Referred to in the industry as ‘The Hypnotherapist’s Hypnotherapist’ due to the number of hypnotherapists Garry offers treatment, training and mentoring for, Garry also counts numerous Doctors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Counsellors amongst his patients (and has taught many of them hypnotherapy) and is seen as the ‘Go To’ hypnotherapist for the more challenging cases from all over the UK (and abroad).
Practising as a full-time therapist for many years, Garry has busy private practices in five locations in the South East; Farnham and Guildford in Surrey, Odiham and Fleet in Hampshire and Harley Street in central London.
Garry is also one of the few hypnotherapists contracted to the NHS for hypnotherapeutic work, he consults on a regular basis at a major hospital specialising in oncology-based hypnotherapy work. He also practises from within a local GP surgery, with the GP’s referring many of the patients directly. In addition, he receives hospital referrals and referrals from many other local GPs and health care professionals.
Garry has over fourteen years of
hypnotherapy experience in an oncological setting where he is the resident
hypnotherapist in a major hospital offering hypnotherapy treatment for a myriad
of cancer related issues. He has received specialist cancer hospital training.
He also spent a year imbedded in the hospital’s Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary
Team attending weekly meetings with the surgeons and oncology team to discuss
cases and treatments. Garry carried out the first ground breaking UK
clinical research project into the effects of pre-surgical hypnotherapy on the
recovery quality in breast cancer biopsies. The results were acclaimed and are
Garry was recently elected, for the second time, (by his peers in the industry) to the Hypnotherapy Profession Specific Board (PSB) for the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) where he advises the CNHC on all aspects of hypnotherapy governance and training. He was also part of the team of three who formulated the basic UK curriculum for hypnotherapy training.
Hypno-Oncology – Hypnotic Interventions for the Cancer Journey
Description of Presentation
1 in 2 people born since 1960 will experience cancer at some time in their lives. This presentation will give delegates a better understanding of the patient’s cancer journey and how they can assist with that journey with the use of hypnotic interventions. It will give an overview of what cancer is, along with an insight into the patient’s journey. It will look at the legal and ethical implications of working in this area and give ideas on what to work with and how!
I will give you the tools, knowledge and confidence to allow you to improve your offering to cancer patients. It will also introduce the exciting possible implications that Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) could have on your future approaches.
Case histories, examples and tips will be given.