Linda Neville CEO DHyp RMN BA MSc CNHC Registered
Linda has a career spanning 26 years in the NHS. She gained unique clinical experience working with clients with significant and enduring mental health conditions before spending a number of years in Senior Nurse Leadership positions, culminating in an Operational Director role.
As Director of Adult Mental Health Services for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland she was responsible for a £100 million operating budget and a £50 million capital development programme (delivered on budget). This experience gave Linda has first-hand knowledge and experience of the governance and scrutiny involved in managing services, people and pressures.
Since leaving the NHS in 2011 she has developed her own business, providing Expert Witness reports for Court, and runs her own Private Practice, SanaMente assisting people to make and embed changes into their lives. She has recently launched an online platform - Strive, using an innovative and ground-breaking approaches to empowering people to be their best self.
Linda’s compassionate nature and genuine sincerity have contributed to successfully helping individuals overcome the obstacles holding them back. Believing that everybody deserves and is capable of living their best life, Linda is passionate about understanding people and assisting them to make sustainable improvements to the way they live their lives.
Linda's qualifications are:
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
Gastric Band Hypnosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Management
Registered Mental Nurse
BA in Nursing Studies
MSc in Advanced Health Studies
Linda is registered with the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Clare Copping Clinical Hypnotherapist
Clare is a Clinical Hypnotherapist with a passion for helping people to be the best they can be. She takes time to understand the unique issues each client is facing before planning individual sessions to meet their specific needs. Her 16-year career in the health and wellbeing industry has equipped her to take a holistic approach ensuring the connection between mind and body is considered and understood.
With 23 years at the BBC (mainly in children's television) in management and production, she has many transferable skills in working with people and managing challenging situations. Throughout her career she has strived to enhance her own personal development, she continues to pursue her own learning and encourages self-development with those she comes into contact with.
Clare loves to see her clients grow, change and feel better about themselves and the life they are living. Her empathetic, kind approach engenders feelings of trust and confidence from her clients.
Clares's qualifications are:
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
BSc Social Sciences
Clare is registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register.
Kate Jackson Clinical Hypnotherapist (with Psychotherapeutic Training)
Kate is a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist with psychotherapeutic training. She has coached people in business and industry to empower them to face the challenges of their working lives over the last 10 years. Areas of focus include increasing confidence, reducing stress and managing anxiety. Aware that these challenges are not limited to our working lives but to life in general Kate is delighted to be part of the SanaMente team offering hypno-psychotherapy to facilitate change in people's lives.
Kate believes that all people deserve to be listened to no matter how hard they may be finding it to express how they are feeling. She will explore with them how to find their inner voice and to consider ways to make the changes they want, whether it be stopping a negative habit, to improve performance or just talk to someone who will listen without being judged.
Kate's qualifications are:
Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
Neuro Linguistic Profiling Practitioner
ILM Level 7 Certificate in Coaching
Accredited MindSonar Professional
BA (Hons) Humanities
Kate is CNCH registered and a member of the National Society of Talking Therapies.
Laura O'Neill Relationship Manager
Laura is our Relationship Manager here at SanaMente and has worked here since 2015. Laura provides a friendly, welcoming service to people making their initial enquiries about hypnotherapy.
She is a skilled organiser and keeps the team in check. Between managing appointments, the general administration and payments, she really is the glue that holds us all together.
John Cooper Website Designer
John is our go-to person for all things websites. Always ready to help, working with the team, he ensures all the website updates are completed as soon as possible. John is also the owner of it'seeze Leicester Website Design who provide bespoke mobile-friendly and secure websites to business owners across Leicestershire.
Roger is our beloved office dog at the SanaMente office.
He definitely keeps the team on our toes but can be quite
a distracting colleague!