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BrainWorking Recursive Therapy® | Clinical Hypnotherapy | Therapy for Adults & Teenagers

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Therapy For Young People!

As well as working with adults, I also work with Secondary school Age Children through to young adulthood. In my 20 years of working with adolescents I have found they respond really well to, and enjoy, both Hypnotherapy and Brain Working Recursive Therapy®.

I work with a variety of issues including  anxiety, exam nerves/academic pressure, sports issues, trauma, bereavement, depression, phobias and many other issues.



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BrainWorking Recursive Therapy®  (BWRT®). Do you avoid therapy because you worry about disclosing private information or personal secrets?  If so, then BWRT® may be the way forward for you.

Many symptoms are the result of a behaviour or thought pattern ‘firing up’ that has been activated before (in other words, the nerve cells in your brain being triggered into action – think a kind of domino effect).  That pattern may have been suitable or effective at one time but the fact that it isn’t now is of no consequence to the non-reasoning part of your brain.  If there is already a pattern associated with a stimulus (e.g. an object/place/event/situation), it is activated immediately before any conscious interference – in other words, there is a gap between the brain responding to a stimulus and you becoming aware that this stimulus is making you feel a particular way.  Once those brain nerve cells are triggered into action it is very difficult to change that pattern.  This  answers why we sometimes do stuff that we don’t want to.

BWRT® has been described by many of my clients as an effective and refreshingly long lasting form of therapy.  It  works by creating a new neural pathway with a more resourceful behaviour/way of feeling.  It does this by utilising the speed with which your nerve cells fire at (this is around 200mph!) and that gap between the brain responding and you becoming aware that you are reacting to a stimulus.

BWRT® works with personal problems, fears, anxieties, and many more issues. Clients have found that even severe difficulties that have lasted for years can melt away, and often in just a single session when working with a professionally registered BWRT practitioner.  The therapy can even be carried out via the internet, so a lack of confidence, feelings of awkwardness or tight schedules need not be an obstacle to improving your life.

BWRT® Client Testimonials: Testimonials

Sue Learoyd-Smith is the Specialist Child Advisor for BWRT Therapists


Free consultation

Clinical Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy is a complementary therapy which is becoming increasingly recognised as a valid form of treatment.  Having experienced hypnotherapy myself which helped me overcome anxiety as well as stop a heavy smoking habit, I am so pleased that it is beginning to receive the credit it deserves as a valid and effective form of treatment for a wide range of issues.  Not only is hypnotherapy excellent for confidence building, smoking cessation and pain relief, but it is also an effective form of treatment for issues such as anxiety, depression and, in fact,  most issues of a primarily psychological nature.

As a member of the British Psychological Society, I am committed to the promotion of excellence and ethical practice, and ensure that my own knowledge in the field of hypnotherapy is up to date and current.  I use a range of different techniques for the therapy aspect of hypnotherapy including counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Psychotherapy.  I also recognise that hypnosis is not for everyone and am therefore able to offer the same therapeutic techniques without hypnosis if this is what the client prefers.



Sue Learoyd-Smith PhD (Education/Psychology)., BSc. Hons (Psychology)., DHP., MAPHP(Acc)., MIBWRT., AFHEA

My Promise to you

My primary concern is helping you to achieve the changes you want through providing an individualised service which meets your own unique needs. I only work with issues I am qualified to work with and will refer you to another CNHC registered therapist if necessary.  I am happy for you to email me with questions at su*@sf********.com and I will always reply to these as soon as I possibly can.


I recognise that you may have many questions you would like answering before deciding if therapy is for you.  I offer a free 30 minute (no obligation) initial consultation for all issues.  Alternatively, please feel free to email me with any questions.

Contact Sue

To arrange your free initial consultation, or to book an appointment telephone (01793) 677817 or 07876808642.

 Alternatively, you can complete the contact form along with a brief description of the nature of your inquiry.  

I will get back to you as soon as possible.  

Thank you.


Free 30 Min Consultation

Tel 01793 677817

Tel 07876808642


Business Hours

By Appointment


SFS Therapy Practice

SFS Therapy is based at 38a Hyde Road, Upper Stratton, SN2 7SB.  Free Parking is available.


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All treatments used at SFS Therapy are based on research and/or success in clinical practice.  As a complementary therapist, not an alternative one, I recognise the importance of working side-by-side with medical practitioners and in certain circumstances (e.g. where there is also a medical condition) will need to request permission to contact your GP prior to providing any treatment.

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