Pete Luce is Plymouth’s longest established hypnotherapist, having provided hypnotherapy and psychotherapy in this area since 1993. Previous to being a hypnotherapist Pete had a successful career in mental health nursing which began in 1980. As a mental health nurse he worked with acutely-ill patients in various London hospitals, including a psychiatric intensive care unit. Later as a community psychiatric nurse he worked in a crisis intervention service and an open-access counselling service serving London’s biggest council estate. These were among the first such services to be provided by the NHS.