Mandala Preston Yoga & Wellbeing
Mandala Preston Yoga & Wellbeing  

Sound Therapy

A powerful alternative to traditional talking therapies and a highly effective way to deal with physical, emotional and psychological pain and tension.

Emma Lowther-Wright is qualified at the highest level as a BAST Sound Therapy Practitioner (PL Dip. ST).

 

She combines her study of the therapeutic application of sound with her studies of the physiology of stress and the effect sound has on the physical, emotional and mental effects of stress and trauma.

 

She follows the BAST approach which is person-centred and combines therapeutic sound, guided reflective questioning and a framework model called the BAST 5Rs which empowers clients.


Who can benefit from BAST Sound Therapy?
25 years of BAST research shows that this blended method helps many people who are looking to overcome

physical, mental or emotional difficulties including...

  • Physical pain
  • Stress and stress related symptoms
  • PTSD
  • Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Anger issues
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Dementia and Alzheimers

 The method also...

  • Supports efforts to overcome addiction 
  • Improves self awareness and mindfulness
  • Improves sociability and openness
  • Improves creativity, clarity and problem solving

Clients use one to one sound therapy for support going through a difficult time, working on confusion, negative patterns of thinking or behaviours. 


The BAST method is underpinned by case studies, science and research which over the past 25years

has become respected  around the world. 

 

What happens in a session?

The Sound Therapy sessions begin with a discussion between Emma and the client to find out what the client hopes to achieve from the session and which will enable Emma to assess the appropriate treatment method for that day, choosing either Himalayan bowls, crystal bowls or drums and selecting appropriate rhythms, tempos and pitches tailored to the individual. 


During the 20-40 minute sound treatment the client will be laying (fully clothed) on a massage couch, or if preferred will be sitting. The specific playing methods have a deeply therapeutic and relaxing effect on body and mind and significantly improves mood, emotional state and openness.

 

Following the sound treatment Emma guides the client in a reflective questioning using the 5R framework which is person centered and which helps the client to find answers and solutions.

 

This combination of deep relaxation and reflective questioning enables the client to see themselves, their situation and potential solutions much more clearly and to make siginifcant progress towards their goals.


Why choose this method?
The BAST method of sound therapy is underpinned by extensive research. BAST Practioner Level therapists are highly trained and regulated by the Therapeutic Association of Sound and the Complementary Medical Association to provide high quality care which adheres to best practice.

 

The body and mind connection is inseperable. The body affects the mind and the mind affects the body.

When we are in physical pain this affects or emotional and mental wellbeing and when we are experiencing

emotional or mental difficulties our bodies are also affected.


The method works with sound to relax body and mind while the reflective enquiry helps the client to see and explore their whole self, situation, perceptions, actions, obstacles and solutions more clearly.  


How sound therapy works 
The sound therapy slows the heart rate and brain waves, relaxes muscles and soothes the emotional and mental state and releases us from patterns of thought and emotion.

 

Once mentally, emotionally and physically relaxed our thinking patterns change and we can see our processes, patterns and choices more clearly which enables the client to achieve more from the talking aspect of the therapy session. 

 

Humans have been using sound in this way for at least hundreds of years but now we have science to show us what actually happens in the body and brain when we hear sounds. 

 

Pricing

15 minute phone consultation: Free
90 minute initial session: £45
60 minute follow-on session: £45
Course of 4 sessions including 90 minute initial session: £150

 

To enquire:

Call Emma on 07816 531 010

Email: Emmabebliss@outlook.com 

What clients say

I found my 4 sound therapy sessions with Emma better than talking therapy, I was able to deal with the issues I was facing and find peace and happiness. Thank you, A.M

 

Emma created an immediate feeling of trust and acceptance enabling me to relax fully and gain maximum benefit from the sessions. I was able to focus on areas holding me back and move past them, it was a truly uplifting experience. I am more positive, peaceful and focused. Thank you so, so much. Susan

 

I had 4 sound therapy sessions with Emma and they were an awakening experience for me, Emma was able to make me search within myself for a deeper understanding of what I’ve been going through for the last 12 months and the soundbaths really gave me some me time to focus and reflect. 

Emma also gave me some valuable lessons on how to cope with my symptoms going forward. The sound baths were a beautiful relaxing experience and I would highly recommend Emma who has a natural ability to make you feel at ease. I always catch myself remembering the comforting feeling of those sounds reverberating in my head. Thank you for your time, Katherine G x

 

Emma is an excellent therapist. She enabled me to focus on the present and to recognise patterns of stress and overcome them. My sessions were a real journey of relaxation and realisation. Claudia

 

My sessions helped me to cope better through tough times and releasse emotions, thoughts and physical feelings. I am much more self-aware and able to deal with problems much better. I found this more beneficial than other therapies. Amy

 

This therapy has enabled me to reflect on what I need to do in order to tackle years long issues in a positive way and to move forward. I honestly couldn't ask for a better therapist, she takes her time to deeply listen to what you are expressing and responds to that perfectly. Elizabeth

 

My 4 sound therapy sessions with Emma were a truly blissful experience. I feel Emma is naturally gifted in this field and knows her subject.
She tunes into what is right for you and is truly dedicated to your needs. I got a lot from the sessions and felt they helped me with my issues.  Emma is also very easy to be with and makes you feel at ease. A Soundbath with Emma is a must for healing or just for the experience. Highly recommended. Thank you Emma. Charlie H

 

I was able to find a better understanding, a clearer mind and be more motivated to make the changes I was looking to make. The calm, insight, acceptance and clarity these sessions brought are invaluable. Amanda

 

I wasn't expecting such great results! Even if you just want a totally blissful and relaxing experience I'd recommend trying a soundbath with Emma - I swear it's the best I've ever slept, I was so chilled afterwards. Much love x Francesca 

 

Emma has a gentle, reassuring approach and explained things very clearly. The sessions enabled me to let my intuition come out more, enabled me to relax and has given me a great framework for reflection. It really helped me. Claire

 

Emma's therapy helped me in a difficult period in my life. All my sessions with Emma have been a unique blend of care, relaxation and the poised attention of a therapist totally focused on helping me. Every thought and emotion has been listened to and assisted in some way by Emma. She has helped me to build trust, confidence and worthiness, and to work through bereavement and fear and to come to a belief in a positive future. Thank you, C.H

 

 

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