John Halker – HGDip.P, FIICH, SQHP, GHR Reg.

John is the Clinical Director of The Grove Clinic, as well as being the lead practitioner, and supervisor.  He is a qualified and experienced psychotherapist, and a clinical hypnotherapist, with many years of helping clients to change their minds, to find relief from emotional distress and to realise their full potential.  John uses brief solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, person-centred counselling and clinical hypnotherapy, and his daily practice is informed by the Human Givens approach to mental health and wellbeing.  His home base is in Guernsey but John also practices in London at St. Thomas’s Hospital, and also in private rooms close to Victoria Station, and occasionally in East Midlands.



Paul Fisher – UKCP, RMN

Paul is a Registered Psychotherapist and abides by the code of ethics, and meets the exacting standards and training requirements set by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. Paul is also a Mental Health Nurse, registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, which sets standards and guidance for good practice.  Paul has been qualified as a Psychotherapist since 1997 and as a Mental Health Nurse since 1991. He has extensive experience in working with Adults, Children and Young People, and Families, in both the private sector, and in health care settings. Paul is also a licensed practitioner in 123 Magic (Effective Discipline for Children) and an experienced practitioner in delivering Incredible Years Parenting Programme.



Rosalind Townsend – HG Dip.P

Rosalind is an experienced psychotherapist, working with all forms of emotional distress including stress, anxiety, depression and addiction, and a special interest in working with trauma (PTSD).  A large part of her practice involves work with military veterans and those employed by the emergency services.

She is involved in training on mental health issues for both the private and public sector, working extensively with schools, military charities, the police force and ambulance service and has published articles and guides covering emotional good health, PTSD. Ros looks at the ‘whole picture’ of physical and emotional symptoms and difficulties that mental distress may cause, and combines up-to-date scientific knowledge with real understanding, helping individuals to use this knowledge to make the changes necessary to improve their quality of life, swiftly.