About Me

I am an Advanced Ericksonian Hypnotherapist, a Psychotherapist, Performance Coach, Sequent Repatterning Therapist, HypnoBirthing Practitioner, Fertility Therapist, Happiest Baby Educator and an Accredited Bereavement Counselor. I work and research internationally, both privately and on consultant’s referral at clinics and hospitals.For the past 20 years I have used and taught hypnosis and other strategies to help clients effect change and personal growth.

Tara Economakis

I am registered with BUPA , AVIVA, The Central Register of Hypnotherapy, The National Council for Hypnotherapy, The United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists and The European Association of Psychotherapy.

I practice Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy and Memory Reconsolidation Therapy in Hampshire, Berkshire and Wiltshire. I also teach Mindfulness and Sequent Repatterning Therapy (for Misophonia).

(Newbury, Hungerford, Basingstoke, Old Basing, Kingsclere, Highclere, Aldbourne, Ramsbury, Axford, Marlborough, Kintbury, Shalbourne, Ham, Inkpen, Manton, Froxfield, Chilton Foliat, Wickham, Baydon, Eastbury, Great Shefford, Lockeridge, Ogbournes, Bedwyn, Hampstead Marshall, Enbourne, Thatcham, Headley, Ashford Hill, Speen, Donnington, Burghclere, Woolhampton, Hannington, Ramsdell, Wash Common, Mortimer, Tadley, Overton, Ball Hill and more…)

Curriculum Vitae

NAME Tara Economakis

DATE OF BIRTH September 1945



LANGUAGES Greek, French, English


Primary School – Green Vale School, Long Island, New York, USA

Secondary School – St. Timothy’s School, Stevenson, Maryland, USA

University – Bachelor of Arts Degree, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, USA

Counselling and Therapy Qualifications

2020 – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma resolution

2019 – Memory Reconsolidation Therapy and continuing supervision with Bruce Ecker

2018 – Single Session CBT with Professor Windy Dryden

2017- Certification in Paediatric Hypnotherapy by The International Society of Paediatric Hypnotherapy

2015- Accredited as Sequent Repatterning Therapist for Misophonia

2015- Teaching Clients to use Mindfulness Skills, Parts 1 & 2

2014- Working with Eating Disorders; Psychodynamic Perspectives

2013 – Certification as Integral Eye Movement Therapy (IEMT) Practitioner

2012 – Specialist trainings in Hypnosis for Stroke Survivors and Hypnotic Work with Athletes

2011 – 2 day Tinnitus and Chronic Illness Workshop with Ken Hogan

2010 – National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy Certification as Tinnitus Practitioner

2009 – Qualified as Hypnosis Instructor

2008 – Specialist Training in Brief Approaches to Therapy

2007 – Specialist Trainings in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy and Gambling Addiction

2006 – Specialist training in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

2005 – Certification as a Happiest Baby Educator

2005 – Qualified as Fertility Therapist and Happiest Baby Educator

2004 – Certification as HypnoBirthing Practitioner

2003 – Diploma in Performance Coaching

2002 – Specialist Training in Managing Addictive Behaviours (including Eating Disorders)

2001 – Specialist Training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

2000 – Registration with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

2000 – Six Month Research Project at Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton – Pilot Study on the use of Hypnotherapy for Detrusor Instability

1999 – Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Hypnosis & Psychotherapy (N-SHAP)

1998 – Specialist Training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Hypnotherapeutic Interventions for Pain Management, Terminal Illness, and Bereavement

1998 – Accredited as a Bereavement Counsellor by Cruse

1997 – Diploma in Therapeutic Hypnosis & Psychotherapy (National School of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy N-SHAP)

Full Member of the Central Register of Advanced Hypnotherapists

1996 – Intermediate Practitioner of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy (N-SHAP)

1994-1997 – Accredited and Practising CRUSE Bereavement Counsellor

1991-1993 – Two Year Course in Clinical Theology (Based on the work of Frank Lake)


1997-2015 – Private Practice, including work on consultant’s referral at the Hampshire Clinic, GP referral at The Ramsbury Surgery and three months voluntary practice at the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, Farnham, Surrey

2003-5 Inaugurated HypnoBirthing and Fertility Programs as an adjunct to Natural Childbirth within local NHS Hospital

1988-1996 – Founder and CEO of wholesale/ retail costume jewellery business