About Us

At Hypnosis Colchester our therapists are highly qualified and experienced at hand to help you change whatever it is that is holding you back.


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Tom Barber – MA in Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling, NCP Senior Accredited Psychotherapist, DHp, MGHR, SQHP, NLP Master Practitioner & Trainer.

Tom has been in practice since 1993 as an Integrative Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist. He has extensive experience as a therapist and trainer across the world having worked in the UK, USA, China, Russia, Canada, Mexico and across Eastern Europe.

Tom’s Masters degree in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling enables him to work with a wide variety of approaches which are tailored to each individual. He has authored and co-authored four books and is currently finalising his Doctoral dissertation in the field of Existential Psychotherapy. Tom is a co-founder of Contemporary College of Therapeutic Studies. He is a Senior Registered Member of the General Hypnotherapy Register, a registering body for the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

Tom is also a Senior Accredited Member of the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP).

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Sandra Westland – MA in Existential Psychotherapy & Counselling, B Ed (hons), UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, Adv Dip.Hyp/Psych, MHS (Acc), SQHP, MGHR, Adv Inner Child Therapy (PICT), NLP Practitioner.

Sandra has been in practice since 1999. She previously worked for many years in education as a highly qualified senior teacher in secondary schools, leaving to work in a private psychiatric hospital and then onto becoming a full time therapist where she now divides her time between a successful private practice in Colchester, writing books, and co-running Contemporary College of Therapeutic Studies.

Sandra has completed her Masters degree in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling, is now undertaking her Doctorate and is also in the process of completing her fifth book. Sandra is a Senior Registered Member of the General Hypnotherapy Register and an Accredited Member of the National Hypnotherapy Society, which administers the government appointed accredited voluntary register.

Sandra is also a Registered Member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

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