Rob Parkinson

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HG.Dip; MHGI; D.Hyp.Psych (UK); SQHP; B.Ed.
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Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 3AB
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I've been practising as a therapist since 2001 and have worked with all kinds of challenges and all kinds of people, from millionaires to military veterans just off the streets, from people in high power jobs to parents struggling to get by. I've also done very much work with children and teenagers. and am a trained teacher. I'm a qualified hypnotherapist and can integrate that modality where appropriate and agreed upon. My clients appreciate the friendly, practical approach and the aim to work towards clear goals from the outset, drawing on the powerful Human Givens synthesis of effective therapeutic ideas and practices.

As also a professional storyteller/musician with 4 decades of experience, I draw on stories extensively in my work and have published books and articles on the subject of story and metaphor. I should add that it's also not forbidden to laugh in sessions and to sometimes even enjoy the process, even when working on deeply serious issues!

Training, qualifications & experience

HG Dip. MHGI; D. Hyp. Psych (UK); SQHP

I have 21 years of private practice as a psychotherapist, counsellor and clinical hypnotherapist. I also did 6 years as a school counsellor, working with teenagers in a deprived area. I have extensive experience of working with the most common and many less common challenges with all ages, including young children. I have particularly extensive experience of working with PTSD and related anxiety and depressive conditions in military veterans, police and emergency service workers as well as in ordinary people who have suffered extreme experiences.

Member organisations

Human Givens Institute (HGI)

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Accredited register membership

Human Givens Institute
Accredited Register Scheme

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Human Givens Institute

Therapies offered


£55.00 - £68.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Quoted rates are for a generous 60 minute session. It is possible to book a 2 hour session for £90; Charges are by the session at the end of each session - clients are not committed to more than one session at a time. Lower charges are sometimes possible for clients on very limited means.

When I work

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Further information

In addition to in-person sessions, I work with clients online, both in the UK and around the world. Some clients combine online and in person sessions.

27 London Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 3AB

Type of session

In person
Home visits