Helping You Find You
Sandy holds face to face clinics in Portsmouth and Petersfield or sessions can be held online.
Sandy works with a wide range of issues including sexuality, menopause, and she specialises in crisis management and dealing with trauma both recent and from childhood.
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
EMDR is a powerful psychological treatment method that was developed by a clinical psychologist, Dr Francine Shapiro. It is a psychotherapy that helps you to process and recover from past experiences that may be affecting your mental health and well-being long after the events themselves.
It involves using bilateral stimulation, usually side to side eye movements, combined with talk therapy in a specific and structured format.
EMDR helps process negative images, emotions, beliefs and body sensations which are linked to traumatic memories that seem to be stuck. It helps you see things from a different perspective and kick-starts your natural healing processes again.
It was developed to help those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and research has since shown that the application for this therapy is far wider than just trauma work. It can help with all mental health issues including psychosis and personality disorders as many of these issues are rooted in some kind of trauma.
On-line or in-person sessions available.
- 90 minutes sessions £90
Caspian Horse Assisted Psychotherapy - Lasham
Eagala model - Eagala is a revolutionary mental health treatment model incorporating horses who are highly attuned and offer a safe space for clients to discover their answers within themselves.
Caspian Horse Assisted Therapy offers a treatment modality called Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) which is an experiential form of psychotherapy where horses are involved in the sessions. "Experiential" means that you will be involved in hands-on experiences with the horses designed to reflect things going on in your life. The process is not always about interacting with the treatment team, although that will happen at times. It is about giving you the opportunity to experience, explore, problem-solve, discover, be creative, gain insight and experience practical applications of what you are learning in the moment. The process is about "doing" along with the "talking." Widely used in America this therapy is a collaboration between the client, therapist, an equine specialist and, most importantly, the horse or horses.
One-to-one and group sessions available.
Suitable for all mental health issues and neuro-diversity.
All sessions are on the ground and may take place in the field or in the arena depending on weather and activity. Sessions are usually 50/60 minutes in length.
- Individual sessions:
- Mon - Friday - £100
- Sat/Sun - £120
- Group charge available upon request
Topics include Anger Management, Boundary building, Relationship building, Self-Esteem and Social Anxiety.
Sessions are held in the Portsmouth and Petersfield areas
- One to One Initial Consultation 90mins £90
- One to One Mental Health Tune up:
- 50 mins £50
- 30mins £30
If you cannot afford these prices please get in touch, a concession fee may be indicated and we will negotiate one.
If you can easily afford the fees and would like to help someone else then it is possible to pay it forward towards someone else's cost so I can more easily offer concessions where they are warranted.
Pay it Forward sessions
Book a session for someone you love or just to donate to the community so that someone that cannot afford to pay full rates can access a low cost session. If this is a gift for someone please let us know and we will add a gift card to the receipt.
Private Mental Health Nurse
- Home based mental health coaching available for short periods - prices on application.
- Travel support for repatriation of people in distress at home and abroad - £25 per hour for the duration of the journey from departure to return.
'It's not overstating to say that Sandy has absolutely changed my life for the better! I was suffering with a number of issues that I recognise as trauma from the past that I had swept under the carpet for decades. Sandy helped me through a journey to where I am; felling very comfortable in my own skin and excited about the adventure of life in a new way. I can't thank her enough for working with me,'