Lisa Simmons, Psychotherapist and Life Coach
07759918912 / 07759 918912
I am a qualified Psychotherapist and Life Coach offering a friendly, empathetic and confidential service. My sessions (which don't have to be on a weekly basis) are £35.00 for one hour and I offer day time and evening appointments.
I cannot thank Lisa or recommend her highly enough. Her patience, understanding, honesty and professionalism together with her lack of judgement helped me reach a place where I could truly start to understand why I was going through depression and anxiety… Lisa probably doesn’t even know herself how much I value her or that I think she is one of the best people I have had the fortune to meet! Through her understanding and abilities in counselling, Lisa helped me work through my problems and regain a strength of mind that I thought I had lost. Not only am I through the depression and anxiety but I also have a renewed vigour for life and a deeper connection with my spiritual side. Opening up to a stranger wasn’t easy but what I have achieved by doing so has been so worth it.
I have been helping people make changes in themselves and their lives for the last 15 years. Having gone through this myself I feel passionately about helping others to make changes, understand things and improve their lives and well being when ever possible. Beginning therapy is a scary thing to do but it can also be a very rewarding process when you begin to feel better about yourself and the situation. Please do not suffer no matter how small or big your think the problem or issues may be, getting help is a really positive move. My therapy sessions are friendly, understanding and without judgement. They last for an hour at my home which is quiet, secure and completely confidential.
Depending on what your are experiencing therapy does not have to be done weekly and I often see my clients on a fortnightly basis and some times even monthly. Depending on how much support you need for what you are going through, sessions can be agreed on a personal basis.
I have different skills to use to help you, such as CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) which helps you change negative thoughts and behaviours into positive ones. Psychodynamic therapy where we go back through your life and look at things that have happened which might be affecting your thoughts and behaviours in the present. Person centred therapy which I use to listen and understand how you are feeling and what you have gone through so I can fully understand your situation. Often having the chance to just talk about ourselves is very powerful and helpful to understand what we ourselves are going through. We don't often take the opportunity to understand ourselves in our busy daily lives. Life coaching is also a great therapy as we can look at ways to implement changes in all areas of your life to maximise the positive outcome that therapy can offer. Often small changes in different areas can have a very positive and helpful result.
If you would like to know what other clients have experienced with me then please look at my website www.lisasimmonsholistichealing.co.uk under the client testimonials tab.
I work Monday through to Wednesday during the day and work Monday and Tuesday evenings offering appointments at 7pm and 8pm. I also have Saturday appointments available. I charge £35.00 per session and I live on the Broomfield borders in Chelmsford.
Training, qualifications & experience
MNCS (Acc) Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy - Member of National Counselling Society
MNCS (Acc) Diploma in Psychotherapy
Diploma in Life Coaching
Diploma in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Management
Certificate in CPD for Mindfulness
Certificate in CPD for Dreams
Certificate in CPD for Adolescents
Diploma Reflexology - Association of Reflexologist
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Diploma in Daoyin Tao
Dploma in Full Body Massage
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
£35.00 for a 1 hour session.
Appointments available Monday and Tuesday day time and evening. Wednesday during the day and Saturday during the day.
I am also a Reflexologist and Reiki Master and work a couple of days a week for a charitable trust.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I work Monday through to Wednesday offering both day time and evening appointments. The evening appointments are 7pm or 8pm.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|