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About Mindful Healing-Warwickshire, West Midlands

Mindful Healing was established in 2011 by Dr Kerry West who offers holistic therapies, coaching, & mindfulness solutions from a purpose-built consulting room in Stratford-upon Avon, Warwickshire, West Midlands and is occasionally available, by special arrangement, for home visits.

Hello, IÔÇÖm Dr Kerry West – MBBS, MRCGP, PGCert(C.Hyp), GQHP

I was born in Stratford upon Avon and qualified in Medicine at University College Hospital London in 1991, and then as a General Practitioner in 1999, passing my MRCGP exam (Membership of The Royal College of General Practitioners) in 1999 with merit. I left the NHS after a successful career of more than 20 years to pursue a long-standing interest and love for Clinical Hypnosis. I now hold a Post Graduate CPPD and a PGCert in Clinical Hypnotherapy after pursuing the highest possible training and certification (passed with distinction). I’m also a member of the General Medical Council, though I don’t practise traditional medicine.

I have been married, to Paul, since 1996, and we have two grown up sons, Max and Toby.

What I offer:

  • Clinical Hypnotherapy: fully qualified, insured and registered practitioner with the General Hypnotherapy Council and with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Resource-based Psychotherapy techniques, including Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Positive Psychology, and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT/tapping) – also a qualified coach.
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness Coaching – Experience and training in the use of and regularly practice this myself.

My Qualifications and Memberships:

  • MBBS (London 1991)
  • MRCGP (with merit, 1999)
  • CBBT- Clinical Hypnotherapy (with distinction, 2012)
  • PGCert- Clinical Hypnotherapy (with distinction, 2013)
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (2015)
  • GMC -fully registered (3551860)
  • GHR- Registered hypnotherapist
  • MPNLP- Master practitioner of Neuro-linguistic programming
  • MPEFT- Master practitioner of Emotional Freedom Technique
  • CNHC registered (Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council)
  • BSCH member (British Society of Clinical Hypnosis)
  • BSCAH member (British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis)
  • Coaching- Qualified NLP Coach
  • REBHP member (Register for Evidence-based Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy)
  • BABCP member (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies)
  • Full Professional Liability Insurance
  • DBS/CRB checked

Your Health Insurance Policy May Cover You for Therapy or Counselling Sessions

If you have health insurance, you might be able to fund many or all of your sessions through your health insurance provider. Please call me to verify whether your insurance provider is one of them- each insurer has its own policies and procedures.

Find out more about how Mindful Healing can help you.

If you are interested in making a booking, please contact me for a free discovery call.


Initial session is £125 (50=90 mins)
Standard session £100 (50mins)


You can contact me by phone. If I am unable to take your call, please leave a message and I will call you back as soon as possible.

T: 0800 0025892
If you’d like to contact me by email, I will respond you as soon as possible
E: [email protected]