H.A.D / H.A.A Advisory Board

The H.A.D / H.A.A Advisory Board


Dr Sue Peacock is a leading Consultant Health Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. She is also an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist with experience in helping clients with clinical depression, sleep disorders and pain. Sue has an extensive track recording of supporting patients and clients presenting with depression.

Sue is also a published author and has been featured by the media for her work. Sue works in an empathic practical manner with clients and recognises the need to support clients to move forward on a practical level. Sue has experience working in both the NHS and in private practice.


Steve is the Co-Founder and creative brain behind Hypno AntiDepressant and Hypno AntiAnxiety. Steve worked in the private sector and is a former HR Director. In addition, he run the renowned number 1 hypnosis and motivational coaching weight management business, FATnosis. He is a published author and has presented many times on TV including his own TV series ‘Fat Families’ on Sky 1. In addition he has appeared on ITV’s This Morning, Good Morning Britain and is a regular face on GB News. He is a regular contributor to Express Online and has been featured by a range of national media including The Sunday Telegraph, Daily Mail, and a wide range of high street magazines. Steve has a Postgraduate Diplomas in Human Resource management, Training management, Counselling and holds a Diploma and Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis. He is now heavily involved in promoting mental health training solutions to the corporate world.


Sonia is a Biomedical Scientist, Multi-disciplinary Therapist, and Author who has worked in the Complementary Therapies, Hypnotherapy and Change Work professions since 2000. Sonia holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons), First Class, plus Master of Science with Distinction, and is an award-winning scientist in the field of Biomedical Sciences. In 2013 Sonia was appointed as a trainer, and then the first International Chair of the Association for IEMT Practitioners (Integral Eye Movement Therapy/Techniques), by Andrew T. Austin, the developer of IEMT. Sonia recently wrote the first, and to date, only published book on IEMT. Now for something completely different: Sonia has been a singer since she was a teenager and was a member of two bands from Liverpool in the early 1980s, namely Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Dead or Alive.


Hugh was awarded his PhD for his research into the ‘Comparative Analysis of the training of the Ancient Druids and Modern Clinical Hypnotherapists -Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science’ through the NBPES. He then went on to become a Lecturer at Liverpool John Moore’s University in the Masters in Education Programme in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. He has been working and training in the Psychotherapy/Counselling field since 1990 and holds a BSc. Hons in Psychology. Hugh is a highly respected professional based in Northern Ireland and is the author of ‘Starve The Monster’ which is described as a go to book for ‘killing addiction thinking’.


Andrew is an Entrepreneur and Partner of Hypno AntiDepressant and Hypno AntiAnxiety. As well as managing technical support, he is the Strategic Business Consultant supporting the businesses commercial growth, ensuring that it aligns with ethics and fair practice. Previously a senior leader in the private sector, he also coaches and supports Hypno AntiDepressant / Hypno Anti-Anxiety students to build their practice.


After a successful career in Financial Services, Fiona initially qualified as a Clinical Hypnotherapist in 2007. She was the first student to successfully be awarded Hypno AntiDepressant and Hypno AntiAnxiety Practitioner status and has successfully taken her new acquired talent to help professionals in the corporate sector to manage their mental health to achieve work goals. She runs a busy practice supporting clients with depression and anxiety, and has more recently launched a specialist service for teenagers and young adults.