Dr Brann recently retired after 30 years as a GP in Boreham, Essex. He used hypnotherapy as part of his practice throughout that time and is currently President of the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH)
Dr Brannâ€™s first degree was in Applied Biology and he worked as a Clinical Biochemist before studying medicine at Guys and St Thomasâ€™s Hospital London. Having completed GP training in Chelmsford, Dr Brann became a partner in Boreham & Hatfield Peverel Practice, where he remained until his retirement in 2014.
During that time, Dr Brann held various posts: chair of the Mid Essex GPAC, Chair of Chelmsford PCG, Chair of EGPC and GP member of Mid Essex CCG.
Dr Brann practiced hypnotherapy throughout his time as a GP. He obtained the Accreditation of BSCAH in 1985, was amongst the first cohort to obtain the post graduate Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (1990) from Sheffield University and went on to obtain the Masterâ€™s Degree (MMedSci 1996), both with distinction. He became President of BSCAH in 2010. He was instrumental in the preparation of a definitive new textbook on hypnotherapy for the society, being one of the editors and a major contributor to â€˜The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosisâ€™, Brann, Owens, Williamson (eds) 2012 Wiley.
â€¢ Psychosomatic problems
â€¢ Medically unexplained symptoms
â€¢ Chronic pain
â€¢ Victims of abuse
â€¢ Psychosexual problems
â€¢ Obstetrics & infertility.