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ONE TO ONE SUPPORT

Here’s how I can help you…

One to one support for motherhood

Maybe you are:

  • Struggling with your experience or feelings towards being a mum – what you thought motherhood would be (maybe lots of coffee dates, playing in the park, magic moments) is actually feeling like a lot of hard work (constant piles of washing, housework, feeding your kids, babies/children that don’t sleep/behave like they should and no time for you) and you’re fed up with it all
  • Feeling completely overwhelmed with the juggle of managing motherhood and life/work (you don’t feel like you’ve got enough time in the day, panicking that you’re dropping balls, feeling resentful that it’s all falling to you and you end up turning to your phone and wine as way to get through it)
  • Noticing that you’re anxious, panicked and fearful all the time of all the things that could go wrong (the littlest thing can set of a series of catastrophic thoughts, your on Dr Google about everything, you can’t relax and sleeping when the baby sleeps is just impossible as you’ve got far too much to do)
  • Constantly losing your sh*t with fits of your own toddler rage (screaming, throwing things across the room, mega meltdowns over the littlest of things and bed time is just a battle and then at night you lie there beating yourself up about how badly you’ve managed it all)
  • Resentful towards your partner (fighting, huffy fits, he/she has it so much easier obviously)
  • Worried about returning to work and how you’re going to manage it all (worry about how your child is going to cope, how you can manage a workload on no sleep and still do everything that you are)
  • Attached to your to do list to the point it’s controlling everything and not allowing you to just have fun (yes!) and enjoy time with your kids and family as there’s always something to do
  • Conscious that it looks like everyone else is nailing motherhood and you feel like you’re just hanging on by the skin of your teeth

 Together we will help you to:

  • Get curious about what’s really going on – why is it you’re feeling this way? 
  • Overcome any emotional blocks/beliefs/values which are constantly you driving to continue to push yourself to your maximum capacity and stopping you from looking after yourself
  • Build up a toolkit of ways to manage this situation
  • Increase your confidence and feelings of self worth 
  • Teach you how to be much more self compassionate to yourself and recognise all you ARE doing rather than 
  • Work out solutions to your situation 

Working together will help you to feel:

  • Amazing – you’ll realise how much you are actually doing and how well you’re doing (believe me!)
  • Like you can keep it together (most of the time – you are human after all)
  • A weight has been lifted off your shoulders
  • Calmer, more relaxed and freer
  • Happier and content
  • That you have more time and energy to do more of what you want to do
  • Confident as a mother and human
  • Able to place solid boundaries where they’re needed 

Investment is £750 and includes:

  • 90 minute sessions twice a month for 3 months
  • Sessions recorded on zoom (optional)
  • Access to my membership (Overcome the Overload) for 3 months 
  • Voicemail and email support throughout 
 
Therapies:
These sessions will incorporate a mixture of therapies including EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), REWIND, Solutions Focussed Brief Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Coaching, Mentoring and additional tools and approaches as required
“I am so grateful to have discovered Tricia. She has been a great crutch in tough times and a very supportive EFT teacher. Learning basics of EFT has brought me a great sense of empowerment and a few minutes of daily use help me keep my long term anxiety in check for the first time in years. Every so often I touch base with a one-to-one session to check how things are or delve a little deeper and feel a huge improvement to my quality of life. Thank you Tricia for your support and and you judgement-free and humorous approach.”
"Having had my first baby during lockdown, I struggled with loneliness and how difficult the situation had been and how different things were to how I had expected and planned. I lost a lot of confidence in myself and felt like a burden to my family and friends so I reached out to Tricia as a starting point to clear my head and “vent”, having been recommended her by a friend. I am SO glad that I did - firstly, I felt like we’d known each other for a long time which helped me open up and really try new techniques to overcome my issues. Tricia was open, kind and friendly and I feel completely got what I was trying to achieve instantly. Working together was a breath of fresh air (although I appreciate being pushed out my comfort zone at times) to get the results we had set out to achieve. I feel so much better and more like myself. My head feels clearer and I feel stronger to socialise and enjoy exercise again. Thank you."

Birth and Perinatal Trauma Support

Around one in three mums/parents describe their birth as traumatic with around 4% of parents developing PTSD in the perinatal period. If you’re experiencing any of these feeling it could be you have experienced birth or perinatal trauma:
  • Heightened level of anxiety
  • Hypervigilance
  • Not bonding with your baby
  • Relationship problems with your partner/family
  • Inability to cope day-to-day
  • Postnatal depression/anxiety/PTSD
  • Flashbacks
  • Numbness
  • Disassociation
  • Inability to sleep
  • Restlessness
  • Not want to have another baby
  • Don’t want to have any sexual relationship
You’ve possibly had a great birth, but could have experienced trauma around miscarriage/baby loss, IVF/Fertility journey, breastfeeding/feeding, hyperemisis (pregnancy sickness), postnatal experience, neonatal unit, colic/reflux baby and more.

