Shaun Brookhouse will be appearing at the following locations for professional training programmes:
In 2007, Shaun became Principal of the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, probably the longest established school of this type in the UK (established 1977). The Diploma in Hypnosis and Psychotherapy DHP(NC) has been offered every year since the college’s founding and is externally accredited (by UKCP, European Association for Psychotherapy, and European Association of Hypno-Psychotherapy) runs in Manchester, London, Oxford, and Leicester. Shaun is the Stage One tutor for the London and Manchester Centres. Details can be found at www.hypnotherapyuk.net or by firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shaun is a featured presenter at this event, hosted by the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy on the 9th and 10th of June 2018 at The Grand Hotel, Leicester. Shaun will be lecturing on the importance of working with the client’s rituals and superstitions for therapeutic success. Details can be found HERE
Shaun will be presenting at this BACP sponsored event on the 8th of March 2018. His presentation is entitled Amalgamating Hypno-Psychotherapy into a Trauma Counselling Protocol. For further information about the event or to book to attend click HERE
Shaun is rejoining the faculty of the largest hypnosis convention in the world after an absence of 7 years. He will be presenting his Smoking Cessation for Success and Magical Metaphor classes. Additionally, he will hold a 2 day post convention Ericksonian Hypnotism Certification Course. The convention is in Marlborough, Massachusetts from the 11th-13th of August 2017. For further details go to https://ngh.net
Shaun will be presenting a CPD event on Innovative Approaches to Hypno-Psychotherapy on the 18th and 19th of April 2015. To book click HERE
Shaun will be presenting a keynote address at this event. His talk will be “The Future of Hypno-Psychotherapy in the World” This event is the 27th-29th of September 2013 in Bacau, Romania.
Shaun will be presenting a lecture called “Sometimes Hypnosis is Just Hypnosis” at this event. He is very happy that the Freud Museum is sponsoring the conference which will celebrate Sigmund Freud’s roots in hypnosis. This is event is on the 23rd of November 2013. For further details go to the Freud Museum atwww.freud.org.uk
Shaun will be presenting a lecture on the works of Steve Gilligan and how to use these across various modalities. The conference will be held in London on the 9-10th of November.
December 2001: Shaun Brookhouse featured on the cover of the Journal of Hypnotism. This is the largest hypnosis publication in the world.
January 2002: Shaun Brookhouse has been appointed the Editor of the National Guild of Hypnotists Certified Instructors’ Ezine
February 2002: Shaun Brookhouse has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the International Institute of Coaching.
May 2002: The Washington School of Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis has amalgamated its Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis with the Certified Practitioner of NLP Course. Persons who complete the Diploma Training will receive two credentials: The Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis and Certified Practitioner of NLP Status. The tuition for this combined programme is £1410 (VAT inclusive) with an additional £100 one off certification fee to pay.
May 2002: Shaun Brookhouse has been appointed to the Technical Working Group setting up Hypnotherapy National Occupational Standards
July 2002: Shaun Brookhouse became one of the first two reciepiants of the externally accredited Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD) awarded jointly through the National Council for Hypnotherapy and the NCFE National Awarding Body
August 2002: At the 2002 Conference of the National Guild of Hypnotists, Shaun Brookhouse received the prestigious NGH President’s Award for his work for the profession and the National Guild. Next to the Rexford L North Award, the President’s Award is the most senior honour given by the National Guild of Hypnotists.The National Guild of Hypnotists has over 7000 members around the world.
September 2002: Shaun Brookhouse earned a Certificate in Education through Manchester University. Many of the assignments for this award were based around the Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis which he designed.
October 2002: Shaun Brookhouse was made an “Ïnternational Member” of The New Zealand Society of Clinical & Applied Hypnotherapy
January 2003: The Washington School’s internationally accredited diploma programme has converted into a modular format which means that students can start the course at any time of year rather than waiting until the beginning of the academic year each October. For further information email email@example.com
February 2003: Shaun Brookhouse was awarded Board Certified Fellowship of the National Guild of Hypnotists. This was one of the first fellowships to be presented by the Guild. The criteria was to be a Board Certified Hypnotherapist for not less than 3 years a member of the National Guild for not less than 4 years, to be in clinical practice for not less than 3 years, be published in one or more of the following: book, video, newspaper, magazine, or other media of the Board, must write a 5000 word thesis on a clinical hypnosis subject suitable for publication, and to have submitted a video conducting a clinical hypnosis session.
