About Me

About Me

Deb Changing Tides HypnotherapyI have 10 years experience working in mental and physical health services. This has included 3 years experience working as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner delivering evidence-based psychological interventions and brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) interventions, to clients struggling with mild to moderate mental health issues; these included anxiety & panic, stress & worry, depression & low mood, fears & phobias, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), sleep issues and low self-esteem & confidence Issues.

I have four years experience employed as a Lifestyle Coach delivering a health behaviour-change and healthy-living programme to clients struggling with a wide range of physical health conditions, such as Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, heart conditions and clients who want to lose weight and stop smoking. This experience has given me a comprehensive understanding of how physical and mental health conditions can have a negative impact on your everyday life and I am committed to helping you make positive, long-term changes to improve your health and well-being.

My Qualifications

Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy Weight Management Specialist
Hypnotherapy Smoking Cessation Specialist
Diploma in Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Hypno-Band Weight Loss System; Licensed Practitioner

Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Mental Health
BSC (Hons.) Psychology
Level 3 City & Guilds Health Trainer
Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Therapy

Changing Tides Hypnotherapy Code of Practice

I am an accredited member of the General Hypnotherapy Standard Council (GHSC) & General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). This means that I have a duty to comply with their codes of practice, performance standards, delivery of service and codes of ethics.

The GHR’s Code of Practice

At Changing Tides Hypnotherapy we will comply fully with all requirements set out by the GHR within the following areas of our practice:-
  • Delivery of service
  • Client welfare
  • General conduct
  • Relationship with professional body
  • Advertising, display of credentials & use of specific titles
  • Treatment of minors and those classified as persons with special needs
  • Supervision & continuing professional development
  • Online & remote therapy
  • Research ethics

For further information and full details of the GHR Codes of Practice, please visit the GHR at:-
http://www.general-hypnotherapy-register.com/ or email admin@general-hypnotherapy-register.com

The CNHC’s Code of Practice includes the six key principles that apply to all UK healthcare professionals:-

  • A. Respect clients’ dignity, individuality and privacy
  • B. Respect clients’ rights to be involved in decisions about their care
  • C. Justify public trust and confidence by being honest and trustworthy
  • D. Provide a good standard of practice and care
  • E. Protect clients and colleagues from risk of harm
  • F. Co-operate with colleagues from your own and other professions

These principles apply to all registrants and set out the standards which registrants will be measured against should we receive a complaint about them. The Code provides guidance and advice to help registrants meet these requirements The Code aims to be a day-to-day resource for all registrants, no matter the context in which they practise. There are important areas of the law that apply at all times to all registrants, and The Code includes specific details of the relevant law to help practitioners understand how it affects them.

You can see CNHC’s Code in full on their website: https://www.cnhc.org.uk/code-conduct-registrants

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