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Frankie Mandi was so helpful and put me in touch with Emma - who is amazing! The whole process has been so easy from the first phone call, and I'm finding the therapy very helpful so far. It's great that I can fit the sessions around work, and Emma is so professional and can't do enough to help, I would 100% recommend this counselling company to anyone!
Jo I spoke with Mandi in the beginning who put me with Barbara who is fantastic. She listens, helps with processing things and is a lovely person too. The whole process is both professional and personal in equal measures. I can't put into words how much this has helped me
Tom A great experience from start to finish. I dealt with Mandi initially and then Emma and found both to be very responsive and Emma was very accommodating fitting around my busy work schedule. Would definitely recommend.
Rebecca I have been visiting A New Beginning Therapies over the past few months after having some personal difficulties. She has really helped me change the way I think about myself and helped me improve my approach to challenges.
Alex Wow, what an amazing therapist Emma really is. Emma has helped me personally to start the journey of over coming some personal problems and has helped me and my fiancée in or relationship to over come problems that have been in our relationship for years. Emma is such a kind, caring and understanding person. If your thinking of going to therapy then I can personally recommend A New Beginnings Therapies and Emma in particular! Thank you Emma!
Rachael Brilliant first session with Heidi, I have lot's of changes going on in my life at the moment and Heidi was sent to me for a reason I am sure, she is just what I need and can't recommend her enough.
Ruth Emma has really helped me and has provided a lovely service being both friendly and professional. I would thoroughly recommend, thankyou!
Clare I’ve seen a few councillors in my time but I cannot thank Vicky enough, nearly every session I’ve told her I’m wasting her time. She’s thee most loveliest person and has helped me so very much. Big thank you to Vicky.
Carole Mandi has given my daughter her life back and me and my husband our daughter back. She was empathetic, honest and supported her throughout the therapy, she has enabled her to become the strong young woman she is today. Can’t thank you enough.
Greg Emma helped me so much, she was so professional and showed so much understanding and empathy, helping me see the world in a different light and lifted the weight I'd been carrying on my shoulders for so long. Very recommended.
Rachel Great service from Mandi and Emma at A New Beginning. Very friendly, helpful and calming from the very first phone call. Very flexible with times and offer a fast service for those who need it. Would highly recommend to overcome any stresses or issues in life.
Tracey Really helped me talking to a very friendly understanding person, in comfortable surroundings. Would highly recommend.
Mike Very friendly and put my son at ease instantly I wasn’t sure if I had done the right thing but I am so pleased I did. My son has had so much happen in the last year losing his grandad and myself and his mum separating but the service they offer and the work they have done with him he has turned a corner and is getting back to the boy he was. Couldn’t recommend them more.
Craig Just finished my 6 sessions and would have to say with the help from Heidi I have seen a vast improvement with my particular problem. Thank you so much and can't recommend a new beginning enough.
Jemma I'd highly recommend these life coach sessions, I came with a number of problems the main one being a lack of self confidence and esteem. Emma has helped me not just with personal issues but work problems too. The sessions delve deep and help you to understand why you're feeling like you are. I have seen a noticeable and positive difference with how I am now. I've learnt how to feel happy with myself, this in turn has helped to strengthen relationships with my family and partner. It has massively improved my outlook on things in general.
Nicole I was easily able to contact A new Beginning Therapies through an online form. Mandi contacted me the following morning and I had a counselling session organised for the next day. This was so easy at a time of crisis when the last thing I wanted to do was be messed around. Right from first meeting with Emma where we were able to explain our problems we felt comfortable and supported. The work Emma Holmes has achieved with my daughter is amazing. In only 8 weeks I can see the change in her and her confidence is growing even though she is going through the most difficult of challenges. Emma has taught my daughter coping strategies and techniques to help her deal with issues when she is away from the counselling, her commitment to my daughter is outstanding. I would highly recommend this counselling company. They are extremely professional but connect on a very personal level to achieve such positive outcomes.
Laurence Mandi has been coaching & mentoring me for the last 2 years and has really helped me improve my approach to dealing with things in both my personal and business life. I would highly recommend her to others looking for support in either capacity.
Becky I’ve had sessions with Mandi to work on my self esteem and it’s helped me immensely I’d highly recommend her coaching sessions. A lovely welcoming environment,and Mandi is so easy to talk to working through your issues.
Graham I have been visiting Mandi for various reasons for nearly a year now she has helped me deal with various problems and helped me overcome them a face up to why certain thing affect me and how to overcome and face up to life's challenges. Thank you.
Lee Amazing with what she does and would highly recommend. Has made a massive difference to my family life.
Jackie I visited Mandi for a couple of different things. Mandi really made me challenge my own thoughts and to see the bigger picture. I felt empowered to ask difficult questions of myself and of those around me. She helped me to learn to say No and not feel guilty about it. If you want to be in charge of your destiny and play a full part in your own life then Mandi can help you to learn and gain those skills.
