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What is CBT?

holding hands as in counselling

Our student CBT counsellor, Ben Warden, is available mornings and Saturdays for sessions. He wrote this piece for us on his therapy and what he can do for you. If you’d like to see him, please contact the Centre. As he is still a student, we ask that you pay his room hire fees which…

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Interested in your past life?

Duncan Adams hypnotherapist

Are you ready to explore a past life? Have you ever had the thought that although you had never been to a place before that it seemed somewhat familiar? Or always wondered why you had a natural ability to learn another language or play a musical instrument? Or conversely do you feel that something from…

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Welcome to Sharon Fereday

Sharon Fereday

The Centre takes its counselling provision very seriously. We are really pleased that Sharon Fereday works from the Centre, as it means we can ensure that our student counsellors have on-side supervision. Here’s what she says about herself: Hi I’m Sharon a therapist originally trained in CBT, now working in an eclectic style (drawing from…

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Welcome Duncan Adams!

Duncan Adams hypnotherapist

We are very pleased to welcome Duncan Adams to the Centre, who is a hypnotherapist from Solihull Hypnotherapy but would like to expand his practice over to the Coventry area. This is what he says about himself and his practice. I am an experienced and fully qualified Hypnotherapist, who works with clients to help them…

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How walking down stairs changed my life!

I realised today it is now 10 years since I completed my NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies at Daventry College. How did someone who taught for two universities and ran a successful support business for charities come to change direction so completely? In June 2007 I was teaching “Managing Voluntary Organisations” for Leicester…

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We are now a “Cancer Aware” centre!

Chris and Victoria with their certificates

Following the weekend training at the Centre, we are now able to say that The Amethyst Centre is a “Cancer Aware” Centre!  The Amethyst Centre became the first Centre in the UK to become accredited with the “Supporting Clients with Cancer” qualification.  This qualification has been developed by Elizabeth Russell of Global Heart Healing and…

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CBT comes to the Amethyst Centre

We’re really pleased to welcome Ben Warden to the team in the Centre later this month. Ben is a student CBT practitioner and is looking for case studies to complete his qualification. If you, or if you know of someone who has been told CBT would help them but who needs to see someone privately,…

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The answer is yes – now what’s the question?

Open door with question mark

I went to a seminar last week about storytelling, and I learned about Shep. Shep was a hippie really, and after he was let out of jail in LA, he found himself heading towards a group of people having a party. He found a young man there and asked him “What’s your problem?” So the…

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Sonia Bhanot – Reiki Practitioner

Sonia Bhanot

We are welcoming Sonia Bhanot to the Amethyst Centre on Tuesdays from the 15th. She is a level 3a Usui Reiki practitioner, progressing to a teaching Usui Reiki Master in the near future. She has always had a spiritual connection, meditating and exploring Hindu scriptures and teachings for many years. Having worked in the public…

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Please welcome Polly Bartlett!

I’m so pleased that at last Polly Bartlett is joining us at the Centre this Thursday, and on Thursdays for the foreseeable future. Our paths have kept crossing for some time and finally the time is right. She is offering tasters of her healing work for just £15 for the next couple of weeks or…

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