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TMS / PPD Hypno-Psychotherapist consulting face to face in London or via SKYPE/ ZOOM world wide
Based on the principles of Dr John Sarno's Literature
(Healing Back Pain / The Mind -Body Prescription / The Divided Mind)

I am a Senior SIRPA Stress Illness and Psycho-Physiological Recovery PractitionWoman_Stresser based in London E18. Stress Illness is commonly known as TMS, Tension Myoneural Syndrome or PPD Psycho-Physiological Pain Disorder. If you feel you are suffering from this condition then help and support is at hand.

As a qualified therapist, I will be able to empathically listen and non- judgementally support you  in your recovery far more effectively than if you were to try it alone

Read these inspiring stories of just a handful of my past patients below:


Why notSIRPA_New call me now on 07984011429 for a complementary, 10-minute assessment chat to find out more. From there,  if you decide to proceed, the next step is to complete an in-depth questionnaire online. This captures your life story in a potted version. It also asks you to identify aspects of your personality that may be fueling or feeding your stress Illness.

Are you suffering from a chronic condition / chronic pain that is not being resolved with conventional medicine, treatments or surgery? Why do you suspect that is?

Are you overwhelmed and frustrated feeling depressed and at a loss as to what to try next?

TMS is becoming more and more understood. I  now have over 10 years specialist experience working one to one with clients and patients in the field of mind / body medicine both UK and world wide.
I am also a Clinical Supervisor for SIRPA, supervising trainee practitioners.

Learn to see your pain in a different way. Your body thinks it's doing you a favour by distracting your mind away from what's really even more 'painful' emotionally to experience

Watch this documentary film on Netflix - HEAL

Watch this documentary, now available on demand -

Read these inspiring stories from Thank You Dr Sarno

Evidence shows that if you suffered Adverse Childhood Experiences or a high ACE score as it is known, you are more likely to develop chronic pain and other long term health conditions decades later in your adult years.

Check your ACE Score and learn what it means here

Browse the TMS Wiki Forum

Video on how Mind / Body Syndrome works

We all have a story.  Events, situations and trauma can happen to us throughout our lives and some of that which we experience can leave a long-term scar, not just consciously but subconsciously. In a metaphoric way, sometimes our body tries to heal and 'scabs' over but we keep picking at it mentally.

95% of our thoughts, feelings and behaviour are subconscious, we are not aware of them, so what we are experiencing, feeling and thinking is just the tip of the iceberg.

Typically people with TMS have been through things in their live that they found unsettling. Feelings such as anger, hurt, grievences, frustrations, deep sadness, fear and anxiety over time, if not let go, play havoc with our emotional, mental and physical wellbeing. This causes an awful lot of Complex Post Traumatic Stress in our bodies 
Simply put our mind and body are connected

There is also the current day to day stress that we generate, this can be a build up of minor scenarios or a sudden event that we are confronted with related to our:
Work Pressure
Family Dynamics
Relationships Past and Present
Financial Concerns
Generated Life Traumas
Commitment Overload
and of course small everyday challenges in today's fast paced world that build up inside of us.

It is said that it is not what happens to us in life but how we process those events that cause the problem. Our unique personality makes us who we are. Typically people suffering from TMS, or Mind body Disorders have what is known as a Type A Personality who internalise thier thoughts and feelings.

Below are some of these personality traits that I see in my patients time after time.

Being critical of yourself
Worrying about what others think 
Being a worrier
Being a perfectionist or having high expectations of yourself or others
Having low self esteem
Feeling overly dependent on others
Feeling overly responsible or overwhelmed with responsibility
Tending to hold thoughts and feelings in (Internalising)
Having difficulty making decisions
Having difficulty letting things go, particularly hurtful things or things that have enraged you from the past

Being non-confrontational
Not standing up for yourself or expressing yourself for fear of consequenses
What this means is our suppressed and repressed emotions cause inner tension or TMS

When we feel emotional, self induced pressures as identified above along with the anger, rage, frustration, worry, hurt, guilt, fear and sadness that goes along with it this emotional energy literally gets bottled up inside of us. These emotions filter through to our body from our mind and then have to come out somehow. How do they come out? They show up in our body as physical symptoms such as:

Chronic Pain in our Back, Neck, Shoulder, Knee, Foot, Hip, Elbow TMJ Fibromyalgia, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, RSI, Whiplash etc

Stomach and Bowels:
Abdominal pain, Ulcers Nausea, Colitis, Hiatus Hernia, Heartburn, Acid Reflux IBS, Frequent Urniation, Unexplained Pelvic Pain

Skin and Hair problems:
Eczema, Psoriasis, Rashes, Alopecia, Chronic Hives

Heart and Lung problems:
Unexplained Chest Pain, Repetitive Cough, High Blood Pressure, Shortness of Breath, Palpatations

Long term conditions:
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Dizziness, Tinnitus,  Migraine and Tension Headaches, Vulvadynia, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Difficulty Swallowing, Obsessive Complulsive Disorder, Eating Disorders, Bells Palsy, Self Mutilation or Self Harming etc

If this page resonates with you and you would like to find out more, do get in touch. By raising your awareness of how your mind affects your body, you will be in a much better place to understand how you can help yourself feel empowered to take control of your symptoms. 

Seven good reasons why people choose me as their  TMS therapist time after time!

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Curious to find out more? Contact me now at info@louiselevy.co.uk

or telephone 07984011429  What have you got to lose?

Step one of your recovery that you can do for yourself RIGHT NOW is to begin to change all of those negative, emotional thought patterns that may have plagued you for years.

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Through working with your understanding, I will help you see how the way that you think, feel and behave in your life currently is causing your body to develop very real, physical symptoms.

With my professional support, together we can get to the root of what's really causing your emotional pain and 'hurt'

I will teach you how to manage your emotions better, to overcome stressful thoughts and feelings and feel empowered to take control of your physical symptoms through your mind. 

I will also teach you cognitive techniques to end the constant automatic negative thoughts that are causing your symptoms to persist.

Where appropriate, I will also support you to make peace of with all those past painful experiences that your mind and body have held onto.

By taking a few moments to read below you will be taking the first step towards raising your awareness of how incredibly empowering it can be to to do the work on yourself and recover.

The best thing about the past is IT'S OVER - You deserve to move on so don't wait to 'rest in peace when you die, Live in it instead - Pain Free with my support.

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  What does it take to do the work on yourself to recover:

1/ Past Stuff - Face it, deal with it, get help addressing it if you need to and then let it go.

2/ Current stress and pressures - Life is always going to present challenges  its how you process and deal with these challenges that makes the difference, you cannot control what goes on outside but you can always control what goes on inside your mind, If you need help controlling your thoughts better thats OK I can support you with that.

3/ Tweaking those aspects of your personality that are going to make the biggest difference to your overall health and well being. Just think for example if you stopped being so bothered about what other people thought of you or could express yourself without fear of consequences etc.

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