Hello and welcome to my website.
My name is Laura Smart and I am a qualified Counsellor, Consultant, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Group Facilitator providing private one-to-one counselling, hypnotherapy, group work, training and retreats with people from a multitude of backgrounds.
I work as an integrative counsellor and group facilitator trained and influenced by several approaches to counselling such as Gestalt (working with the Whole- body, mind and spirit), CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and REBT (Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy) and VRET (Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy).
The areas I work with include:
addictions (substance abuse and alcoholism, internet, social media, gambling, shopping, relationships, work)
stress, anxiety, depression and general mental health and well being
grief and loss
fears and phobias
abuse (sexual, emotional, physical, spiritual)
trauma and dissociation
couples counselling and relationship difficulties
family and group therapy
inner child therapy
release therapy (emotional and energetic)
I work with a diverse range of clients, long and short-term; including people in recovery from alcohol and drugs and other addictions, codependency and relationship problems, mental health and emotional well-being issues and unresolved childhood experiences now resulting in unhealthy behaviours and patterns that are painful ,destructive and impacting the present.
Alongside my practice in London I also work in a rehabilitation treatment centre in Costa Blanca, Spain as a Consultant Counsellor and Clinical Hypnotherapist, and facilitate therapeutic retreats in Southern Spain and Italy.
Please contact me for further details or to arrange a consultation using the contact section.