BSCAH National

Specialist Webinars

When: 06/10/2020 6pm

Online with Zoom

About the training:

‘Your Questions Answered on Pain’  Tuesday 6th October 6-7.30pm
Please email any questions on the topic of pain management - both acute and chronic - to

Hosted by Dr Ann Williamson
Ann was a GP for more than thirty years and has used hypnosis and brief therapy both formally and informally since the 1990s. She has trained in hypnosis, NLP, brief solution oriented therapy and other approaches. She has been a trainer for the British Society of Clinical & Academic Hypnosis for many years. She has also lectured at Manchester, Chester and Salford Universities. She has run numerous workshops on brief psychological interventions and stress management over the years both in the UK and abroad. She has written three books: on stress management, smoking cessation and on brief psychological interventions in clinical practice. She is also co-editor of A Handbook of Contemporary Hypnosis published by Wiley in 2011 and has contributed to several other books and journals. She is also a Reiki Master Trainer and has an interest in creativity and exploring one’s emotions through the arts.


Dr Sue Peacock
is a Consultant Health Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society, a Registered Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist and EMDR practitioner. She has an extensive track record of supporting clients presenting with chronic pain and other problems for over 20 years. Sue has won accolades including the Top Doctors Award for Psychology and a research grant to pioneer her sleeping with chronic pain programme from NHS Health Innovations. She trains psychologists and hypnotherapy practitioners around the world and is an external examiner for the Doctorate in Health Psychology at two leading Universities and a British Psychological Society approved supervisor. Sue has experience of working in the NHS, private practice and the voluntary sector.
Dr Graham Dunthorne
Graham has been a GP since 2014. Since 2019 he has primarily worked as a GPwER in Chronic Pain Management. He is also a GP Appraiser, GP tutor with Dundee University and Hypnotherapist. He has completed the Pain Management PgCert with Cardiff University and continues to study towards an MSc. His role within the local Pain Team centres around the optimisation of pain medication. He has a keen interest in links between the mind and physical symptoms, and the role of the subconscious in neuroplasticity. After a general hypnotherapy diploma Graham did further training in rapid hypnosis and analytical techniques and now assists with training. His main interest is the application of these techniques in long-term conditions such as chronic pain and depression.
Rebecca Jackson
Rebecca is a highly experienced clinical hypnotherapist and mental health specialist and has worked for several years both in her own clinical practice and with students at the University of Falmouth and Exeter University. She gained her MSc in Hypnosis in research, medicine and clinical practice at Bournemouth University for which she was awarded distinction. Her postgraduate certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy was completed at University of West London. Her current research investigates the use of hypnosis for pain management and anxiety reduction.

Free for BSCAH members.
There is a charge of £20 for Non BSCAH members, please book your place for the next webinar below.  If you would like to book a future webinar please contact Dr Ann Williamosn at

BSCAH is hosting a monthly series of webinars in which three or four experts in the field, or experienced BSCAH members, will make short presentations on how they work, their favourite approach or maybe a case study, on the monthly topic. They will then answer questions put by the participants (preferably pre-submitted). The sessions will initially be on zoom, be recorded and last 90 minutes.

If you have a topic you would like us to explore please email Hilary Walker at 


Tuesday 06/10/2020 6pm-7.30pm - Pain

Tuesday 03/11/2020 6pm-7.30pm - Anxiety

Tuesday 01/12/2020 6pm-7.30pm -  Psychosomatic Problems

Tuesday 02/02/2021 6pm-7.30pm - Depression

Tuesday 02/03/2021 6pm-7.30pm - Children

Tuesday 06/04/2021 6pm-7.30pm - Resolving Trauma

Tuesday 04/05/2021 6pm-7.30pm - Phobias

Tuesday 01/06/2021 6pm-7.30pm - Habit Disorders

Tuesday 06/07/2021 6pm - 7.30pm - Grief




Hilary Walker