Sarah Worley, MSc MBPsS

I have over ten years' experience in wellbeing and psychology, helping people heal their lives from the inside out. 

I work with clients aged 18+ from a diverse range of backgrounds. My passion is to help you get from surviving to thriving, enabling you to  discover how much more you can get from life when you start shifting your reality.  I am very down to earth in my approach; working with a sense of connection, integrity, openness and honesty is so important to me. I bring humour to the sessions and a sense of humanity and compassion.

I have a passion for music and the arts and have recently qualified in Performing Arts Medicine, so I am keen to work with musicians or artists to help you unlock your potential, overcome performance anxiety and reach new levels of creative expression. 

Alongside my private coaching practice, I have worked extensively with students (including mature and post-graduate students) as Wellbeing Officer for Arts University Bournemouth and as the manager of the NHS led Student Wellbeing service at Bournemouth University. I am unable to offer private services to students from the University of Portsmouth as I am currently employed as a Senior Wellbeing Advisor at the University. 

Prior to my work with students, I spent over five years working for Solent Mind, helping adults with severe mental health conditions on their path towards recovery. I have also worked with victims of crime and sexual assault in my role as Victim Care Officer for Victim Support and with elderly and disabled adults at The Royal Star and Garter Home for Disabled Ex-Servicemen and Women.

I have carried out research in the field of Health Psychology at the University of Southampton and am a qualified Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Facilitator - click here to find out more.


My Qualifications

Psylogia Method Processor of Applied Integral Theory and Transformational Techniques, 2018

Access Bars Practitioner, Purewell Life, 2018

PGCert Performing Arts Medicine, UCL, 2018

PGCert Healthcare Leadership, Bournemouth University, 2016

Mental Health First Aid, 2016

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Facilitator, Copeland Centre, 2013

Mindfulness, Meditation and Relaxation Coach, SmartFoundations, 2012

Resilience and Wellbeing Coach, SmartFoundations, 2012

Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage, VTCT, 2012

Reiki Level I and II, Jane Conway, 2011

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, City College Southampton,  2009

MSc Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, 2007

Additional Training

ACT for Trauma, Russ Harris, 2018

Compassion Focused Therapy for Shame and Self-Criticism, University of Portsmouth, 2018

ACT for Depression, Dorset HealthCare NHS University Foundation Trust, 2015

ACT Intermediate Level, Mindfulness Training Ltd, 2014

ACT Experiential Introduction, Mindfulness Training Ltd, 2014

Plus many certifications not listed here...!

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