A site mainly devoted to over half a million words of
EDUCATION and INFORMATION
in the field of HYPNOTHERAPY and related therapies.
Went to Jesus College Oxford on a scholarship to read Mathematics.
After getting a first class honours degree I went on to do a doctorate in Elementary Particle Theory in the
speed helicopter rotors.
For period in between I was a Senior Scientific Officer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment.
I got my first taste of helping people with the Samaritans in Dundee
Then, in 1983, following in my father-in-law's footsteps, I thought I would give hypnotherapy a go as a
There was little training available in those days and I am self-taught in practice, though I am good at
getting information from the written word. One advantage of the self-taught path is that I had to work out
for myself a theory of what I was doing, and this has borne fruit in my book The Principles of
By nature I am fairly easy-going; like and am fascinated by people in all their variety; love solving
problems of all kinds - especially of course those brought to me by clients. I have no great taste for the
things that money can buy, and enjoy such things as gentle walks on the moors and writing down the