Peter Farnbank  MA(Ed), MSc, DHP, MBATH, MHA, MISCP, AFBPsS, QTS, CPsychol



Chartered Psychologist
Psychological Therapist and Coach 

 One of the longest established therapists in Blackpool and The Fylde


Peter Farnbank has a private practice as a Psychological Therapist and Hypnotherapist / Clinical Hypnotist in Blackpool, Lancashire. He started his practice overseas in 1987 and his practice in Blackpool, Lancashire, has been established since 1990. With over 20 years' experience Peter is the longest established hypnotherapist in the Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre areas and one of the most experienced in the UK.

Peter's memberships of professional organisations are as follows:

  • Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society
  • Member of the Hypnotherapy Association
  • Member of The British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH) (formerly British Society of Medical & Dental Hypnosis and British Society of Experimental & Clinical Hypnosis amalgamated)
  • Member of the International Society for Coaching Psychology

Peter is a member of the BPS's Psychotherapy Section.  Membership of other professional organisations means that he is also bound by their codes of practice and professional conduct. 

Peter is also a Member of the  International Society for Coaching Psychology.  Coaching psychology is a discipline which looks at developing achievement, performance, creativity and quality of life in individuals or organisations, based on psychological principles which are founded on scientific research.  He is also a qualified Occupational Tester in Ability verified by the BPS.

Peter was a Founding Director of the Hypnotherapy Association. He was also its Executive Secretary from 2000 to 2003, where his remit ranged from general management to professional supervision of practising therapists. He also had a remit in exercising executive powers in organisational development. He stepped down as Executive Secretary to devote more energy to his private practice. 


Peter's Academic Qualifications

Master of Science, Psychology (Newcastle University) (2002)

Graduates Diploma in Psychology (Open Univerity) (2000)

Bachelor of Science, Upper Second Class Honours (Open University) (2000)

Master of Arts in Education (Open University) (1997)

Advanced Diploma in the Classroom Use of Microcomputers (Hull University) (1987)

Associate in Science (University of the State of New York) (1986)

Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music, London (1981)

Associate in Music of Trinity College of Music, London (1980)

Certificate in Education - Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) (Southampton University) (1976)