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space to explore & heal

 

with Mary's support on a journey of recovery and greater fulfilment you may...

 

DISCOVER NEW PERSPECTIVES & EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS

COME TO TERMS WITH LOSS OR LIMITATION

LEARN TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT FEELINGS & EMOTIONS

FIND MORE CLARITY AND PURPOSE IN LIFE

Develop more SELF-confidence & SELF-esteem

EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH MORE EASE & enrich your relationships

 FEEL MORE PEACEFUL AND RELAXED  

 

EMPOWERING YOU TO REALISE YOUR POTENTIAL

  COUNSELING & PSYCHOTHERAPY

THE POWER Of A HEALING RELATIONSHIP

COUNSELlING & PSYCHOTHERAPY

Being listened to with warmth, compassion, empathy and acceptance allows you to explore and understand your issues more deeply.

Clients are offered a safe space to overcome difficulties, release difficult feelings and memories, come to terms with loss and limitation, find new perspectives and arrive at effective solutions to life's challenges. 

The support and insight gained brings considerable relief and empowers positive transformation enabling you to live in a more fulfilling way.

This uniquely empowering therapy enables you to get to the roots of your issues at your own pace, secure in the knowledge that you are in very capable hands.

 

60 mins Sessions £50/55 (day/evening)

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THE POWER OF States OF RELAXATION

HYPNOTHERAPY

Hypnosis is a state of gentle relaxation. In the peaceful state of awareness unresolved feelings and experiences from the past can be acknowledged and transformed.

This approach can help clients overcome phobias, ease many physical symptoms, manage stress & anxiety, quit smoking, build confidence and control weight.

In a uniquely crafted inner journey this therapy can also be used to heal the Inner Child and harness your inner wisdom and creative imagination. 

Hypnotherapy can speed up the progress of therapy by reaching those parts of us that are most resistant to change. When focusing on specific issues that clients find particularly difficult to resolve Hypnotherapy can complement and enhance other therapeutic approaches.

75 mins Session £65

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THE POWER OF good COMMUNICATIOn

EMOTIONAL COACHING

Exploring our language and style of communication is a powerful and effective way to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our relationships with others.

A lot of the stress, conflict and confusion in our lives can be the result of the way we communicate with others. Changing the way we communicate is a very effective way of resolving these issues. 

Communicating our feelings and needs more effectively is more likely to receive a positive response.

Emotional coaching sessions draw on Counselling, Compassionate Communication methods and sometimes Hypnotherapy to help to transform stress and conflict into opportunities for greater understanding, growth and satisfaction. 

 

60 mins Session £50/55 (day/evening)

 

Experience AN INTEGRATED APPROACH SHaped to your Needs Or A DisTINCT WAY OF WORKING FOcusing on a KeY ISSUE you wish to address

ABOUT MARY WILKINSON

 BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Safe & Capable  

With 40 years of learning within the human potential movement and 25 years of professional practice you can be sure that you are in safe and capable hands. Mary's natural empathy and non-judgemental attitude fosters your trust in the process of therapy enabling you to work deeply and effectively. 

Creative & Effective

Mary draws upon a range of training and approaches - knowing what tools to use when. Her unique blend of Counselling, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy formed over many years practice enables her to shape the therapy to suit the individual resulting in many grateful clients.

Intuitive & Experienced

Mary is naturally intuitive, sensitive to your feeling states and respectful of your readiness to open up. She is alert to your self-defeating thoughts and will guide you towards greater self-acceptance and self-compassion. This facilitates an increased well-being, relaxation and peace of mind.

From 1975 after graduating in French, she pursued a lifelong interest in many fields of personal and spiritual development, meditation, dream work, creative self-expression, the intuitive mind, various psychological therapies. Her main involvement was 12 years intensive participation and learning in Bioenergetics Body Oriented psychotherapy -individual and group work couple therapy.

ETHICAL & Professional

Mary's training assures high professional standards.

  • 1988-91 Three year postgraduate level training in Counselling - Cert. Cambridge University, equivalent to modern day diplomas. 
  • 1991-2 Two terms advanced counselling course focusing on short-term therapy techniques
  • 1993-4 One year training in the Supervision of Counselling - Cert. Cambridge University
  • 1995-6 Advanced Hypnotherapy and Hypnohealing Cert. Atkinson Ball College 
  • BACP Senior Accredited and registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist. (Accredited by The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy since 1997)
  • Further training in a range of short-term therapy techniques and Stress Management  

supporting your well-being

Over the last 25 years Mary has assisted clients with a range of needs and issues as listed below. She works with the whole person to clarify the causes of distress and improve well-being. 

  • Emotional and Relationship Issues
  • Depression and Loss of Direction
  • Life Crises - Bereavement, Separation, Divorce
  • Work Issues - Harassment, Bullying, Redundancy
  • Unresolved Issues from the Past
  • Emotional,  Physical or Sexual Abuse
  • General Stress and Trauma
  • Lack of Confidence, Low Self-Esteem
  • Sexuality Issues
  • Problems with Self-Expression and Self-Assertion
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Habits and Addictions
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Anxiety and Panic Attacks
  • Insomnia
  • Exam Nerves
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Stress Induced Illness
  • Psychosomatic Ailments Mind-Body Healing
  • Pain Control

Appointments 

 

 

Begin with a

1 hr

Consultation

FINDING THE RIGHT THERAPY FOR YOU

Therapy begins with an initial one-hour consultation. This is an opportunity for you to get a better sense of the different kind of approaches Mary offers and how you might work with her.

In these consultations Mary will invite you to share a little bit about the themes, issues and life events that bring you to therapy. This initial conversation helps Mary ensure that you really find what you are looking for.

HOW LONG IS THE JOURNEY?

Needs vary according to the severity of problems - past and present. You may benefit from a short course of sessions over a period of weeks or months. Longer term therapy is recommended if you have serious longstanding or multiple problems or are seeking therapy for personal growth. It is also supportive to therapists and those working in the caring professions.

 

Appointments are available in -  

Leighton buzzard, Bedfordshire

Stroud, Gloucestershire (Professional supervision only)

CONTACT

Mary Wilkinson

Please email me your contact details and message to:  marylizwilkinson@gmail.com or complete the enquiry form below.

Telephone 01525 851961 (If you leave a phone message please also send an email if at all possible)

 

 

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