Before I met Sandra my life was spinning out of control. I was
depressed about numerous family and relationship issues that were consuming my
every thought. I was lost. Incredibly lost, and the slope of my sadness and
depression was getting slipperier with each passing day. Finally I contacted Sandra who brought me under her wing. It was one of
the best decisions of my life. Not only did she help me talk through my
problems and peel away the layers, but she also taught me that it's my life, we
only get one, I'm the one in charge of it, and not the external influences that can
sometimes bring our lives to a halt.
Within a few shorts months with Sandra's
help I was able to tackle all of my issues head on. Now I'm a much happier,
stronger and confident individual who holds his head higher and faces life's
day to day challenges with more assertiveness and poise. If my story sounds
similar to yours I highly recommend contacting Sandra.
You will not regret it.
M.B. Toronto, ON.
It has been a long while since we have talked. I
have been pretty busy planning my trip and getting everything organized and
now, finally I am set to leave for ------ this Saturday. I want to thank
you for all the help you have given me over the years and I definitely know
that I would not be ready to face this kind of challenge were it not for the
tools and resources you opened my mind to.
The truth is I am not even that nervous or
anxious about leaving. It all feels right, like this is the right time for
me to grow as a person and develop my independence. Its strange that I, the guy
who would get scared about starting his first day at a new job now has no
apprehensions about packing up and moving half way around the world. It’s a
real testament to how much I have grown and to how much I needed your help.
I still remember our first therapy session when I
asked you how you would fix my problems and you said something like it's not
your job to fix my problems but to show me the ways that I can fix my own problems. After that it wasn’t
perfect for me but I promised myself I wouldn’t let things get to where they
were before and whenever I felt myself teetering on the edge I knew I had you
to pull me back, calm me down and get me feeling positive about things. Your
help was a very integral part of my growth as a person. I can now handle
situations and stresses that most people would cower at, and that the old me
wouldn’t have thought even possible. I always thought of you as more than just
my therapist. I saw you more as my life teacher. It is kind of sad to think I
won't have your guidance anymore but I also know or I guess I have always known
that there would be a day when your job was finished and I would be able to
face things on my own. I guess that day has come and I know somehow that in my
life I will come across other teachers who will continue the education that you
started and it will always remind me of that special relationship I had with
Thank you doesn’t quite seem enough but then
again knowing you, you don’t do what you do to hear a thank you. I believe that
we are all put here for a reason and the sad thing is not all of us ever get to
find out what that reason is, but you have definitely hit the bulls eye Sandra.
You are doing exactly what you were meant to do and I just want you to know
that it really made a difference in my life.
HiSandra: I am please to tell you that I have now lost 11
lbs. Pretty awesome considering no dieting involved. But it is more
than that. I feel like life is one big adventure and am thrilled with the
adventure. I still go deep water running or swimming 3-4 days a week and love it. Not a chore. I am getting into clothes that I have
not been able to fit into for quite a few years. Glad I kept them.
I am not keeping my big clothes now though because I know I will not need them
again. I am passing them on. I have so much more energy and enthusiasm for whatever activity I
am doing at the moment. Spent last Saturday afternoon with my 3 ½
year old grandson swimming, hanging out and outside play. Ordinarily that
would have wiped me out. I loved every minute of it and did not run out
there are still some things in my life I want to work on with EFT but for now I am going to enjoy this success and the wonderful feelings I
have. Thank you for my new lease on life.
wonderful day. Colleen
My husband come back after one month & he hardly recognize David [note: David is autistic.] David's speech improved dramatically (his spontaneous language increased), he starts listen & follow instructions more often that was not happened before. I believe I mentioned to you that David is crazy about Pirates themes?... Currently he starts to shift his interests to other things as well (so no much pirating anymore - even so he still playing with the boats but not in extend that it was before). He better communicates with other children. He follows the rules of the game (which never happened before). He was surprised us recently when he asked to turn music in the car. This is really incredible - before there is no chance that it can happened (he did not like any music from radio or any other devices except TV) right now it shifted as well. Also I can negotiate a lot of things with him that before was not possible. He starts to answer questions in better way (without any prompt) that shows me that his comprehensive level of language increased as well.