March 2003: Merrimack, NH, U.S.A.- Dr. Dwight Damon, president of the National Guild of Hypnotists announced in behalf of the Executive Board that Shaun Brookhouse, of Great Britain, had been appointed to the Advisory Board of this internationally active professional organization as of March 15, 2003. Shaun was nominated because of his international work regarding the study and practice of hypnotism and hypnotherapy. He will head a department in Great Britain which is being developed in behalf of the Guild’s many European members. The National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. is a non-profit group which was founded fifty-two years ago in Boston, Mass, U.S.A. With 7000 members world-wide it is known as the world’s largest and oldest organization of its kind. From August 8-10 members will hold their annual convention and educational conference, which in fifteen years has become known as the world’s largest and friendliest hypnotism convention. This annual event is held in New Hampshire where NGH headquarters is located. Shaun Brookhouse, as a member of the adjunct faculty, conducts NGH continuing education workshops on Ericksonian hypnosis throughout the year and will also present at the convention. His educational column, “A British Perspective,” is a regular feature in the Journal of Hypnotism and the Hypno-Gram, two NGH professional publications
May 2003: Glendale, California Shaun Brookhouse was awarded the Pioneer Award from the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners for “his leadership and dedication to the hypnotherapy profession in the United Kingdom”
June 2003: Shaun Brookhouse in partnership with Fiona Biddle, have opened up a satellite practice in London. The Park Road Practice details can be found at www.hypno-nlp.net It should be noted that this is very much a part-time practice, Shaun’s full-time practice will remain at Chorlton in Manchester.
August 2003: Nashua, New Hampshire, at the largest hypnosis convention in the world, Shaun Brookhouse received the Hypnosis Journalism Award in recognition for his activities as a hypnotic author.
October 2003: Nashua, New Hampshire: Shaun Brookhouse has been appointed International Affairs Officer of the National Guild of Hypnotists as well as to the Board Certification Board of Examiners of the National Guild of Hypnotists
November 2003: Shaun Brookhouse was awarded Licentiateship of the City and Guilds of London Institute in Training and Development
December 2003: Brookhouse Hypnotherapy has begun to expand into a national group of therapeutic practices. Brookhouse Hypnotherapy has its main office in Chorlton in Manchester (Since 1991) with additional practices in Loughborough and London. Further offices will be opened in 2004. These offices will be either staffed by Shaun Brookhouse or clinicians trained by or approved by Shaun Brookhouse. It should be noted that Shaun will continue to run his full time practice from Richmael House, 25 Edge Lane, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9JH.
February 2004: Shaun Brookhouse has been named a faculty member for the largest hypnosis convention in the world, the National Guild of Hypnotists Annual Convention. This is the 5th straight year he has been selected.
April 2004: Shaun Brookhouse has truly become an “Instructor of Instructors”. Shaun has become the first person outside of the United States to be authorised to teach the National Guild of Hypnotist’s Train the Trainer course.
July 2004: Shaun Brookhouse has earned Graduateship in Hypnotherapy and Counselling from the City and Guilds of London Institute. Graduateship is equivalent to a first degree from a recognised European University
August 2004: Shaun Brookhouse was given the Rexford L North Memorial Trophy from the National Guild of Hypnotists, their highest award. This was given for life time achievement in the field.
October 2004: Shaun Brookhouse was elected to Fellowship of the Institute for Learning, this body is affiliated with the Further Education National Training Organisation which is responsible for Further Education. Shaun was awarded this in recognition of his qualifications as a teacher of hypnotherapy practitioners
February 2005: Shaun will be delivering one of three keynote addresses at the National Council for Hypnotherapy’s Annual Convention 17-19 June 2005. For further details go tohttp://www.hypnotherapists.org.uk/cms/news_item.asp?LTid=12
May 2005: The National Guild of Hypnotists, USA has awarded one of the first 3 Master Instructor Certifications to Shaun Brookhouse
June 2005: The National Council for Hypnotherapy UK has awarded The Hartland Memorial Award to Shaun Brookhouse for his services to the hypnotherapy profession worldwide
August 2005: The National Guild of Hypnotists honoured Shaun Brookhouse twice at their International Convention, first by awarding him the inaugural International Visionary Award for his innovative promotion of the profession as well as inducting him in to the Order of Braid, which was founded to honour those who over their life have made extraordinary contributions to the field of hypnotism.
