About Me

Hello and welcome.    I’m Karen Johnson and I’m qualified therapist offering hypnotherapy and counselling services based in Milton Keynes.  I have trained in a variety of therapeutic practices in my training so I am able to offer a truly unique approach to my work with you.   I mainly use talking therapies in my initial approach, and then draw on other therapies I am trained in – these include NLP, CBT, and hypnotherapy to offer a unique service for my clients tailored to their specific needs.

I’m here to help you work through your challenges in a safe, supportive way respecting your values, lifestyle, background and beliefs.  I offer a discreet and professional service tailored specifically to your requirements.   

I spent over 27 years in a corporate environment, and faced many of my own personal challenges such as stress/anxiety, lack of confidence and self esteem as a result of workplace bullying.   I wanted to find a different approach to help overcome some of the challenges that I faced during this time and it is the main reason why I decided to train as a counsellor and gain qualifications in other therapies so I could offer a truly integrative, unique and personal approach when working with clients.   I have used all of the techniques I’ve trained in to help me overcome many of these obstacles and improve my own mental health and well-being and used these techniques to help a number of clients improve their mental wellness and go on to lead more happy and fulfilling lives.   I work to a strict code of ethics and am governed by a variety of bodies within my field.  

It’s important that you feel comfortable with your therapist and feel like you are in safe hands, so I offer a free, no obligation, consultation for us to talk through your situation and see how I can help you.    

What some of my clients say

I luckily found Karen while going through a difficult time, from the first session she gave me ways to start thinking positively and gave me different processes to help keep anxiety down. Through being able to talk to Karen openly I was able to work out what was causing my anxiety which was a big help in turning things around. I would recommend Karen at Mind Calm to anybody who feels they could benefit from therapy.

DC - Milton Keynes

I have seen hypnotherapists before but was really stands out for me about Karen is how she entwines NLP into the hypnotherapy to ensure that the sessions are tailored specifically for her clients.  It is clear that Karen is very passionate about helping people and I really like her compassionate approach.  I would highly recommend Karen.
Nicola - Milton Keynes

I am the biggest of sceptics, so after an initial chat with Karen, I wanted to give hypnotherapy a try in relation to my unhealthy eating habits. I was very much on the fence as to wether it works but Karen put me at ease. I booked in with Karen for my first session. I relaxed into the   talk, listening to Karen’s calming voice. I still didn’t think it would work but I can truthfully say that I was well and truly submerged in the experience. As a result, I have curbed some of my bad eating habits and just don’t fancy particular foods. I am shocked at how effective the whole experience was and I actively recommend Karen’s services. A great experience.

Leigh - Milton Keynes

Karen really stepped in at a time when I saw no way out – she really helped me slow life down and realise I need to enjoy the little things in life.  I really appreciate everything  Karen has helped me work through and see from a different perspective, encouraging me to explore my own solutions and build my confidence and self esteem in the process.    Karen is kind, patient, and demonstrates such empathy and understanding, anyone would be lucky to have her help them in their time of need.


“All too often we feel that we are not living the fullness of our lives because are not expressing the fullness of our gifts”

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