Peter Field

Peter Field FRSH

'The British Therapist with an International Reputation'


Peter provides a significant contribution to both our understanding of hypnotherapy
and to the elevation of its status as a serious psychological intervention...
— William Broom, Chief Executive, General Hypnotherapy Standards Council     

Peter Field MA BCH MBACP FRSH is an internationally acclaimed therapist, and one of the leading hypnotherapists working in the UK today. He is the author of the international best-selling book on hypnotherapy, The Chi of Change. He has been featured by:


Known as 'The Therapists' Therapist'™, Peter's clients are drawn from all over the UK as well as overseas and include psychiatrists, psychologists, doctors and other hypnotherapists, as well as celebrities from the world of entertainment and sport.

Peter never loses sight of the fact that we are all individuals, that we are all persons in the process of becoming what we were meant to be — balanced and healthy in mind, body, and spirit...
— Dr F. Starr MD, FAACAP, BCIA, Psychiatrist     

Having spent much of his professional life abroad and gaining experience and expertise in the Far East and North America, Peter returned to the UK ten years ago and quickly established himself in the field of hypno-psychotherapy. With more than 30 years of international hypnosis experience, he is an acknowledged Master in the healing art of hypno-psychotherapy.

Peter is one of the hardest working therapists I've met,
with a proven track record of helping thousands of people in distress!
- Dr Ryan Noronha MD, Psychiatrist

In addition to his busy hypno-psychotherapy practice in London and Birmingham, Peter is an author, lecturer, broadcaster, regular BBC contributor, Huffington Post and PsychCentral writer, and internationally recognised writer on psychotherapy, hypnosis and health. His expertise has been featured in the popular press, television, and radio on both sides of the Atlantic. Peter's knowledgeable articles are currently published internationally on more than 200 different websites.

Peter is a designated Senior Practitioner with the UK Hypnotherapy Standard's Council, and a Board Certified Hypnotherapist and Certified Instructor with the National Guild of Hypnotists (USA), and delivers advanced hypnotherapy training to therapists internationally. The NGH is the largest and oldest professional hypnosis organisation in the world.

Peter assists us on our own unique journeys...
He encourages us to open doors so that we may transcend our fear...
— Dr Anne Reitan, Psychologist     

Unlike the medical model, Peter sees the people whom he helps not as patients but as clients, normal human beings who are neither sick nor diseased, but simply people experiencing difficulty in living, whether this is anxiety or depression, overeating or addiction, fears or phobias, or any other issue of a psychological or emotional nature.

Peter has such a perceptive and wonderful presence, ideal to guide you through the journey of self-discovery...
— Dr Cornelia Blunt MD     

Peter is the originator of CHI-HypnoTherapy™, an integrated therapy designed to bring about rapid resolution of persistent psychological problems and difficulties while encouraging personal growth. CHI-HypnoTherapy™ was created by Peter as a result of thousands of hours of clinical experience and research. It is a system that has been refined over many years of expert practice, both here and abroad.

Professional Organisations:

Peter is a Member of the following Professional Organisations

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
The Association for Professional Hypnosis & Psychotherapy (APHP)
The International Medical & Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA)
The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council's Register (GHR)
The National Regulatory Register for Hypnotherapy (NRRH)
The European Network of Psychotherapists (NEP)
The Society of Neuro Linguistic Programming (SNLP)
The National Guild of Hypnotists, USA (NGH)



hypnotherapy associations

Peter first studied hypnosis in India, more than 30 years ago. Over the years he has trained internationally with some of the world's foremost authorities in the hypno-psychotherapeutic field, including:

Gil Boyne (true legend in the field of hypno-psychotherapy and one of the original founding fathers of hypnotherapy); Richard Bandler (co-founder of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and teacher of Paul McKenna); Gerry Kein (one of America's leading clinical hypnotherapy practitioners and teachers); Cal Banyan (originator of 5 PATH® Hypnotherapy); Ron Eslinger (widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading authorities on pain management through hypnosis), and Dr Gordon Emmerson, Victoria University, Melbourne (author of the seminal work Ego State Therapy and world acclaimed authority on EST).

a sense of joy

In the UK, Peter studied with the National College of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy. He holds a Master's Degree from the State University of New York, Diploma in Advanced Transformational Hypnotherapy, Master Practitioner Certification in Neuro Linguistic Programming, and Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. He is a USA Certified Pain Management Specialist, and is certified in nutrition by the T. Colin Campbell Foundation in partnership with Cornell University.

Healing people and freeing them to live emotionally stable and satisfying lives...
— Dr Walter E. Jacobson MD, Psychiatrist     

Peter is UKCHO Registered (UK Confederation of Hypnotherapy Organisations) and is listed in The NHS Directory of Complementary & Alternative Practitioners (NHS Provider Code: 8HE15), the UK Directory of Counselling & Psychotherapy, and the European Directory of Psychotherapists.

As a Member of BACP he is bound by its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the Ethical Guidelines for Researching Counselling & Psychotherapy (where practitioners undertake research) & subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure for the time being in force.


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Chi of Change
The Chi of Change

'A major contribution to the field of hypnotherapy and indeed, psychotherapy as a whole.'
- Antoine Matarasso, President, Australian Hypnotherapists Association

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A Sense of Joy
A Sense of Joy

'Poignant, comforting and insightful. You cannot read his words and not be changed'
- Dr. Kathy Seigler
Clinical Psychologist

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