My name is Linda McKenna, and I am a qualified Counsellor and Hypnotherapist, practising in Whitefield, Manchester.




Thank you for visiting my website.

I am a caring, professional and ethical counsellor and hypnotherapist, and always have the clients' best interests at heart.

I began my career in counselling and hypnotherapy, following many years as a Registered Nurse. 

Please take a look at my counselling and hypnotherapy pages for further information.


Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Hypno-Psychotherapy 2012

ABC Level 4 Diploma in the Theory and Practice of Counselling 2011

ABC Level 3Certificate in Counselling Skills 2009

ABC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts 2008


British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (Reg.MBACP)

General Hypnotherapy Register (GQHP)


  • Working with Depression hypnotherapy study day 2018
  • Working Therapeutically with Eating Disorders 2017
  • Trauma and the Therapeutic Relationship 2017
  • Working with Health Anxieties online training course 2017
  • Working with the Inner Child hypnotherapy study day 2017
  • Trauma, Dissociation & Recovery study day 2016
  • Using Hypnosis with Cancer Patients hypnotherapy study day 2016
  • Overcoming Fears & Phobias hypnotherapy study day 2016
  • Understanding Attachment and Trauma in a Therapeutic Context study weekend 2016
  • Treating Intrusive thoughts and the Inner Critical Voice hypnotherapy study day 2016
  • Workshop in Cognitive Reprogramming for Weight Loss (hypnotherapy) 2016
  • Cognitive Reprogramming hypnotherapy study day 2015
  • Understanding and Working with Cancer in Counselling study day 2015
  • Working with Metaphor through Dramatherapy study day 2015
  • Science of Self-Hypnosis study day 2015
  • Teaching Clients Mindfulness Skills study day 2015
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Anxiety and Panic study day 2015
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Professional Development Day 2015
  • Meeting Pain, Illness and Stress with Compassion workshop study weekend 2014
  • Positive Therapy study day 2014
  • Suicide, Prevention, Risk Assessment and Intervention study day 2014
  • Evidence Based Practice in Clinical Hypnotherapy study weekend 2014
  • The Essential Toolkit for Running Groups study day 2014
  • Working with Loss and Bereavement in Therapeutic Work study day 2014
  • Psychoneuroimmunology study day 2014
  • Pain and Symptom Research in Supportive and Palliative Care study day 2013
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Pain & IBS study day 2013
  • Mindfulness in Relation to Person Centred Practice study day 2013
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer study day 2013
  • CBT: Intensive 3-day Introductory Course 2012
  • Working with the Inner Child day workshop 2012
  • Psychological Wellbeing in Cancer Care study day 2011
  • Resolving Unfinished Grief Issues Creatively study day 2011
  • Traumatic Grief in the Family day workshop 2011
  • Self Harm day workshop 2010
  • Trauma, abuse & Neglect day workshop 2010
  • Transactional Analysis 101 Course (2 days) 2010
  • Gerald Egan The Skilled Helper: An Evolving Framework study day 2009