Client testimonials

“So useful to hear things in a group – not so isolated”. April 2017 

“I’m learning to be less domineering”. April 2017

“Really useful shared experience”. April 2017

“Exceptionally useful to look at what I want from therapy”. April 2017

“Able to see the relationship between abandonment and current risk behaviours.  It’s because I felt worthless”. April 2017

“I feel more knowledgeable and not the only one.  Looking forward to next session”.  April 2017

“I finally feel like a person again.   You’ve helped me realise that I’m not defined by my mental health and that I am a person of value.  You’ve given my daughter a healthy father and my wife, a healthy and loving husband.  Thank you for your understanding, your time and your advice.”  February 2017. 

“more comfortable in myself – in my own skin.” January 2017.

“More (much) spontaneous with intimacy with partner, though he’s not quite sure what to do with that!” January 2017.

“Much easier to talk to my partner about emotional things.” January 2017.

“Can easily wear feminine clothes now when I want to.” January 2017.

“only 1 nightmare in last 6 weeks, so significantly reduced.  No more night terrors at all.” January 2017.

“no anti-anxiety meds before work meetings for 6 weeks.” January 2017.

“Angry outbursts have virtually stopped.” January 2017.

“Please pass on my thanks to the lady I saw, she was amazing and listened to me and made me realise a lot.  I think what you to do is amazing and I’m coping much better is my life now.” March 2016

 

“New coping mechanisms.  Understanding why I feel and do what I do.” answer to question about achievements noted in original assessment session which was ‘being able to function as a person, not fearful’. 2015

“It is very good to be heard and understood”. 2015 

Sometimes it is a revelation to notice blocked memories/feelings” 2014.

“I feel a lot of my issues I have faced and accepted and no longer feel they had the power they once did and are becoming     manageable in my every day life.” 2014

  ”SALT is the only therapy which has made a difference”    “I can now view myself as a woman instead of a girl, I don’t have to carry the burden of abuse anymore – not a victim, a survivor”.  2013

“This was the first time I felt understood by anyone, not judged or made to feel bad.  Supported me in being able to look at myself.  Given me tools to help myself”. 2013

“I feel like I now have an understanding of how the abuse has affected me and the coping mechanisms I have developed over time.  I have identified how some of these coping mechanisms can have a negative impact on my life and I have now begun to replace these negative activities with more positive things”.  My listeners have really helped me to understand myself and how the abuse has affected me and also how to reprocess it so that it no longer affects me in the same way”.  I’m happy and confident to continue my journey alone.  F & N have given me all the tools and knowledge and have guided me to this point.  Thanks guys”.  Male July 2013

“I really needed SALT to get at the demons I’ve had most of my life from a little girl;  to enable me to move on and have a happy and fulfilling life”.  February 2013

“I would thoroughly recommend these groups to anyone with similar situations”. December 2013

“There may be a couple of people contacting you soon.  I told them how you helped me and it would be so good if you could heal their pain too”.  March 2012.

“I feel like a different person to what I was seven weeks ago.  I’m being kinder to myself and see hope instead of hopelessness”. July 2012.

 ”I could not have imagined the positive impact these sessions have had on both me and my family.  I am incredibly lucky to be able to assimilate the right information, at the right time so quickly and thank you for being the ones to provide it.  It has been a life-changing experience”.  March 2012

“I can’t say thank you enough for the help you gave me to recover my life after 50 years.  March 2012.   Given me a positive insight and understanding of how I got to where I am and just beginning to understand what I need to do”.  Thank you, without you I honestly believe I would not be here now”.  July 2011 (after initial 7 sessions)

From question How have we made you feel safe? 

“Wouldn’t have kept myself alive and fighting for a future”.  March 2012

“Helped me see my abuse was not my fault”.    November 2011 

“Helped me love myself more”.  I’m more assertive”.  October 2011

“I am able to talk about my past with ease.  I feel a lot better about myself.  Very pleased I heard about SALT”.    August 2011