Linda Witchell - Hypnotherapist and Counsellor

Hypnotherapy & Counselling

Control your anxiety and learn to live, love and laugh again

For online or face to face help

You have come to the right place if you want help to:

  • Combat fears and phobias
  • Let go of stress and anxiety
  • Beat panic attacks
  • Stop worrying
  • Relax and enjoy life
  • Build your confidence and self-esteem
  • Reduce test anxiety
  • Overcome blushing and shyness
  • Master public speaking
  • Improve your performance
  • Cope with grief
  • Stop smoking

Hi, I’m Linda,

I know that it’s difficult to make stress, anxiety and worry go away on its own. I’ve experienced it and so many of my clients confirm this. Life is so busy and demanding. I really get it.

You want to improve yourself but its hard as you struggle to find a way to feel better.  But research and evidence shows that the way you deal with difficult times can make a big difference to your future health and happiness. Contact me.

Free 30 Minute Consultation

Start feeling better today. Contact Linda to arrange your first free consultation.

If an emergency arises and you feel like you are in a crisis and can’t wait for an appointment, emergency numbers can be found here.

Free Advice and Updates

I’m a specialist in helping people with anxiety who want to change.

I can support you by providing hypnotherapy and counselling. I’m a highly qualified and experienced clinical hypnotherapy practitioner and counsellor, you can read more about me and my many qualifications here. I also have a blog, if you would like to get to know me better.

My hypnotherapy sessions are developed around bespoke programmes, so you get so much more than hypnotherapy or counselling alone. You get quality sessions that are built on research and evidence. I specialise in helping people to relieve stress and anxiety or to cope after a loss, so you know that you are getting an expert in the field.


My programmes are designed especially for you and your situation. Often, I use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with hypnosis as it’s been proven to give better results for some people. I know that your problem is important, so I really listen to you and help you find the solution.

In addition, I provide you with information and I offer you a relaxation audio recording (MP3) to listen to at home. Finally, when you choose my service you will soon discover that as a retired nurse with over 30 years working in helping professions, I am passionate about what I do because I want you to feel better.

Fill out a form and I’ll be in touch to organise your first free consultation.

The Awaken The Change Process

Online Hypnotherapy

A popular and easy way to access my services. We can use Skype, Zoom, or Vsee for online sessions, and in some cases, I can provide counselling by telephone. This depends on your choice and personal circumstances.

The benefits of online hypnotherapy

  • Easy and convenient access.
  • No additional travelling costs.
  • Skype, Zoom and Vsee are free to use.
  • Good for people with mobility problems.
  • Help from the comfort of your own home.
  • Ideal for people who live in remote areas, even as remote as the Outback in Australia.
  • Telephone counselling is also available in some cases.

Read more about how online hypnotherapy can help you.

Hypnotherapy in Bournemouth

I specialise in stress and anxiety issues, as well as bereavement and loss.

Perhaps you are feeling worried and anxious and not enjoying things like you used to. Some people may be suffering from panic attacks or difficulties with their relationships. If you are feeling stress, anxious and want to change, I can help.

I believe that you can change something or your attitude to something if you really want to but sometimes you just need a bit of help.

I offer hypnotherapy and counselling sessions from my practice, conveniently located between Pokesdown and Iford in Bournemouth.

Find out more about my hypnotherapy and counselling services.

Unsure about Hypnotherapy?

This video may help. Linda explains about hypnotherapy and counselling in this interview and how it helps people to change.

Can I be Hypnotised?

Answer some simple questions to find out if you can be hypnotised.

Self Help Audio – Hypnosis Downloads

Why not try self-help hypnosis through my carefully prepared audio files? With easy purchase and immediate delivery, you can play my studio quality MP3 files in the comfort of your own home, or wherever else you have uninterrupted time to yourself.

My selection of hypnosis downloads can help you…

  • Sleep
  • Relax
  • Stop Smoking
  • Control your Weight
  • Build Your Confidence
  • Overcome Anxiety
  • Boost Your Studying
  • Boost Your Creativity

Visit my online shop to see the self-help audio files that I offer.

Self Hypnosis Audio Downloads

Professionally created and incredibly effective self hypnosis audio downloads. 


I desperately wanted to give up smoking…

I booked a hypnotherapy session with Linda as I desperately wanted to give up smoking, although I felt ready in myself and really wanted to knock this habit on the head, I also knew I could benefit with some additional help and support. I found Linda’s approach to be...

I had a very positive experience…

I had a very positive experience having been hypnotised by Linda. I wanted some help to overcome personal thought barriers that were affecting my confidence in making important decisions to progress my career. After being hypnotised, I feel Linda really got to know...

Got to the root of the problem…

I came to see Linda because of confidence, and getting worked up over minor irritations. I found her service to be very useful and quick. Got to the root of the problem and had a series of effective tasks which allowed me to easily improve. DS, Broadstone.

Linda’s Blog

Are you struggling to stop smoking?

Are you struggling to stop smoking?

  Stop struggling with stopping smoking. If you want to stop smoking, you can do it with the right help. But before you seek that help, consider the benefits of stopping smoking and why you want to stop smoking. Do it for yourself. Is this you? You are a...

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Linda’s  Book

Focused on helping therapists and others in the helping professions with their CPD.

CPD Made Easy - Book Cover

CPD Made Easy

55 Ways to Continued Professional Development for therapists and the helping professionals

Lindas’ guide to CPD, including a toolkit of CPD activities.

This book will be invaluable to various therapists, including counsellors, hypnotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists, aromatherapists, health and wellbeing coaches, psychotherapists, massage therapists, holistic practitioners and many more therapists who want to do a good job and learn. It will be invaluable to therapists who have just completed their training and are unsure how to start CPD. It will also be useful for experienced therapists who just need some inspiration.

Available on Amazon as a Kindle Edition and in Paperback.