Whilst I frequently write about child mental health, this blog is a shallow dive into adult mental health, to support parents, carers and wider family members who may need some support. Mental health, whilst a subject more frequently written and talked about, is still shrouded in its own elements of taboo and stigma. The reality, all of us have mental health. In its simplest form, mental health is a pendulum, swinging back and forth throughout our lives between good mental health and ill mental health. Different life circumstances, situations and experiences may influence the pendulum in the short, medium or longer term. So, what dictates our responses to this? For the majority, core factors that affect our reactions and the impact and duration of the impact on our mental health include (but not exhaustive): Previous life experiences Our state of mental health at the time of the event Our resilience…
Clients experiencing Disordered Eating behaviours are offered treatments which utilise my qualifications in fitness and nutrition alongside hypnotherapy, BWRT, NLP and coaching to create a holistic approach to disordered eating treatments which retrain the mind in its emotional and behavioural responses to eating routines, food behaviours and body image.
Clients who desire a change to their daily thought patterns and behaviours are offered an opportunity to break free from their negative memories or feelings and step into a mindset that they desire through Lifestyle therapies which work with the individuals limiting beliefs.
Child and LEGO Therapy
Treatments for children to resolve their thoughts, worries and fears through Hypnotherapy & BWRT which offer techniques and approaches to resolve their issues and worries quickly, effectively and safely whilst taking part in interactive therapy sessions. LEGO Therapies also now available!
Teen and Young Adult Therapy
Navigating a new society full of unknown triggers and unexpected obstacles has seen a rise in mental health difficulties for teenagers and young adults. I offer a range of therapies to support this age group benefitting from the 10 years I have spent working specifically with the age group to release the heaviness and burden on the mind to bring clarity, peace and take back control in the least distressing approaching possible.
Hypnobirthing courses offer parents-to-be the opportunity to learn techniques to support the best birth for them. Covering breathing techniques, relaxation and self-hypnosis alongside how to give informed consent and birthing plans. Both online and 1:1 classes are offered to ensure that you have the best course for you.
Eating Behaviour Treatments
Eating Behaviour programmes are a 5 week treatment plan to break the habits that create food behaviours. Focussing on both emotional, habitual and behavioural eating patterns we tailor a programme to your needs to allow you to take back control of your eating habits. Parent Support Group also available.
Nicky Edwards is the proud author of the ‘Adventures of Brian’ children’s books, a growing collection of fictional children’s stories written to help children deal with a full range of fears, anxieties and childhood challenges.
NEW EATING DISORDER PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
Nicky has just launched the first support Group in Crawley for Parents of children struggling with eating disorders. Join us once a month for free support and advice to help your child with their recovery
"Seeing you is like walking into a warm cup the, it makes you feel better "− Young Adult feedback, 2018
"When I try thinking about it (past trauma) I can't feel it anymore!"− Adult trauma Client, 2018
"BWRT is working on me. Haven't had any chocolate since I saw you. This morning I was offered a lovely M&S biscuit and I turned it down! How about that!? "− BWRT - Sugar Cravings - Single Session 2017
"By week 3 I was saying no to things that didn’t resonate with me as well as dealing with certain individuals who previously ‘pushed buttons’ who now didn’t even get on to my radar. "− BWRT Find Yourself Programme - 2016
"Thank you so much for your help preparing us. Even though we were induced, we would not change a thing about the birth itself and found it empowering and amazing "− Hypnobirthing 2018
"10 stone lost in one year! You've saved my life! "− Gastric Band Fitted December 2014
"I just wanted to let you know that (child) has now overcome her fear of the backwards walkover and Ican see her confidence growing more and every session. Thank you so much for your help"− Child Therapy - Summer 2018