Frequently Asked Questions

Your Session

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The Therapy

There’s much you can do to prepare for a session in order to increase its effectiveness.  (Please also see our article/video, Your Healing Session: What To Expect and How Best To Prepare)

  • Make sure you’re in a calm place where you won’t be disturbed, and to 
  • Stay hydrated before and during the session, as this will encourage your body to allow more in-depth work to take place.
  • Spend some time in advance thinking about precisely what it is you would like to be different about something you are:
    • experiencing,
    • doingor 
    • believing

Try to put yourself in the position of already having the result that you want and noticing what that feels like.  Bring this feeling to the session with you!

Having prepared for the session (see the earlier question), your role will mostly be to simply be present and observe.  There’s no practical work for you to do.  (Please also see our article/video, Your Healing Session: What To Expect and How Best To Prepare)

We will usually begin by spending just a few minutes understanding what issues you are looking to work on (if you are not sure on the priority, we can check in with your subconscious mind for guidance – it will know what’s most beneficial for you).  We may also look to see if we can find any underlying goals or beliefs that we might be able to use as a more effective way in addressing these issues.  However, this is not psychotherapy and there is no need to discuss anything at any length or to relive painful memories or re-experience old emotions. We bypass all of that.  This is about bringing real changes into your life through working directly with your subconscious – so the less we talk, the more we can achieve during our time together.

Then, I will take a moment to make a connection with “the Source” and with your subconscious.  I will do this quietly and with my eyes closed.

Once connected, I will be able to probe your subconscious with yes or no questions.  This will direct us to understand how best to go about addressing the issues you are here to resolve.

Once we have identified a particular imbalance (and any underlying or associated imbalances that are behind it) we will release from you. 

If you can drink water during the session (ideally with a few drops of fresh lemon juice, this will enable your body to feel freer to allow more work to take place.

For some people, this might be an unusual way of working, which they are not used to.  Your leap of faith in such circumstances may be well rewarded.

There are some example recorded Heartful Healing sessions on our Body Code playlist at –

All sessions are confidential, and anything you tell me in confidence will be respected as such.

It could be any physical, emotional or behavioural issue.  I usually ask people to focus on what they are experiencing, doing or believing that they would like to be different.

If you have a diagnosed condition, while it is important to mention this, it is still best to focus of the above.  This is because, the subconscious mind (which we are working with) does not always recognise the names that medical professionals give to particular conditions.  For example, if we ask whether someone has cancer, the answer from the subconscious may well be no, whether they do have cancer or not.  If instead we ask what we can do help that person with something they are experiencing (as a result of the cancer) and ask to be able to address an underlying cause of this, then we are much more likely to make progress.  The mind will still direct us to whatever it is we need to work on, but in this different way.  That’s why we focus on the symptoms rather than the names of conditions.

In this way, we don’t “cure” any illness.  Rather, we identify and remove the energetic blocks within you that may be preventing your body from healing itself.

This promotes natural and sustainable good health and helps empower your body to rebalance itself and keep you in a healthy state.

An alternative way to work is often to let go of control and ask the body what imbalance we can address in your best interests.  Most people prefer to direct the process to specific problems, and even I was not able to get beyond this when I was clearing myself out, but when on rare occasions I have had the opportunity to work in this way, the work has felt deeper and more effective.  You can read more about this and see a testimonial about it on The Body Code page.

The Body Code sessions are actually slightly  LONGER than recommended by Dr. Brad Nelson, who created the Body Code and always used to do 20 minute sessions.  The reason is that shorter sessions tend to be much more focused and effective than longer ones.  There are very good reasons for this, which he explained to me when I interviewed him.  You can see the excerpt at  I like to add an extra few minutes so that the session doesn’t feel rushed and there’s time to connect and deal with any technical issues without risking the time allocated to the work itself.

This is not talking therapy (which would take much longer), so we won’t be discussing sensitive things in any level of detail.  If that is your preference, then a therapist or counsellor of some sort might be a better option.

The Accelerated Healing sessions are even shorter because the work takes place so much faster.  You can read more about this on our Accelerated Healing page.

Absolutely.  You can see it as a body Tune Up, as a way of increasing your sense of well-being and as a preventative measure for possible future issues.

You may also get relief from issues that you didn’t realise you had until they were gone, as you’d just been used to living with them on a daily basis, or an unexpected boost in your sense of well-being.

Or it may be that you don’t have any specific health issues, but your blocked in other ways, such as relationships, or allowing abundance and joy into your life, etc.

It’s possible.  Usually, there won’t be any at all, however, some of the time (after about 20% of sessions), the body may need to be a bit “louder” in how it processes what’s been released from it.

