About Us

At the Curative Hypnotherapy Clinic we have reduced our therapists of recent years to just the founders of the Clinic David and Deborah.

David Grinnell
MSc (Leeds) CHyp MGHR
Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist (GHR & CNHC)

David is a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist with 20 years experience of hypnotherapy. He specialises in stress & anxiety, fears & phobias, weight loss, habits, emotional problems, OCD and addiction. David is registered with a Professional Standards Authority accredited register of therapists (CNHC), approved for GP referral.

David suffered from a range of problems anxiety, phobias and emotional problems and made a full recovery through curative hypnotherapy. This experience led him to helping others and to setting up the Curative Hypnotherapy Clinic. Due to his experience and understanding of hypnotherapy David regularly treats patients who have been unsuccessfully treated by psychiatrists and psychotherapists for decades. David is a caring and compassionate therapist, he uses a range of highly effective approaches in his practice to ensure each patient is treated sensitively and effectively to overcome even the most difficult problems.

After gaining an MSc from Leeds University in the 1990s David has applied his scientific knowledge and understanding to help develop hypnotherapy theory and practice. He is a leading figure in the field of hypnotherapy and now, when not writing or training, sees patients from across the UK.

Professional Standards

David is a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, registered through full membership of the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

The GHR requires its therapists to have the appropriate training, experience and qualifications, David exceeds all of these requirements.

David abides by the rigorous Codes of Ethics of the GHR.

The outcomes of David’s therapy were assessed from January to July 2017 and his success rate was found to be 93%, with 95% being recorded the previous year.

Training, Qualifications & Experience

David originally trained with a General Hypnotherapy Register accredited training school and then went on to complete further training in curative hypnotherapy, at Birmingham’s Therapy Training College. He has, over the years, partaken in many extension courses on, for example, NLP and EMDR.

MSc (Leeds)
D Hyp: Hypnotherapy Diploma
CP NLP: Practitioner of NLP
CP EMDR: Practitioner of EMDR
Member of the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)
Registered with the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)


 

Deborah Mills
BA(Hons) DHyp MGHR
Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist (GHR & CNHC)

Deborah is a Senior Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist with 19 years experience of hypnotherapy. She specialises in stress & anxiety, emotional problems, weight loss, addiction, smoking cessation, habits, fears and phobias. Deborah is a member of The General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and a Professional Standards Authority accredited register of therapists (CNHC) approved for GP referral.

Deborah is co-founder of the Curative Hypnotherapy Clinic, where the advanced techniques of analytical and curative hypnotherapy are practiced. These more advanced techniques are distinguishable from other forms of hypnotherapy in that they achieve a permanent resolution for a wide range of conditions and issues.

In the past Deborah herself has achieved weight loss and resolved anxiety and IBS through hypnotherapy. In addition, she beat her addiction to nicotine when she succeeded in quitting smoking 20 years ago. As a result she went on to co-found the Curative Hypnotherapy Clinic where she uses her insight into the effect of the mind on emotional and physical states to help others achieve health and well-being. Deborah is an empathetic therapist and uses a range of approaches in her practice to ensure each patient is treated sensitively and effectively to overcome even the most difficult problems.

Professional Standards

Deborah is a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, registered through full membership of the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

The GHR requires its therapists to have the appropriate training, experience and qualifications, Deborah exceeds all of these requirements.

Deborah abides by the rigorous Codes of Ethics of the GHR.

The outcomes of Deborah’s therapy were assessed from January to July 2017 and her success rate was found to be 96%, with 93% being recorded the previous year.

Training, Qualifications & Experience

Deborah originally trained with a General Hypnotherapy Register accredited training school and has since participated in advanced training and research, including innovative regression techniques and Neuro Linguistic Programming.

B.A. (hons)
D Hyp: Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Hypnoanalysis
SQHP (Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice)
Member of the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)
Member of Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
Member of the NHS Directory of Complementary and Alternative Practitioners


Testimonials

Karl Baxter

“…With a handful of sessions with David I saw a dramatic improvement in my outlook. I’ve no hesitation to recommend him for either smoking cessation or more deep rooted issues around mental wellbeing ” -Karl Baxter. Read more...Read more...
2014-07-04T13:23:13+00:00
“…With a handful of sessions with David I saw a dramatic improvement in my outlook. I’ve no hesitation to recommend him for either smoking cessation or more deep rooted issues around mental wellbeing ” -Karl Baxter. Read more...

Kate Cooke

“I have got that control back, have stopped comfort eating and have even managed to lose weight (over Christmas too). I don't really feel like I'm depriving myself…” -Kate Cooke. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:40:51+00:00
“I have got that control back, have stopped comfort eating and have even managed to lose weight (over Christmas too). I don't really feel like I'm depriving myself…” -Kate Cooke. Read more...

Aren Deu

“I have managed to curb my anxiety and have found a new lease of life… I have also managed to curb my binge eating habits…I am now in control of the important aspects of my life once again” -Aren Deu. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:38:12+00:00
“I have managed to curb my anxiety and have found a new lease of life… I have also managed to curb my binge eating habits…I am now in control of the important aspects of my life once again” -Aren Deu. Read more...

