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Philip Roberts
, Hypnotherapist
 in Biggleswade

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Philip Roberts
Philip Roberts

Philip Roberts at Odysseus Hypnotherapy has been supporting local, national and international clients for over 3 years. He is professionally qualified, insured and accredited and has been practicing as a full-time Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist from his private consultation rooms in Biggleswade Bedfordshire. Philip is also experienced in delivering hypnotherapy by Skype which offers greater choice flexibility and cost saving for clients wherever they are.

Background & Qualifications

Philip holds the Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD). The HPD is a Level 4 qualification which is considered the benchmark qualification for practice in the UK. It is held by over 20% of UK practitioners and enables admittance to all UK professional bodies for hypnotherapy. The qualification meets the UK's National Occupational Standards for hypnotherapy practice. It meets the requirements for registration with The Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council in the UK (CNHC), which is an accredited register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. The HPD also meets the qualification requirements of UK insurers providing professional indemnity insurance to practitioners.

Philip has undertaken further studies and training with the leading to certification as a Clinical Hypnotherapist. This certification permits admittance to The General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR). He has also trained and qualified as a Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).

Philip is a member by qualification of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH). The NCH is the largest hypnotherapy register mentioned in the recent Exeter University report on Complementary Medicine (Second Edition). It strives to maintain the highest standards among its members. Members are required to adhere to the NCH Code of Conduct and Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure and maintain comprehensive Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Philip is also registered with The Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council in the UK (CNHC). The CNHC register has been approved as an Accredited Register by The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. The General Medical Council (GMC) guidance confirms that doctors are able to refer patients to practitioners on Accredited Registers.

My Specialisms

Anger Management
Confidence & Self Esteem
Emotional Issues
Low Mood
High Blood Pressure
Gut conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), esophageal disorders and inflammatory bowel disease
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Pain Control
Panic Attacks
Performance (Sports, Public Speaking etc.)Erectile Dysfunction
Phobias such as fear of flying or medical/dental procedures
Headaches, Migraines and Nausea
Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD)
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation
Drug misuse
Alcohol Abuse
Exam Stress
Poor Memory Retention
Weight Issues
Unwanted Habits such as nail biting, skin picking and Bruxism (teeth grinding)
Sexual Issues

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

Philip is a proponent of evidence based practice. His studies in the field have lead him to examine the empirical evidence supporting therapeutic interventions in clinical hypnotherapy and integrating the best research evidence into the decision making process for client care. His approach to hypnotherapy is heavily influenced by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) which provides a wealth of evidence to support his techniques and advance therapeutic outcomes. The field of hypnosis alone benefits from over 12,000 published studies which lend weight to its effectiveness. Studies have shown that combining hypnosis with CBT can be more effective than employing techniques in CBT alone.   As a qualified practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP), he often draws on techniques from this field to enhance the client experience.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Hypnotherapy In Person Please Call
Hypnotherapy Skype/Telephone Please Call

Additional Rate Information

Initial Consultation - A 30 minute initial consultation by phone or Skype is free of charge (£0/hr.) 30 Minute Mind Massage - 30 minutes of deep relaxation charged at £30 (£60/hr.) First Therapy Session - A 90 minute session to include initial assessment is charged at £60 (£40/hr.) Subsequent Therapy sessions - 60 minute sessions charged at £75 (£75/hr.) Pre-paid subsequent session blocks 2 Sessions - £142.50 (71.25/hr.) 3 Sessions - £208.20 (£69.40/hr.) 4 Sessions - £270 (£67.50/hr.) Forces Personnel and NHS Staff Discounts Available

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