Denise Pheasant is a former intensive care nurse. She has worked at: Sandwell District Hospital in West Bromwich; Dudley's Russells Hall Hospital; New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton and Birmingham's City Hospital. During her nurse training in the early eighties, Denise also had the opportunity to work on the forensic ward at All Saintsí psychiatric hospital.

In the nineties she went on to obtain a degree in politics and history. Thereafter, Denise qualified as a journalist - working for the Express & Star for nearly 15 years. As well as reporting general news she wrote a regular health column. She also worked as a sub-editor.

While working in newspapers Denise continued to work in the health field after gaining two university diplomas in clinical hypnotherapy with the prestigious London College of Clinical Hypnosis.

She later took a level 5 diploma course in therapeutic counselling and has qualifications in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). Denise became an accredited BACP counsellor in 2012 after working at two GP surgeries for three years. She has now been in private practice in Shropshire for several years working as a counsellor, hypnotherapist and EFT practitioner

Denise is a member of The British Society of Clinical Hypnosis (BSCH) and British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). She is fully insured for public liabilities and professional indemnity.

Finally, Denise, who believes in the importance of exercise in helping to maintain good mental health, is also a qualified fitness instructor. She teaches Pilatesí.

The British Society of Clinical Hypnosis (BSCH)

A body whose aim is to promote and assure high standards in the profession of hypnotherapy.

Membership demands strict standards of training and ethical practice.
Brtish Society of Clinical Hypnosis
All members of the BSCH sign and adhere to its code of conduct