The National Council for Hypnotherapy have an Executive made up of the elected Directors plus appointed Officers. If you wish to contact any member of the executive, please select them from this list:

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


Tracey Grist MNCH (Acc.). Sup(Hyp) 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 … 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

Membership Services Director

Nick Cooke, MNCH(Acc) Nick Cooke was elected by the NCH members and appointed Member Services Director in August 2017. He brings to the role many years of experience as a hypnotherapist, supervisor and NCH accredited school principal. This is the … Continue reading

Development Director

Lorraine McReight was elected to the NCH board 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 nearly 25 years; first … Continue reading

Research Director

Jo Hand joined the Board as Director of Research in October 2018. She is a clinical hypnotherapist and NLP coach and her business is based in two locations, in Evesham and Alcester. Jo is passionate about helping people to help … 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

Karen manages the Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma and the Supervision in Practice Diploma Award on behalf of the awarding body, the NCFE. She works with the NCH schools to quality assure these awards, alongside assessors who oversee candidates who undertake … Continue reading

Technology Officer

David Harris supports NCH online systems and is an IT professional who has worked in PC, Network, and 3rd Line Server Support for Nationwide Building Society, BP, Gulf International Bank and Transport for London. Until recently he was the Surrey … 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


Yvette Lowery is the NCH Administrator and Coordinator and has a small hypnotherapy practice specialising in stress management. As a qualified NVQ Assessor Yvette works with a couple of schools in the role of Assessor, encouraging students to obtain their … Continue reading