My Work and Career
I’ve created many therapy courses and concepts throughout my career. The Timeline below outlines my most significant milestones and achievements to date, the most recent of which is BrainWorking Recursive Therapy® a totally new style of psychotherapy with its roots firmly in the latest discoveries in Neuroscience.
Founded Hypnosense, one of the first UK websites in Hypnotherapy. The site is still running and is a vast resource for hypnotherapists and psychotherapists.
1997: Became a full member of the National Council of Psychotherapists (UK) and began research for the ‘Warriors, Settlers & Nomads’ concept for behavioural change without hypnosis.
Founded The Essex Institute of Clinical Hypnosis and The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (both still running successfully).
Awarded Fellowship of the Hypnotherapy Society (UK) and The Counselling and Psychotherapy Society.
Later awarded ‘Emeritus Fellow’ of both of these organisations.
'Warriors, Settlers & Nomads’ published. ‘Rapid Cognitive Therapy’ published (co-authored). ‘HYPNOSIS: 'Advanced Techniques in Hypnotherapy and Hypnoanalysis’ published.
Became a Fellow and Senior Clinician of the National Council for Hypnotherapy.
Presented various subjects on several occasions at the National Guild of Hypnotists Annual Convention in the USA.
Accepted as a full member of the International Stress Management Association. Awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health.
Involved with the creation of Voluntary Self-Regulation for the field of Hypnotherapy via UKCHO (UK Confederation of Hypnotherapy Organisations) and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (UK). Also involved with the creation of the National Occupational Standards for Hypnotherapy.
Achieved the award of Membership of the City & Guilds Institute of London (MCGI) for the creation of a professional training course for therapists in Psychosexual Dysfunction (Download the thesis). Also created the coaching model, ‘SymbioDynamics’.
Awarded a Fellowship of the British National Register of Advanced Hypnotherapists and also Fellowship of the Royal Society of Medicine.
2011 Inducted as a Freeman of the City of London. Founded the National Register of Psychotherapists and Counsellors.
‘7 Ways and 7 Days to Banish Your Anxiety’ published. Training school accredited by IMDHA (International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association).
BWRT becomes regulated healthcare by the Health Professions Council of South Africa and later listed as required training for the Police Psychologists there.
Adopted for use by the South African armed forces to deal quickly with PTSD. The first Annual BWRT World Congress was conducted in the UK in May 2017.