I am tapping every evening while David is going to sleep. I do it on him & myself. I do it for his speech delay/problem, his communication problem, his birth trauma, his obesity as well.
David's grandfather was away as well for a month and he told me that David made a big shift during the last month. Even the people who knows him & so him ore often for the last month they told me the same.
So it seems the EFT is working.
A lot of THANKS to you for your OPEN HEART & WILLINGNESS TO HELP MY SON & ALL OTHERS!!!!!!!!
Of cause you may share this experience with anyone you'd like. No problem at all. If you want you can give me as a reference to other people who want to try this technique & hesitate. No problem.
I am so thankful to you it is impossible to express by words.
Just wanted to give you an update on Anna and her fear of flying.
Well, she actually got on a plane Sunday - and handled it beautifully!
We decided to take a short trip "trial flight" from Toronto to
London, Ontario. I wanted to be sure she was okay with flying, before I
bought tickets for our trip to Caribbean in March.
After her last appointment with you, she and I would do tapping each
evening. After a few nights, she said she didn't want to EFT anymore and
she felt okay about flying. I was not convinced, so continued to do EFT
surrogate (have been reading about this with the EFT newsletters). Plus,
I did EFT on myself for my own nervousnous about planes.
On the day of the flight, she did fine. Two moments arose when I thought
she would lose it. First, when we drove into the airport and she saw the
planes (I did EFT surrogate while she was losing it in the car.) Second, walking from the check-in
to the plane to board...she started crying and saying "I can't do
it." I convinced her to get on the plane, without too much commotion
(Truly, this would not have been possible without EFT. Before EFT, when
Anna would freak out, it would be a full-blown panic attack with no hope
of return to normalcy). I was so grateful when she decided to get on the
plane, despite her nervousness. I know for sure this was due to EFT - she
is no longer immobilized by fear.
Anyways, despite being a little nervous (but still talking away to me) during
take-off, she was completely fine on the flight. Once we got off
the plane, she said: let's take another plane ride! What a kid.
Thank you so very much for all of your wonderful work with Anna, and for
teaching us EFT. I am still surprised that it only took one session of
dealing with plane fear. This was her BIGGEST fear, and I thought it
would take much longer. I know that we will continue to use this
I am so grateful that we found you, and I will not hesitate to call you again
if we need you. I will send you a pic of Anna in the Caribbean - if not
for you and EFT, she would not be going - no doubt in my mind about that.
Please fill free to use this info and update in whatever way you think would be
best for you and future/existing clients (testimonials, etc.).
Have a wonderful week - give hugs and kisses to the dogs, Anna misses them!
"When I first met Sandra, I was suffering from severe depression after my marriage of 31 years had suddenly and dramatically ended. I had been crying non stop for over 30 days. Within an hour of talking to Sandra the tears had stopped. Within a couple of weeks I was ready to take charge of my life, go back to work, and get on with the job of learning how to live on my own and to take care of myself for the first time in my life. Through EFT and other techniques, Sandra equipped me with the tools I needed to deal with my emotional issues and to develop the strength I needed.
I now own and operate my own business, I have lost over 40 lbs., exercise regularly and feel great about myself for the first time in many years. Six months later, my husband and I are working on our relationship and seeing each other in new and different ways. With what we both learned from Sandra, we are making noticeable changes in our lives and within ourselves. Through the wonderful guidance and teachings that Sandra gave us, we hope that in time, we can forgive and learn to love each other the way we once did."
-L.J.A.-Terrace, British Columbia
I went to see Sandra in a time of my life that I was really confused not only regarding problems with other people at work, but also issues with my mother. She was able to find core issues that I have not been able to see by myself, in spite of many years of trying different therapies, and I was able to understand a lot of things that I was not able to understand before. I had sessions with her in person and on the phone and both were great.
