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About Alice

An Experienced Professional working from Colchester, Essex and online 

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An experienced multi-qualified professional the Essex based therapist Alice Pinion BSc (Hon's) AvDHyp runs Head First Talking Therapy exclusively online. Sessions are available face to face from our Colchester, Essex practice  or online via Zoom, or similar  for your Convenience and to accommodate those further afield.

Previously running Maldon Hypnotherapy Clinic Alice was voted as No. 2 in the top 10 therapists in the UK in 2014 in The Huffington post

Alice is constantly developing her skills at the cutting edge of effective therapy, hence she holds numerous qualifications. Alice is a member of the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).


  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), University of the West of Scotland

  • Chimp Management Training Courses with Dr Steve Peters - The Stone of Life & Relationships & Behaviour

  • Diploma in Sports Performance Mind Coaching, Warwickshire School of Hypnotherapy

  • Advanced Diploma in Analytical Hypnotherapy, IAPH

  • EMDR Accelerated BLAST Technique©, for PTSD & Trauma, Warwickshire School of Hypnotherapy

  • Sivananda Yoga Teacher, Kerala, India

  • Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda Practitioner, California

  • BSc. (Hon's) University of Warwick

  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA), Level 1 & 2

  • Menopause 2.0 Next Level Training for Optimal Performance (Dr Stacy Sims)

Alice has appeared on various ask the expert BBC radio programs and has authored, or contributed content to print and online publications including the following national magazines, newspapers and online: 

Cycling Plus; H2Open Magazine; Bodyfit Magazine; Yoga Magazine; East Anglian Daily Times; The Essex Chronicle & Gazette; The Maldon and Burnham; Huffington Post; MSN Lifestyles Health 24; Dreams beds; Commuity Times; About my Area


Alice is author of “The Essential Sporting Mind Toolkit”

paperback and Kindle version.

Alice also works with professional sports people,

performers and celebrities, including preparing phobic contestants for entry into ITV's "I'm a celebrity get me out of here!"

Alice takes private patient referrals from the Private GP Services GP's and other medical professionals.  

Also see our sister website Head First Sports Performance

Contact Alice to arrange your free initial consult by calling direct 07906 059022 or email

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