Who we are?

MARK Howard  is a registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, and is also a registered mental health nurse, qualifying in 1988. He has practiced as a Hypnotherapist since 2002, having trained at the London College of Clinical Hypnosis, which is one of the leading training centres in the UK.
As a nurse, Mark worked for most of his clinical career as a community mental health nurse, and a clinical nurse leader, which involved supervising mental health nurse colleagues, offering clinical and care advice and guidance to other disciplines; and also spent time in an Accident and Emergency Department (A & E) training staff in working with and supporting people attending A & E with mental health needs.

Mark worked as a senior lecturer at a London University from 2003 to 2015, teaching health and social care. The clinical and academic roles have complemented each other, and have enhanced his work in different ways.

Similarly, Mark’s background as a mental health practitioner has supported his work as a hypnotherapist, and enables him to apply a wider perspective to the broad range of conditions that he works with. The following are among the many conditions and enhancements he has worked with:
Anxiety related disorders; panic symptoms; phobias; fear of flying; digestive system problems e.g. IBS, ulcerative colitis; weight loss; smoking cessation; performance enhancement (work, sports performance etc.).

Professional bodies:

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)


CAROLINE Howard  is an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Clinical Supervisor and Trainer with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP); and is also a registered mental health nurse, attaining her core profession as a Registered Mental Nurse in 1986 and worked as a Community Psychiatric Nurse in East London before joining City University London in 1996 as a Community Mental Health Specialist Lecturer. Caroline is a co-founder of the Chinese Mental Health Association, set up in 1992. This Association has become one of the key mental health resource centres for Chinese people in the UK. She has also, since 2008, performed the role of Honorary Mental Health Consultant to the National Chinese Healthy Living Centre, based in London.

Caroline is a freelance therapist and clinical supervisor; in addition to her therapy work she has been supporting skills development for new therapists to attain accreditation with the BABCP. Caroline also extends her therapy work to the Chinese Communities, and uses her Cantonese to assess and deliver therapy to Chinese clients. Where necessary she also makes recommendations to mainstream services about specific therapeutic interventions for this client group.

As a clinician, Caroline has accumulated a wide range of CBT skills that she has been trained to deliver, and she has facilitated clients recovering from a wide range of conditions, including the following:
Depression, PTSD, Social Anxiety, Health Anxiety, General Anxiety Disorder, OCD, fear of flying.

Professional bodies:

  • British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
  • United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)