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Voice Your Mind
with

AMANDA

Complementary Practitioner and Therapist 

Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwickshire

Meet Amanda

I have worked in the Performing Arts industry for 30 years and as well as a Degree, and a Masters in Voice Practice (see www.voiceworx.co) I am qualified as a Complementary Practitioner combining Energy Psychology Techniques (Tapping) with Neuro-Linguistics and Voice Coaching.  I am a member of the Concert Artistes’ Association (CAA), Equity, British Voice Association (BVA), Association for Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT Intl) and Association for Neuro-Linguistic Programming (ANLP).  I am constantly researching and updating my practice methods and even train in new therapies to give you that extra support.

I follow both the EFT Intl Code of Conduct and Ethics and ANLP Standards of Conduct along with complying with principles of General Data Protection Regulations (UK).  I have an Enhanced DBS and am insured with Protectivity.  

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Integrated Energy Techniques 

  • EFT Practitioner (Levels 1, 2 and 3)

  • Meridian Psychotherapist Level 3

  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • NLP Practitioner and Coach, and Time-Line Therapist

  • MA Professional Voice Practitioner 

  • BA (Hons) (Hum) specialism Music and Literature

  • NFCE Cache Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

  • NFCE Cache Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

  • City & Guilds Senior Care Dementia Programme 

 
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What Are Complementary Therapies?

Well, in a nutshell, they concentrate on boosting a general sense of well-being by calming negative emotions and relieving anxiety. We all know that positive emotions aid in improving health both physically and emotionally, don’t we?

Complementary therapies can be standalones or can work alongside conventional care that is provided by medical professionals.  It is not a substitute for medical care or medication and if in doubt, always check with your GP.

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Psychological
Well-Being

There are six dimensions of psychological well-being in the first column.  But what of the opposites in the second column.  How many of the below resonate with you and your life?

Well-Being
  • Self-acceptance

  • Autonomy

  • Environmental mastery

  • Personal growth

  • Positive relationships

  • Purpose in life

Dis-Ease
  • Dislike of self, non self-acceptance

  • Feeling helpless, powerless

  • Too many outside events knocking you down

  • In a slump, stagnating

  • Not being true to yourself, pleasing others

  • Just existing day by day, floundering

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If any of the above resonate in the Dis-ease side, it’s time to take back control of your life.  I will give you the tools to realise your own potential. We are much more than we think but sometimes our reservoir of resources and resilience skills gets so low, it prevents us from making positive and effective decisions. Book your FREE 15 minute phone call with me.

 

All those in the Dis-ease column have a knock on effect and therefore ask yourself these:

  • Do I have low self-esteem?

  • Do I have mood swings and feel tearful?

  • Do I have low quality sleep, live in the past and can’t see my future clearly?

  • Do I have low-energy, lack of motivation and procrastinate?

  • Do I have a toxic work environment but can’t see my way out?

  • Do I have stage fright, performance or presenting anxiety?

 

And most importantly..


Am I being the best version of MYself?

Covid-19 and lockdowns have posed challenges.  Are you taking advantage of possible opportunities during this unprecedented time to improve yourself, or has lockdown made you feel anxious, insecure, challenged, and even taken away your personal power and you’ve become a victim?
How are you coping with the ups and downs of everyday life?

If your mental well-being is low (at Dis-ease level) and you’d welcome learning how to give it that positive boost and gain resilience strategies, we can work together on a bespoke package. Book that FREE 15 minute phone call with me.

What’s in your past?
Have you formed unhealthy habits and addictive behaviours overtime, such as anger, overeating, too much media, binge drinking, not exercising enough, smoking?  
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The problem is usually not where you think it is i.e. in the present.  It’s often further back and formed around the age of six.  It shows up in the present as multiples of issues but its root cause needs to be addressed, otherwise unhealthy habits and negative mind-sets will continue to control and limit us.  We will sabotage our own personal growth.

In my practising experience, root causes have been:

  • Childhood abuse, trauma (big or small), and neglect

  • Social isolation or loneliness

  • Experiencing discrimination and stigma, and bullying

  • Social disadvantage, poverty, debt

  • Bereavement, grief, loss

  • Severe and long-term stress

  • Guilt, shame 

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My Happy Clients

Amanda helped me with only one session of Emotional Freedom Tapping with her. During the pandemic we wanted to purchase a new car, a convertible. I felt a huge amount of guilt because I felt that it was an indulgence and we should not make such a purchase whilst other people were financially badly affected due to Covid19. Amanda took time to analyse and resolve the feelings I struggled with and I love driving the convertible without any feeling of guilt or overindulgence.

~POWERFUL THERAPY

July 9th 2021