Acorn Natural Health Centre
01773 687 349
17a Market Place
Hello, I'm Sally Race. I'm a qualified Hypnotherapist (I have a diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy) and an Honours Degree in Occupational Therapy.
I am passionate about helping people achieve change for the better, whatever that may mean for them. It makes me feel good to help (and see) people make a difference to their lives.
I worked for many years in the NHS as a senior Occupational Therapist where for some time I taught stress management groups (within the cardiac rehab team) and saw people on a one to one basis for anxiety problems, such as 'over worrying' and panic attacks etc. I have taught Derby university students in rehabilitation skills (including; cognition, perception & neuroplasticity) for several years, lectured at Derby college, and run workshops for NHS & private therapists in motivational interviewing.
I have been in private practice since 2005 working with people with a variety of conditions and goals, using standard therapeutic techniques such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) and Hypnotherapy.
I'm a member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) The General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC) all of which only register fully qualified and insured therapists.
Some may refer to me as a bit of a geek as I love reading the latest research on all things stress, weight loss, anxiety, IBS related. I also love to learn with others, so attending courses is also an important way of keeping myself up to date. When I find new and interesting articles I often post them for all to see on my facebook and /or twitter feed (feel free to like and/ or follow) And sometimes I like to write about a topic myself.
When considering hypnotherapy (or other techniques) it is important to feel confident in the therapist you chose to work with and also know enough about what the therapy involves to enable you to make an informed decision. That is why I offer a free initial consultation. It lasts about twenty to thirty minutes, and we can establish what you want and how Hypnotherapy can help you. This is where you can take the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have. If I am unable to help, I will let you know and usually I can point you in the direction of someone who can (I have a wealth of healthcare connections both NHS and private).