Our drop-in, low-cost clinics are run by experienced and caring practitioners:

 

Acupuncture Drop-In

 

Tuesday 11:15 - 18:15

Thursday 14:00 - 18:00

Saturday 13:30 - 17:30

Fees £15-£35

Please arrive at least 1hr before the clinic is scheduled to finish

 

For Bookings & Enquiries please contact  01273 220159   or Email us info@tolcentre.com

Classes & Events

mandala

01273 220 159

Mail black small Tel black small Gaynor Roberts 2 James Pickard Lucy Morris mum & baby Dr Richard Fuller felice_rhiannon Marek Urbanowicz 2 martina 0060 Nick Diggins Sharon Photo New Sue Fuller Sara Rooney 2 Bradley

We offer a full schedule of weekly classes, along with regular workshops and special events:

 

 Class Timetable

Workshops & Events

Read more about our wide range of classes and lovely teachers:

Simon-Fuller-Tree-of-Life-C Tree of Life Centre Hove offering osteopathy acupu Private GP Cranial Osteopathy Massage and Acupuncture at the Tree of Life Centre in Brighton and Hove Facebook square blue large

Give the Gift of Wellbeing

 

 

 

 

For sale at Reception, or

please  call 01273 220159

Tree-of-Life-Centre-in-Hove

GIFT VOUCHERS

download Emma-Brocklesby-Yoga-Tree-o

Dr Jake Ellwood

Jake is a highly qualified counselling psychologist who offers short and long-term therapy, with appointments available on Mondays and Saturdays (daytime and evenings). He has a warm, supportive and empathetic approach, and helps people of all backgrounds with a wide range of issues.

 

As Jake explains:

 

"A common misconception about talking therapy is that it is only for the ‘unwell’ or those with severe mental health issues; I firmly believe, however, that therapy can offer significant benefits for all of us – as a way of increasing well-being, overcoming challenges, and helping us to understand ourselves better.

 

My role as therapist is to provide the space in which personal growth can occur, by helping you to work through difficulties and achieve greater insight and self-acceptance."

 

Some of the issues that Jake works with include:

  • Adolescent therapy (13 years and above)

  • Anger management

  • Anxiety

  • Bereavement

  • Depression

  • Insomnia/disturbed sleep

  • Loneliness

  • Loss

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Panic attacks

  • Phobias

  • Problems at work or school

  • Relationship issues

  • Search for meaning

  • Self-esteem

  • Stress

  • Substance misuse and dependency

  • Trauma

 

Jake is qualified and experienced in a wide range of therapeutic approaches and he finds the best results tend to come from integrating them together in a flexible and responsive way, so that each therapy session is tailored to suit your individual needs:

 

- The person-centred approach establishes a safe, non-judgemental environment which encourages the expression of emotions;

 

- Psychodynamic psychotherapy focuses on our past and present experiences in relationships, and how these have shaped our relational style and our beliefs about ourselves;

 

- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a solution-focused approach that examines how our thoughts and beliefs influence our emotions and behaviour, and seeks to challenge some of our ingrained patterns of thought and behaviour by testing out new ways of being;

 

In addition to these main approaches, he also incorporates mindfulness-based techniques for the treatment of anxiety and depression, and as a way of helping people to live more in the present moment and develop a kinder relationship with themselves.

 

Training, qualifications & experience

 

Having studied English at the University of Oxford, he worked for some years as a teacher and editor before retraining as a psychologist at the University of Sussex, where he completed the MSc in Experimental Psychology. He subsequently undertook a professional doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology at the University of Surrey, where his main research focus was on mindfulness and the therapeutic relationship.

 

He has several years’ experience in NHS and non-NHS settings, working with a diverse client group and a wide range of presentations. He currently works as a psychologist within a psychosis service in the Sussex Partnership NHS Trust.

 

Jake is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is committed to its codes of ethics, professional standards and practices.

 

Bookings and Enquiries

 

Jake is always happy to discuss your individual requirements and offers a free initial assessment. You can contact Jake on 07790 936845 / jacob_ellwood@yahoo.co.uk or via the Centre on 01273 220159/ info@tolcentre.com

 

 

Counselling Psychologist

Fees

Initial Assessment: FREE

To Book

Please contact the centre or Jake directly on:

 

- 01273 220159

- 07790 936845 (direct)

- jacob_ellwood@yahoo.co.uk

 

PsychD  CPsychol  HCPC Registered

Concessions available

Individuals: £55 per session

dove reversed dove Dr Jake Ellwood