Senior Lecturers

Matthew CahillMatthew Cahill
MBA AHD Adv.DHP
Email: matthewcahill@cpht.co.uk

Matthew Cahill is a Senior Lecturer at CPHT London and Plymouth. He is the founder of The Observatory Practice which is a full time successful practice housing some of the most experienced doctors and practitioners in the United Kingdom. Matthew also runs a busy practice in Harley Street, London.

Matthew achieved a distinction for his Master’s Degree in Business and Administration (MBA) at the University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth. He also has an Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy (AHD), and an Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (Adv.DHP).  In 2006 he was awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Hypnotherapy Profession’ by APHP. He lectures on the HPD and SFBT courses and some of the main seminars on the CPD programme. Matthew is also a Hypnotherapy Supervisor, and the creator of the research and outcomes programme ‘CORP’.

Matthew is Chair for the United Kingdom Confederation of Hypnotherapy Organisations (UKCHO) which is the government advisory board for hypnotherapy organisations and the author of “Solution Focused Hypnotherapy: A Practitioner’s Guide”.

Before training to become a hypnotherapist Matthew fulfilled the family traditional by joining the Royal Marines which he thoroughly enjoyed. He then went on to hold down various management roles within the corporate environment. He has a keen interest in Chinese healing and martial arts, and has studied these for over 30 years.


Matthew CahillJo Welsh
MA, HPD, DHP, MNCH, CNHC (Reg)
Email: jowelsh@cpht.co.uk

Jo Perry is a Senior Lecturer on the HPD course at CPHT Plymouth, and a guest lecturer for CPHT London. Jo is an experienced Solution Focused Hypnotherapist, working from two busy, prestigious practices in Plymouth – The Observatory Practice and The Tanglewood Practice. She is also a Solution Focused Supervisor, offering individual and groups supervision sessions to a large number of qualified practitioners.

Before training in hypnotherapy, Jo taught various media and creative writing workshops and courses at Plymouth College for Art for both children, and adult students. Jo also has a background in publishing and book arts, with a love of literature, language and storytelling, as well as the creative arts. Early in her career, Jo worked within a voluntary organisation, managing and training teams of volunteers to support victims of crime. She has also worked as a learning enabler, helping university students with mental health difficulties to work at their best potential during their higher education studies.

Jo continues to develop her own practice through ongoing learning, reading, CPD and supervision. During her career, she has discovered a deep desire to help people learn and grow, and she is delighted to now have the opportunity to develop this further through teaching CPD seminars and Advanced Hypnotherapy Diploma modules in Plymouth.

CPHT Plymouth

The Observatory Practice, 8 The Crescent
Plymouth, Devon PL1 3ABA United Kingdom
01752 254042
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