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What is Buteyko method?
Dr Konstantin Buteyko developed his system of re-educating breathing to heal many breathing related conditions. The method uses simple exercises to increase nasal breathing and reduce mouth-breathing in order to promote better health. Elena structures courses to help individuals depending on their condition and severity. The clients will be asked to keep a record of their exercises so that they can see their own progress.
By focussing on slow, even nasal breathing and relaxation, breathing habits are retrained to rebalance and optimise the use of the oxygen that the body needs, which in turn alleviates various breathing related conditions.
Buteyko Method is helpful for people with:
Anxiety and Panic Disorder
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Other breathing and sleep disorders
Enhancing sports performance
Therapist : Elena West
The approach I use is biodynamic craniosacral therapy, which is a gentle, hands-on method non-invasive treatment, which evaluates and enhances the function of the whole body. This treatment is suitable for all from new born to the elderly.
Therapist : Jo Jarvis, Elena West
Clinical Neuropsychology offering assessment and treatment for the cognitive and emotional impact of neurological conditions. I have more than a decade’s experience of working with patients at every stage of care, from hospital admission to living in the community.
Neuropsychologists are experts on how neurological illness changes emotional well-being, behaviour and cognitive functions. Whether you have Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Brain Injury, Stroke, Dementia or another neurological condition, a neuropsychologist can help you cope with:
· Cognitive problems, including difficulty with memory, language, thinking skills such as planning and organising, and concentration
· Feeling frustrated, low or anxious
· Loss of confidence and low self-esteem
· Physical symptoms including pain, weakness and fatigue
· Feelings of bereavement for lost abilities and activities
· Changes in behaviour including irritability and anger, apathy and an inability to start tasks, and lost social skills
Are you worried about memory and other mental skills? My services include comprehensive cognitive assessment and speedy reports to allow you get the advice that you need and move forwards. I use the latest cognitive tests to find which skills are affected. I can then advise you how to manage and overcome these problems using evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation techniques.
Is managing your symptoms emotionally overwhelming you? Neurological illness increases the risk of psychological distress, including depression, anxiety, and low self-confidence. Therapy can help you understand why neurological illness causes emotional distress, cope with the emotional impact of neurological problems, adjust to your illness and develop strategies to manage your symptoms.
I am registered with the HCPC and the British Psychological Society (BPS). I hold the BPS’ “gold standard” Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology and I am listed on the BPS Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists. If you need someone with the highest level of expertise in clinical neuropsychology, I can help. Therapist: Vikki Hunkin
Clinical psychologists aim to reduce the distress and improve the psychological wellbeing of their clients. They use psychological methods and research to make positive changes to their clients’ lives and offer various forms of treatment.They work with clients of all ages who have a variety of different mental or physical health issues, such as depression and anxiety, mental illness, adjustment to physical illness, neurological disorders, addictive behaviours eating disorders, personal and family relationship problems and learning disabilities.
Clinical psychologists work in partnership with their clients over a series of sessions in order to build a shared understanding (‘formulation’) of their difficulties, explain why they may be happening and to make sense of them. This may include past difficulties and experiences if these are relevant to the present. This understanding informs the next steps which may include therapy.
Therapist:Tim Keen, Daniel Robins,
C A T shows you the way to change your learned attitudes and beliefs about yourself and others, and helps you focus on ways to make better choices. C A T recognises that people are so much more than their identified problems or diagnoses.
Therapist: Tim Keen
Eye Movement, Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is used to resolve trauma, PTSD, anxiety, addiction, phobias, depression and chronic pain. It has helped many people to overcome trauma arising from experiences as diverse as war, childhood abuse or neglect, natural disaster, assault,road traffic accidents and workplace incidents.
Guarantees are not possible but Rose has extremely high success rates. Rose is an accredited EMDR practitioner. For more information about EMDR visit www.emdrassociation.org.uk
Therapist Tim Keen, Rose Croxford
This is a meditative (semi-hypnotic) technique combined with energy healing, by which you
fully feel and observe your emotions. You will be completely aware of them, accept them and
With this technique is possible to really come to the roots of your problems, wherever they
are. With observing and accepting the emotion you can then release it on a very deep level.
Therapist Kaya S.K. Marklund[su/spoiler]
It has been scientifically proven that every living being is made up of electromagnetic energy, which vibrates at different frequencies. This energy is sometimes called the “Aura” or “Chi” (in science it is referred to as the electro-magnetic field or Bio-field) and it refers to energy which flows through the body in order to energy-feed every cell in the body and maintains health and well being on all levels.
Energy Healing is the clearing of blockages and disruptions in a person’s Bio-field and the re-balancing of the entire physical, psychological and emotional body.
HMS Therapy is a fast effective therapy for all stress related conditions. A combination of NLP, Neuro Semantics & Hypnotherapy this is a Pioneering treatment in mental health that will totally change your life.Treatment used for PTSD & Depression in the UK.
HMS Therapy unlike other therapies involves the heart and stomach as well as the head. We have all heard the terms ‘follow your head’ and ‘gut feeling’. This therapy helps to align the whole body helping to reframe core negative beliefs such as ‘not good enough’ or any traumatic memories .
