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Create change by using the power of your own mind….
Are you experiencing any of the following:
- Have you been traumatised?
- Experience mood swings?
- Do you feel stressed, anxious or depressed?
- Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed or out of control?
- Have you been recently lost a loved one or diagnosed with Cancer?
- Suffering with sleep issues, phobias or a lack of confidence?
- Experiencing a challenging relationship or sexual difficulties?
- Have intrusive negative thoughts, feelings or behaviours?
- Is Covid-19 creating a Health Anxiety or have suffered a sudden unexpected bereavement?
- Do you want to give up a habit, or stop smoking?
If you’re struggling with a problem, you’ve probably spent literally years living with it and to fix it can seem like mission impossible. Don’t worry as it's never too late, so many problems can be resolved once you are committed to change.
I offer a professional, confidential, caring and supportive private mental health service for adults over 16 years old in a safe and non-judgemental environment. I help clients by building on their own strengths and to show them how to use their internal resources better. Additionally, I also provide self help sheets with useful tips, tools and techniques, creating a virtual toolbox that can improve emotional wellbeing for everyday life.
In 2014, I became fascinated by the neuroscience and neurobiology of trauma, how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) changes the landscape of the brain, which increases the risks for mental and or physical illness, disease later in life.
Long after the distressing event has passed, the nervous system can still remember a traumatic memory, which is like an open wound that hasn’t been allowed to heal. That can leave people in a vulnerable state for years, feeling hypervigilant, anxious, stressed, depressed, dissociative or numb. Traditional techniques like counselling, CBT & Mindfulness often struggles to help release the deep-seated emotional distress from trauma.
“Trauma is perhaps the most avoided, ignored, belittled, denied, misunderstood, and under treated cause of human suffering.” Peter Levine
Long gone are the days when you would be in therapy for years. The modern integrative approach gives a rapid resolution to most problems, no matter how long you’ve had the issue. It is entirely up to you how long we work together as there are no fixed number of sessions, usually you can expect between a minimum of 3 up to 8 sessions, however it can longer if it is more complex. The frequency of appointments are flexible, although I do recommend our first three sessions are weekly.
My name is Sarah Brambleby and I am a experienced and fully insured Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, Certified Havening Techniques® Practitioner, BWRT® Certified Practitioner, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I am registered with the AVR – Accredited Voluntary Register and a member of several accredited bodies. I am trained in the latest advances and understanding of the mind-body connection, psychology, psychotherapy and psycho-sensory techniques.
I use an integration of techniques to tailor treatment specifically to the individual client’s issues and their goals for therapy. The integrative therapeutic approach will consist of Counselling, Hypnotherapy, (including hypno-analysis and regression) Havening Techniques®, BWRT®, CBT, EFT, Mindfulness and Coaching.
NEWS - I had to move my clinic online using Zoom in March, 2020 due to the pandemic, which has been a positive and makes therapy more accessible across the UK. I am aiming to re-open my clinic near Princes Risborough, Bucks for face to face work in May/June 2021 government restrictions allowing.
I am based in the Chilterns Therapy Re-imagined Clinic, near Princes Risborough, Bucks, conveniently near Thame, Chinnor, Aylesbury and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire on the borders of Oxfordshire. Please see my testimonials page, the testimonials are genuine and the originals are keep on file for authentication purposes. Names are withheld to maintain Client confidentiality.
I am trained to a high level in a wide range of issues and I have also developed a special interest in working with:
- General Anxiety Disorder, anxiety in all its forms e.g. panic, fears, phobias & OCD
- Complex trauma, PTSD/I
- Grief and Loss
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Sleep difficulties
- Self Esteem, Self Worth & Confidence Issues
Introducing two modern neuroscience based therapies, they both work with how the brain actually functions working on the psychological processes.
BWRT® and Havening Techniques® have both revolutionised my practice. As we all have 'Neuroplasticity' which is the brain’s own ability to learn, change and adapt. In my experience these newer therapies achieves a rapid and more permanent result for the client and sometimes even within one session, helping the client to achieve a better and happier life. Being relatively new therapies, means we do not have lots of the clinical evidence yet, however from the data we have already collected, both of these wonderful techniques will be here for a very long time to come.
Over the last decade or so, there has been an amazing growth of clinical research studies and the results have increased and underpinned our understanding of Neuroscience and neurobiology, particularly of trauma and the mind-body connection (Flight, Fight, Freeze survival mechanisms). These newer therapies do not rely on growing just your cognitive understanding to change emotional responses or behaviours, or even in some cases changes your belief.
I work flexibly, so it is entirely up to you how long we work together and the frequency between sessions, as there are no fixed number its based on when you feel better. Usually you can expect a minimum of three, however it can longer if it is more complex.
“Our brains continually form maps of the world, maps of what is safe and what is dangerous.” Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
Call Sarah for a FREE no-obligation initial phone consultation on 07734 104421 or email email@example.com for more information please see my website www.sarahbrambleby.com.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Registered with AVR - Accredited Register to provide assurance on the standards and accredited by the Professional Standards Authority
- Accredited with National Hypnotherapy Society (MHS)
- Accredited with National Counselling Society (MNCS Acc)
- Accredited with The Terence Watts BWRT Institute (MIBWRT)
- Accredited with The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (LAPHP)
- Fully Insured
- In Supervision
- Regular CPD - Continual Professional Development to keep up to date with best practice and increase my range of skills. See details below.
