The Qualifications bit.

I trained in Manchester with the Clifton Practice where I received my Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy, Hypnotherapy Practitioners Diploma and my level 5 Solution Focused Supervisor qualification – verified by the NCH and the NCFE.

I am also a registered member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy, the Complimentary & Natural Healthcare Council, have an enhanced DBS certificate for working with vulnerable adults and children. And I’m professionally insured by Holistic Services Insurance.

The bit Anxiety UK asked me to put.

I am also an Anxiety UK Approved Therapist, providing therapeutic support to the charity’s members and partner beneficiaries. This means I am subject to Anxiety UK’s regular monitoring of my professional qualifications, supervision, continual professional development, insurance and professional body membership in addition to complying with the ethical framework and professional standards set down by my registered governing body.

Full details of the Anxiety UK Approved Therapist scheme can be found here –

Details about becoming a member of Anxiety UK to be able to access therapy via the charity can be found here .


I’ve done these awesome courses.

Hypnotherapy for Chemotherapy – Dorothea Read

Neuroscience – Dr Naeem Iqbal

How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body – David R. Hamilton PhD

Solution Focused Hypnotherapy in Practice – Christian Dunham

IBS and Hypnotherapy – Peter Whorwell

Good Brain, Bad Brain: Parkinson’s Disease – University of Birmingham via futurelearn

Supporting People with Long-Term Living Conditions – Kings College London via futurelearn

Improving Management of IBS – British Medical Journal (BJM) via futurelearn

Learning How to Learn – University of California via Coursera


Still reading? Find out more and get in touch. 

To arrange a session or ask any questions you might have please contact, call 07756 932 702 or use our contact page – HERE.

A bit more information

Ben Gaskell is a Clinical Hypnotherapist working with clients who suffer from anxiety, stress, low mood and phobias. He practices from Stretford and Deansgate, Manchester and serves the areas of:


Altrincham, Stockport, Trafford, Urmston, Didsbury, Sale, Chorlton.


Deansgate, Northern Quarter, Spinning fields.

Further details can be found on the ‘getting here’ or ‘contact’ page. For more information on how Ben at Greater Manchester Hypnotherapy can help you please call 07756 932 702 or email

ONLINE SESSIONS ONLY, whilst we move to a new location!