Jula Lewsey MNCS, Dip CP, Dip Hyp CS, GHR (Reg), MHS
Covid-19 - I am offering therapy via video and/or phone to all who want to be seen during this challenging time. Take care and stay safe.
Jula is a fully qualified and experienced Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist and Counsellor who will help you learn about yourself, overcome your difficulties and grow in confidence. Jula offers a warm, non-judgemental and solution focussed approach to therapy and will support you in a safe, calm and confidential way. Jula is known for her honest, straight talking yet warm and caring style and aims to give you insight into how you are feeling, where the root of the problems lie and support you in discovering how to get the most out of your life and move forward.
Jula’s approach is both professional, personal and intuitive and she will make you feel at ease and safe in every session. Jula is an integrative therapist and whatever is causing your distress, lack of interest in life or relationship difficulties, Jula will tailor her work according to your needs, drawing from a range of different approaches and models of therapy including:-
* Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
* Gestalt Therapy
* Inner Child Therapy
* Hypnotherapy including Regression and Parts Therapy
* Person-Centred Counselling
* Psychoanalytical Therapy
* Transactional Analysis
Jula strives to assist clients in finding meaningful alternatives to unsatisfactory ways of thinking, feeling or behaving and to become more accepting of yourself and others. Therapy with Jula can be most useful in promoting personal development and unlocking inner potential.
Jula is a highly experienced therapist specialising in anxiety/panic attacks, relationship issues, career development, weight management (including eating disorders) and helping people who wish to develop self-confidence. She also treats people who are suffering from grief and loss, have stress or anger issues, those suffering from insomnia and people who wish to be free of fears, phobias or unwanted habits. She specialises in couple’s counselling, hypnotherapy and solution-focussed therapies, including gut specific hypnotherapy for the treatment of IBS and EMDR for the treatment of PTSD.
Jula’s background as a Human Resources Director and Board Director gives her a wealth of experience in business. She fully appreciates the challenges and obstacles people face at work and how this can be at the heart of stress, poor health and relationship breakdowns. Jula will help you develop your self confidence, get a better work/life balance and support you in realising and achieving your true potential.
Please do not hesitate to contact Jula to have an exploratory chat about how therapy can help you.
Training, qualifications & experience
Jula is registered with The National Counselling Society, The General Hypnotherapy Register and the Hypnotherapy Society. She adheres to the Codes of Ethical Standards and Conduct provided by these professional bodies, undertakes regular supervision and continuous professional development allowing her to develop and flourish as a practitioner.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Health anxiety
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Neuro Linguistic Programming
Inner Child Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (EMDR)
The first session will be an assessment session, where Jula and you will decide if you feel you can work together. Should this be agreed, therapy will commence with an open-time contract which means that wherever possible you will both commit to on-going therapy until you feel the work is complete. The initial assessment will include a full history take and the treatment plan, duration and frequency of ongoing sessions will also be discussed and agreed.
As a guide, her fees are:-
Initial Assessment £70 (90 minutes)
Further Appointments £50 per session (60 minutes)
Extended Appointments £70 per session (90 minutes)
Double Appointments £90 per session (120 minutes)
Couple’s Counselling £60/£90 for initial assessment (60 or 90 minutes)
Therapy sessions will be £60 (60 minutes)
- Free / low-cost sessions available
Jula's practice is located at very safe and calming offices in central Braintree with easy access to the train and bus stations.
Jula is a fully qualified and registered hypnotherapist and for clients wishing to work with this method of therapy she can explore your issues through the highly effective use of hypnosis where you are more susceptible to suggestion allowing you to make change in behavioural habits, phobias or anxieties.
- Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am at the Practice on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and my working hours are 9 am to 7.30 pm (latest appointment 6.30 pm)
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|