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The National Register of Hypnotherapists & Psychotherapists

Media Reviews

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"The New No-diet Way to Lose Weight...Hypnotherapy...For a list of qualified therapists in your area, call the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists on 01282 716839."
A two-page discussion of how smokers might be helped to stop mentions hypnotherapy as having, "...a good track record for helping people quit." Although we might not endorse the aversion technique described in the article, only the NRHP's contact details are given: "Call the NRHP on 01282 716839 for a practitioner near you...".
In an article "I was hypnotised on stage and relived my worst nightmare" the NRHP's details were given under the heading 'Finding a good hypnotherapist'.
An article entitled "How to beat your fear of flying" in the Mirror magazine discussed the various methods of overcoming this phobia. Only the NRHP's contact details were given with regard to hypnotherapy.

"...contact the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists on 01282 716839, which keeps up-to-date records of reputable hypnotherapists and can provide you with a list in your area."

Interviewed for an article discussing the possibility of different therapeutic approaches to help couples with fertility problems, NRHP member, John Butler, referred to "well-documented cases of psychogenic infertility". John went on to describe his therapeutic approach. In our particular discipline, only the NRHP's contact number was given "For further information...".

In an article 'Mind over Matter' in "Women's Health" magazine, four volunteers sought therapy for various fears, addictions and phobias. Three of the chosen therapists were NRHP members: Simon Clarke; Sacha Khan and John Butler, all achieving positive outcomes.

Dr Miriam Stoppard advises a reader to contact the NRHP for details of therapists to help her overcome her claustrophobia.

In response to a reader's letter asking for help in tracking down a local hypnotherapist, GP, Dr Sarah Brewer, writes: "To find an accredited practitioner, contact the NRHP..."

Bella staff volunteers tried out various different interventions to help with weight loss, awarding each a maximum of 10 points. NRHP member Jean Pain featured in the article. Hypnotherapy scored 10/10, and nly one professional association was named in this discipline: The NRHP.

The September 2000 issue of "Amateur Stage" featured an article on 'Hypnosis and Performance Nerves' by NRHP member, Angela Plotel. The editors gave substantial information about only two relevant organisations - the NRHP and the NCHP.

'All in the Mind - Hypnotherapy session proves that the brain is a powerful tool'. The article describes the work of NRHP member Rod Grant and refers to only two organisations - the National Register and National College.

In an article 'Hypnotherapy' (April 2000 Edition of the Consumers' Association's 'Health Which?') the readership is warned that, "There's a bewildering array of organisations and thousands of therapists practising hypnosis in the UK.". The article then lists just three contact organisations: The British Society of Medical & Dental Hypnosis, The British Society of Experimental & Clinical Hypnosis and The National Register of Hypnotherapists & Psychotherapists.

"Hypnotherapy - Further information...NRHP supplies a list of therapists and information on whether or not a therapist will treat you on the NHS - but you will need to be referred by your GP. Call 01282 716839..."

"Hypnotherapy...Contact the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists (01282 716839)..."

"...Hypnotherapy is the use of a heightened state of suggestibility to influence thought and behavioural patterns. Hypnotherapy training incorporates psycho-therapy with hypnotic techniques...NCHP...a training faculty for its associated professional body, the NRHP...For further details, visit the College's website on www.nchp.clarets.co.uk or call 01282 699378..."

"To find a qualified hypnotherapist in your area you can call the NRHP on 01282 699378 or tap in the internet on www.nrhp.co.uk."

In answer to the question of "How can I find a reputable hypnotist?" Dr Chris Steele in his 'Quick Health' column in TV Quick responds: "There is a National Register of Hypnotherapists & Psychotherapists at 12 Cross Street, Nelson...which provides a nationwide referral service to professional therapists."

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The National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists (NRHP) is the main professional body for those who have trained with the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (NCHP). Both the NRHP and NCHP are members of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the College is externally accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education...Diploma holders who fulfill the necessary requirements may...go on to undertake the Masters Degree at Manchester Metropolitan University. Suitably qualified students may also train to UKCP registration level...Further Reading: 'Hypnotherapy', P J D Savage in 'Morag - Myself or Mother Hen' (Ed - M Walker), OUP (1995)...Useful Addresses: National Register....National College, 12 Cross St., Nelson..."

"If you are considering hypnotherapy, it's probably not a good idea to go for the pin-in the-Yellow-Pages approach. This is a highly unregulated sector, so be careful...For guidance on finding a hypnotherapist, contact: The National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists..."

In answer to the question of which hypnotherapists are reputable, Dr Hilary Jones responds: "Avoid Yellow Pages - anyone can set up as a hypnotherapist, without qualifications. Instead, send an sae - for a list of registered therapists in your area - to the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists...".

"There are unscrupulous therapists around and a confusing number of qualifications for hypnotherapy, so you need to be cautious...To find a hypnotherapist in your area, contact the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists, 12 Cross St...well-qualified and regulated practitioners"

"Anyone can set themselves up as a therapist, so ensure your therapist is a member of the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists. For a list of practitioners in your area, send an sae to the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists, 12 Cross Street..."

"...you can also check with the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists for practitioners in your area who, in order to be on the register, must be fully trained and insured and abide by a professional code of ethics. You can ring for details on 01282 699378..."



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