time.

If it weren’t to be resolved then the smoking habit would simply return. That wouldn’t be any good for you and is no good for my reputation either.

Ideally we’ll discuss this on the ‘phone before meeting for the first time. I reserve the right, however, to refuse to follow the two session model should such problems only emerge in our first face-to-face session.

If that were to be the case then we’d either deal with the underlying issues or, if you insisted on a quick fix, we’d agree that you would go elsewhere.

Please bear in mind that smokers and others who abuse other substances will very much need to want to stop. You might be afraid of stopping. That’s fine. However, you really do have to want to stop.

What other questions do you have?

If you’d like to discuss things further you could call me on 07786 123736 / 01865 600970 / 01183 280284, email me at or message me using the form below.

Best wishes

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Resolved! Hypnotherapy Reading  offers hypnotherapy and hypno-psychotherapy in Reading, Oxford, Didcot, Wallingford, Pangbourne, Henley, Thame, Wokingham, Goring, Abingdon, Nettlebed, Cholsey, Moulsford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Thame, Haddenham, Long Crendon, Chinnor and in all surrounding areas of Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Hypnotherapy, in the hands of a skilled and ethical hypnotherapist, can help to make big and lasting changes to your life. Home visits are available on request.

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