Sam Luxford

Photo of Sam Luxford of Aberdeen HyponotherapyI am a trained Registered General Nurse and Registered Mental Nurse and have worked within the NHS since 1986. I have specialised in Mental health and Addictions for the past 20 years.

Developing my interest I have made a natural progression into Clinical Hypnotherapy. I completed the Hypnotherapy Practitioners Diploma/HPD and the Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy/DHP at The Clifton Practice, Bristol, one of the UK’s leading accredited courses.The HPD is a nationally recognised qualification at level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework; this is an endorsement of the quality, amount and level of learning required to achieve the HPD.

Having spent my career in Mental Health and Addictions, I fully understand the complexities and strains of modern day life. Now, as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, I am committed to helping people to gain positive control of their lives through ‘solution focused’ therapy – concentrating on the future and what can be achieved rather than dwell on the past and on what might have been.

Qualifications and Continuing Professional Development CPD

  • Registered General Nurse (RGN)
  • Registered Mental Nurse (RMN)
  • Hypnotherapy Practitioners Diploma/HPD
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy/DHP
  • Weight management (Master Class Diploma)GHR Approved CPD 2010
  • Hypnotic 'Gastric Stomach' Banding (GHR Approved)
  • 'Self Hypnosis for Childbirth' - Clifton Practice 2010
  • Solution Focused brief Hypnotherapy. Clifton Practice 2011
  • Hypnotic 'Gastric Stomach' Banding (GHR Approved). London College of Clinical Hypnosis 2013
  • Currently completing: Solution Focused Supervision Diploma (Level 5)


  • Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) Dept. of Health Registered
  • The National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH)
  • Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)



Video Sessions Now Available

Either one-off sessions (Eg Smoking Cessation) or full treatment courses via Skype or Facetime


My husband came to you almost two weeks ago for smoking cessation. And wow! He seems to be a non smoker after a lifetime of smoking. I can't believe it. It's incredible. Only can hope it's over for good for him now. ?

Smoking Cessation (Anon)
Feb 03, 2020

Kippie Lodge Aberdeen


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Sam Luxford DHP HPD GQHP SFBT Sup (Hyp) MNCH(Reg) CNHC

Solution Focused Clinical Hypnotherapist & Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapy Supervisor Solution Focused SFBT

4 Northcote Hill, Aberdeen AB15 7TW
(Moved from Airyhall Rd)

07867 936505

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