October 2005: Shaun Brookhouse will be leading the London Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis Training Course with Fiona Biddle. This course commences in January 2006, please email the office firstname.lastname@example.org for details or go to Downloads to get the information required
December 2005: Shaun Brookhouse was featured in the Manchester Evening News for his smoking cessation treatment, the outcome of the article was very favourable indeed.
February 2006: Brookhouse Hypnotherapy Ltd has launched www.shaunbrookhouse.org to act as a web hub for all of Shaun’s affiliated websites.
Feburary 2006: Shaun Brookhouse was selected to be a faculty member at the National Guild of Hypnotists International Hypnotism Convention for the 7th consecutive year, details above.
June 2006: The UK Academy of Therapeutic Arts and Sciences has amalgameted the Washington School of Clincial and Advanced Hypnosis. From July2006, all Diplomas awarded in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis will come from the UK Academy and no longer from the Washington School of Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis
August 2006: Shaun Brookhouse was awarded Diplomate Status from the National Guild of Hypnotists, thier highest level of membership. Addionally, he was awarded the Ormond McGill Chair for being the highest rated faculty member at the 2005 NGH International Hypnotism Conference.
November 2006: Shaun Brookhouse was appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Council for Hypnotherapy. Shaun served for a number of years on the NCH Executive as Director of Ethics, and then as Chair. The National Council for Hypnotherapy is the most important hypnotherapy body in the UK
January 2007: Shaun Brookhouse was interviewed by the Hypnotherapy Journal, the official journal of the National Council for Hypnotherapy
April 2007: From the UK Academy of Therapeutic Arts and Sciences 5 April 2007 For Immediate Release The UK Academy is proud to announce that our Principal Shaun Brookhouse has been elected a Fellow of the College of Teachers. The College of Teachers is the oldest professional college for educators in the world having received its Royal Charter in 1849 with a supplementary charter received in 1998. Shaun was already a holder of their post graduate Associateship Diploma for his dissertation The Importance of Counselling Skills in the Training of Hypnotherapists With distinctions like this and his Masters Degree in Education Studies from Liverpool John Moores University(Dissertation: Hypnotherapy Training in the UK: An investigation into the development of Clinical Hypnosis training post 1971) and his Certificate in Education (Post Compulsory/Adult) from the University of Manchester and his status as a Master Instructor for the National Guild of Hypnotists, we at the UK Academy believe that we have one of the finest educators of hypnotists/hypnotherapists in the world today.We offer our warmest congratulations to Shaun on this latest accomplishment.
June 2007: Shaun Brookhouse and Fiona Biddle have joined the Board of Directors of the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (established in 1977). Shaun will be taking on the duties of Principal of the College and Fiona will be the Managing Director of the College. This is a great development and both parties are delighted with moving the College into the future.
November 2007: Shaun Brookhouse has been awarded a European Certtificate in Psychotherapy from the European Association for Psychotherapy in Vienna. To date, only 107 other UK Psychotherapists have received this award. This compliments his European Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis from the European Association of Hypno-Psychotherapy (Netherlands) that he recieved in July 2007. He was the second person in the UK to receive this award. Both awards are testiment to Shaun’s committment to providing the best possible service to his clients.
March 2008: Shaun Brookhouse has been elected to the post of Chair of the Hypno-Psychotherapy Section of UKCP. He was previously Chair of Section in 1999, and with this election he also has a seat on the Board of Trustees of UKCP. This is a great honour especially in this time of potential change in UK Psychotherapy Legislation.
August 2008: Shaun Brookhouse has teamed up again with Fiona Biddle and Susan Martin in the book Therapeutic Inspirations Volume 1. See publications page on this website for more details
October 2008: Shaun Brookhouse was named Chair-Elect of the European Association for Hypno-Psychotherapy at their recent meeting in Madrid.
