Provider Info – Sarah Pocklington

Sarah Pocklington, MSW

Registered Social Worker, Certified Hypnotherapist

Sarah is a registered social worker and a certified hypnotherapist specializing in a blended model of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and hypnotherapy, with a particular interest in acute and chronic pain. CBT and hypnotherapy are effective therapies for many aspects of chronic pain and can be beneficial for a variety of conditions including: 

  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis 
  • IBS
  • Headache
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Injury-related pain
Research shows that hypnotherapy can be effective at reducing pain intensity, pain sensation, sense of control over pain, and pain interference. 

Sarah also provides cognitive hypnotherapy counselling to address other issues including but not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Lifestyle habits (quitting smoking/alcohol reduction/eating habits/etc.)
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-optimization 
  • Forgiveness

Sarah’s supportive and non-judgmental therapeutic approach enables her to create a safe space for her clients to express themselves. Counselling can be a difficult journey, and Sarah’s calming presence and strategic treatment plans allow her clients to build sustainable change and growth. If you have questions about how Sarah can help you, please email her directly.