Helping you get it right
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Hi, my name is Susan Ricketts and I look forward to helping you reach your goals and re-discover the enjoyment of life. Helping you get it right.
I am a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Life Coach. I completed my original training at the Kent College of Hypnotherapy and have been working within the holistic industry with clients since 1999. I completed my advanced training (Bsc Hons Degree) in Clinical Hypnotherapy at St Mary's University College London. I am a qualified FE teacher and was awarded the Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills Status by the IfL in December 2010.
I am registered with The Hypnotherapy Association, The General Hypnotherapy Register, a validated practitioner with the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and I am listed on the National Hypnotherapist register with the UK Confederation of Hypnotherapy Organisations. www.ukcho.co.uk. I am registered for Hypnotherapy with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. I am also a listed Supervisor on the GHR website for student Hypnotherapists.
Working within the field of thought therapy, known as Cognitive Coaching/Therapy, I help clients to understand the principle of - we feel and behave according to how we think -I also teach Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Strategies and techniques) to enhance any therapist treatment package.
I recently undertook a University Degree in Teaching in the LifeLong Learning Sector and having obtained the DTLLS qualification, I teach for the Kent Hypnosis Institute.
As a qualified teacher, I am a member of the Institute for Learning and I am dedicated to Continual Professional Development within all my practice fields, which I believe allows me to continue to offer the most up-to-date and relevant treatment plans.
I also worked at MidKent College as a Personal Tutor, supporting and teaching over 120 students on an annual basis. Teaching the elements from the "Every Child Matters" Policy, including subjects such as: Study techniques, dealing with stress, STi's, alcohol, self esteem, smoking, CV's, interview techniques and health and safety to name a few. The role also included working with parents, agencies and staff members whilst dealing with various issues experienced by the students, from child abuse to teenage pregnancy. During my time at Midkent College, I completed additional training for Child Protection issues, Behaviour Management and Brain Friendly Learning.
All certificates and membership details of regulatory bodies can be viewed on request.
Bsc(Hons) Degree in Clinical Hypnosis - awarded by St Mary's University, London.
(For module content of Bsc Degree in Clinical Hypnosis click this link)
Diploma of Higher Education in Clinical Hypnosis - awarded by St Mary's University, London.
Advanced Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
GQHP - General Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice - awarded by GHSC & GHR
SQHP - Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy practice - awarde by GHSC & GHR
Diploma in Life Coaching
PTLLS, CTLLS & DTLLS - Teaching in the LifeLong Learning Sector
Qualified Teacher: Initial Teacher Training
PTLLS,CTLLS & DTLLS qualification awarded by - Canterbury Christ Church University
QTLS - Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status. Awarded by the Institute for Learning in December 2010:
What are QTLS and ATLS?
Teachers and trainers can gain Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) or Associate Teacher Learning and Skills (ATLS) status by successfully going through Professional Formation, which is:
“the post-qualification process by which a teacher demonstrates through professional practice
1.the ability to use effectively the skills and knowledge acquired whilst training to be a teacher;
2.and the capacity to meet the occupational standards required of a teacher.”
I completed my original training at the Clinical Hypnosis Institute, Kent College of Hypnotherapy which is an approved school with The Hypnotherapy Association. I completed my Diploma of Higher Education in Clinical Hypnosis at St Mary's University College London.
Member of the General Hypnotherapy Register GHR
Validated Practitioner of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council
Full Membership with The Hypnotherapy Association
Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist - Registered with the Confederation of Hypnotherapy Organisations
Member of the Institute for Learning - Professional body for Teachers
Hypnotherapy - Registered with the CNHC - Complementary and Natural healthcare Council
"Naturally intuitive and caring therapist"
"Brilliant listening skills, sensitive"
"I have benefited enormously from Sue's knowledge and experience"
"I would have no hesitation in recommending Sue"