The National Council for Hypnotherapy have an elected Executive.

To learn more about each member of the Executive, simply click on their title:


Tracey Grist MNCH (Acc.). A full-time Hypnotherapist based in South and Central London, Tracey is a HPD Assessor and NCH Supervisor. Tracey came to Hypnotherapy via training in Life Coaching and Counselling. Once discovered, Hypnotherapy became her primary tool for change, … Continue reading

Ethics Director

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Paul Stevens MNCH(Reg) is a practising hypnotherapist and academic psychologist, based in the Peak District. He takes an ecological approach to hypnotherapy, including a person’s environment in any exploration of issues. As part of the academic side of his career, he has spent a lot … Continue reading

Marketing Director

Richard is a clinical hypnotherapist and psychotherapist. Richard has helped numerous clients cope with various unwanted behaviours, conditions and symptoms by using a combination of Brain Based Research, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy, NLP & CBT. Each client will receive … Continue reading

Development Director

Lorraine McReight was elected to the NCH board at the AGM in March 2015. Lorraine is a full-time therapist and hypnotherapy tutor and is the principal of an NCH training school in London. Lorraine has been a therapist for 20 … Continue reading

Supervision Director

Donna Green –  MNCH (Acc)  DipC.Hyp  HPD  Sup(Hyp)   I have been working as a Cognitive Hypnotherapist since 2006. I also run a training company working predominantly within the field of health and social care and have been delivering Supervision training for over 20 years. … Continue reading

Research Director

As an ex-Royal Navy Officer, Iain has entered Hypnotherapy and the NCH from a business, training management and coaching background. As a highly qualified Executive Coach and Coaching Supervisor, Iain initially believed that using guided meditation and visual imagery would … Continue reading

Finance Director

Nick Wright, Ostm, D.Hyp, MAPHP(ACC), MAO, MNCP(Snr Accred), MNCH (Reg) Nick is a Doctor of Osteomyology, Clinical Hypnotherapy Practitioner and Trainer, Practitioner of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Certified Havening Techniques™ Practitioner, Advanced Practitioner of TFT (Thought Field Therapy), Advanced Practitioner of … Continue reading

Standards Officer

 Sue Pitman is the newest member of the Executive and is a practising hypnotherapist with busy clinics in Cardiff, Barry and Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan. Sue has over twenty years experience in the legal profession and understands the importance of maintaining … Continue reading

Training & Accreditation Officer

Jill Tonks MNCH(Lic) I am a practicing hypnotherapist and have a growing practice. I am also an experienced trainer and facilitator, coach and mentor. I trained with the Quest Institute and qualified in 2007 and have the HPD. I am … Continue reading

Journal Editor

Jo Wallis, MNCH(Reg) With over 20 years of journalism, media communications and PR experience spanning three continents, including a lifelong interest and further commitment to the practice of clinical hypnosis, I feel I am aptly placed to push the cause … Continue reading


Karen Eeles is the NCH administrator and is a practising hypnotherapist in the South East. Prior to retraining as a hypnotherapist in 2011, Karen was a highly trained secretary who progressed over the years to becoming a Prince 2 Qualified Project Manager … Continue reading