If we’ve released some deep trapped emotions, for example, there may be anything from a few seconds to a few days when some of those emotions are brought to the surface and re-experienced briefly – much less intensely than they were the first time around, but still bringing about some emotional ups and downs.  Other possible side effects are vivid dreams, fatigue, irritability, disturbed sleep or occasionally brain fog.  If any of these happen, they shouldn’t be too intense and should pass in a couple of days at most – take them as a positive sign that things are changing in your body!!

According to Discover Healing, Emotion Code and Body Code work “is like doing surgery on the energy body. We are literally looking for or harmful energies that need to be removed. After their removal, the energy body has to recover and restore its balance. If you had actual surgery to remove a tumor, you would expect to have at least a few days of downtime afterward. Your surgeon would likely tell you what to expect in your recovery, and recommend some extra rest.  The advice after a session with The Emotion Code is just about the same! Be aware that if you feel out of sorts, have changes in your sleeping pattern, vivid dreams or emotional ups and downs, this is totally normal. Drink lots of water, eat healthy, and get lots of rest while the energy body recovers. You may not experience any symptoms, or you may even feel great, but it’s better to be aware just in case.

(Please also see our article/video, Your Healing Session: What To Expect and How Best To Prepare)

The short answer is, it can vary wildly.  I know from my own healing journey that it’s frustrating not to get a more definite answer to this question, but it’s genuinely true that each person responds totally differently.  (you can read/watch more about this question in our article, What Results Can I Expect From Energy Healing)

Some people feel a transformational shift immediately.  

For others, especially if the issues are complex or have been there for a long time, it may take longer for a change to be noticed, or the healing may happen in layers.  At first, the changes might be small or they might not last long.  Subsequent layers are likely to be more tangible and more permanent.

Many people find some sort of shift in their condition, even if it does not seem to be directly related to the issue we’ve worked on.  The most common of these are a general feeling of lightness and wellbeing or a surge in energy.

For more general work, like removing the Heart Wall, some people similarly feel an instant transformation as soon as the Wall is down.  Others don’t feel much immediately.  In my own case, I myself didn’t experience much at all for quite a long time after my Heart Wall was removed, but a few months later, I could look back on my recent past and found that it was a completely different life I was now living and the changes dated back to when the Heart Wall came down.  They just happened quietly and subtlely so they were barely noticeable until I looked down from the top of the mountain and saw how high I’d climbed.

It can be subtle at first, which means we might miss it if we’re not paying attention.  For example, I had a problem where my right eye used to sting a lot when I looked at a computer screen.  I did a session on myself about that and observed myself for a few days.  Nothing changed at all.  I thought it had failed, and moved on to the next thing to work on.  Then, about a month later, I remember noting to my wife that I’d been on the computer for hours and didn’t feel the stinging, and actually, I didn’t remember feeling a stinging for some time.  Other times, changes in a particular area have been immediate, for example a huge inflamed rash on my back was almost gone by the end of a single session (and completely gone the next morning), along with the searing pain that accompanied it.

The important thing is to look inside and see whether you trust the process and feel that it is right for you.  I felt that it was right for me even without immediate results and thereby left the door open for it to benefit me when the time was right.  If I had lost hope and decided it wasn’t working, success would have been much less likely.  As this is energy work, and our thoughts and expectations are energy too, the way we think and feel about the process makes a difference to the prospects of its success.  Any decision about whether or not to continue should be made on this basis.


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Please contact us via the Chat and let us know all the time windows that could be possible for you.  We will try to be as flexible as we can, though it may not always be possible to find an ideal slot.

An absentia session is simply a normal session done in your absence. 

In the same way as there is no need for us to be physically in the same place to do this work successfully, it is also not necessary for you to be on the end of a line.

It is always preferable to be able to participate together in the work (and I have found much better results working like this), but where this is not possible for exceptional reasons, it is possible to do the work in your absence.

In an ideal world, access to such therapies would not require money, and a practitioner would not depend on it for their living.  But the human race is not there yet, and in the meantime, we need to balance both sides of the equation.

There are many other practitioners who offer cheaper sessions than we do, and even Facebook groups where newly certified practitioners or those going through their training will sometimes offer free sessions to clients.

However, for people who feel strongly drawn to working specifically with me, I do work with a limited number of people at a discounted rate for a few sessions, depending on the funding available.  We have a facility that allows people who are able and have felt the benefit of the work to their own fees to sponsor a low-income client who could then pay a lower rate.  

If you feel strongly drawn towards working with Heartful Healing in particular, but it would be truly impossible for you to afford the full fees, then please write to me at with more information and an indication of what it would be possible for you to contribute towards the session(s).

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