Central Hypnotherapy Stockport

T:0161 474 8120 / 07748 838 644


Central Hypnotherapy Stockport, Manchester U.K.

Welcome to Central Hypnotherapy!

Based in offices in historic Market Place, Town Centre, Stockport (South Manchester) since 2001, Central Hypnotherapy specialises in providing expert help with all sorts of issues, eliminating them in a single session wherever possible.  Weight loss, drug and alcohol issues, stopping smoking, phobias and anxiety attacks, gambling addiction and emotional problems are just a few of the issues we can sort out rapidly and safely with hypnosis. So why do it the hard way?  

Consultant Hypnotherapist Chris Holmes prefers to let his clients speak for themselves. The prestigious law firm Keoghs Solicitors first engaged his hypnotherapy services for their employees in early 2002, and the programme was so successful that it continued for nearly three years, instead of the two weeks originally planned!  All sessions were paid for by the company and the following quote is from their assessment of the results: 

"We sought feedback from all who have attended and the results have been phenomenal. There have been numerous complimentary remarks about Chris and his ability to convey confidence in the whole process. We have received many notes of thanks from employees who claim the session to have been a life-changing experience." Frances Cross, Director of Human Resources, Keoghs Solicitors. (2005)

Phenomenal?  Life-changing?  Must cost a fortune, right?

Wrong!  Or at least, not if you come here.  A few private therapists in Manchester and Stockport charge high rates, but you just don't need to pay that to get brilliant results.  Just look at the Keoghs review above: that's an independent assessment of the outcomes of hundreds of sessions involving over 150 staff members over a period of about three years.  And that was in 2005 - I've had another thirteen years of practical experience since then, and you never stop learning because every client is different.  So call now for more information about rates and availability - no-obligation!  0161 474 8120 (Office Hours), or call/text 07748 838 644 any time, any day.     

About Chris Holmes

My name is Chris Holmes and I have been a full-time professional hypnotherapist since August 2000. I am currently registered as a Senior Practitioner on the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR). Since launching Central Hypnotherapy in Stockport Town Centre I have personally helped thousands of people from all over Stockport, Manchester, Tameside and Cheshire reach their goals.

My original training in hypnotherapy was with the respected Washington School of Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis in 1999 but prior to that I had been a Lecturer in the English Department of Manchester Metropolitan University for six years, so as well as attending many courses and trainings in hypnotherapy since then I have also run courses myself and taught both beginners and other qualified hypnotherapists too.   

I love being a hypnotherapist. Most clients are new to the subject and do not know how much - or how quickly - hypnosis can help them. Whenever possible, I will get rid of their problem in just one session. This naturally amazes people, especially if they have had the problem for many years.  Some problems might take longer to eliminate but the only way to find out is to ask! 

For more information call 0161 474 8120 (Office Hours) or call/text 07748 838 644 any time, any day.  You'll be glad you did!

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" Hi Chris, Wanted to leave it a couple of weeks before I got in contact again to see if this feeling ‘wore off’ – no chance! Just wanted to tell you how wonderful you are!!!!! I expect you’ll soon be getting a lot of calls from my friends for an appointment with you soon! I have never felt so fantastic! I have lost around 8lbs since my visit and feel no urge whatsoever to eat anything unhealthy. The desire for having a dessert after a main meal has gone, I even watched my boyfriend eat Chinese on Saturday night and didn’t feel any kind of temptation to have any. In fact when I looked at the menu there was nothing that I wanted, just thought why would I want to eat that!!!!!!!!! There has been a block of cheese in my fridge for the last week and I haven’t had a slice of it! This is so weird! I truly thank you so much for literally changing my life. I wish I had come to see you years ago. I feel so much more confident and so excited about how I’m going to look soon! !!!!! I expect you’ll be getting a lot of calls from my friends for an appointment with you soon! I know my friend Dawn has made an appointment with you on Friday. I’m so glad I came to see you, thanks again Chris you are fantastic!!!!!!! Kind regards, ".



What you can expect from me

The first thing you can expect from me is a warm welcome.  Then a professional, confidential service at very competitive rates!  But the most important thing is, I'm going to get rid of your problem for you as fast as possible.

Not all hypnotherapists are the same.  People travel from all over the UK to visit Central Hypnotherapy and, as the testimonials on this website clearly demonstrate, I am something of a natural at this!  By the way, all the testimonials are genuine and verifiable, and I have obtained written permission from each client to reproduce them on the site.

Over the years, my work has been featured in newspapers, on radio and TV on numerous occasions and I have published two books on the subject of hypnotherapy and compulsive habits like smoking, drinking and gambling.  What you can expect from me is success.

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Hypnotherapy for excellence in performance

Posted: 23 February 2018

"Hi Chris, just to let you know I passed my theory test!  So glad and thank you for your services.  Dom." Dom had been struggling with the hazard perception part of his driving theory test - but only because nerves and anxiety were getting in the way!  Many people experience test or exam related anxiety when facing challenges like this, but did you know that hypnotherapy can not only remove those unwanted feelings, but also help you to pass the test? Panic and freezing up, or your mind going blank in a situation like that is a mistake by the.....

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  • Achieve Excellence
  • Hypnotherapy

Interview nerves and hypnotherapy

Posted: 09 January 2018

"WELL DONE MARIE!!!  I am delighted for you, and thank you for the feedback!  I wish you all the best in your new venture, and if you need any help in the future, you know where I am.  All the best, Chris" (I love sending people messages like this!)   Now, this is job satisfaction!  A lot of people are nervous at job interviews, and panic about applying for a position that will advance their career.  They struggle with their nerves and can even be shaking on the day of the dreaded interview.  Too many try to avoid all this.....

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  • Panic Attacks & Anxiety
  • Career & Workplace Issues