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Our Philosophy

Here at Tranceform we have a different approach to helping people deal with problems or life limiting paradigms. Our model for change does not depend on, or subscribe to, to the ‘medicalised’ model of ‘mental illness’ in which common barriers to living a full life are labelled as ‘illnesses’ or ‘disorders’ but rather we start from the point of view that there is nothing ‘wrong’ with you apart from ‘badly managed thinking’ or ‘unhelpful behaviours’.

This alternative approach to mental health challenges may seem quite controversial but in fact is widely understood and accepted within the general ‘psychological’ modelling and academic fields whilst the more generalised, and highly pathologised, medico-psychiatric model is coming under much more scrutiny and has many critics.

People may be surprised to learn that ‘psychiatric disorders’, as they have been ‘labelled’, are actually ‘opinions’ that are based on (1) what a person says they are feeling and (2) the opinion of the ‘psychiatrist’.

There are in fact NO medical tests that can be carried out on a person that can show any kind of biological problem exists. A diagnosis of ‘clinical depression’ only requires a person to say that they ‘feel’ or ‘behave’ in a certain way and they can (and most likely will) be ‘labelled’ as having a ‘disease’ of the brain and prescribed the relevant psychiatric drug.

Dr. Thomas Szasz – Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Szasz is a highly eminent psychiatrist who has been arguing the case against ‘pathologisation’ of human behaviours for many years.

Watch one of his conference speeches here:

You can also find out more on this website:

Our Approach

Because of our standpoint that most human behaviours that have traditionally been classified as ‘mental illnesses’ are really just ‘unhelpful’ thought or behavioural patterns our ‘therapeutic’ services tend to consider these behaviours as inherently a part of YOU and the way you perceive and react to life due to your core beliefs and the ‘rules for living’ that you adopt as a result of those core beliefs.

By taking this approach we aim to help you to ‘help yourself’ by providing a ‘psycho-educational’ process in which you learn how to recognise and then change these core underlying beliefs and then as a result, experience life differently. We believe that, for whatever reason, you ‘created’ these unhelpful thought patterns and associated behaviours and so you can ‘uncreate’ them as well.

This is no more true than in our delivery of the Thrive Programme which tackles these ‘mental health problems’ from a fundamentally new direction with the problem situated firmly within yourself.

Want to Find Our More?

If you’d like to come along for a FREE initial consultation to discuss how we might be able to help you solve your particular problems, then get in touch below.

FREE Initial Consultations

We offer all prospective clients a FREE initial assessment to chat about your problems or personal aspirations for change. During this 50 minute consultation we will discuss the various options that are available to you and make a considered recommendation based on your individual personal circumstances.

At TranceForm we believe that therapy & coaching should be a collaboration between therapist and client so it’s very important to be able to meet PRIOR to agreeing any kind of help. Our policy is to help people make a fully balanced & considered decision about undertaking therapy with us, including both the financial and personal implications.

For most mental health issues we recommend following our 10 session Tranceformental CBT Programme (an advanced version of empirically established Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) to overcome a wide range of mental health and behavioural problems.

CBT is a proven, evidence-based form of therapy for developing a fundamental level of understanding into the dynamics of your problem, but also for learning new coping skills and strategies for sustainable change over your life.

The full course costs £795 which you can pay for on our fees page - don't forget we offer a FREE initial consultation to all prospective clients.

Tranceformental CBT is available On-line as well as a one-to-one format in the clinic.

Visit Online Counselling for more details.

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Contact Paul

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I specialise in the following areas:

Tranceformental CBT

Life Coaching

Mental Health at Work

Call me on 07434 776125


The Changing Limiting Beliefs Programme is a ‘state-of-the-art’ approach to overcoming mental health problems that is grounded in proven CBT principles and based on the subjective nature of reality.

Priced at £695 for 10 sessions, or £80 on a session-by-session basis (cash only please).

Contact Joan

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I specialise in the following therapies:

Brain Working Recursive Therapy

(Conscious) Analytical Therapy

Tranceformental CBT

Call Joan on: 07434 776504


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Our online therapy sessions are conducted using Zoom secure connections and last around one hour.