Background

My name’s Natalie and I welcome you to Aurora Mind and Body. I’m a Hypno-Psychotherapist and Yoga Teacher and I’m here to help you ‘get mind and body fit’. At the Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre, I offer hypnotherapypsychotherapytherapeutic yoga and Yoga Nidra. Being able to offer all of these disciplines puts me in a unique position to be able to offer therapeutic sessions which utilise one technique or a combination of techniques, depending on what you would like to achieve.

I am  able to offer help with general relaxation, stress management, office burnout, sleep issues, weight loss, smoking, anxiety, low self-confidence and self-esteem, managing IBS or chronic pain, improving sports performance, fitness motivation, busting phobias and managing nerves (for example; driving tests, interviews, exams or presentations). This list isn’t exhaustive though so if you like the sound of my therapeutic approach and there’s something else you would like help with, just get in touch.

What is Therapeutic Yoga?

My therapeutic yoga and Yoga Nidra sessions are an alternative to traditional talking therapies such as hypnotherapy and psychotherapy. Yoga is an ancient therapy and way of life from the eastern part of the world and hypnotherapy and psychotherapy are talking therapies from the western part of the world. According to yogic philosophy, many yoga poses can be beneficial in therapeutic healing, especially when combined with meditation or Yoga Nidra (both forms of yoga relaxation). This is because yoga has a direct effect on our physical energy and our ‘energy centres’ in the body (called chakras). In yogic philosophy, the chakras in the body are shown as coloured wheels of energy which spin. It is said that issues can occur in both the mind and the body when these energy centres become blocked (i.e. they stop spinning) or become imbalanced.

In the western world, hypnotherapy and psychotherapy are ‘talking therapies’ that are used for achieving therapeutic goals.  Just like meditation and Yoga Nidra, hypnotherapy is also a guided relaxation. In hypnotherapy, intense concentration and focused attention are used to achieve a heightened state of awareness. Together, we can then focus on specific thoughts, behaviours or feelings that you would like to change. My therapeutic yoga sessions combine the best of yoga, hypnotherapy and psychotherapy into a unique session tailored to what you would like to achieve. My therapeutic yoga sessions are made up of gentle floor-based yoga poses held for minutes at a time. Depending on what you’d like help with, these poses are then combined with a meditationYoga Nidra (yogic sleep) or hypnotherapy relaxation tailored to the issue you would like to work on. Just like hypnotherapy and psychotherapy, Yoga Nidra can also be offered on its own if you prefer. Yoga Nidra is particularly helpful with stress, reducing anxiety, improving sleep and boosting creativity.

If you would like to find out more, please visit https://www.auroramindandbody.co.uk for more information.

Qualifications:

Diploma in Teaching Yoga

Diploma in Hypno-Psychotherapy – DHP(NC)

BSc(hons) Psychology (Open)

Certificate in Online Therapy

Certificate in Yoga Nidra

Professional bodies:

British Psychological Society (MBPsS)

Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)

National Society of Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and Mindfulness (MNSHPM)

Find out more about how I became a therapist and yoga teacher here: https://www.auroramindandbody.co.uk/about-natalie

 

Our Rooms

There are five rooms, all suitable for couples or individual Counselling. One of these is large enough to use for family therapy, groups or training workshops. The therapy rooms are furnished with large leather chairs with cushions, solid oak side tables, classic floor and table lamps, plants and framed photos or pictures of landscapes.

Join Us

We are offering qualified Counsellors/ Psychotherapists, Supervisors and Trainers the opportunity to hire rooms.

The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre,
23 Bath Road,
Swindon,
Wiltshire
SN1 4AS.

The Therapists

Find a Therapist by the following category using The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre:

Abortion - Abuse: Emotional/Physical/Sexual - Addiction - Adolescence - Adoption - Affairs and Betrayal - Ambulance Service - Anger - Anger Management - Anxiety - Asperger's Syndrome - Attachment issues - Attention Deficit Disorder(ADHD) - Autism - Bereavement - Boarding School Experiences - Bullying - Calling in The One - Cancer - Career - Career Advancement - Childhood - Childhood issues - Children - Co-dependency - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy(CBT) - Confidence issues - Conflict - Conscious Uncoupling - Couples - Couples Counselling - Craniosacral Therapy - Crisis - Critical Incident - Cross Cultural Relationships - Death & Dying - Dependency - Depression - Difficult or challenging boarding school experiences - Difficulties experienced by people of multi-faith - Difficulties with Trust and Commitment - Disaster - Dissociation - Divorce - Domestic Violence - Driving Test Nerves - Eating Disorder - Eating Disorders - Emergency Services - Emergency Services Counselling/Debriefing - Emotional Abuse - Emotional Health and Wellbeing - Exam Nerves - Families Coping with Members of their Family with Substance Abuse - Family Breakdown - Family issues - Fear - Fertility Massage Therapy - Fire Service - Fitness & Sport Performance - Gender & Sexuality - Grief - Health Issues - Health Related issues - Homeopathy - Homophobia & Discrimination - Hypnotherapy - IBS - Identity - Identity & Change - Infertility - Injury - Insecurity - Intimacy - irritability - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Issues relating to Abortion - issues with intimacy - LGBT - Life Changes & Challenges - Life coaching - Loneliness - Loss - Love Relationship Coaching - Low Self Esteem - Low Self-Confidence - Men's issues - Menopause - Military - Mindfulness - Miscarriage - multi-cultural and mixed race backgrounds - Neuro Linguistic Programming NLP - Nursing - Nutrition - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder(OCD) - online hypnotherapy - Pain Management - Panic Disorders - Parenting - Passive Aggressive Behaviour - People & Families with Military Backgrounds - Phobias - Physical Abuse - Physical Illness and Injury - Play Therapy - Police Service - Pornography Addiction - Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) - Postnatal Depression - Pre & Post Fatherhood Challenges & Fears - Pre and Post Natal - Pregnancy issues - Presentation Nerves - Psychosexual - Psychosis - Rape - Redundancy - Redundancy and Under achievement and general dissatisfaction in daily life. - Relationships - Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD) - Self Sabotaging Behaviours - Self-Harm - Self-Image - Separation - Separation and Divorce - Service Veterans - Sexual Abuse - Sexual issues - Shame - Sleep Issues - smoking cessation - - Spiritual issues - Stress - Suicidal Thoughts/Attempts - Supporting people affected by a person’s addiction - Telephone Counselling - telephone hypnotherapy - Therapeutic Coaching - Transactional Analysis - Transition into later life - Trauma - Traumatic Health Experiences - Traumatic Life Event - Traumatic Life Events - Traumatic Stress - Trust and Commitment - Under Achievement & General Dissatisfaction in Daily Life - Weight Loss - Work Related Stress - Yoga - Yoga Nidra - Young People -

The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre, 23 Bath Road, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 4AS
Directors: Christine Fishlock & Heather Garbutt

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