About

Kate Hope

I live in Wigtown, Dumfries And Galloway.  Currently I offer an on -line service only for hypnotherapy and personalised meditations. . My real passion is working holistically which is why I trained across a range of therapies.Today, we accept that there is a distinct mind-body connection through which emotional, mental, social, and behavioural factors can directly affect our health. In the UK the average cost of car servicing and maintenance is £450 a year, I wonder what the average cost of maintaining wellness is ? I have a First Aid Certificate which has been renewed and kept up to date for some thirty five years. Safeguarding is also very important to me and I have been police checked since they came into being. I have an enhanced DBS which clears me to work with children and vulnerable adults. I'm a member of the General Hypnotherapy Register and have professional insurance. I like to think of myself as approachable and non judgemental, so please feel free to give me a call if you think any of the therapies I am trained in will benefit you. I'm open to combining therapies to get the best outcome for you. A little about me, well I have mostly lived in the North East of England, I'm always studying if not in complementary therapies then in another discipline ! I enjoy baking, walking, drawing and writing short stories.

All the Best,  Kate.

My Journey to being a ...

Complementary Therapist

I taught in Primary Schools for many years before making the move into welfare work. After some re training I worked for a Local Authority as an Individual Therapist working with children and teenagers in care. I began my training in complementary therapies in 1998 when I began to study Reflexology and Indian Head Massage, I gained a Diploma in both and I was hooked ! Soon after I began to study counselling and gained a Certificate in Counselling Theories, basic Counselling Skills, a Certificate in Counselling and a Foundation qualification in Therapeutic Counselling from The Northern Guild for Psychotherapy. In 2013 I studied Swedish Massage and gained a City and Guilds qualification with distinction. My ambition for many years was to study hypnotherapy . As a young woman I had benefited greatly from a course of hypnotherapy which had a very positive impact on me. I spent a lot of time researching which trainer to train with ! My efforts paid off, and I consider myself fortunate to have trained with Debbie Waller at Yorkshire Hypnotherapy Training in York. In March 2015 I gained a Foundation Certificate of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy and went on to study with Debbie for a Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, and a Certificate of NLP Skills. I gained a Diploma in Smoking Cessation with The College of Integrated  Therapies, and a Certificate in 'BLAST, EMDR, PTSD and Trauma' studying with Nick Davies from the Warwickshire School of Hypnotherapy. I'm currently studying with Debbie again for a qualification to teach mindfulness.  The journey continues...

Qualifications

1983

Degree of Bachelor of Arts , College of Ripon and York St John.

1986

Post Graduate Certificate in Education, North Riding College of Education, Scarborough.

1999

Diploma Indian Head Massage

Diploma Reflexology

Certificate in Counselling Theories

2001

Certificate in Counselling

2002

2015

Foundation Certificate of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

Certificate of NLP Skills

Diploma in Smoking Cessation Therapy

BLAST Technique, EMDR, PTSD and Trauma Certificate

2017

The General Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice

2018

Meditation Class Teacher

2019

Taiwanese Reflexology

Foundation in Therapeutic Counselling

2013

City and Guilds in Massage ( Distinction)

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