Sara Llewellyn MSc, PG Dip Couns Psyc, Adv Dip Hyp, MBACP Registered member

Sara Llewellyn MSc, PG Dip Couns Psyc, Adv Dip Hyp, MBACP Registered member

Stoke On Trent

07707 240 895

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Stoke On Trent

07707 240 895

About me

Hi I'm Sara at Love to Live Therapies, thank you for visiting me here today, if you would like to find out a bit more about who I am and how I work or if you would like to book a reduced price introductory appointment please continue to read on...... and please feel free to contact me for further details

Currently I am fully booked on Mondays and have limited availability on other days - please check with me about specific days/times when you might like to come...

"Who am I?"

I'm Sara at Love 2 Live Therapies,
Thank you for visiting me here.

    My aim is to help and support you with your aim...

I am trained in many different therapies to help and heal those I support....... we are all unique we hurt and heal in our own personal way......

                                     some of the ways in which I may help you............

Counsellor,  (MSc)
                                                 Creative Counsellor (PCEAT Advanced Cert)
                                                                                           Multi sensory
                                                                    With or without words

                and Hypnotherapist (Ad DipHyp)
                             and  Teaching

"Where are you?"

I work from my village home in either my counselling room which is a lovely calm safe place for our counselling time together.......

...............or in my creative space which has paper, paints and brushes, play dough and pastels, a treasure trove of things expressive,  

We may also work together with nature
           walking outdoors or
                 being in an outdoor environment
                        using the garden as our outdoor time together
                                   outdoor creative spaces
                 Nature Well Being Workshops

Utilising nature can really enhance our time together and be very powerful healing whichever form of therapy you may choose to help you achieve your aim.

" When can you see me?"

I offer appointments Monday - Friday from 9am - 9pm....

                           I know how important it is for your therapy to fit around your work,
                                         childcare and life commitments
                                               so I keep a flexible diary,
you choose when and how often to have an appointment.

       How many sessions will I need?

You choose when, where and how long............

                                           It is helpful to meet weekly to begin with but you know sometimes life
                                                  or finances mean we can't do that so
                                    we can plan the sessions around your needs and lifestyle,

                 ultimately it's whatever works best for you, and you are the best judge of that.

I can't leave my home how do I access your therapy?

We could arrange telephone counselling sessions or in some cases it may be possible to meet in your own home. 

Training, qualifications & experience

            ***   In A Nutshell ***

I have experience of being
(amongst other things!) ....

                            Daughter, sister, Mum, Wife, Grandma....

also I am/have been....

                                 Student, cleaner, volunteer, animal                                

                                welfare assistant,   Secretary, PA,Nursery nurse, 
                           TA, HLTA, Manager, Counsellor, Clinical Hypnotist,
                                               Creative Therapist, wellbeing workshop organiser

I have lived life's rich and sometimes horrendous tapestry of experiences and repercussions,
                               I have been loved and love,
                           I have been hurt and healed,
                              we are all human........... we have our own unique experiences

More detailed information regarding my counselling training;

I have worked with children in Primary education specialising in Social and Emotional development before I decided to take my training further and offer counselling to adults. I trained at Keele University in Counselling Psychology attaining;

  • MSc - Counselling Psychology
  • PG Dip - Counselling Psychology
  • Certificate - Counselling

My MSc Research focussed on mind and body communications and how we can use our own innate skills to help ourselves both emotionally and physically.  I continued my research with the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH) where I learned how to use clinical hypnosis to help my clients with a variety of techniques and strategies. I achieved the;

  • Advanced University Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis and Stress Management - with Staffordshire University

I then extended my training and have now completed my Level 1 PC Expressive Arts Therapy training

  • Level 1 PCEAT March 2016
  • Advanced cert 2017

Over the next two years I am training in Advanced PCEAT which means I can offer a much wider variety of creative sessions and workshops to those I already offer


  • Private Practice
  • Primary education - social and emotional development using the CBT based SEAL programme
  • One to one work with families displaced through war
  • Family Support Services

I have trained in other specialist areas including;

  • domestic violence
  • anger management
  • childhood sexual abuse

I continue to train using workshops and weekend training and continue to have links with Keele University as an Alumni supporting students.

2015/16 training; Further creative therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Person Centered Expressive Arts Therapy; Introduction and Level 1 training (Advanced training 2016), Shamanism, Hypnotherapy research training days. 

Advanced PCEAT, Shamanic training, hypnotherapy research days,

PCEAT Advanced Training

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work with many areas of life not listed above please contact me for further information.


Introductory session   - 1 hour - reduced price £20


Counselling   £40 individuals 1 hour
                        £50 per couple 1 hour
Creative Therapy

Regular creative therapy session 1 hour - £45

1/2 day special creative one to one workshop  £100 including materials (2.5 hour)

Please enquire if you would like to book longer sessions and/or Workshops and group sessions fees are by arrangement


Hypnotherapy -  £60 per hour


A limited number of concessionary places are available - please discuss before making an appointment


Please note evening appointments after 5pm have a small additional cost of £5.

If you have any queries or would like any further information please feel free to contact me.

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) working within their ethical framework. I have supervised practice, I am DBS checked and insured. 

I am also a member of the British Society for Clinical and Academic Hypnosis.

I am on the BACP Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists which is accredited by the Department of Health and approved by The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.  I take referrals for clients with health care insurance and can invoice the insurers directly (subject to agreement with the health care insurers) if required.

I keep a flexible appointment diary; however if you would like to be seen at the same time each week we can arrange that also.

If you would like to ask me any questions or need further information please feel free to contact me by phone or email. Please note I endeavor to respond to all enquiries, if you haven't received a response from me within 24 hours please check your spam box or let me know

Maps & Directions

Stoke On Trent, ST12

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults