Anxiety, Stress and Sleep

Uncertainty, fear, limbo and huge changes in routine can all contribute adversely on our mental health and sleep. This is an especially tough time for anyone who has to work on their anxiety levels normally.

We have a number of professionals at Beehive who specialise in mental health and can support you during these tough periods. There are also some free online options which we will add and update here.


Chapter is dedicated to improving the lives of people experiencing mental ill-health

They pride themselves on the tailored local approach of our services. Chapter work closely with individuals, taking time to understand their needs, recognising their strengths, and supporting them to engage in their local community.

Chapter assists people who, because of their mental illness, need help in regaining confidence, accessing training and employment, and moving towards fulfilling their life goals.

They are still operational and check out their update here.

Chapter open pdf here


Emma Mathews

Beehive Healthcare Chester | Health and Wellbeing Centre | Emma

Emma is an accredited psychotherapist with have extensive experience working within the NHS as a psychosexual therapist and previously as a specialist midwife within perinatal mental health services. She also worked for Relate as a psychosexual and relationship therapist for a number of years.

Emma's private practice has moved to an online service and offers psychosexual and relationship therapy, CBT and EMDR.

Emmas Website

To contact Emma:

07917 162000

Inspire & Rewire

Nic Wagstaff features in a number of our community hive sections because her approach covers a wide range of techniques. Nic is a hypnotherapist, coach, leadership trainer, yoga teacher and retreat organiser. Through her own journey she has specialised in anxiety and stress, which is one reason she has such a versatile series of techniques to tap into.

Here is a little introduction to what Nic is doing to support the community and an example meditation.

Inspire & Rewire Website

Inspire & Rewire Facebook

Nic has also started a free singalong session for people to join. Th next date is not set but they take place via zoom and contact Nic if you want to join in the next event.

During these singalongs you can join in and participate FREE (with audio or not, it's up to you)

Or you can watch and singalong (but not actively participate) via Facebook events. The last event link was 10th April -

The video is a short message about joining - so if you're interested contact Nic and express interest, and keep an eye on her facebook for future events.

Manuela Surgeon

Manuela Surgeon runs MTS Psychotherapy, who has 25 years’ experience working in NHS and independent mental health services. As a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Manuela has experience working with clients with a range of mental health conditions. The areas of expertise are recurrent anxiety/fears, depression, past and recent trauma related to abuse, relationship problems, self-harm and self-esteem.

Manuela is offering online services at the moment so get in touch to discuss


Phone: 07952656331


Beehive Healthcare Chester | Health and Wellbeing Centre | Manuela

Tranceform Hypnosis

Angelo is a hypnotherapist and coach. He has switched his services to online via video conferencing or telephone. Some of these services, such as SleepTalk(R) work very well as in this instance the parent is trained in how to help their child. Others are not available at this time but there is plenty support and coaching to

He also works with the PFOA so if you are a police officer and need support please do get in touch.

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