Dip CBH, GQHP, GHR (Reg), Dip SMRB
Cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist
Bill Sheate is a fully qualified GHR and CNHC registered cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist, specialising in stress and anxiety in higher education and working in the heart of academia (in Bloomsbury and South Kensington). He has over 30 years’ experience as an academic in higher education, bringing a willing patience and empathic approach to dealing with students, which led to him training in cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy (in evidence-based Hypno-CBT®) with the UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy.
Bill holds a Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (BPS accredited) and a Diploma in Stress Management and Resilience Building (ISMA accredited). He is experienced in treating stress and anxiety related issues, including low self-esteem, phobias, perfectionism and insomnia. He also runs innovative Relaxation and Resilience skills training programmes for staff and students (e.g. at Imperial College London, University of Manchester), covering mindfulness (and a mindful approach to learning), relaxation, stress management, assertiveness, personal problem-solving skills and career planning.
Bill’s approach to cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy (CBH) fully integrates CBT with evidence-based hypnosis, incorporating mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and relaxation, with a strong focus on practical techniques and skills training for building long-term resilience and self-efficacy. Bill has extensive experience of higher education, being originally a biologist, but also with an MSc and PhD in environmental decision-making. He has taught, directed and examined courses at all levels and at numerous institutions in the UK and Ireland, as well as supervised and examined many PhDs. He is able to tailor treatment individually to work with you on specific pressures that may be associated with ongoing academic processes, milestones and forms of assessments (e.g. exams, REF), whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD research student or member of staff (academic or non-academic).