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Shaun Brookhouse

 

           

 

The Principal of the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy in the United Kingdom, Shaun Brookhouse, began his hypnotherapy practice in 1989 and has been in continual full-time practices since.

He earned Graduateship Diploma (First Degree Equivalent) in Counselling and Hypnotherapy from the City and Guilds Institute of London, a Masters Degree in Education Studies (Researching the development of training in Hypnotherapy 1971-1998), Liverpool John Moores University, a CertEd from Manchester University which the assessment was based on part on the course he designed in clinical hypnosis, an Associateship Diploma from the College of Teachers and Licenceiateship in Training and Development from the City and Guilds Institute of London.

Shaun is a Certified Master Instructor with the National Guild of Hypnotists. Shaun is also a past Chairman of the National Council for Hypnotherapy, one of the UK's premier hypnotherapy societies. Additionally, he is a NLP Master Trainer and the UK's second recipient of the European Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis (ECCH) from the European Association for Hypno-Psychotherapy. Shaun also holds the European Certificate of Psychotherapy (ECP) from the European Association for Psychotherapy and the World Certificate of Psychotherapy (WCPC) from the World Council for Psychotherapy.

Shaun has been UK Council for Psychotherapy registered since 1996 and was a former Hypno-Psychotherapy Section Delegate. Section Chair, and Ordinary Member of the UKCP governing board. In March 2008, Shaun was again elected to be Chair of the Hypno-Psychotherapy Section of UKCP with a seat on the Board of Trustees. Additionally, in 2008, he was elected to the position of the Chair-Elect of the European Association for Hypno-Psychotherapy. In 2009, Shaun retired from the Chairman of the Hypno-Psychotherapy Section of UKCP, but is still active within the Section.

Shaun was one of the first two hypnotherapists to earn the externally accredited Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma.

He is also the co-author of Motivational Hypnotism (ISBN 0-9544604-1-3) Building a Successful and Ethical Therapy Practice (ISBN 0-95446604-0-5) and Hypnotic Coaching (ISBN 0-9544604-1-3).


Awards

He has received the following awards for his work for the worldwide profession:

  • Rexford L North Memorial Trophy, The National Guild of Hypnotists, USA (2004)
  • Hartland Memorial Award, National Council for Hypnotherapy (2005)
  • International Visionary Award, National Guild of Hypnotists (2005)
  • Ormond McGill Chair, National Guild of Hypnotists (2006)
  • President's Award, The National Guild of Hypnotists, USA (2002)
  • Hypnosis Journalism Award, The National Guild of Hypnotists, USA (2003)
  • Hypnotherapist Sealah Award, Induction into te International Hypnosis Hall of Fame (2001)
  • Pioneer Award, American Council of Hypnotist Examiners (2003)
  • Honorary Research Award, International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, USA (1995)
  • Hypnosis Research Award, American Association of Professional Hypnotherapists (1997)
  • Special Commendation Award, Centre Association of Psychotherapists (1998)