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Hello, I have 30 years experience as an integrative and interactive therapist offering a range of safe, effective, and empowering approaches to help people, and the tools to use well after therapy.
I assume you are trying to get a feel for who would be the right therapist for you and preparing to make informed decisions. Successful therapy can be potentially life changing and yet the thought of "therapy" can seem overwhelming. Remember therapy is a personal investment for yourself and can be an exciting course of discovery and empowerment to live life well and enable to bring the best out of you.
I specialise in stress and anxiety such as (PTSD/PTSS) Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, (OCD) Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Addictions and Depression, including childhood issues, and chronic or acute health issues.
Individuals, couples and teenagers see me and I combine psycho-therapeutic interventions tailored to their unique needs, addressing the dynamic of what is presented, and most importantly the underlying cause. Depending on their engagement and motivation, my clients tell me, and I witness, amazing results in a session. Just how many sessions and adjunctive "tasks" just depends on the complexity of what you want to achieve and your resources.
I offer a safe, supportive environment during which you can explore, gain awareness and the confidence to improve your life. My personal style is warm, engaging and intuitive. Clients tell me I am easy to talk to and they feel understood. I see myself as emotionally stable and friendly but serious about working with people so they gain skills and confidence through the therapeutic process. Whilst I provide support, information, guidance most importantly, I aim to facilitate your own inner insights for change and direction, embracing mind, body and spiritual uniqueness.
People come with a wide range of difficulties including low self esteem, anxiety and depression, frustration and anger, work and relationship difficulties; just trying to cope. Some are exhausted by trying harder, working harder...some have almost given up. Many come burdened by their childhoods. Most end therapy by empowering themselves to move forward in their lives with greater awareness and confidence. Most state they have never felt so good.
People need different support at different times during their "cycle of change" and I provide a flexible range of services and approaches to accommodate their process.
You have read this far so take the next step so you can continue the ripple of change towards success in many areas of your life. Call me today to help you further make informed decisions for yourself and your wellbeing. You have come this far...keep going.
Training, qualifications & experience
My professional strengths are the result of education, intensive training, personal therapy and lots of experience. Drawing upon my own life experiences and working with people from all walks of life, presenting a wide range of difficulties and achievements, has given me the depth of understanding and positive shared expertise to work with personal, professional and health issues.
30 Years Experience
Accredited "Senior Qualified" Practitioner
Member of General Hypnotherapy Standards Council & General Hypnotherapy Register
Member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy since 1994-2016
Advanced Clinical & Analytical Hypnotherapist/Psychotherapist: Insight based
(emotional, behavioural, cognitive, and clinical health care)
Neuro Linguistic & Coaching Practitioner (trained by co-founder, Richard Bandler)
Counselling & Hypnotherapy Tutor, Assessor & Verifier for Government recognised counselling qualifications
Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (+supportive on-going training)
Mindfulness & Meditation
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Desensitisation & Reprocessing
Sensory Work or Creative Visualisation
Inner Child Work
Change Diagnostics (creator of Information 4 Change)
Emotional Freedom Techniques
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Areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
Information about health conditions (*)
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Other areas of hypnotherapy I deal with
Childhood abuse (sexual, neglect, violence)
Domestic Violence (emotional and physical)
Rape and Sexual Abuse
Chronic & Acute Health issues (e.g.: MS, Strokes, Skin Conditions, Cancer)
Executive Coaching & Training Services
£100.00 - £150.00
Free initial telephone session
I find 90 minute sessions are cost & time effective for most people as it is like having 2 sessions at one time.
As an experienced telephone/trainer counsellor too, under these tough times I offer 60 minute telephone sessions
Generally: Individuals from £125 per 90 minute sessions & Couples £150
INTENSIVE BREAK-THROUGH PROGRAMS which are tailored to meet individual needs. If you would like to know more, please feel free to discuss this option with me and what you might gain.
Hotel accommodation can be arranged for intensive weekly programs for people visiting London.
Examples: full days – 5 hour sessions
2 hours per day for one week
When I work
Monday to Friday: times variable
No night times nor week-ends
Off street parking available
Warm, comfortable therapy room
Former Trustee of Hammersmith & Fulham MIND
Member of Hounslow Chamber of Commerce