Hello and welcome, we are Joy and John, founders of Swans Therapy Bournemouth, established in 2008.

As professionally certified and highly experienced counsellors and therapists, we aim to help you with Counselling, Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Relationship & Life Coaching, Therapeutic Services, Reiki and HypnoReiki™.

Our methods employ several counselling models and techniques to empower you to overcome anxieties, challenges, or distress you are experiencing.

Become more relaxed, confident and happy and regain control of your life. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you!

Joy Sackett Wood MNCS (Sen Accred) MHS (Accred) MUKRF and John Sackett NCH Sup GHSC (Sen Accred) MHS (Accred)


Joy is delighted to announce that her book From Hole to Whole is available now. In it, she distils and shares the knowledge gained from her own painful journey since the death of her son, underpinned by her professional knowledge and expertise as a counsellor and therapist.

Her step-by-step RESILIENCE process will support you through your grief and beyond.

Understand how to:

  • Cope with loss and grief while protecting yourself and your business or working life
  • See death as an opportunity to think about life
  • Develop mentally, emotionally, spiritually and energetically
  • Embrace the transformational power of grief and loss
  • Build a multi–dimensional layer of inner resilience
  • Equip you to help and support others through their grief

From Hole to Whole is published by Rethink Press and is available from Amazon, Order Your Copy Today.

Our Services


See the various treatments offered by Swans Therapy.


See the various therapies offered by Swans Therapy.

About Us

Joy Sackett Wood

Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist & Reiki Master Teacher, Founder of HypnoReiki | MNCS (Sen Accred) MHS (Accred) MUKRF

Since 2008 I have worked as a Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Personal Development Coach and Reiki Teacher.

In that time, I have had the privilege of helping many people to overcome their distress and concerns.

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John Sackett

Counsellor, Hypnotherapist & Coach, Hypnotherapy Supervisor | NCH Sup GHSC (Sen Accred) MHS (Accred)

Working as a therapist is a great privilege, and with that privilege comes a responsibility to help you achieve your goals.

If you are considering counselling, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy or coaching, I provide the most beneficial treatment to resolve your troubles.

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