Ways to Work with Me
Services available, how I work and some FAQ’s…
Working With Me
All of my sessions are tailored to your individual needs and most are multi-modal which means that I use a combination of therapies. However, you can choose to have just one specific therapy if you prefer. I offer emotional and practical support without judgement for adults and children of all ages.
I also offer practical advice for simple energy techniques that you can add to your daily routine and will help you start to feel better quite quickly.
My services are confidential, and can be booked as a single session or as on-going regular sessions. More complex chronic issues will typically have taken some time to arise and so may need longer to resolve
I offer an initial chat via phone or email, free of charge to all prospective clients. I can offer face to face appointments as well as online sessions through video calling like Zoom or Skype. The best way to contact me is by using the contact form on this page or leaving a message on my mobile. If I am unable to answer your call, please leave me a short message and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
Fully qualified and insured, I am a member of the Complementary Medical Association. I am also on the Accredited Register for Reiki with the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
My Personal Principles
I will choose the shortest, gentlest and most effective route to helping you achieve your goals, to the best of my knowledge, skill and ability.
If I feel that I am unable to help you, for whatever reason, I will do my best to refer you to an appropriate source of help.
I maintain confidentiality of everything discussed in the sessions, unless the information you give me suggests a serious risk of harm to yourself or others, especially children, or where I am legally required to disclose information
I will not question you unnecessarily about your past or make any judgements or criticisms about you.
I will treat you as a resourceful and capable person and try to help you connect to your inner resources and strengths so that you can be the person you want to be.
I use a combination of therapies as we work through your issues together. They include:
- Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
- Kinetic Shift
- Guided Relaxation
Have a look at the specific pages for each therapy for further details about each one. FAQ’s, Pricing & Aftercare are further down the page below…
(Guided relaxation currently face to face or by phone/online)
Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a gentle form of balancing energy therapy where the therapist places their hands on or near your body as you sit or lie fully clothed on a chair, couch or bed. Reiki is also able to be sent to someone who is remote from the therapist so I offer both Face to face and Distant Reiki therapy sessions.
I am a Reiki Master Teacher so can also teach Reiki at all levels and perform Attunements
I use a combination of therapies depending on the age of the child. Sessions are with the parent present and might include drawing which is a good form of self-expression and can often be very helpful in shedding light on what they see as the issues. This can often be different to what the parent thinks is the problem
In person locally or distance depending on what’s suitable
EFT is an energy medicine technique that has developed over a number of years and is a combination of talk therapy and gentle touch therapy using finger tapping on specific points on the head, upper body and hand. It is easy to learn and can be practised at home between sessions with a practitioner.
Face to face or video call
Coaching allows you to reach your full potential, maximise your performance and feel satisfied and happy in your life. I offer a safe and supportive space for you to explore your ideas, issues and concerns and coaching is usually naturally woven into sessions with other therapies such as EFT and Reiki.
Face to face and via Skype or Zoom
I am an Accredited Practitioner of Kinetic Shift which is a Fast and Effective 7 stage therapy developed by Karl Smith of the UK Hypnosis Academy. Suitable for all ages and particularly effective with Fears and Phobias it uses a blend of techniques to achieve rapid results
Face to face and online via Skype or Zoom
Frequently Asked Questions
What issues do you deal with?
I work with many different issues and have personal experience of many of them including infertility, personal relationship problems, bereavement and chronic ill health for example, Common issues include:
- Fears and Phobias
- Chronic Illness
- Relationship Issues
- School and Childhood Worries
- Parenting Issues
- Sleep problems.
I have a special interest in the effects of Adverse Childhood Experience and Childhood Emotional Neglect which can arise in childhood but are often hidden and manifest in adulthood
What does holistic health mean?
Holistic health refers to being healthy in the physical body but also in mind and spirit. A holistic health practitioner helps people to create a healthy, balanced environment to assist in improving their health and uses natural complementary therapies that can be used alongside conventional medical treatment. Holistic practitioners are not medical doctors and you should always discuss any health and medication concerns with your doctor.
What will I have to do?
First and foremost be open, honest and committed to doing some work to get to the root of the issue. I can’t fix you but I can show you how to use tools and techniques to put your body into “rest and repair” mode and allow the healing process to start. You need to be willing to try something new – as the saying goes “ if you do what you always do you’ll get what you’ve always got”
How many sessions will I need?
It really depends on the scale of the problem. Acute issues may need more frequent sessions, minor problems and children’s issues are often resolved more quickly, and chronic conditions will take longer. Remember if you have a chronic condition you probably took a while to get to where you are now and so may take some time to recover. Kinetic Shift can resolve an issue in a single session.
How do I take the first step?
Get in touch and we’ll arrange a time to chat It’s very important that you choose the right person to work with so I offer this initial contact free of charge.
After your treatment the body continues the healing process and releases stored and unwanted toxins to be eliminated through the skin, lungs, bladder or bowel movements. It’s important to look after yourself and take it easy after a treatment and to make sure you drink plenty of water to help this natural process. Sometimes there may be symptoms associated with the release of toxins and this is known as a “healing crisis”. You may feel worse before you feel better or you might not experience any noticeable reaction. Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any concerns. Note any reaction you have and let me know at your next treatment.
Possible healing crisis symptoms may be: Sleepiness or tiredness, runny nose, nausea, spots or skin rash, more frequent bladder/bowel movements, emotional ups and downs. Every client responds differently and any symptoms should quickly settle in the day or so after treatment as your body re-balances itself, Any symptoms arising after 48 hours are unlikely to be related to the treatment and you would be advised to see your GP if necessary as you would normally do.
I accept payments by cash, bank transfer and Paypal and payment is due on booking your appointment unless otherwise agreed.
I believe in Fair Exchange and allocate preparation and appointment time for you when you make a booking. If you do not turn up for your appointment or cancel, no refund will be made unless I am able to book another client in your place. I will however, offer an alternative appointment for cancellations.
All sessions are currently priced at £60 and usually last around 45 minutes to an hour. (Please allow extra time for your first session)
Blocks of three sessions are available for £175 payable at the time of booking the first appointment and can be taken flexibly as needed
Children’s sessions are currently charged at £25 for 30 minutes
Staff welfare is a serious concern for businesses in the UK.
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Stress was responsible for 12.5 million lost work days in the UK during 2016/17.
Work-related stress, depression or anxiety accounted for 40% of work-related ill health and 49% of working days lost, in 2016/17
I offer Block booking for staff wellbeing sessions of full or half days and this can be arranged as a one-off or on a regular basis.
Please contact me to discuss your requirements.