Welcome to Free Your Mind Therapy
Fully qualified, experienced therapists treating a wide range of symptoms including Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Fears & Phobias, Smoking, Confidence issues, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Skin Conditions, Pregnancy & Childbirth, Relationship Issues, Bereavement and many more.
Our team consists of qualified therapists based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, offering a range of therapies including Hypnotherapy, BWRT® (BrainWorking Recursive Therapy) and Psychotherapy. We are proud to run a very successful, private practice which has been based in central Harrogate since 2006
The mind is an amazingly powerful tool in controlling our physical health. We need optimum emotional wellbeing in order to maintain optimum physical health. How we think affects how we feel, and sometimes getting stuck in negative thought patterns can create many problems. These may manifest in very real physical symptoms such as sweaty palms, palpitations, fast breathing... or perhaps avoidance of situations, hyper vigilance or a general feeling of low self esteem. Mind over matter is key to changing our negative thought patterns and releasing fear or anxiety. Using relaxation techniques and tailored therapy sessions, hypnosis helps you to eradicate unwanted feelings and behaviours and regain control.
Our aim is to treat the cause, not just the symptom.
We provide you with the skills to unlock your own powerful inner resources and enable you to make change for life. You will be taught self hypnosis so you can practice the valuable techniques yourself, implement positive changes and take control.
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BWRT® (BrainWorking Recursive Therapy)
BWRT® is a model of psychology and psychotherapy created by UK professional therapist, Terence Watts, MCGI. It's a totally confidential method that does not require you to reveal your private information or personal secrets to your therapist and it is carried out in a completely conscious state. It does not use hypnosis or any concepts that might be considered mystical or unscientific - it's completely logical, practical and down-to-earth, and for it to succeed only needs you to know what you want to change in your life. Only Certified Practitioners have been trained to deliver BWRT® and all have to adhere to a strict ethical code.
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Psychotherapy & Counselling
Psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counselling are talking therapies with the aim of helping a person change and overcome problems. We offer an environment in which you can express your feelings and gain a deeper insight into your difficulties.
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Relationship Repair and Psychosexual Issues
Relationships are a very significant part of our lives - we are after all social animals - and a good, positive relationship can bring us a great deal of happiness. Positive relationships do not just happen; they require work, sometimes hard work, and there are challenges along the way.
When it comes to relationships, sex can be one of the most enjoyable and intimate aspects, yet sesual dysfunction is not uncommon, but rarely spoken about. Where there is no physical cause, psychosexual dysfunction is caused by psychological problems, such as stress, trauma, guilt, poor body image, etc. We can treat a wide variety of psychosexual problems in both men and women confidentially and without embarrassment.
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Coaching will normally focus on improving a specific area of your life or work on a single issue or project. This might relate to your home life, personal life, work life, relationships - whatever adjustment you would like to make. Coaching can help you to establish a clear idea of where you are in life right now, what really matters to you, where your strengths and weaknesses are, what obstacles might be in your way, and help you to develop a plan that can allow you to make those changes you want to make.
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After an extensive career in business, Heather retrained as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, gaining a Post-Graduate Certificate (PGCert) in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH) in partnership with the University of West London. Heather has also trained with Terence Watts MCGI, an internationally respected professional therapist and author, gaining qualifications in WSN level 2 (Warrior Settlers & Nomads) counselling and coaching (see wsn-counselling.co.uk), SymbioDynamics® coaching and therapy (see symbiodynamics.com) and BrainWorking Recursive Therapy (BWRT®) (see www.bwrt.org), all unique therapies developed by Terence Watts. Heather is also a Specialist in Psychosexual Dysfunction. Heather also practices a variety of other psychotherapeutic techniques.
Qualifications & Training
Heather is available for appointments in Harrogate Monday to Friday and Saturdays by arrangement.