Maria Kalavska ADCH
Hi, my name is Maria and I am a trained Hypnotherapist (ADCH) and Reiki Practitioner in London. I specialize in helping people overcome anxiety, phobias, develop confidence, self-esteem and increase sport performance as well as dance performance.
I discovered my passion for Hypnotherapy a couple of years after finishing my Psychology BSc degree at University of Reading. After having worked with children with emotional and behavioural needs for 2 years, and having suffered from Anxiety and Depression myself over the years, I wanted to find an effective therapy that works quickly. No longer did I want to be thrown about between different therapists and different fields such as Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Although these are amazing methods, they just weren’t for me.
Through my Hypnotherapy studies, I was constantly amazed at the powers of hypnosis in therapy. Being able to face my own issues through my training, I was able to witness first hand the quick results therapy can provide. While studying, I was introduced to Reiki for the first time. At the time, I was suffering from acute pain in my right shoulder and wrist (and was due to have surgery). My friend who was a Reiki Master did some work on me, and the pain was relieved. This got me intrigued and I decided to train as a Reiki Practitioner also, which has set me on another incredible path. I have been able to use these amazing techniques to better my life, and I would like to do the same for you.
I now love practicing both techniques, and often combine the two together when appropriate. I am so incredibly lucky to have been trained in such amazing, effective techniques, and I hope that you will allow me to share them with you. Make a positive change in your life today, and take it one step at a time from there. To see how my services can help you, I offer a free 30 minute consulation. Here you can find out which treatment is best suited to you, and if I am the right therapist for you.
What is Hypnotherapy?
“Hypnosis is a natural state of mind and is an important part of everyday life (meditation, day dreaming).” by National Council of Hypnotherapy
The reason Hypnotherapy is so effective, is because you work with the unconscious mind which is a much more honest part of your mind. Clients are often surprised by what comes up during sessions, because their conscious mind isnt in the way.
During treatment you are completely and utterly aware of everything that is happening. You are in control and you remember everything after a session.
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What is Sports Therapy?
There are a lot of psychological aspects that effect sports performance such as confidence, trust, self consciousness etc. Things like stage fright, creativity block, enjoyment of the sport and many more can be tackled head on in therapy.
I specialize in working with dancers, due to my own dance background in Bachata and Salsa. However, these techniques work on a variety of sports as the theory behind them is the same.
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What is Reiki?
“Reiki is Japanese for ‘universal life energy’, and is also a word used to describe a system of natural healing.” by The Reiki Association
Reiki is a traditional, effective healing therapy that improves a healthy mind and body. The practitioner channels this energy to where it needs to be in the client’s body to help restore well being. Reiki energy is incredibly intelligent and goes where it is needed the most. Therefore the best possible healing is always achieved, and the hidden blocks get uncovered. Reiki acts directly on all conditions as it heals, harmonizes and balances you.
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