Linda Prince

“I have suffered from a cat phobia… There were at least three hotel cats who I could almost say were quite cute and attractive. Without the treatment sessions this holiday would have been a bit of a nightmare”-Linda Prince . Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:34:15+00:00
“I have suffered from a cat phobia… There were at least three hotel cats who I could almost say were quite cute and attractive. Without the treatment sessions this holiday would have been a bit of a nightmare”-Linda Prince . Read more...

Pindi Kaur

“…I was suffering severe depression and anxiety for many years until June 2013 when I became very poorly …Having only 3 sessions for depression and anxiety I was a different person, I got my life back ”-Pindi Kaur. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:31:09+00:00
“…I was suffering severe depression and anxiety for many years until June 2013 when I became very poorly …Having only 3 sessions for depression and anxiety I was a different person, I got my life back ”-Pindi Kaur. Read more...

Sue Strudley

“For many years I have suffered with lack of or disturbed sleep…this lead to me feeling consistently tired…(now)I fall asleep within minutes and wake up energised after a good 7-8 hours sleep ”-Sue Strudley. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:29:36+00:00
“For many years I have suffered with lack of or disturbed sleep…this lead to me feeling consistently tired…(now)I fall asleep within minutes and wake up energised after a good 7-8 hours sleep ”-Sue Strudley. Read more...

Louise Malley

“…The hypnotherapy itself has taught me to relax with ease in stressful situations. I definitely recommend it to anyone who suffers with anxiety issues...”- Louise Malley. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:28:17+00:00
“…The hypnotherapy itself has taught me to relax with ease in stressful situations. I definitely recommend it to anyone who suffers with anxiety issues...”- Louise Malley. Read more...

Nicola Walker

“I have suffered with IBS for over 10 years time…I felt I couldn’t control any aspect of my life …now I feel like I have complete control and can enjoy life again ”-Nicola Walker. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:05:57+00:00
“I have suffered with IBS for over 10 years time…I felt I couldn’t control any aspect of my life …now I feel like I have complete control and can enjoy life again ”-Nicola Walker. Read more...

Chloe Middleton

“….By the end of the third session I felt much better, more confident and was no longer feeling anxious…” -Chloe Middleton . Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T13:04:24+00:00
“….By the end of the third session I felt much better, more confident and was no longer feeling anxious…” -Chloe Middleton . Read more...

Leigh-Anne Higgins

“Thank you for taking away that horrible black cloud that hung over me most days…the old Leigh-Anne seems to be back ”-Leigh-Anne Higgins. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T12:56:41+00:00
“Thank you for taking away that horrible black cloud that hung over me most days…the old Leigh-Anne seems to be back ”-Leigh-Anne Higgins. Read more...

Pippa Dixon

“All my life and for as long as I can remember I have been petrified of dogs…(post treatment) … My friends and family cannot believe the change in me. The results are incredible, I now feel comfortable being with dogs, the picture is evidence! ” -Pippa Dixon. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T12:53:57+00:00
“All my life and for as long as I can remember I have been petrified of dogs…(post treatment) … My friends and family cannot believe the change in me. The results are incredible, I now feel comfortable being with dogs, the picture is evidence! ” -Pippa Dixon. Read more...

Steve Rollinson

“….helped me in controlling my stress and anxiety….helped me control my anger and frustrations. I am sleeping so much better and longer and can face the daily problems head on ” -Steve Rollinson. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T12:50:27+00:00
“….helped me in controlling my stress and anxiety….helped me control my anger and frustrations. I am sleeping so much better and longer and can face the daily problems head on ” -Steve Rollinson. Read more...

Mita Patel

“…So many anxieties and thoughts were making life very difficult (to get through and even waking up each morning was a struggle itself). I wish I had known about the hypnotherapy clinic sooner it truly has changed my life…” -Mita Patel. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T12:47:12+00:00
“…So many anxieties and thoughts were making life very difficult (to get through and even waking up each morning was a struggle itself). I wish I had known about the hypnotherapy clinic sooner it truly has changed my life…” -Mita Patel. Read more...

Debbie Jennings

“To date I have lost 22lb’s, have not felt the need to use food as a comforter once during this time and actually enjoy exercising…” -Debbie Jennings. Read more...Read more...
2015-09-25T12:41:16+00:00
“To date I have lost 22lb’s, have not felt the need to use food as a comforter once during this time and actually enjoy exercising…” -Debbie Jennings. Read more...

Victoria cook

“Hi David. Just got back from Australia and I had absolutely no problems at all on any of the flights. We had 6 flights over the last 3 weeks and all of them were hassle and stress free so thanks ever so much.” -Victoria cook. Read more...Read more...
2016-08-19T13:36:07+00:00
“Hi David. Just got back from Australia and I had absolutely no problems at all on any of the flights. We had 6 flights over the last 3 weeks and all of them were hassle and stress free so thanks ever so much.” -Victoria cook. Read more...