Survey Response: Rachel Stevens
This survey was last updated in April 2014.
BA Hons Degree. Alexander Technique Teacher MSTAT. SIRPA.
Westmont, Bridge Road, Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire GL2 7HE, United Kingdom
00 44 (0)1452 226400
Number of years in practice helping people with TMS: 27 years
Number of clients you have seen who have had TMS: several hundred!
What is your association to the TMS community? SIRPA Practitioner
What insurance plans do you currently accept? Insured through Alexander Technique.
Do you have a sliding scale of payment for people who are not covered by insurance? Yes
Are you able to conduct sessions over the phone and/or via internet video services (i.e. Skype or FaceTime)? Yes
What mindbody books do you recommend to your patients? In particular do you recommend Dr. Sarno's books? Healing Back Pain by Dr Sarno
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I am passionate about helping people to help themselves and to realize they have the key to change in their hands.
Questions Specific to Coaches
What sort of services do you provide?
Promoting awareness of self for performance enhancement and to reduce stress and tension
Gentle hands on for relaxation and postural reeducation
Listening and talking
Referring to other health professionals eg psychotherapists/nutritional therapists where needed
Please walk us through one or more examples of what happens during a session, and how that changes over the course of working with a client.
Initial discussion over the phone to clarify their needs and goals and outline how I work and my fees
Lengthy SIRPA questionnaire for client to complete and email back
90 minute face to face or Skype session to go through questionnaire and clarify emerging themes and patterns. Teaching strategies to release unwanted emotions ie journaling
Email or phone contact as needed
Follow up sessions as needed
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