HDIH, D.Hyp, SQHP, S.A.C. Dip

Following a successful 17 year career with Zurich Financial Services in a Managerial and Training & Development capacity, Andrea decided to re-train to help people overcome personal and psychological difficulties. She is a fully accredited clinical hypnotherapist, counsellor, psychotherapist & development coach. She works with adults, couples, children and families helping with a wide range of issues such as; anxiety, panic attacks, fears, phobias, addictions, bereavement, eating habits, OCD, relationship problems, parenting skills & children's behaviour issues.


She is a specialist in working with children in helping them overcome anxiety and works closely with parents and schools to support each child on an individual basis.  She also provides support to parents struggling with their child or teenagers behaviour.  She has a proven track record of successfully helping children grow their confidence and change their behaviour. 


She has had a variety of articles published in both local and national press on issues such as; Pushy Parenting, Alcohol Awareness, Sleep Problems, Smoking, Living with a Partner and regularly appears on the radio.  She has a range of hypnosis CDs that are available to buy in the shops and online.

Andrea is a Company Director of HALO Therapies. Her qualifications include:-


  • Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice

  • Higher Diploma in Indirect Hypnosis

  • Advanced Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Diploma

  • Certificate in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy

  • Higher Certificate in Indirect Hypnosis

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Level 5

  • Certificate in Life Coaching 

  • Professional Therapeutic Counselling Diploma

  • ASET Level 4 Professional Counselling Award

  • Advanced Psychotherapy Diploma

  • ASET Level 4 Advanced Psychotherapy Award

  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy with Children

  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Levels 1&2 (working with traumatised children)

  • Certificate in How to Treat Children with Tics or Tourette Syndrome

  • Certificate in Hypnosis for Childbirth

  • Certificate in Thought Field Therapy




  • General Hypnotherapy Standards Council

  • International Hypnotherapy Association

  • Hypnotherapy Society

  • Newcastle College

  • Counselling Ltd

  • Platinum Member of the International Council of Professional Counsellors and Therapists

  • Member of the Federation of Antenatal Educators

Member of Counselling Limited

General Hypnotherapy Register

Senior Practitioner

Member of the International  Hypnotherapy Association

Member of the National Hypnotherapy



HALO Therapies

92-94 Castle Lane West




Tel: 01202 859695

Mob: 07855 354388

The office is located above a shop called Bainton Flooring, which is in the parade of shops between the Kwik Fit Garage and Coop Petrol Station on Castle Lane.  Come in through Bainton's shop door, this will bring you into a small foyer with a door ahead of you signed Halo Therapies.  Please ring the doorbell and the door will be answered.


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