About Me

My name is Catherine Eland AHD, DSFH, SF Sup (Hyp), MNCH (Acc), AfSFH, CNHC Reg, DCR (R).

I am an experienced Clinical Hypnotherapist at Birkdale Hypnotherapy. My practise is in Birkdale, Southport and Online. I have been helping people change their lives for the last 10 years.

I am also Senior Lecturer at CPHT Hypnotherapy Training in Liverpool, Preston, Chester and Preston. Training graduates to become successful therapists, is always a pleasure. In addition, I am a NCH registered supervisor. Supporting, and guiding other hypnotherapists, gives me super satisfaction.

At Birkdale Hypnotherapy, my foremost aim is to deliver modern hypnotherapy techniques in a professional and committed way.  Above all, I am a fan of keeping things simple. I am not adverse, in giving people a gentle nudge in the right direction.

My qualifications:

DSFH – Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy 2012 ( Clifton Practice Hypnotherapy Training in Manchester). HPD – Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma 2013 ( NCH and NCFE). NCH Registered Supervisor 2015 ( Clifton Practice Advanced supervisor Training). AHD Advanced Hypnotherapy Diploma 2020 This course has been assessed at a level 5 by NCFE. This is the highest qualification afforded to Hypnotherapists in the UK.


Registered member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy. (AFSFH)

I am a member of the Complimentary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

Member of the National Council of Hypnotherapy (NCH)

Membership of General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)

Enhanced DBS certificate for working with vulnerable adults and children

Professionally insured by Holistic Services Insurance.

Registered NCH Hypnotherapy Supervisor

Previous Experience

I worked in the family business as Dealer Principal of Peugeot, Renault and Volvo dealerships.

In addition, I am a qualified Senior Radiographer and Mammographer at Chorley Hospital and Lancashire Breast Unit Hospital DCR(R). I have the advanced Diploma in Mammograpy principles.