Sarah Brown

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EMDR Practitioner. MBACP. MA MSc
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Lewes BN7 & Haywards Heath RH16
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you are anxious, depressed, stressed and struggling to cope? Are you feeling that old issues and feelings are overwhelming you? As an EMDR Practitioner, I can help with these unmanageable feelings. In an initial session we can discuss your problems, your goals and work out a treatment plan.

I offer EMDR and we can work collaboratively to process your distress, symptoms and traumatic experiences. EMDR is an evidenced-based approach where we reprocess the trauma that is stuck in your body and your nervous system. After EMDR you are likely to feel much less dysregulated - your mind and body feel more balanced and you can begin to enjoy life again. 

Anxiety, depression or panic all stem from past traumatic experiences. If you are feeling overwhelmed by fear, low self-esteem, anger or guilt then it might be helpful to speak to an experienced EMDR psychotherapist. I have over 23 years as a psychotherapist and the last 8 years I have specialised in EMDR. I'm an EMDR Accredited Practitioner and am working towards EMDR Consultant status. 

Maybe you are having nightmares, flashbacks or intrusive thoughts with vivid images and sensations. Or perhaps the opposite is happening and you are feeling numb, switched off or not really connected to people around you.

Repeatedly feeling like this takes its toll on your capacity to cope on your own or within your regular support network. It may be that working with a professional EMDR trauma therapy specialist will help you get to the roots of the problem and resolve them.

EMDR is an evidence-based treatment that is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) for PTSD.  It is a highly specialised treatment that should only be practiced by qualified and experienced EMDR practitioners.

What else can EMDR be used for?

EMDR can be used for phobias, shame, stress, sleep difficulties, trauma, grief, pain, performance anxiety, bereavement, sexual assault, bullying, medical or health experiences, transport accidents and childhood abuse or neglect.

Training, qualifications & experience

As well as qualifications to become a psychotherapist, I have two Masters level degrees as well a BA Honours degree. I regularly attend Continuing Professional Development courses throughout the year.

Sandi Richman, BPS

EMDR training, parts 1,2 and 3

Dr. Mark Graxti, BPS

Brainspotting training, phases 1 and 2

Heather Sequiera, BPS

Master Class in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for PTSD

British Psychotherapy Federation

Supervision skills course

WPF Therapy

Masters degree (MA) in Psychoanalytic Studies

WPF Therapy

Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling

Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships

Introduction and developing couple work courses

Relate Institute

Couples conversion course

Centre for Stress Management

Primary Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)


Masters Degree (MSc) in Organisational Behaviour;  PGCE in Secondary School teaching;  BA Honours Degree in History & Sociology

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£75.00 per session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Daytime only

East Way, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1NG

Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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