Meet our Team
Lead Clinical Hypnotherapist
Linda is a Clinical Hypnotherapist who has the benefit of a clinical background in mental health nursing. Following a 26-year career in the NHS, she set up in Private Practice in 2012. Her previous roles in the NHS as a clinician and senior manager, have equipped her to understand and work productively with people and organisations. As well as being skilled in change hypnosis, Linda has specific interests in anxiety-based conditions, confidence and self-esteem. Testimonials from her Private Practice are available on this website.
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 or Clinical Hypnosis and the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Clare is a Clinical Hypnotherapist with a passion for helping people to be the best they can be. She takes the time to understand the unique issues each client is facing before planning individual sessions to meet their specific needs. Her fourteen 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 in contact with.
Clare loves to see her clients grow, change and feel better about themselves and the life they are living. Her empathic, kind approach engenders feelings of trust and confidence from her clients.
Clare’s qualifications are:
- BSc Social Sciences
- Diploma in Hypnotherapy
Clare is registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register.
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
- ILM Level 7 in Coaching and Mentoring
- Neuro Linguistic Programming - Practitioner
- BA (Hons) in Humanities
Kate is registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and the National Society of Talking Therapies (NSTT) and is a member of the Association For Coaching.
Catherine is a Relaxation Practitioner who works with clients to teach, practice and promote the benefits of relaxation. She works alongside Linda, Clare and Kate to support treatment programmes and offers stand alone sessions to promote wellbeing.
Catherine is currently working towards a Diploma in Hypnotherapy.
Laura is our Relationship Manager here at SanaMente Hypnotherapy 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 Linda, Clare, Kate and Catherine in check. Between managing appointments, the general administration and organising the social media, she really is the glue that holds us all together.