About Me

My name is Renee Norris. I am a trained Counsellor and Hypnotherapist. I am passionate about helping clients to improve their relationships with others as well as the relationship they hold with themselves. This might be working with a couple to improve their relationship or helping someone who experiences a personality disorder such as Dissociative Identity Disorder. I work with adults, teens and couples.

When I researched therapeutic approaches I settled on the two afore-mentioned for what they both had to offer clients. Counselling helps clients with self-understanding and self-acceptance by targeting the conscious experiences such as thoughts, feelings, while Hypnotherapy focuses more on the unconscious mind. Attack from both sides, what a good idea, right?

My primary training has been in Integrative Counselling, where I obtained an FdA in Integrative Counselling through Worcester University. Before Counselling I trained to a Diploma level in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy with the prestigious Clifton Practice in Bristol. Every year I undertake additional training in various specialist courses and professional development training. Please see the list below for details of the additional training I have undertaken.

When I am not working I enjoy a variety of interest and hobbies;

  • Painting
  • Gardening
  • Collecting books and reading
  • Volunteering
  • Local politics
  • French and Scandanavian cinema
Primary Training and Affiliations
  • Certificate in Integrative Counselling – Iron Mill College
  • FdA in Integrative Counselling – Worcester University
  • Diploma in Solution Focus Hypnotherapy – Clifton Practice (Bristol)
  • Certificate in Couples Counselling (ongoing)
Memberships
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • Counselling Directory
Additional Training
  • Iron Mill College – Creative Therapy
  • Living and Life in Exeter – Sandtray Therapy
  • Exeter & East Devon Counselling Training – Counselling with Risk of Suicide
  • Living and Life – Certificate in LGBTQ+, Transgender Awareness
  • Iron Mill College – Working Therapeutically with Clients who Misuse Alcohol
  • CPD in Working With Children and Young People – MindEd
  • CPD in Working With Dissociative Identity Disorder in Clinical Practice
Primary Training and Affiliations
  • Certificate in Integrative Counselling – Iron Mill College
  • FdA in Integrative Counselling – Worcester University
  • Diploma in Solution Focus Hypnotherapy – Clifton Practice (Bristol)
  • Certificate in Couples Counselling (ongoing)
Memberships
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • Counselling Directory
Additional Training
  • Iron Mill College – Creative Therapy
  • Living and Life in Exeter – Sandtray Therapy
  • Exeter & East Devon Counselling Training – Counselling with Risk of Suicide
  • Living and Life – Certificate in LGBTQ+, Transgender Awareness
  • Iron Mill College – Working Therapeutically with Clients who Misuse Alcohol
  • CPD in Working With Children and Young People – MindEd
  • CPD in Working With Dissociative Identity Disorder in Clinical Practice
Counsellor and Hypnotherapist