Sarah Steventon is one of the very few Psychotherapist in the UK who is also a member of the British Brain Brain Working Research Society (BBRS), which is the registering and accrediting body in existence solely for the newer style of fast acting therapies based on neuroscience. This unique combination enables her to offer some of most effective methods of therapy available today.
Sarah specialises in treating Anxiety conditions, such as Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Post Natal Depression/Anxiety, Phobic Response Patterns (Phobias), as well as many other stress related issues.
As a Psychotherapist she is able to deal with many kinds of emotional and psychological difficulties. Whatever your issue is, whether you need help to overcome barriers to enable you to start enjoying life again, or to just improve and be the best version of yourself....her goal is to help get you where you want to be, in the fastest time-frame possible.
'Since 2009, I have had the privilege of helping some amazing individuals make incredible changes to their lives.
Continually training in the latest cutting edge techniques, based on the most recent neuro-scientific findings....still allowing an elegant way of providing psychotherapy to excel when working with a variety of issues means I keep ahead of the game. "
BWRT Brain working Recursive Therapy
As a Solution focussed Behavioural Psychopathologist, and a member of The British BrainWorking Research Society (BBRS) which was created as a result of the amount of research carried out, and support from, among others, the NHS, Sarah is one of only 200 therapists in the UK trained in this cutting edge therapy. It is an immensely powerful style of working that can often dissolve problems almost instantaneously
‘BWRT®’ stands for ‘BrainWorking Recursive Therapy®’, a modern model of psychology and psychotherapy created by UK professional therapist, Terence Watts, MCGI. It uses a totally logical, practical and down-to-earth working method in which it’s not necessary for you to talk about anything you would rather not discuss – the practitioner only needs to know how you feel and how you would prefer to feel instead. BWRT® is unlike any other therapy you might have heard of or read about, using the latest discoveries in neuroscience coupled with your own unique brain processes to help you get better. Only Certified Practitioners have been trained to deliver BWRT® and all have to adhere to a strict ethical code. Find out more at http://www.bwrt.org
"When people come to see me they’ve often tried other types of therapy, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), without success. Some tell me that, although CBT was helpful for a while, their symptoms returned.
This is is because unwanted behaviours, or self-limiting beliefs, originate in the non-conscious part of the brain – and that’s where we need to target therapy, not just by talking to the conscious mind. BWRT is different because it works with the non-conscious brain and is consistent with current developments in neuroscience.
This therapy can work with so many different issues. Sometimes, I only need one session to help someone with a lifelong phobia, or crippling panic attacks.
What is BWRT®
A model of psychology and psychotherapy that that does not require you to reveal your private information or personal secrets to your therapist and it is carried out in a completely conscious state. It does not use hypnosis or any concepts that might be considered mystical or unscientific – it’s completely logical, practical, down-to-earth, and backed up by neuroscience.
How does it work?
BWRT® is a talking therapy that involves no state change such as hypnosis or trance, nor does it involve any physical intervention or touch. It is unlike any form of therapy you may have experienced before. However is simple, safe and effective and often very quick. You will work with a BWRT® practitioner such as myself who will help you to access and implement the changes you wish to make at a neurological level, taking advantage of the brain’s plasticity (ability to change the way it processes information, thoughts or feelings). This is all done by using your own creativity and brain power!
You will be guided through the process, which is relatively simple and fast.
For it to succeed it only needs you to know what you want to change in your life. Only Certified Practitioners have been trained to deliver BWRT® and all have to adhere to a strict ethical code.
Psychotherapist - Psychopathologist - Brain Working Recursive Therapist
Having trained in numerous methodologies, Sarah employs a combination of proven psychological disciplines to enable you to get the outcome you want as rapidly as possible. Her approach is very different. 'It is not about managing the issue or dealing with it, it is to get rid of it as soon as possible and help you start living life to the full and achieving your goals too.'
Utilising the latest techniques, based on scientific research, She is able to create the most effective and appropriate plan to meet your individual needs and goals.
Sarah is a member of The Human Givens Institute, which is fully accredited in the UK by The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA). The PSA is a Department of Health backed programme, which sets standards for practitioners and is recognised by the NHS and the Care Quality Commission.
She is a member of the British Brain Brain Working Research Society (BBRS), which is the registering and accrediting body in existence solely for the newer style of fast acting therapies based on neuroscience.
Sarah is also a fully trained and qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist. She is CNHC registered. CNHC is the holder of an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, a body accountable to Parliament.
Prior to setting up in private practice, Sarah worked in the corporate world for over ten years, predominantly in the financial sector.
You can make an appointment to see Sarah at any one of the locations listed on the website, including her private consulting room within
Consulting rooms in Leamington Spa, Stratford Upon Avon and Warwick.
Terms and Conditions - Appointments
Terms and Conditions
If there is any possibility of an underlying medical cause for your symptoms I will ask you to consult with your doctor first, if you have not already done so.
Depending on the outcome of your medical consultation, we may or may not be able to proceed to therapy.
In some circumstances, I may need to write to your doctor before we can proceed but I will always seek your consent before doing so.
The recording of sessions using any form of electronic media is not allowed.
Before commencing therapy I will ask you to sign a declaration which states you are fit to consent to therapy, and accept full and complete responsibility for your emotional and physical well-being, both during and after therapy.
Any fees charged are for my time and expertise.
The benefit of therapy may vary between clients and no guarantee can be offered.
Appointments carry a 24 hour notice period for cancellations.
Appointments available between: 8am - 8pm Monday - Wednesday / 10am - 4pm Thursday - Friday / 11am - 4pm Saturday
Sundays only by prior arrangement
All appointments are in confidence and as a registered Psychotherapist this is bound by a strict code of ethics.
Please note you should initially consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health care professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies or treatments.
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