David Kraft PhD
David Kraft runs a successful psychotherapy practice in Harley Street. London. He has a diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (DCHyp) and an Advanced Certificate in Clinical and Strategic Hypnosis (A.Cert.CSHyp). He is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of The British Society of Clinical & Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH). In addition, he has completed the first year course in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the London Centre for Psychotherapy. David’s psychiatric placement was at the Pembroke Centre—an early intervention service which is part of the Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust.
David has been researching psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis for several years now, publishing regularly in academic journals. He has written articles on driving phobia, mouse phobia, covert sensitisation, anxiety disorders, sleep disturbances, hyperhidrosis, sexual disorders, IBS, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, agoraphobia, social phobia and panic disorder.
David also has a Diploma in Clinical Psychology (Dip.Cl.Psy), both a degree (BMus) and doctorate (PhD) in classical music, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), a Certificate in Psychoneuroimmunology and a level 5 certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (CELTA). At present, David is studying at the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy in order to gain accreditation with the UKCP—at the end of this training, if successful, he will also gain a diploma and an advanced diploma in psychotherapy. He is also studying the language component of a degree (BA) in Thai at SOAS, University of London: he is in the third year of this degree, and is enjoying being part of the South East Asian Studies faculty.