Lisa Adams-Davey

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS16-03721

Location: Hastings

I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, Hypnotherapist, Laughter Therapist, Reiki Healer, Mental Health Trainer, and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Practitioner. Before practicing professionally as a Therapist, I worked for over 30-years in Education, and as an Actor and Director of Drama and Physical Theatre(s). I have experience of co-facilitating with the NHS on Stress Reduction courses and was awarded an International Certificate of recognition from LivingWorks, Canada, (July 2015) for my contributions to building Suicide-Safer Communities.

Alongside my private therapy practice - Trust Therapy (East Sussex) - I am a Therapist, Tutor, and Trainer for JHD Counselling and work in the voluntary sector for CRUSE Bereavement Care. I have worked as a Therapist at Place2Be (Children's Mental Health Services), Butterflies (Children and Adolescent Abuse and Trauma Victims), and I have a Therapeutic Theatre Company - Confianca Collaborative. My most recent training includes, Jungian Dream Analysis; Life After Suicide; Heroic Conversations: Using the Solution Focused Approach; Trauma, Mind, Body Super Conference; Introduction to Working with Gestalt Techniques; Bereavement Therapy for Children and Young People, Matrix Re-imprinting; Sand Tray Theory and Practice; An Introduction to Drama Therapy; Prevent On-line Training (College of Policing); Safeguarding; Dance Movement Psychotherapy and its use with Depression; Arts Psychotherapies; GDPR Training; Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy; Death of a Child; Bereavement Care; Treating Panic Disorder with Cognitive Behavioural Hypnosis; Self-Harm Awareness; Solution Focused Approaches; and Mindfulness, the Brain, and Therapy.

My areas of treatment include, but are not limited to, Anxiety, Depression, Phobias, Weight Loss, Addictions, Panic Attacks, Trauma, Pain, Anger Management, Stress, Low Self-Esteem and Confidence, and Enhancing Performance. I am a Professionally Accredited member of The National Counselling Society, I am fully insured, and comply with professional supervision requirements.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    MENTAL HEALTH / THERAPY QUALIFICATIONS:
    EFT Practitioner Training (Level 2)
    Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (AIM Award L4)
    Bereavement Support Foundation Course
    Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory (AIM Award L4)
    MHFA Instructor Training Certificate
    Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (AIM Award L3)
    Certificate for Second Degree in Reiki
    Certificate in Laughter Therapy
    Certificate for First Degree in Reiki
    Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Certificate
    Mental Health First Aid Certificate
    Mental Health First Aid Lite Certificate

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS include:
    Post Graduate Certificate of Education
    M.A. in Contemporary Performing Arts
    BTEC Certificate in Management Studies
    BA (Hons) (1st Class) Theatre Studies/English Literature
    A Levels English Literature, Music and Theatre Studies
    City & Guilds 730/7 Teachers Certificate
    Acting Diploma
    Foundation Certificate in Theatre Studies
    LAMDA Acting Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals
    ESB Public Speaking Certificate
    Grade 7 Singing (RSM)
    Grade 8 Singing (RSM)
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
    • Driving tests
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Phobias: dentists
    • Phobias: flying
    • Phobias: heights
    • Phobias: spiders
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relaxation
    • Self esteem
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Shyness
    • Sporting performance
    • Start exercising
    • Stress
    • Sleep
    • Children / teenagers
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