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How much time do you think we will need to spend together?

Each person is clearly an individual with different issues, concerns and goals to achieve but the expectation is that you will successfully complete the Thrive Programme and be free of emetophobia in about 6 – 8 weeks.

How much does The Thrive Programme cost?

It is expected that the programme will be completed within 6 – 8 sessions.  You are not being charged for individual sessions but for going through a programme of study.  The cost of The Thrive Programme is £800.00.  There are no additional charges.  In other words, if you need more than 6 – 8 sessions you will receive these extra sessions but you will only be charged the course fee of £800.00.  I have deliberately fixed the price in this way so you can budget for the programme accordingly. There are no hidden charges and there will be no additional payments once you start.  You are making a commitment to me and I’m making a commitment to you – I’ll stick with you until you have achieved your goal of being free of your phobia.

What will I get for my money?

Completing The Thrive Programme with me consists of the following:

  • Complementary initial consultant.
  • 6 – 8 x 90 minute sessions (an additional sessions if required).
  • Complementary follow up session to ensure you are Thriving!
  • Complementary copies of hand-outs, diagrams, etc.
  • Complementary MP3 recording of all sessions (for you to study at your leisure).
  • Assess to me in-between sessions via email, telephone or Skype.

What if can’t afford it?

Whether you feel you can afford The Thrive Programme or not depends on how much you value what I can offer you.  For example, UK citizens are prepared to pay up to £500.00 for an ipad, or a top quality smartphone and they will justify spending this amount of money because they value what these objects will do for them. It currently costs over £1,200.00 on average to learn to drive in the UK at the moment.  Again, learner drivers will justify the cost because they value what being able to drive will bring them.  If you think about how wonderful your life will be when you are free of emetophobia then £800.00 won’t seem that much I’m sure.

How successful is The Thrive Programme for treating emetophobia?

The Thrive Programme is an evidenced-based practice that is proving itself to be very successful in treating a wide range of psychological issues including anxiety disorders and phobia’s – it is also proving itself to be particularly successful for the treatment of emetophobia.  Rob Kelly, the founder of the Thrive Programme and Cure Your Emetophobia and Thrive has published, along with his research assistant, Charlotte Allen a paper entitled; ‘Exploring the Efficacy of the Thrive Programme with Emetophobia Clients: Results of a Survey.’  The paper can be downloaded from the Cure Your Emetophobia and Thrive Website at http://www.emetophobia.co.uk/

Please do take the time to review the video and written testimonials on this website as well as the testimonials on the Thrive Programme company website (www.thriveprogramme.org).  These will provide you with a good idea of how successful the programme is for helping people overcoming emetophobia.

How different is The Thrive Programme to other inventions such as psychotherapy or counselling?

The Thrive Programme is not psychotherapy or counselling.  It is a psychological training programme.  You will learn to understand, not only how your phobia came about and how you have been maintaining it, but, more importantly, how you can overcome it.  However, it’s important for you to know that I’m much more interested in focusing on your present and future life as opposed to what might have happened to you in the past – I’m interested in what you want rather then what is wrong with you. We will work together in a very structured, purposeful way moving you forward using effective goal-setting strategies designed to help you create a life of psychological and emotional freedom.

You live in Cambridge, UK but I don’t – can you still help me?

Yes, I can.  I do see clients on a one-to-one basis at my clinic in Cambridge but I also work with a lot of clients who live in varying parts of the UK as well as clients who live overseas via Skype. I’ve helped people overcome emetophobia who live in a range of  locations around the world including Mexico, Brazil, Spain and North America as well as the UK so geography really isn’t a problem.

My Skype address is james.woodworth6.

Does the Thrive Programme involve exposure therapy?

No it doesn’t.  There is no need for you to make yourself sick or see others being sick to prove to yourself that you are over your phobia.  You have an anxiety disorder and it is your anxiety that I will treat.  As your anxiety diminishes so does your phobia.  There are a number of specific issues that are unique to emetophobia which is why it can appear difficult to treat and overcome – each and every one of these issues will be dealt with.  The attention I will pay to the specifics of emetophobia is one of the reasons why the Thrive Programme is so successful.  Either way, exposure to sickness is not necessary.

How do I contact you?
I would love to hear from you so why not drop me an email or give me a ring:
Email:  james@thriveprogramme.org

Tel: 07904 013748