Frequently asked questions

Should I drink tea or coffee before hand?

This is not a good idea as the caffeine will be too much of a stimulant.

How long does a session last?

Your first session will normally be 1.5 to 2 hours and Yes we will get some great work done as I insist you see feel a benefit straight away.

What is a breakthrough session?

This session is designed for those who have travelled from abroad or have a long way to travel and we aim to obtain the best outcomes as possible in the session (See link for an in depth explanation). This is great way to get to know me and to learn all of the techniques in a short a time as possible. I normally include your bespoke recording as part of the session.

How many sessions will I need?

This really depends on so many factors that could not just be covered so why not just ring me and let us discover what we can do for you?

What do I need to bring with me?

A big bag of smiles and an open mind. Some people like to bring a list of their issues and wants/needs it’s really up to you.

Can I bring someone with me?

Oh yes I really like to meet friends partners family the more witnesses to great work the better, as long as they are not part of the issue…! Or sometimes if they are absolutely bring them….

Can I drive after a session?

Yes you can but you will have to sometimes wait for ¾ of an hour to ensure you are fully aware of your environment.

What ‘after’ service do you offer?

I often will call you the very next day and sometimes I will have a quick ‘skype’ chat with you. I really do take great pride in keeping in ‘touch’ with my clients and some have been friends / clients for many years.

How frequent are the appointments?

This really does depend on what we need to get through but one thing you can be assured of is that I really only see you for as many sessions as you need…too many therapists string clients along and make them too dependant on them…that just is not ethical at all.

Will I be guaranteed to see Tim?

Yes I no longer have ‘assistants’ as too many clients wanted to ensure they saw me only.

How far in advance is Tim booked?

I now work 5 days a week and I am fairly booked in advance.

Can I see Tim at weekends?

I try to get a good life balance but sometimes I will work on a Saturday.

What If I need to call you after hours/weekends?

That’s cool, as long as you respect the fact that I have a lovely wife, son and friends who I need to catch up with and that you don’t abuse the boundaries that we establish together.

How long between sessions should I see you?

We will establish how long between sessions at the first meeting.

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes I take all major sessions and you can also pay on line or by pay pal in advance.

How do I pay?

You pay at the time of the session and sometimes in advance for Breakthrough sessions.

Do you accept all credit cards?

Sorry, no American express cards.

Do you offer discounts?

Ooooh that’s cheeky, sometimes for friends family and some referrals.

Do you do home - work visits?

I do in some circumstances and have offsites with a specialist gym/a football club and a number of arrangements with banks in Canary hwarf but I do often charge travel/time for the priveledge maybe a skype session will benefit you.

Do you do skype or video conferencing?

Yes I offer this very popular service to my clients from all over the globe, generally I would have met them in person, however more and more oversees clients are referring their friends and colleagues.

Do your methods work when you use skype?

Oh yes this is a very popular method of communicating.

Can we do a session over the telephone?

Yes frequently I conduct sessions over the telephone I do ask that clients use headphones when conducting such sessions though..It just adds that closeness and nuance required for great rapport.

I have not been referred will you still see me?

Oooh call me let’s see if we are compatible, I have been a referral service for some years now however I am always intrigued to meet new groups of people.

I am on medication can you still help me?

Why not.. however simply call me to ensure that your medication is not contra to your ongoing treatment…generally I do like to work collaboratively with other consultants / Dr’s.

I am seeing a consultant will you work with them?

Absolutely simply ask them to call / e mail me I work a lot with other consultants and Dr’s from The Priory and other areas of the medical fraternity.

I saw a hypnotherapist but it did not work how will I know if it will work for me this time?

Simply call me and I will very soon establish whether we can work together.

Is there a money back guarantee?

Absolutely not … If on meeting you I decide we will work together then you will get a result…my integrity is such that if I can’t help you I will ask you to leave without paying me , often referring you to the most appropriate person to help you such is my network.

How do you know you can help me?

Experience … intuition … I really do turn people away if I cannot help them. I like a challenge and am often the person that breaks through and gets the result that the client is looking for…If you have the resources and will take responsibility then we will get you your desired outcome.

Does hypnosis really work?

After 15 years of practicing and refining my craft I would not get the referrals if it didn’t but it’s not for everyone and I will know very quickly if you are one of those that I cannot help.

How do I get to you?

My clinic is based at 1 Harley Street London W1G 9QE and after hours at 7 Harley Street London W1G 9QE (buzzer 12).

What is the nearest Tube station?

Oxford Circus or Bond street. See National Rail Enquiries for more information.

Is there a cab rank near you?

Yes right t the rear entrance to John Lewis store.

What end of Harley Street is 1 Harley street W1G 9QE?

The south end junction with Wigmore Street.

Are there toilets on your floor?

Yes there are two toilets on my floor and there is a toilet in reception please ask my very friendly receptionist for directions.

Is there a reception - waiting area?

Yes please don’t wait in the rain or cold or hot when we get some sun in the UK?? I also have a reception on my floor by the way my wife supplies the plants and floral decorations.

Can I see you in one session for smoking?

Oh yes and that is all you will need sometimes there are ‘other elements’ involved so we may need two sessions.

Is that right your smoking sessions are just one session?

I learnt the one stop smoking session from a very good friend of mine Gil Boyne who sadly passed away I also sometimes hold master classes on the subject to teach other therapists an ethical and very effective method of screening and helping people quit the evil weed…I have to say that In really enjoy helping people to have the freedom and health choice to away from the smoking habit.

How much is your stop smoking session?

Currently your investment is £425.

Can you help me quit electric – e-cigarettes?

This has become a regular request and I have adapted my ‘System” to accommodate people to escape the e cigarettes nwith great success.

Will I put weight on when I stop smoking?

I will help you to choose not too…simple.