- Certified Hypnotherapist
- Advanced Psychotherapeutic Counselling Skills (Distinction)
- Certified Havening Techniques® Practitioner
- Certified BWRT® Practitioner
- Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
- Practical Analysis (also known as hypno-analysis) and Regression Diploma.
Anxiety Masterclass Hypnotherapy Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Louise Baker Advanced Hypno birthing
Valerie Austin Hypnotherapy Conference
Valerie Austin Cancer Diet & Hypnosis
Virtual Gastric Band – Sheila Granger
Louise Baker – Hypnotherapy practitioner’s course for brain cancer and the BrainTrust
Irritable Bowl Syndrome – Hypnotherapy MasterClass
Advanced Regression Techniques (Hypnotherapy)
What is Reiki? – Stage One
Mindfulness (Hypnotherapy & CBT)
Dying to know (General course on Death & Dying)
Psychogenic Pain Control (Hypnotherapy & CBT)
Sokalmia® Sensory Overloaded Kinesthetic Auditory Linguistic Mindfulness In Action for complex trauma, PTSD, phobias, fear responses, dissociation, chronic pain, relationships, loss, grief, bereavement and anxiety.
Applied EFT Practitioners Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping technique).
Louise Baker Advanced Hypno birthing
MHS – Advanced Weightloss Techniques
Uncommon Knowledge Stop Smoking techniques
Terence Watts – Practical Analysis & Regression Diploma
Terence Watts – BWRT – BrainWorking Recursive Therapy – Certified Practitioner – General Psychopathology
Terence Watts – General Anxiety Disorder
Havening Certified Havening Techniques® Practitioner
Terence Watts – Warriors Settlers & Nomads
Terence Watts – Broadband for the Brain
Janet Thomson – Placebo Diet for Practitioners
Terence Watts – Relationship Repair
Terence Watts – Serious work for Serious Issues
Terence Watts – BWRT Level 2 training – working towards certification in Psychology of Identity and Behaviour
Terence Watts – MAGIC Coaching Course
Terence Watts – Transformational Coaching BWRT, MAGIC & WSN – working towards certification
Terence Watts – Psychosexual Dysfunction Diploma – working towards certification
Terence Watts – Smashing Depression
Terence Watts – BWRT Level 3 – working towards certification in Psychophysiology (mind and body)
Terence Watts – Conscious Analytical Therapy – or CAT
Terence Watts – SymbioDynamics® personal coaching
Terence Watts – Brief Interventions
Cruse Bereavement Care – Loss and Bereavement Advanced Skills.
The Neuroscience Academy – by Dr Sarah McKay An accredited, professional-development program in applied neuroscience and brain health.
Terence Watts – BWRT You Protocol – Level 2
Terence Watts – BWRT Deep Mind Protocol
Terence Watts – BWRT Abolishing Anxiety
Terence Watts – BWRT Defusing Depression
Terence Watts – Gold Standard Therapist
Terence Watts – LifeMapper SymbioDynamics® personal coaching
Terence Watts – BWRT Banishing Fertility Problems & Improving Self Worth Protocols
Terence Watts – Warrior Settler & Nomad Level 3
Terence Watts – BWRT Reptilian Magic Expanded
John Cinderey – Essex Institute CAT course refresh
Emm-tech short course Emergency Muscle Management
Mental Health First Aid 2 day course (MHFA) – Ali Johnson
BWRT Griefbuster protocol for traumatic/complicated or ordinary Grief
Terence Watts – Ageing Unplugged (Coaching for ageing)
Professor Paul Grantham SDS – Essential Supervision Skills (BPS Approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision)
David Kessler on Grief & Grieving: Finding Comfort after Death, Divorce, and Betrayal
I have an extensive background in business and international marketing, business development, branding, strategic marketing, PR and communications. In 2007 I set-up an independent marketing consultancy to help small businesses to promote and sell their products/services. It was where I found my fascination for psychology - as to why we do the things we do and why there are barriers to marketing/selling effectively.
Registered / Accredited
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National Counselling Society (NCS)
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Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Concessions offered for
Full initial consultation, assessment and first therapy session will be £97 for 2 hours. Following sessions are usually £62 for 1 hour. Fees are subject to change. I accept credit card payments, online banking or cash. NB. Concession rates available for hardship circumstances, students and pensioners.
Please contact me on 07734 104421 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a FREE offer no obligation initial phone consultation.
When I work
Monday to Thursday, 9am-5pm. Evening appointments available on request.
Disclaimer - I do not provide any medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion or treatment to you or any other individual. It is not intended as a substitute for medical or professional care and treatment. Always consult either your local General Practitioner or a recognised health professional.
Please note that it is often necessary to contact your GP or medical consultant, to get their agreement before we start work together for any physical conditions, such as weight management, pain control, sleep issues etc.