Since I went to see her my life is very different and I have been able to make a lot of changes. She is not only a great therapist, but also a great human being; she does really care about her clients. I have my own business now helping others, and have even written a book about my journey and what I have learned. Sandra can help you find yourself and live the life you were meant to. If you would like to know more about how I have changed, please visit my website.
Carla Valencia Toronto
"Prior to speaking with Sandra I had been to another Therapist and I found all she did was listen and ask questions but offered no solutions to helping me change. If you're like me, you already know what your problems are. But you still feel the same way. Sandra certainly listened and asked questions but she also gets to the core of things.
Through Cognitive Behavior Therapy and EFT, Sandra gave me the tools to stop the downward spiral in my thinking, within 2-3 sessions! And this was on the phone. I could not believe how EFT alone released emotions I had been carrying for months.
I was gaining control of my life again and for the first time in awhile, my tears were for joy and not sorrow. It's been over a year since I first spoke with Sandra and life is brighter than ever.
from my heart
Thank You, Sandra!
BB - Ottawa
With a combination of Cognitive Therapy, EFT and nutritional changes I was able to get through a painful breakup and shake off the thirty years of depression which medication had only masked. I had not realized how my diet, as a result of my very busy lifestyle, was wreaking havoc with my moods. And whenever I felt especially down, I would reach for the same deadly comfort foods. In fact it was astounding to me how quickly I started to feel better just eliminating certain foods from my diet. I fall off the wagon now and then, but at least I know why I am feeling bad. And it's in my control.
Besides the nutritional counselling, Sandra was able to show me how to analyze my thought patterns and actually change them. It was a challenge at first, because they were very old habits. But she was right, habits can be changed. And now I think very differently.
It’s great to have Sandra in my corner!
Thanks to Sandra, I am back on track and happier than I've been in a long time. Depression can take over and interfere with every part of your life. Sandra helped me find my way back. I will be forever grateful for her help during those difficult days.
-name withheld - Toronto
"My husband has changed so much it amazes me. The whole family has been talking about it. He is off his self pity trip and is taking charge of his life. He is doing things for himself, me and his children that he never would have done before. He is thinking of others for the first time. He is able to express himself and show his emotions, that in itself is a miracle. I can't really explain everything except he is taking charge of his life and being a man. He feels good about himself and is pleased with his accomplishments. That's the man I fell in love with."
Well I feel great...I've had the most unlucky week ever, everything that could of gone wrong did go wrong. It's so funny cuz I dealt with it all without going nuts...ok maybe a little bit but not that bad!! If you had known me before I started seeing Sandra, you would know how big that is. Just to be able to have a bad week and not get destroyed by it. Seriously! It feels pretty good just to be able to have a few things go wrong and still handle it. Wow.
wanted to let you know that things at work, with my boss, have been
going extremely well since we did some EFT sessions. My
anxiety has also lessened, and I have not had a panic attack since seeing
you. It's very exciting! I feel that I can now get back to all of the
activities that I want to do without being worried about my anxiety.
Thank you, thank you! As a result of our session, our first session, the big thing that has seemed to drop away is my perfectionism. I have had lots of issues with 'getting it right' and have put enormous pressure on myself as a result. Anyway something fairly major slipped off my shoulders as a result of just one session. I felt it a bit on the phone with you, but I really noticed a difference in the hours afterward.
And even today, a few days later, I can feel the difference. It's very weird to me that EFT could work like this. I admit I was totally skeptical of it, especially as I have spent my life as a counsellor here in London. But seeing is believing, I guess. I still have issues to work on, but I know how to do some of this work myself now, and it's great knowing I can always connect with you if things get too difficult.
Again, thank you for your patience and for the extra time you spent with me!
-M.D.- London, UK
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