Talking therapy now available online and at the Bridge Centre for Natural Health, Mickleover, Derby
Your brain is the most complicated object known to mankind, but how often do we think about looking after it? Whether that be keeping it healthy with water and food, or giving it a chance to rest during sleep, or even changing the way
you use it. Western medicine has been slow to acknowledge the link between our bodies and our minds, but very often thoughts and ideas are linked to feelings or even pain. There are safe techniques available to help you
adjust the way you feel about things.
Is it time to change your mind?
Why not get in touch to see how we can help?
About talking therapies
An opportunity to explore issues with sensitive guidance; usually the emphasis is on helping you to find a way forward.
Children are often very responsive to talking therapies. Richard's extensive experience in the field of education has given him a clear insight into the pressures and demands of the modern education system and an understanding of the ways that children can react to everyday issues.
"My goal was simple: I wanted to be content, enjoy my children, my relationship, my life. My sessions with Richard enabled me to enlighten myself, accept my grief and and realise that I don't need to be Superwoman. That it is OK
to take a moment to stop and reflect and that these moments can be integrated into my life without occupying every minute of my thinking. He helped me to develop coping mechanisms for those times when I feel overwhelmed and
I have ever since been able to rely on these breathing and relaxation methods. I can think about what I have lost without fearing this feeling and enjoy every moment I spend with my lovely family without constantly thinking
'what if?'. I don't need medication to to make me feel that way. I'm incredibly grateful to Richard for this and the difference it has made to me and my family. It's given me myself back"
"I wanted to write and thank you for all of your help recently. I cannot explain what a difference it has made just to be able to have a good night’s sleep! The breathing and tapping techniques have proved to be very useful on
several occasions, especially as I can use them in my office before going into meetings or presentations that would have previously caused my anxiety levels to rise. I still have the notebook by the bed, but have not had to
use it for several weeks now… My weekends are also now fully booked for the foreseeable future, giving me my social life back and getting to spend time with my family and friends"
About Mind Health Works
Richard Smith B.Ed (Hons), D.Hyp (CECCH), Prof. Dip Psy C. is a qualified therapist, based at The Bridge Centre for Natural Health, Mickleover, Derby. As well as holding full professional insurance and being fully DBS
checked to work with children, Richard is also a member of the following organisations:
Richard Smith and Mind Health Works adhere to the General Data Protection Regulations (2018). Confidentiality, and your privacy is important to us. On that basis at your first appointment you will be provided with a document containing information about how your information is securely held and processed, and you will have the opportunity to inform us of your preferred method for contact, and specifically what contact you require. If you would like more information please do ask.