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Fiona Biddle


Fiona Biddle has been in professional practice since 1993 and has undertaken many courses to continually improve her skills since first qualifying as a hypno-psychotherapist.

She has also developed a new model of therapy: the Motivational Model of Hypnotism.  A book on this, co-authored with Shaun Brookhouse, was published in June 2005. You can find out more on this model on the "Services" page at

In addition to her private practice, based near Loughborough and in London, Fiona is also Managing Director of the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, and Vice Principal of the UK Academy of Therapeutic Arts and Sciences.

She is a past Chair of the National Council for Hypnotherapy and is secretary of the European Association of Hypno-Psychotherapy. Fiona has co-written a number of therapeutic course manuals and "Building a Successful and Ethical Therapy Practice" and "Hypnotic Coaching", as well as "Motivational Hypnotism".



Some of Fiona Biddle's credentials and qualifications are:

  • BSc (Hons), Computing, Loughborough University
  • Diploma in Counselling, Exeter College
  • DipCAH Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis, The Washington School of Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis
  • HPD, Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma, National Council for Hypnotherapy & NCFE National Awarding Body
  • CertHypSup, Certificate in Hypnotherapeutic Supervision National Council for Hypnotherapy
  • CPC, Certified Professional Coach, International Institute of Coaching (US)
  • ADHP(NC), Advanced Diploma in Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (UK)
  • CI, Certified Instructor of Hypnotherapy, National Guild of Hypnotists (US)
  • FNGH, Fellow of the National Guild of Hypnotists (US)
  • FNCH, Fellow, National Council for Hypnotherapy - Fiona Biddle is currently only one of five UK holders of the European Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis from the European Association for Hypno-Psychotherapy and is a Member of the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (UK), a society which only admits doctors, dentists, psychologists and UKCP psychotherapists
  • FNCSAG(Hon), Honoray Fellow of the National College Student and Alumni Guild