Lauren Mandi helped me conquer a phobia thats gone on for about 15 years since i was a little girl. A beautiful, friendly and comfortable hypnotherapy session which is fully explained and delivered!! i would highly recommend this to anyone with any struggles or phobias. Mandi saved me and helped me conquer a phobia i never thought i would EVER !!!!
Christine I made an appointment with Mandi to try and resolve my obsession with worrying (nearly always concerning the same area(s).It seemed to be a case of me always visualising the worst would happen. With the help of Mandi I was able to look at the situation in a different more positive and accurate way. My fears always took hold whenever I was within a social situation or meeting at work, and I found myself becoming addicted to prescription pills and antidepressants to get by in those situations. Mandi was always kind and non judgemental and supplied me with some valuable tools to help me with recovery. With Mandi's guidance, I now do daily meditation or hypnotherapy (with CD), along with training my subconscious into thinking much healthier, happier and accurate thoughts. Along with the use of visualisation and deep breathing ( if stressed). I'm now happier than ever. I have now successfully reduced my medication with view to discontinuing completely. Considering I have taken antidepressants for over 20 years, I feel this has been a true feat. I would highly recommend Mandi as she is kind, caring and informative as well as a true professional.
Ruth Thanks to Mandi, I am now well into my fourth week of not smoking all from one hypnotherapy session with her. Needless to say I me and my family are delighted. Apart from being a really lovely lady - she genuinely cares and wants to help. She is a great counselor. I would have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone trying to quit smoking.
Jacqi With a dream holiday to Mexico booked and paid for...I suddenly developed a massive and irrational fear of Iguanas - probably after seeing lots of photos of them around the resort. I have never had a fear/phobia before so the whole thing was new to me. I could not even look at photos of them without crying - it was that bad I was even considering cancelling the holiday. A friend recommended Mandi which was the turning point. After only two sessions of hypnotherapy I can quite happily flick through the photos without flinching. I even visited the reptile house after my last session - something which I could not even have imagined two weeks before. Mandi is such a friendly and professional lady and makes you feel at ease the minute you step through the door. She explains everything and the whole experience is amazing. I cannot thank her enough!
Chris After an illness in summer left me with anxiety attacks when facing food I gave Mandy a call for some hypnotherapy. I was a bit sceptical at first but thought I will give it a try. I booked in for 4 sessions and all I can say is its one of the the best experiences ever, the anxiety has gone and I have more confidence and motivation than ever would highly recommend hypnotherapy to anyone.
Gary So, 6 months ago I finished a 1-year journey with Mandi at New Beginnings. I was a big decision so big I told no one to contact Mandi and at the first contact I knew I was going to be in safe hands. I had got myself into a real tiswas of thoughts that were actually doing me more harm rather than helping as I thought they were doing. After one meeting I embarked on a journey with Mandi guiding me, I left all preconceptions and threw myself into everything Mandi suggested. So the first part was CBT, I knew about it but honestly thought "really!" and the amazing thing is I still use elements of it even now some 17 months later and feel fantastic for it. So that worked so well I decided to tackle the issue I have had since school SELF CONFIDENCE I couldn't strike up conversations with people I didn't know or would actively avoid new social situations so I entered into the second phase of sessions. These sessions were hypnotherapy and honestly id hear the start and then id wake up feeling rested and no different BUT from the start I’d be speaking and id realised I was doing the things that I absolutely hated, you know like meeting people on the train and getting to my destination and finding id been speaking to the stranger next to me all the 2 hours of the journey when I only used to do the 1 word answer and close the conversation down thing, during the treatment I was asked if I wanted to go on a “workshop” I was shocked to hear coming out of my mouth Yes no problem and wow I got there and instead of sitting at the table alone eating my lunch and going back to the training room like id normally did I sat on the table with the most people and was asked to return to the meeting room as it was time. During the time I was receiving treatment from Mandi I began to talk to friends about it and everyone were supportive and even found one of my closest friends had also been to counseling but never told me. To sum it all up would I do it again YES without a doubt and finally has it improved my life 100% YES and I still use the techniques I learnt with Mandi everyday.
Steve I had counselling with Mandi over a period of time of which Mandi herself is a very warm caring lovely lady and very easy to talk to she put you at ease and. Helps you to relax in any given situation I know in the futre if I need any counselling at all I would have no hesitation to contact Mandi again I can say hand on my heart that I'm glad I meet Mandi and to the fact she help me in so many ways so if anybody thinking of using a councellor I can fully recommend Mandi A very professional lady in her job and you can see not only is she good at the coucelling but you can also see and feel the warmth that she sends out too you in each session