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Facing Retirement
Dealing with the emotions connected to transition

In September 2019 I was wrestling with whether to retire or not. I had heard stories of people retiring happily, but also some who were miserable in retirement. I found Janet Smith via the Internet. Janet is easy to talk to, and has a professional approach. Within(...)

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Dealing with grief through suicide
A loving sister

Having being affected recently by the suicide of my sister while pregnant with my first baby I was really keen to work through my grief in a safe and healthy way as I was worried about how the sudden emotional trauma would affect my pregnancy. Janet put me at ease(...)

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Surviving infidelity

Janet is an amazing emotional wellness coach and I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone who is facing work or personal challenges. When I contacted Janet I was in a low place after learning of my husband’s affairs.  Janet helped me deal with the pain partly by being(...)

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Coping with Anxiety Miss A (24)

"Working with Janet has (and continues to be) a breath of fresh air and I cannot express how grateful I am to her. Having come through a period of difficulty (both low mood and anxiety) at university and feeling as though I had a lot on my mind now being in full time(...)

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Freedom2 Change 1/2 day session
Freedom2 Change

Hi Janet, I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for what you have done for me! I have no idea what has happened but since our session, I am a completely new person.

All the weight that I've been carrying around with me for the last 30 years has(...)

Alistair Grant

Janet is a consummate professional who very quickly put me at ease when we first met. Trust and the ability to relate with your counsellor is key if the process is going to work and I immediately hit it off with Janet which made it easier to open up about the issues I(...)

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Mr S
Childhood Trauma

Before seeing Janet, I was experiencing bouts of depression and anger which all came to a head one evening and was affecting my relationship with my wife and my daughter.

Janet helped me work through the traumatic experiences that occurred in my childhood. I learnt(...)


Before seeing Janet i had been suffering with a host of difficulties that had been manifesting themselves for many years. Janet is hugely positive and encouraging, i was really impressed with how she responded if you wanted to focus on something different or explore(...)

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Bereavement testimonial
a grieving daughter

Janet was very kind, a great listener, gave me support and techniques in order to cope with my emotions and talk about my life in the wider picture. It certainly helped my grieving process.


Janet is reliable, easy to talk to, and makes you feel at ease. She is very good at understanding problems (both evident and underlying) and finding methods to reduce them. I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone that needs help.

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Miss M

Before I saw Janet I was suffering with anxiety and struggling to cope. I couldn't stop focusing on the negatives that were dragging up feelings of anxiety, and it was taking over my everyday life. After the first session with Janet I felt lifted and energised, I began(...)

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Mrs H
Overcoming Anxiety and Depression

Plucking up the courage to make the initial call was difficult, but I'm very glad I did. A friend had recommended Janet and I was feeling completely overwhelmed by everything at that time.
Now that I am feeling so much better and back to my usual self, it makes me(...)

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Losing Mum

I lost my mum when I was five months pregnant and I was left with what ifs, guilt and anger. Janet was an excellent mentor and coach, helping me to navigate my way through my emotions, identify what was holding me back from fulfilling my potential and find a successful(...)

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"Janet is dedicated, conscientious, ethical and I am particularly impressed with Janet's ability to maintain professional relationships with her clients.....Empathic, genuine, caring and offers unconditional positive regard, empowering clients to reach their full(...)

Just wanted to say thank you Janet as you gave me the courage and encouragement to move on in life and put my issues to rest so I could do that. I'm so pleased I did because my little world is filled with the most wonderful things because I have allowed them to come in.

Hypnotherapy - Pregnancy

I contacted Janet to work on the emotional challenges of a high stress and turbulent pregnancy. The sessions were kind, sensitive and enlightening which I believe is the perfect environment for mother and baby. This allowed me to settle and accept that there is no(...)

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I had contacted Janet in order for me to prepare mentally for running the London Marathon in April. I had 2 sessions of hypnotherapy. The first very much highlighted my need for enjoyment when running and also why I need to run. I visually saw the colour yellow and it(...)

