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…

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

Ropery House, The Ropery, Pickering, YO18 8DY

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…

Destigmatising Mental Health

The importance of Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace and Community As a therapist, I work with a large number of clients who are experiencing mental distress or are in a period of mental poor health. It’s important to remember that our mental health isn’t fixed;...

In Search of Happiness

How many of us put the happiness of others before our own needs? Most of us I expect. One of the elements of the Mental Health First Aid course is a Happiness Hour. A Happiness Hour is where you take a hour to yourself to look after yourself, to treat yourself kindly,...

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.