Liz Sharpe BSc (Hons), Dip Hyp, Adv MIBWRT, Dip Couns
I have been a therapist for over 15 years. As a qualified hypnotherapist, BWRT Advanced Practitioner, Master Coach, Counsellor and Old Pain 2 Go practitioner, I work with people for a variety of issues.
My approach to working with all clients is solution focussed - I want to help you 'live your life' in as few sessions as possible. During the free consultation, we can discuss what areas that you need support - I will talk you through the options for how I can help you get there and I am able to help you with:
- Quit Puffin and Stop Smoking - www.liveyourlifetherapies.com/quit-smoking
- Lose Weight through Slim Via Hypnosis - www.liveyourlifetherapies.com/lose-weight
- The Addiction Gremlin including alcohol cessation
- Smashing SAD (Stress, Anxiety and Depression) - www.liveyourlifetherapies.com/smashing_sad
- Pain Management
I have trained in cutting-edge therapies and my underpinning motivation is always to help you live the life you want in as few sessions as possible.
Please give me a call - happy to answer all questions :)
Training, qualifications & experience
- BSc (Hons) Psychology and Business
- Diploma in Hypnotherapy
- Diploma in Counselling
- Level 1 - Brain working recursive therapy (BWRT)
- Level 2 - Brain working recursive therapy (BWRT)
- Master Coach Practitioner
- Psycho sensory techniques and principles (Psy-TaP) Practitioner
- Old Pain 2 Go
- Slim Via Hypnosis Practitioner
I have worked with clients as a therapist since 1998. I have worked with people with mental health issues and complex needs for 20 years. I am fully insured and registered with regulatory bodies.
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
The CNHC encompasses many types of alternative therapy, including hypnotherapy.
In order to be admitted to the register a practitioner must have studied to the National Occupational Standards for that profession/discipline, or have reached the equivalent of the National Occupational Standards through other relevant training or at least three years of experience and been assessed by their peers.
A practitioner must also have professional insurance and agree to abide by the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
The General Hypnotherapy Register
Hypnotherapists may become members of the General Hypnotherapy Register if they satisfy certain criteria with regard to both training and ongoing requirements as determined from time to time by the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC).
Members are either registered at Practitioner status (which confirms that the GHR acknowledges their qualification to practice), or Affiliate status. Although Affiliate level registrants will have completed a sufficient number of training hours to equip them to commence seeing clients on a limited basis, the GHR does not acknowledge them to have yet been trained to full practitioner level.
All GHR Registered Practitioners are required to accept the published Code of Ethics and Complaints & Disciplinary Procedure.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have one of the medical conditions starred above, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies or treatments.
Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
- Grief and bereavement
- Anxiety, OCD, PTSD
As a person-centred counsellor since 1998, I work with people on the 'here and now'. I have specific training and interest in adoption, people with alcohol issues, bereavement and depression/anxiety.
- Consultation - lasts 30 mins, either phone, skype or face to face - Free with no obligation to book a session!
- Single session is £85 for up to 90 minutes (either in Westcliff or online)
- Package sessions work out at £75 per session.
I have some spaces for people on low income - however there is generally a waiting list. Please contact me for details.
If at the time of consultation, we agree that it is likely to take a block of sessions - I will discuss my options for block booking.
"Liz is incredible at what she does; one session and I have found a massive improvement! She was lovely to chat to and easy to get on with and certainly knew her stuff. I felt confident in her abilities and comfortable working with her. I cannot recommend her highly enough."
"Thank you for helping my son to deal with an OCD that he has. He certainly feels much calmer and less stressed about things and it has helped him to change his way of thinking following his session."
Liz is a intuitive and sensitive practitioner. She recently helped me overcome a fear of driving following a car accident. She was excellent and tailored the car treatment to my own specific needs. As a therapist myself, I highly recommend Liz – we are so lucky to have her experience and wisdom in the profession
"I came to see you in May regarding my fear or mountains as I was planning a road trip across France & Spain. I had just one session of BWRT with you. I didn't have any of my usual anxiety during the journeys we made & actually chose to take a trip up a mountain in Sierra Nevada! I even managed to make stops to get out of the car & take photos, this is a whole new experience for me as usually I would be in total panic. Thank you so much the BWRT really worked wonders & I wished I'd come to see you years ago!
"Liz has helped me with challenges I have experienced with relationships. Since seeing Liz I am calmer, happier and more able to deal with difficult situations. Thank you Liz it's been inspirational"
"I went to my friend's mum's house the other day. She has 4 dogs. As I was let in through the back door I was told not to let the dogs out, they all made a break for it and all I could do was spread my arms and legs while they all tried to run through me. I wasn't scared at all and my heart rate didn't even elevate!! It was so weird for me after spending my whole life with a terrible life threatening phobia. I used to run into traffic to avoid dogs and that was on a good day! Thank you, thank you, thank you Liz"