February 2009 Shaun Brookhouse was elected to membership of the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis
September 2009 Shaun Brookhouse was granted Honorary Membership of the Australian Hypnotherapists Association at their world conference in Sydney. He was also a keynote presenter at this event
September 2009 Shaun Brookhouse was granted Honorary Membership of the Australian Hypnotherapists Association at their world conference in Sydney. He was also a keynote presenter at this event
June 2010 Shaun Brookhouse was elected to the Chairmanship of the European Association for Hypno-Psychotherapy
September 2010 Shaun Brookhouse earned a Diploma in Hypnotherapy from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute in the US
October 2010 Shaun Brookhouse was made an International Expert for the Training and Accrediting Committee of the European Association for Psychotherapy
October 2010 Shaun Brookhouse was featured on the BBC Radio 5 Live Tony Livesey Show
April 2011 Shaun Brookhouse recieved his PGCert in Clinical Supervision from the University of Derby
October 2011 Shaun Brookhouse recieved his Accreditation as a Solution Focused Practitioner from the UK Association for Solution Focused Practice
October 2011 Shaun Brookhouse became accredited by the UKCP Hypno-Psychotherapy College as a Clinical Supervisor
October 2011 Shaun Brookhouse was featured on the BBC Radio 5 Live Tony Livesey Show for the second time
October 2011 Shaun Brookhouse was granted membership of the International Society of Hypnosis
June 2012 Shaun Brookhouse was made an advisor on hypnotherapy and psychotherapy for the Institute for Complementary and Natural Medicine
February 2013 Shaun Brookhouse joined the International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Psychotherapy www.ijp.org.uk He joins such luminaries as Professors Andrew Samuels and Emmy van Deurzen who currently sit on this board.
August 2013 Shaun appeared on BBC’s Mark Forrest show on phobias which was broadcast to all 39 BBC Stations
September 2013 Shaun received the Outstanding Contribution to Complementary Medicine Award-Highly Commended from the Institute for Complementary and Natural Medicne
June 2014 Shaun received the title Diplomate from the American Psychotherapy Association
August 2014 Shaun Brookhouse of Chorlton has been awarded Fellow Status in the American Psychotherapy Association. Fellow Status is reserved for those individuals who are able to meet the stringent requirements of the association in the areas of knowledge, skills, education, training, and experience in the therapeutic process. The American Psychotherapy Association is an international membership association developed to bring together professionals from a variety of disciplines to advance the profession of psychotherapy and elevate standards of practice. Membership is comprised of almost 5000 counsellors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, pastoral counsellors, nurse psychotherapists, and other psychotherapy professionals around the world.
April 2015 Shaun Brookhouse has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council for a three year term. The CNHC is an accredited register of the Professional Standards Authority and is the regulator of the hypnotherapy profession.
September 2015 Shaun became the International Officer of UKCP and Chair of the International Committee
March 2017 Shaun is to reprise his column,”A British Perspective” in the Journal of Hypnotism
March 2017 Shaun was granted Registered Memebership of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
October 2018 Shaun joined the editorial board of The Journal of Current Research in Complementary & Alternative Medicine.
November 2018 Shaun is awarded Honorary Fellowship for his distinguished service to Psychotherapy.
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Unlike most hypnotherapists, I am also an accredited Psychotherapist for over 25 years with the UK Council for Psychotherapy. The skills I acquired as a psychotherapist assists the hypnotherapeutic process considerably and helps my clients gain new insights into the potential causes of their issues. This is still done in a brief, solution focused manner.
In recognition of the distinguished contribution Shaun has made to the field of psychotherapy, the Board of Trustees of the UK Council for Psychotherapy awarded him an Honorary Fellowship of UKCP in November 2018. Shaun is one of only two Hypno-Psychotherapists to have received this honour from UKCP.
Since 2001 I have been providing supervision for hypnotherapists in Manchester as well as throughout the UK. Sessions can be face to face, one to one, groups or on Zoom, WhatsApp, SKYPE or FaceTime. I provide supervision in accordance with the requirements for practitioner registered with UKCP, NSTT, NCH, as well as other professional bodies for hypnotherapy and psychotherapy.
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I have presented courses, seminars, after dinner speeches and workshops in the UK, Europe, USA, Australia and the Far East on various aspects of hypnosis and psychotherapy. To date, I have presented over 50 programmes at international hypnotherapy and psychotherapy conferences around the world. If you want a dynamic and entertaining after dinner speaker, get in touch.
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