Stamford therapist wins business award
A woman who transformed her own life with therapy has received an award for helping others using the same techniques.
Gabrielle Preston-Banks works as a rapid transformation therapist and coach from her home in Stamford.
She uses a combination of cognitive behavioural therapy, hypnosis, psychology and neuro-linguistic programming to help people tackle anxiety and depression.
She was awarded the Extraordinary Therapist Award at a Speakers for Leaders ceremony is London.
The award recognises someone who makes "extraordinary transformations" in their clients' lives.
Gabrielle said: "It's amazing to have this award and to receive that recognition.
"I'm grateful to everyone who has supported me in my personal life journey. I feel so honoured to be chosen to receive this award.
"My parents always taught me that you can achieve anything you set your mind to."
Gabrielle mainly works with business leaders and has clients all over the world, who she connects with via video calls.
She said: "There was a time when I had post traumatic stress disorder and depression. I came across this type of therapy and it worked for me.
"I was looking for a new career at the time so I trained as a therapist and coach. It's the best job ever because I get to change people's lives everyday. I just love it."