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Edward – Actor
NLP Therapy

Having never had any form of therapy before, I found the sessions I had incredibly enlightening and beneficial. As an actor I wish I'd had NLP therapy before as I was able to experience results immediately, in turn facilitating improved performance in a profession(...)

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I was going through some changes in my personal life and through my sessions with Janet, and with with her encouragement and gentle approach I feel I can move forward with confidence.
Thank you so much!

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Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy

My stop smoking session with Janet was amazing. After one session I felt extremely calm and relaxed and since that day haven't touched a cigarette since. Janet's approach was very professional and thorough. I would recommend Janet's work to anyone who wants to give up(...)

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Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy

Thank you so much for helping me to stop smoking, over the past 20yrs i've tried every stop smoking aid as its become available to no avail.
After one session with you i not only stopped smoking i realised i had all i needed to do it, you awakened my willpower. With(...)

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When I first met Janet for my work/life anxiety issues, I immediately felt at ease because of her caring and warm nature. She has an almost instant ability to see/know where to deal/resolve any issues. On the very first session I was amazed to learn new things about(...)

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Mrs P

I would like to say a very big "Thank You" for all the work you did with me. I did not realise that I was in such a "Dark Place" until we started The Programme.
I am feeling so much better now and I am looking forward to a brighter future Thanks to you.

I am so(...)

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Stress, Anxiety & Depression

After 4 years of being strong for close family members I buckled. I was introduced to Janet. I found her to be very easy to talk to, very understanding and very caring. She helped me a great deal. I would recommend her.

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I recently did a half day change programme with Janet following a bereavement. Her therapy techiniques are very gentle and non-intrusive, the wonderful thing about the way Janet works is you don't need to go into context if you don't want to. Spending even just half a(...)

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I had been suffering with depression following the sudden losses of my Sister and Father, within two years of each other. I was taking antidepressants to ease my sadness which helped numb my feelings but did not actually treat the true cause of the depression. Everyday(...)

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Since my father's death from cancer eight years ago and then my oldest daughter's psychotic depression a year later I found myself battling depression and anxiety. Things would settle for a while and then I would hit the bottom again. Medication was helping a bit but(...)

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Mrs N
Anxiety/Panic Attacks

I have suffered from bad panic attacks for nearly 14 yrs and hearing and seeing the success Janet has made to people's lives thought I needed to give it a go as no other treatment I have tried has worked. I attended several sessions and resolved a lot of issues I have(...)

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Weight Loss

Janet has helped me "get back on track" with weight loss. Having sessions with Janet I have been able to change and improve my approach to foods and my whole well being. Janet is a very friendly, caring and understanding person and I thank her for her help over the(...)

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Sue Creed

After spending a day with me using Spectrum Therapy I feel as if a great weight has been lifted from my shoulders and I feel calmer and more able to cope with my present situation. The whole atmosphere at home is more relaxed, she also spent time talking to my husband.(...)

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Anxiety & Relationship

Working with Janet has helped me view my life from an unbiased grounding. Both helping me accept myself and develop without the frustration I held before.

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From the moment I contacted Janet to discuss my needs she began to guide me through the process with utter clarity; what to expect, what she expected from me and most importantly the message that this was a process that we would do very much together. This approach(...)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice Message
I would like to inform you that all sessions are now taking place online due to the impact of Covid-19. I can assure you that I have worked online for many years and have a lot of experience working this way. Whatever you are dealing with right now, I will be flexible and adaptable using a variety of methods to help you as we travel through this pandemic and beyond; building a brighter future. Your self care is more essential than ever right now and in these difficult times it is important to pay attention to your emotional wellbeing and mental health. If you would like to know more about working with me, I do offer a free 30 minute initial consultation and this will now take place through video conferencing such as Face Time, Skype, Whats app or Zoom. To find out more, send me a message and I look forward to chatting to you.