The unconscious is the part of your mind that deals with habitual and automatic reactions, feelings, emotions, processes and functions that are outside of our conscious awareness – things that you literally don’t need to think about because you just do them.
Life Coaching can help address a wide range of needs including anxiety , depression , stress, health , fitness, personal relationships, personal development and much more….
Therapist Brian Tregunna, Kate King,
Supportive. Empathic. Confidential.
Therapist : Alison Harmer
Macrobiotics, the Greek term meaning “Big Life”, is a holistic life philosophy developed in the 20th century by Japanese pioneers, George Ohsawa and Michio Kushi. Macrobiotics mainly focuses on wholefood diet and nutrition, but also takes into account personal and spiritual development, based on traditional Oriental medicine and philosophy principles.
Macrobiotic Health Coaching takes a comprehensive consultation, looking at the client’s constitution and health condition, diet, exercise, emotional and life history. Using assessment process based on Oriental diagnosis, a Macrobiotic Health Coach provides a detailed health and lifestyle plan, which may include: dietary advice, meal planning and wholefood cooking tuition, exercise routines, massage and bodywork treatments, and emotional work.
Macrobiotic Health Coaching is not a substitute for medical care but is a form of guidance and education to help enable the client to fine tune and optimize their health and wellbeing.
Therapist: Dave Sowden
Naturopathy: Like so many Natural Therapies, Naturopathy can help with both mind and body, as the two are closely intertwined. It is a truly holistic therapy, which involves taking a thorough history, incorporating all aspects of ‘health’, so that the root causes can be uncovered, little by little. Prescriptions depend on the underlying factors, but they usually consist of individual dietary/lifestyle recommendations, Herbal Remedies and Nutritional Supplements. The right foods/nutrients/medicinal herbs can be invaluable in supporting you during times of stress or encouraging a restful night’s sleep. It’s about restoring natural balance in mind/body and supporting long-term health, rather than just popping a pill for an ill. This can take time, patience and hard work, but I’d say worth it if it leads to an improved quality of life! Naturopathy is an art – there is no claim to ‘cure’ specific conditions, just to support you in your journey to optimal health (feeling the best you can). With proper guidance you can learn about Nature’s Pharmacy and proper self-care, tools which will be valuable to you for life.
Therapist : Kaya Marlund
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is aimed at enhancing the healing process by changing the conscious and subconscious beliefs of patients about themselves, their illnesses, and the world. These limiting beliefs are “reprogrammed” using a variety of techniques drawn from other disciplines including hypnotherapy and psychotherapy.
Rose works with all sexual dysfunctions with individuals and couples of any sexual orientation. Sexual dysfunctions such as loss of desire, loss of interest in sex, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, difficulty obtaining orgasm, pain during sexual activities and difficulty achieving penetration are all common problems in a relationship.
For more information visit www.cosrt.org.uk Sex is an important aspect of an adult’s life and the lack of intimacy that can result from a sexual dysfunction, or just getting out of the habit, does create frustration and sadness for many. Guarantees aren’t possible but Rose has extremely high success rates in helping couples overcome these difficulties and achieve the intimacy and quality of life together that they want.
Rose also offer psychotherapy to help people who are struggling with a wide range of out-of-control sexual behaviour.
Therapist: Rose Croxford
Rose offers psychotherapy to understand more about what is troubling you right now. Together we identify what is preventing you from being the person you could be, relating to others and life challenges the way you want to.
This sometimes means understanding more about how the past is continuing to influence you now in ways that are helpful and unhelpful. By making conscious choices about what learning from the past needs developing, updating or throwing in the bin you can change your present experience with others. Rose is an accredited full clinical psychotherapist.
For more information about psychotherapy visit www.ukcp.org.uk
Rose worked with Relate for 5 years before moving into private practice. She is experienced at helping couples resolve issues in their relationship, whether this is strengthening the relationship or separation. Rose offers couple sessions together working on issues such as communication, anger, affairs, intimacy, or talking to children about separation.
Therapist: Rose Croxford
Support for reducing stress, improving your emotional well-being, and for managing chronic fatigue or long-term health conditions.
Practical guidance for reducing your symptoms, changing your thoughts, feelings and behaviour patterns, and developing skills which improve your quality of life and well-being.
Therapist: Daniella Saunders
Talk , share and learn in a supportive, safe environment.Learn a range of cognitive behavioural skills as well as physical, practical and relaxation techniques that can help you manage stress and the challenges of everyday life and regain some balance. Available on an individual or group basis with Kate King.
Therapist : Kate King
Has an emphasis on self-development, growth and responsibilities. Therapeutic counselling seeks to help individuals recognise their strengths, creativity and choice in the ‘here and now’. Person-centred therapy (also known as “client-centred” counselling)
Is a healing system of theory and practice. It is a combination of breathing exercises, physical postures, and meditation that has been practiced for more than 5,000 years.
Therapist: Janice Longstaff
Therapist : Elena West offering 1:1 sessions