Dr Sarah Alsawy

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Clinical Psychologist Trauma Bond Specialist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M45
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I honour you for taking this step in searching for a better future and improving your self and your life.

If you have experienced:
- Repeated painful relationships, in a romantic context where you have felt heartbroken again and again and you feel on edge as to "what you should do" or "how you should be" to be good enough.
- A relationship that is filled with extreme highs and lows, one moment you're so happy and in love and the next you feel crushed and unwanted.
- You have experienced times when you felt so special and so loved, but then you've also been told that you are not good enough and felt you had to work "really hard to be loved".
- You are walking on eggshells, worrying about how your partner feels about you.
- You scramble around trying to "keep the peace" and save the relationship by either doing a lot to keep your partner happy, or by keeping quiet and sacrificing what you want.
- You know they're not good for you but you can't help but love them, feel the need for them, and fear what life would be like without them.
- You feel lost. You are unsure of who you really are or what you really want. Your identity seems to be a distant memory and you want to be yourself again.
- You feel panicked, anxious, waking up in the middle of the night worrying about if you're good enough to be loved.
- You feel low in mood, you question yourself, you feel ashamed of yourself, and you feel guilty for things you have done (even if another part of you knows you didn't do anything wrong).
- These can all be in the context of romantic, family, friend, colleagues etc. relationships.

If any of the above resonate with you, I'm here to help.

You might feel ashamed, you felt scared and you didn't know where to turn for help. You may have asked for help from friends and family but they don't seem to understand or the advice that they give is well-intended but doesn't work. 

You might have been in a relationship with someone who was abusive, criticised you, negatively judged you, ignored you, gave you the silent treatment, or you may be surviving infidelity. 

If any of these ring true, I want you to know that you are totally safe here and that you matter. I honour and respect your presence, and I hold you with so much compassion.

I'm Dr Sarah, Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist and Relationship Coach. I am the founder of Heal Trauma Bonding (trademark owned). 

I specialise in the area of Trauma Bonding, helping people heal from toxic relationships and trauma bond (i.e. the relationships that you know are hurtful but still can't seem to stop forgetting about this person). I have worked with many people who are highly empathic, anxiously attached, and have been in relationships with individuals who are more avoidantly attached and / or have narcissistic tendencies, 

I have spent years refining my practice, use evidence-based techniques to support my clients to change, heal and grow. Through the transformation, my clients have felt:
- More confident than they ever have before.
- They recognised their worth and how infinite this is.
- They were so conscious of toxic patterns that they were able to make meaningful choices that were aligned to their greater truth and values. 
- They no longer felt persuaded to do things that were not aligned for them - they did what they needed to do from a clean slate.
- Healed old wounds including abandonment fears, inadequacies, and traumas. 
- They self-loved so much more than they ever thought possible.
- They created the best relationships for their soul and their mind - ending toxic relationship patterns and creating relationships where they commanded respect, felt heard and understood, were seen and appreciated. They felt truly loved just the way they were. 

To support clients through this, I have created a specialised program that goes deep into people's healing. I support clients to resolve traumas through: tapping into the subconscious, emotions, mental cognitions, behaviours, and somatic. This is through utilising an integrative approach of hypnosis, CBT, CAT, CFT, Somatic based healing, and much more. 

I invite you to take the first step in prioritising yourself and booking in to gain support and guidance.

Welcome to the new you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • Clinical Psychology DClinPsy qualifying from the University of Manchester
  • Clinical and Health Psychology MSc at.the University of Manchester
  • BSc Psychology at the University of Liverpool

Training

  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Level 2
  • Compassionate Focused Therapy for grief, shame, guilt
  • Personality disorder and attachments difficulties 
  • Motivational Interviewing skills
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Incredible Years Webster Stratton
  • Psychotherapy in an Injust World
  • Trauma and PSTD
  • Neuropsychological / Cognitive assessments
  • Supervisory training
  • Presented at BABCP conference

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Fees

£220.00 - £300.00

Additional information

Session price may vary for children and couples work.

When I work

Currently my availability is limited. Please contact me for further details. 

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M45

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

Online
Phone

I provide supervision to people at various stages in their profession and those who are in different mental health designations.

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Dr Sarah Alsawy
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