About Lisa Williams
Lisa Williams, Clinical Hypnotherapist
DHP, HPD, CPDMH, AfSFH, LAPHP, GQHP
I am a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist with a diploma in Medical Hypnotherapy and I have training in Pyschotherapy and CBT skills. I am a qualified NLP Practitioner and tutor (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and a Reiki 2 Practitioner.
My Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy training was undertaken at the Clifton Practice Hypnotherapy Training School (CPHT), an accredited centre of excellence in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy and a leading UK government recognised teaching authority.
I undertook my NLP Practitioner Training with John Seymour at JSnlp, and have continued my training with Dr Richard Bandler (co-creator of NLP) and with Paul McKenna.
Clinical Hypnotherapist of the Year 2018
Lisa Williams has been awarded:
Clinical Hypnotherapist of the Year 2018, North Somerset
At the Alternative Medicine and Holistic Health Awards 2018
Hosted by the GHP (Global Health and Pharma).
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Previous working life
My previous working life was within the financial services industry, and with the pressures of work and life I became stressed, burned out and ill. I had to take time off from work to recover and the experience was like a wake-up call for me.
At this point, in my early fifties, I was introduced to hypnotherapy, NLP and Reiki through a friend. This helped enormously with my health and stress levels and when I later chose to terminate my contract within the financial sector, I decided on a complete change of career and began both Reiki and NLP Practitioner Training.
I was then directed towards hypnotherapy and psychotherapy and undertook that training thereafter.
Hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and NLP
My own experiences have shown me that constructive, long lasting change is achievable. This has made me passionate about guiding others towards constructive and lasting changes in their lives, and in helping to improve their wellbeing.
I use a combination of hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. I work in an accepting, genuine and empathic way and have a straightforward and practical style, which demystifies the therapeutic process and enables a deeper understanding of negative behaviour patterns.
I recently moved to North Somerset and have set up a Solution Focused Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and NLP Therapy Practice there.
My work experience includes having worked as a tutor for Bristol City Council running confidence courses and also coaching adults with issues such as low self-esteem, poor social skills or substance dependencies in finding their own tools and inner resources for positive change in behaviour, and in getting the life they want.
I undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) through regular training, and I therefore keep up to date with the latest relevant research. I have regular supervision sessions with an Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy Accredited Supervisor.
Professional bodies memberships
I belong to the following professional associations and abide by their codes of conduct:
- The Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy
- The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
- The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council
- The General Hypnotherapy Register
- The Education and Training Foundation
Formerly The Institute for Learning. Membership Number AG002484.
Book your initial consultation
If you are looking for a highly trained and experienced hypnotherapist in North Somerset then please contact me to book your initial consultation. I very much look forward to speaking with you.MAKE A BOOKING
- Solution Focused Hypnotherapy
- Neuro Linguistic Programming