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Membership Number: 309
Description:

Hello, and a very warm welcome. Whatever is troubling you, whatever the stress or anxiety or trauma, let's work together gently and creatively to support your healing and moving forwards.

I am an experienced accredited counsellor and psychotherapist and EFT and Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner with over 10 years in practice helping and supporting adults.

I work either in person from a safe and confidential space in Croxley Green or Rickmansworth, or online (via video, voice, IM, email, telephone).

As an integrative psychotherapist I practice in a warm and person-centred way working holistically and tailoring my skills to match my client’s needs. I am trained in a number of modalities: psychodynamic, humanistic, existential and transpersonal psychotherapies, and work in a variety of creative ways; as well as listening and reflecting and relating, I also include Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and related energy therapies, mindfulness and meditation, body and breath work, multi-modal CBT, visualisation, drawing and working with dreams and archetypal material.

EFT is a scientifically-proven safe, effective and gentle technique for trauma, PTSD, phobias and addictions, stress, anxiety and panic, depression, negative belief systems - it benefits most things. Utilising EFT and visualisation techniques Matrix Reimprintung and Matrix Birth Reimprinting offer a very effective ways in processing and clearing deep trauma without necessarily having to relive the actual event and risk retraumatisation. They also help to uncover core unconscious negative beliefs and behavioural patterns and transform them. Matrix Birth Reimprinting helps to gently clear trauma and stress that took place at conception, in utero, birth, and the hours and days after being born. It is also helpful for infertility issues, loss of a child, miscarriage, abortion, and adoption.

I integrate EFT and Matrix Reimprinting into my psychotherapy practice and also offer them as stand-alone therapies.

As well as EFT and Matrix Reimprinting for trauma I have undergone specific trauma training with PODS Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors and am able to see clients through the whole spectrum of trauma and dissociative disorders. I am a DID (dissociative identity disorder) friendly therapist.

First and foremost, our work together is centred on building a relationship where you feel safe and more at ease. This is about your story, about weaving together the narrative of your life; it is you who knows your sorrows and joys, your thoughts and feelings. My role is to understand what life is like for you as we work collaboratively to make sense of your experiences, to help you unearth the inner resources and personal qualities you already possess in order to cope better and find new ways of being and relating. Sometimes life’s challenges really do offer unique opportunities for growth.

I very much look forward to working with you.

If you want to know more about me, please visit my website: https://sarahhanisonpsychotherapy.com/.

Therapists Information
Counselling / therapy models / approaches:

I work integratively drawing on the following approaches:

Psychodynamic
Humanistic (person centred, gestalt).
Existential
Transpersonal (inc visualisation, dreamwork, archetypes)
Body and breath work
Mindfulness
Multimodal CBT
Energy psychotherapies (EFT, Matrix Reimprinting)

Special Interests:

Some of the areas I specialise in includes stress, depression, low self-esteem, anxiety and panic and OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), general trauma, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and dissociation, abuse (sexual, verbal, physical), domestic violence, life transitions such as divorce, parenthood, redundancy and bereavement, and finding meaning and purpose in life.

As a woman and mother myself I also have a special interest in women's psychological health and particularly in the following: a deeply transformative experience of menstruation, peri-menopause and menopause; pregnancy and motherhood - what happens to a woman's identity at this time; and in fertility issues, antenatal or perinatal depression, postnatal depression and illness, birth trauma, and the trauma of losing a baby; whether by miscarriage, still birth, neonatal death or sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Face to face training:

Certified Accredited EFT Practitioner. (level 1 & 2).
Post-graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy Skills.
 

Online training:

Certificate in Cyber Therapy (Online Therapy Institute).

Professional organisation memberships :

UKCP (2011170051), BACP (056054). ACTO (309). EFT International (1603011).

Code of Ethics adhered to:

UKCP, BACP, ACTO, EFT International.

Experience of working online:

I have been working on line for over four years now.

Some of the online platforms I have worked on include Plus Guidance and Dr Julian.

Media:

Email
Video
Text messenger
Other

Fees:

I charge £50 for a 50 minute in-person or online counselling and psychotherapy appointment and EFT/ Matrix Reimprinting session. I also offer low cost spaces which are negotiable and dependent upon your circumstances.

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