Programmes for

Anxious Young People

After years of looking for the elusive secret to self confidence, I was starting to give up hope and thinking perhaps this was as good as it got.

I instantly felt at ease in Shirley’s company and felt confident in her approach and this I believe is one of the main reasons for the results I have achieved. 

Professional, intelligent, considered, approachable, friendly, funny and compassionate – Shirley is all of these things and I would recommend her without hesitation.

Natasha Hatherall-Shaw, TishTash
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For an exploratory chat about how we might help you or your school, please contact Shirley Billson at The Mental Wealth Factory on 07722 162 016 or email

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We combine solution focused hypnotherapy, underpinned with neuroscience, positive psychology and easy-to-learn meditation.

 90 minute and 45 minute weekly sessions delivered remotely or in person. We can help with:

  • Symptoms of disordered eating  includes binge eating, excessive dieting, food related anxiety
  • Panic Attacks can be unpredictable or situation and place specific
  • Loss of motivation or social interest avoiding activities, people or places that used to be enjoyable
  • Severe exam and interview anxiety unable to perform, can’t focus, concentrate or remember learned material
  • Insomnia difficulty getting to sleep, waking often or sleeping but still feeling tired can be symptoms of anxiety
  • Anxiety over options/work/higher education choices worry excessively over getting it right. Feel that entire life depends on it.

We work by referral from: a school, an attendee at one of our workshops, an existing or former client. Connect with us on Messenger for more details.

Programmes for

Secondary Schools

A whole school approach, preventative and performance based, supports parents, teachers and students
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Parents of Teens

Weekend and evening workshops to help parents of teens, so they can be happier, calmer and achieve more.
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Young people

1 to 1 referral sessions for anxious teens, combining solution focused hypnotherapy, meditation and positive psychology.
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