Full Head Esteem’s journey so far

A video about our quiet hairdressing sessions

Please take a look at the video that Toria Scawn of One20 Media has created for us.  You can find out a little bit more about our Peace & Quiet sessions with Dot, plus you can also see the bus journey from town to Peace, to help you on your journey to the salon. Peace…

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A quick update on what’s been happening, since all the media coverage!

You may or may not have seen the piece in the Plymouth Herald on the 03rd Jan https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/health/pyschotherapist-using-hairdressing-skills-help-2386332?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar&fbclid=IwAR3oy_I_cIhjWHp7ofioHHXFXKY6xScyL9XAgxv5ec8zdCV8Sejw3oc5l1o, or caught the report on our local news programme, BBC Spotlight, on the 25th January https://www.facebook.com/fullheadesteem/videos/378334836319036/, but since all of this media coverage, things have really started to take shape. I am now working as senior stylist…

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Peace & Quiet Sessions

Peace and Quiet sessions will offer a ‘quiet’ space for people who find the busy-ness and activities of a hair salon daunting and overwhelming, and we will be doing all that we can to adapt the environment and the way we work, so that people feel relaxed and can fully enjoy the experience at Peace…

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Getting to grips with website.

24/10/18: All went well with my hairdressing ‘audition’, and I joined the team at Peace Hair & Beauty on the 16th Oct. working on Tuesday afternoons initially, while I build up my client base. The salon owner has also agreed to print up flyers, advertising a ‘PEACE & Quiet’ session at the salon on Tuesday…

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‘PEACE & Quiet’

02/10/18: I have just returned from a meeting with the owner of a salon in Oreston, to discuss the possibility of her taking me on as a stylist, so I may continue to hone my skills. Although it boosted my confidence no end to be taken on and to work as a stylist in the…

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Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’ – Why not?!

18/08/18: Whilst reflecting on my first 2 weeks, working within the small, local salon, confirmation of my Adult Learner Loan arrived in the post – yet another step towards it all feeling much more real. I have completed several gents’ cuts, using clippers and scissors, and will be glad of some further guidance! I have…

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The regeneration is complete!

01/08/18: I did indeed meet with the salon owner, who is planning to open a salon on the hospital site. He spoke really passionately about his hopes of developing salons within hospitals; recognising the potential boost to an individual’s recovery from a quality salon experience. The first salon has already been built, but has fallen…

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The beginnings of my journey.

29/07/18 – The journey so far… Two weeks and 3 days ago, at the age of 54, I walked away from my position as art psychotherapist (which I had held for 16+ years) and stepped into the role of hairdresser. In the mind of a good friend and former colleague, who appears to know me…

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