Therapy services in person & online

Stepping Stone Therapy


Offering Therapy Services Online or In Person 

Emma Ashford

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One of the UK’s leading Sleep Experts & Insomnia Therapists

Emma Ashford is the founder and CEO of ‘Sleep Seekers’ and ‘Managing Minds’ as well as the owner of ‘Stepping Stone Therapy’ – the Sheffield base for all of her work in psychological wellbeing.

A highly-experienced psychotherapist, counsellor, NLP practitioner, hypnotherapist and coach specialising in sleep disorders, Emma has worked with hundreds of clients in her Sheffield private practice over the past 10 years, and now works globally through her innovative online platforms and resource centres.

Working predominantly in the areas of Sleep, Stress and Self Esteem, Emma has built models of working through years of experience and aims to support you to make changes now as well as empower you with a toolbox you can dip into whenever you need it.



Whether you’ve struggled with insomnia for years and feel you’ve tried everything, have developed an anxiety of sleep or just want to learn how to get the best possible sleep, click here


If you would love to learn how to reduce and better manage stress in your life without having to make drastic changes, click here.

Self Esteem

If you struggle with self criticism or feel that you are not good enough and would love to feel better about yourself, click here.

Other Issues

Whether you want to be more assertive, breakthrough fear or improve your mood during winter, you can access a toolbox of resources for these and many more issues by clicking here.


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Corporate Wellbeing Consultancy

I make it easy for you to discuss and improve psychological wellbeing in the workplace. With my support, your organisation can meet and exceed its duty of care, create a positive wellbeing culture and implement gold standard trainings and support packages for staff at every level.

As a regular contributor to the South Yorkshire Police Wellbeing Programme and having facilitated trainings and drop in clinics in a wide range of companies such as NatWest and Social Services, I adapt the content and style of my delivery to your needs.

Get in touch for more information on how I can improve the well-being in your workplace.


What My Clients Are Saying



Emma is easy to talk to, never judges and makes you feel so comfortable. I can’t recommend Emma enough, she’s given me my life back.”


I would like to say how easy Emma made this process feel, I have spoken to her before so coming back to her felt like coming back to an old friend, she has a real life approach which makes you feel like you’re talking to a friend. I can’t thank her enough for working with me to get me where I am today.


I am living a much happier life since my sessions with Emma.”


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