07790 893007 / 01751 472628 hello@karenhayward.co.uk

Karen Hayward

Mental Health First Aid Instructor


Wellness Therapist










Changing lives, every day…

About me

Working with a therapist is a very personal thing and it’s important that you feel comfortable with me.

Click on the link below to find out more about me, my road to working in the field of therapy, why MHFA is so important to me and some of the things that make me ‘tick’.

Feel free to connect with me on social media too and together, we can help you find your smile.

About Therapy

Hypnotherapy has a long and sometimes chequered history, from the ancient Mayan civiliasations to the present day.

Therapeutic hypnotherapy is completely different to stage hypnotherapy.  I offer a wide range of therapeutic interventions to help you .

To find out more and what to expect in a session, please click here.

I can help with…

I can help with a huge range of issues; everything from anxiety to warts and everything in between

Using a combination of traditional and cutting- edge therapies, to achieve the best outcome for you.

Each session is tailored to you and to making you feel the best you can be. Some issues can be resolved in a single session.

I offer appointments at two locations.

Bondgate Clinic, 16 Bondgate, Helmlsey, North Yorkshire, YO62 5BR


Pickering Medical Centre, Southgate, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8BL

Skype or Zoom sessions are also available – home visits by arrangement

The latest news and blogs from my world…

Why Mental Health First Aid?

Mental health issues are a normal part of life.  In any one year approximately one in four people experience at least one diagnosable mental health issue and the World Health Organisation forecasts that by 2030, depression will be the single leading cause of the...

Three Litttle Words…

I love you.  Three little words.  Three little words that can have a profound effect on your body.  When whispered by someone you love, the brain releases huge doses of oxytocin, also known as the 'cuddle' hormone.  We also have dopamine, adrenaline and...

Some lovely words…..

(these are genuine comments from happy clients….I don’t put names for confidentiality reasons)

BWRT!  It’s like magic isn’t it….

I always thought I needed to win the lottery but all I needed was to meet you.  Thank you so much.