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Trauma is a response to a situation that overwhelms us.


Most of us carry traumas from the past.


And, many of us are being traumatised during the current pandemic.


Traumas need to be taken very seriously because they can have a dramatically negative impact on our lives.

Following a trauma, we can become:

  • anxious

  • irritable

  • angry

  • depressed

  • jumpy

  • withdrawn

  • avoidant

and we can be plagued by:

  • nightmares

  • flashbacks (re-experiencing the trauma in the present)

  • difficulty sleeping

  • poor concentration

  • emotional negativity

  • emotional numbness

  • guilt, shame, and a  sense of blame


The good news is that most traumas can be treated in a relatively short time. 


... as long as very specific treatment methods are used.


And one of the most successful of those methods is EMDR, a method that has grown and developed enormously since I first began to use it in 1994.

EMDR is quick and effective and the experience of EMDR is considerably less intrusive and much less unpleasant than any talking therapy.

I have been treating trauma online for the last 17 years and the really good news during the current pandemic is that trauma can be treated just as effectively online.

Find out more about EMDR by clicking the button below:

Typical testimonials:

"You helped me greatly,

I have never forgotten the work we did."

Myriel Morley, Psychotherapist, London.

"I have known Bill for almost 15 years. He is a highly skilled therapist with tremendous depth, intensity and insight. He possesses a calm and open-hearted presence and brings not only his wisdom and years of experience, but a focused intellect and emotional maturity that is a precious and rare combination. "

Shawn Katz, Ph.D., Psychotherapist, Hove, UK

"The approach that Bill had during my sessions with him was something I have never experienced during psychotherapy. Having to work through some severe trauma, I was expecting a very lengthy journey to recovery.


Bill was very quick to analyse the root of the various problems I was currently experiencing and suggested a very head on solution. Using EMDR therapy, he got to the very core of my trauma in a surprisingly quick amount of time. Not being familiar with this technique, I was apprehensive at first and didn’t know what to expect. Bill interacted with me in the most respectful and insightful manner and guided me through the therapy in a very skilled, compassionate and gentle manner.


With his comprehension of spirituality and his experience in coaching, he subtly guided me into making choices that would be much healthier for my future and I can only thank him for what he has done for me and my career path.


Thank you Bill for being a truly insightful practitioner with an empathic approach.

Reinette du Toit

Film Industry Professional, Cape Town

Some of the more common traumas that I work with include:

  • violent assaults or the witnessing of extreme violence

  • near-death experiences

  • the unexpected death of someone close 

  • muggings and armed robberies

  • rapes, date rapes, attempted rapes

  • terminations

  • Traumatic ends to relationships

  • motor vehicle accidents

  • major surgery

  • and many others

If you would like to find out more, you are very welcome to book a free 20 minute session so that we can explore your options further:

You are also very welcome to email me by clicking on the button below:

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