I can help you with 3 Step REWIND technique and/or EFT.

Working together will help you to feel:

  • As though you can talk about your experience without big emotions
  • Free from the experience as though you can file the memory away like any other memory
  • Lighter as all the emotions associated with the memory have been lifted
  • Calmer, relaxed and able to think more clearly
  • More present with your baby/children as you can focus on the now 
  • Compassionate towards yourself and everything you’ve been through
  • Able to plan for any further pregnancies 
  • In control of your life and get on with it again
  • Positive towards the experience and remember some of the good things that did happen
  • Improve your sleep

Investment is £235 and includes:

  • Two (and occasionally three) 60-90 minute sessions
  • A personalised relaxation sent to you 
"I went to Tricia’s EFT workshop and knew instantly Tricia would be really valuable to work with. Even in a room full of people I was put at ease by Tricia and felt comfortable practicing this new therapy. After the workshop I had a call with Tricia and she was able to recommend efficiently which short term therapy would be good for me which was the rewind therapy. I had two sessions and honestly feel that this therapy has been like waving a magic wand over such a traumatic experience! I was able to really open up to Tricia about my experience and the horrible thoughts and feelings that came with it. Once the therapy was complete I instantly felt a sense of relief. Several weeks later I’ve found benefits in various aspects of my life such as more confidence in my ability at work, less anger towards my most loved ones and a general sense of clarity in my life. Whilst it didn’t change the traumatic memory, it helped me process it with less intense emotions making it easier to talk about and think about rationally. "

One to one support for birthing with confidence

One to one support is the right support for you if you are:

  • Feeling anxious about how painful birth might be
  • Scared and confused
  • Wanting a better birth than your last birth 
  • Planning a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC/HBAC)?
  • Contemplating a homebirth and would like to discuss it with someone?
  • Looking for independent support for Caesarean, Breech, Twins, VBAC/HBAC or any other non-standard birth

Or maybe you’re just not sure and you’d like someone to spend time going through all the birth options and scenarios with you to help feel super confident about birth.

 Birth is such a momentous time and a cornerstone of your experience as a woman and mother. It can affect your life in so many ways both in the short and long term.  I’ve yet to meet a woman who isn’t at least a little bit apprehensive about birth.  You’re not alone in feeling like this! And sometimes the care we receive doesn’t help ease these feelings, neglecting our needs as individuals.

“FOR FAR TOO MANY, PREGNANCY AND BIRTH IS STILL SOMETHING THAT HAPPENS TO THEM RATHER THAN SOMETHING THEY SET OUT CONSCIOUSLY AND JOYFULLY TO DO THEMSELVES” - SHEILA KITZINGER

Working together I will help you to feel:

  • Confident in your decisions around birth including place of birth, pain relief, mode of birth, all choices and decisions 
  • Informed about birth and how to ensure that your birth preferences are supported
  • Able to have the best birth on the day and including understanding what makes birth quicker, less painful and easier
  • Excited about giving birth, regardless of where, how or when – you will be beaming the moment you go into labour
  • That you have a toolkit you can quickly use on the day

And I can support your partner/partners to best support you because it’s a huge responsibility for them too.

Investment is £550 and includes:

  • Four 60-90 minute sessions
  • A huge toolkit of resources
  • Free online courses for birth, breastfeeding, weaning
  • Access to books where requested/available
  • Email and voicemail support right up until you give birth
  • Telephone debrief after you give birth

One off sessions can be booked in for caesarean birth planning and this costs £120 for a 90 minute session.

“I came across the Tricia’s preparation programme when pregnant on my second child. I was about 30 weeks and my midwife was asking more about mode of delivery and suddenly my first son’s emergency c section delivery, that I thought was “dealt with” came flooding back and all the negative elements of it were full force on my mind. I was terrified of the idea of dealing with medical staff , of not feeling listened to and having to be in hospital full stop. I didn’t know what to do with all these thoughts and feelings and just thought I’ll have to go with the flow again and hope for a better experience. Not so!! I did some preparation work with Tricia and felt I clicked with her from the start. Through chatting and tapping with EFT about my anxieties and using her endless list of people and resources, I changed from the midwife who I wasn’t happy with, decided on and organised a home birth, and most importantly got my husband on board too with the idea. Tricia gave a lot of support to my husband too by means of information, people to contact regarding his fears around a home birth. We had the HBAC birth we wanted and felt assertive and in control the whole way as a result of realising and dealing with our fears. I’m really glad I did the coaching programme with Tricia as I feel a lot more assertive in general around dealing with professionals even now when it comes to me or my kids.”
Aislinn Wilson
Client