Lorraine is a qualified counsellor, coach, mentor, hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner. Her focus as a therapist is to help women be all that they can be – obviously this can mean very different things for different women, but she believes we all have the potential to achieve our goals whatever they may be. In addition to her private therapy practice she is also a volunteer counsellor for a local charity and a helpline listener for women who have experienced trauma.
Lorraine is a qualified NLP practitioner and can also offer Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping - useful for anxiety and lack of confidence) and EMDR Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing.(useful for trauma and PSTD).
Counselling is effective for low mood, depression, anxiety, anger management, intrusive negative thoughts, low self esteem and lack of confidence, grief. People going though major changes or loss in life - divorce, end of a relationship, redundancy, retirement etc. also bereavement, miscarriage, loss of fertility etc.
Hypnotherapy can be used for most of the aforementioned usually in conjunction with counselling. Hypnotherapy can also be used alone for weight loss, stopping smoking, fears (ie fear of flying), phobias and unwanted habits. Hypnotherapy and mindfulness is also very effective for treating anxiety.
Coaching is effective for motivation, helping clients to focus on the future and on goal achievement, to gain clarity about where they want to be in life etc. useful for clients getting back into work, career move, helpful for decision making. very useful in a business context in terms of improving leadership and people management skills.