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audrey sandbank

Audrey Sandbank

Twin Therapist in Reigate

I am a UKCP registered Family Psychotherapist. I have worked for many years in the public and private sector helping children with emotional and behavioural problems. I was one of the original team that set up The Young Minds Parents' Helpline and for many years was one of a panel of professionals who offer a a ringback service to give more in-depth advice and counselling. I am also an Honorary Consultant to the Twins and Multiple Births Association and Author of TWINS AND THE FAMILY, for parents - available on my website http://howtohelpachildwithanxiety.com/ and TWIN AND TRIPLET PSYCHOLOGY available from Routledge - for professionals. In addition to my general practice, I specialise in TWIN related cases as well as offering appointments to ADULT TWINS struggling with their relationship.
I have recently developed an APP in the form of a game, available on apple and android, tablets only, for parents to use with children with anxieties and phobias called ANXIETY ISLAND. More information on my website howtohelpachildwithanxiety.com/wp

Background & Qualifications

Family ~psychotherapist. Member of the Association for Family Therapy, Registered psychotherapist with United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy, Post graduate Diploma in Social Work London University. Founder Member of Young Minds. Have practiced Family Psychotherapy for over 30 years. Specialist in parenting twins and adult twin relationships.

My Specialisms

Parenting problems - children 3 - 11. TWIN related problems including ADULT TWIN RELATIONSHIPS.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I have a practical family- orientated approach. Therapy usually lasts for approximately six sessions. With top-up appointments when required. I believe in responding to what the client wants and adapt my treatment accordingly.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Psychotherapy In Person Please Call
Counselling In Person Please Call We have verified this therapists Counselling credentials!
Twin Therapy In Person Please Call

Additional Rate Information

I charge adult twins £30.00 each when having joint sessions. Families 'phone for info 01737 221347

Testimonials

Michael and Paul on 25/08/2020

"We are a set of 32 year old identical twin males. The joint youngest of 6 kids, we endured trauma from an alcoholic parent at a young age. Despite being as close as we thought we were, our 20s brought in a slew of mental health issues with each other that went unchecked for years. In a make or break moment, we decided we should seek twin therapy.

And we are so glad we did. Audrey is an expert on all things twin and helped us learn more about being twins ourselves. Every identical twin should seek counselling with each other - and there's no one safer to do this with than Audrey. She helped us find peace and learning in a way we cannot describe. To have even considered this positive outcome when we were in our darkest places felt impossible, but it's not. It was all possible.

Please, if you're reading this and are a twin, do not hesitate to contact Audrey. But be prepared to put the work in and know that it's worth it in the end - because you get to function harmoniously with your twin.

We've finished our main bout of sessions with Audrey - but will definitely be topping up in the future if things start to feel tough again.

Michael and Paul
August 2020
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