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TARA BENTALL
MSTAT, DSFH, AfSFH, Ba Hons.

Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Holistic Therapy & the Alexander Technique
in Brighton, Hove, Portslade & Sussex

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Increase your confidence.

Find postural balance.

Manage your heath and wellbeing in the best way you can.

Feel more motivated, energetic and sure of yourself.

Move well for better performance, ease and comfort.

Please give me a call to find out how I can help you.

What my students say:

Debby Rowles-Jones: Tara has a naturally calming personality. She is caring and empathetic and the first time I met her I found myself relaxing immediately in her presence.
I have had the privilege of learning the Alexander Technique under her guidance as well experiencing Psychotherapy. With her teaching I have a clear understanding of my physical, mental and emotional tensions and stresses as well as the long term physical pain I endure from a horse riding accident. My life and well being have genuinely changed in a way I never thought possible as I am able to manage my body and my mind!
I am a calmer, happier and more rational person now and I embrace the opportunity of Tara continuing to work with me. Thank you Tara 🙏

I am a trained and certified psychotherapist and Alexander Technique teacher with decades of experience working with private clients in Brighton, Hove, Portslade, and Sussex. If you want to reduce and prevent pain, improve your posture and movement, and manage stress and anxiety, then get in touch today. 
I am a fully qualified Alexander Technique Teacher, registered with the Society for Alexander Teachers (STAT) and hold an enhanced DBS certificate. I am also a fully qualified Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist with the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH). I recently qualified as an Equine Assisted Therapist and can now offer horse therapy sessions as well. 

 

Holistic therapy services in Sussex


A holistic therapy combining hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, and the Alexander Technique means we work with the body and mind. A great open and relaxed posture will make absolutely everything you do easier and more effective, adding calmness, assurance and interest to all aspects of your life. It can help you become more self-aware, make better choices, and find strategies to manage challenges and enjoy life more.
Get in touch today for a free consultation if you would like to find out how the Alexander Technique and psychotherapy near you can help with:


-    Chronic pain
-    Back pain
-    Anxiety or phobias
-    Reduce stress
-    Posture and movement
-    Body and mind
-    Improve performance
-    Vision loss
-    Pain and stress management



 

Contact

If you have any questions about psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, holistic therapy, or the Alexander Technique in Brighton, Hove, Portslade, or Sussex, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I'd love to hear from you with any questions at all.
I'm always happy to hear about what is going on for you and explain what I do and how I can help.

MORE TESTIMONIALS

Dr Azzy Calderbank, GP

I decided to have Alexander Technique lessons with Tara in the hope that it would help to alleviate muscular tension and pain in my neck and shoulders. I found Tara to be a very wise, experienced and patient teacher who was able to guide me really well even though the majority of our sessions were online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I felt instantly at ease in Tara's presence and learnt loads from our sessions. My neck and shoulder pains are a distant memory! I would thoroughly recommend Alexander Technique sessions with Tara to anyone else who is experiencing similar issues.

Dr Michael Harris, Psychiatrist

I started Alexander Lessons with Tara to work on my terrible posture which has bugged me for years.I had tried in vain to correct this by forcing myself to ‘stand up straight’ (usually after catching view of myself in profile in the mirror).I had a vague understanding that Alexander technique could help but wasn’t sure how.I assumed that better posture was something that came from increased core strength or sustained effort.Thankfully this misconception was quickly dispelled. Correcting my posture would be a lot easier than I thought but it wouldn’t change overnight. The key was in a conscious ‘ungripping’ and trusting the spine to align itself and letting go of my misguided attempts to strain it this way or that.I have been having regular lessons for several months and it is definitely something I plan to continue for the foreseeable future.The classes combine aspects of yoga and mindfulness which I find incredible relaxing and meditative. My stress levels have reduced!Body posture is a form of nonverbal communication and I have come to realise that this communication is not just with those we meet - but also with ourselves.I feel more confident and at ease with a posture that is more confident and at ease.Tara is a fantastic teacher who is clearly very passionate about what she does.Her teaching style is gentle, uncomplicated and fun. I recommend Alexander Technique generally and wholeheartedly recommend Tara as a teacher!

Excellent, patient teacher. Knowledgeable. Recommended.

Dr John Weighill,
Rider & Retired Surgeon