Enlightenment Testimonials

“I worked with Stephen in an extremely stressful and demanding work place. Stephen’s training and expertise in the management of our more difficult-to-handle human emotions made him a regular stop for even the toughest staff members, It is Stephen’s unceasing commitment to care that has seen so many people right over the years”.Dr. Tom Bannon

“As a therapist and coach Stephen is professional, highly skilled and caring. I have found Stephen to be highly knowledgeable and possessing that somewhat indefinable and rare personality type that we know makes excellent therapists and Coach”.Ian Molloy - Clinical Psychotherapist & Hypnotherapist

“ Stephen’s approach set me at ease immediately. His positivity and the way he provided feedback enabled learning to take place. He took us to a deeper level of coaching, one that I look forward to practicing. I am delighted that Stephen is providing this scaffolding to new coaches and I aim to be back. I know that it will accelerate my learning”. Anne Mangan, M.Clin.Ed. Programme Director. Institute of Physical Therapy & Applied Science.

“ I feel so privileged to had the chance to work with Stephen Hunter. He is an unbelievable Psychotherapist and Life Coach. I have never realised I suffered from anxiety and through Stephen’s expertise and skills, this has been brought to my awareness. After 31 years of living with this, knowing what it is and being able to have control over it is amazing. I have been attending different counsellors for years but Stephen has brought my awareness to a whole different level. I couldn’t recommend him more and as these things are always nerve racking to begin with, it helps that Stephen is so warm and helps me be at ease”.Leah Goulding, Stylist and Life Coach

“As a client, I found the experience to be truly life changing. Stephen’s transparent care and his belief in me allowed me to trust him from the very start. He was clear and professional, but more importantly, warm, humorous and completely authentic. He had the gift of acting like a mirror for me, helping me to see my inner blocks clearly and working with great skill and understanding in helping me to find the tools to change behaviours that were holding me back.
I truly got to the heart of what was needed; clarity I had been unable to find on my own. I am grateful to Stephen for my new awareness and for my way forward and wish other clients the joy that comes with this feeling of freedom.”.Marye Meehan

“I learned exactly why my life as I had known it was not working the way I wanted it to be. Coaching made me for the first time really look at all aspects both personal and professional. I found Stephen to be understanding, caring and helpful”.Michelle C.

“Having observed people who have taken part in Addiction Coaching with Stephen, it has been very obvious that major change is occurring for them”.Rachel Cahill, Project leader, Croi Nua Cocaine Project

“As a person with an Acquired Brain Injury, I found it easy to open up to Stephen with my problems and frustrations. His calm and friendly manner made a huge difference”.John Meaney

“As a person with aquired brain injury I found Stephen very insightful in a very complex area .Stephen cuts through the problems associated with ABI in an honest emphatic and meaningful way. The enlightenment service Stephen provides will give people with ABI hope for the future”. Ignatius Gannon

“I found the service a tremendous boost to my life, I have gained so much insight to myself and have renewed focus on my life.I would encourage anyone to use this service, it is amazing what you learn about yourself. I looked forward to my session and could feel a significant improvement over the weeks, when my work together stopped I continued to to improve”. Seamus Mac Craith

“Working with Stephen allowed me to identify the issues that I had, in the past, covered up, and ignored. The result was not just emotional but physical, with a feeling of relief that I am now free of the millstone that I had allowed to hang around me”. Imelda Martin

“I had counseling from Stephen, at a time when my life was spiraling out of control. He helped me see that I was not to blame for everything and mostly I was not responsible for fixing everything for everyone else.
Thank you so much Stephen. I hope this will encourage others to seek help from Stephen”. Lucy Lynam

“I met with Stephen for a session of EFT to help with a phobia. I had previously gone for hypnosis which did not work for me. Just one session of EFT made a huge difference”. Karen Dwyer

“Coaching sessions with Stephen were incredibly rewarding. I really felt like on each and every occasion when exiting that I had gained more awareness of what was going on in my life and was conscious of ways that I could overcome any obstacles. His coaching style was really excellent and I felt like it really suited just what I was looking for. Would I attend coaching with Stephen again? Absolutely! Definitely worth it. ”. Sarah Lennon

“‘I attended Stephen for some life coaching sessions. He goes with your flow and at your pace. He has empathy and intuition in abundance. If you really want to know your true self and to move forward then I can think of no-one better to accompany you on that journey”. Dominic Martin

“We have used Enlightenment’s Services with some of our clients… we can not emphasise the significant impact it has had on our members”. Brí, Independent brain injury support and advocacy

“I attended a coaching skills workshop with Stephen and found it invaluable. Stephens knowledge, experience and insight enabled key leanings for me a coach. The workshop has enabled me to continue to move my skillset forward. It created massive awareness for me. I would recommend this workshop without hesitation to any coach looking to improve their skills”. Ted Walsh. Ted Walsh Coaching

“I had coaching sessions with Stephen and found insights into myself that had remained off limits for many years! There was a huge sense of acceptance and a clearer view of the future. Stephen is a true professional and natural coach. It is without hesitation that I would recommend Stephen for his coaching skills and facilitation and navigation of you to become a more self-aware.”. Rosie Warren

“The lifecoaching sessions with Stephen that facilitated discoveries that I needed at a time. This allowed me to move forward. I found Stephen’s approach to be very professional. I felt safe and in very good hands. “. Joanna Dubiela

“I have known Stephen for the past 7 years as a coaching colleague. His level of professionalism, expertise and care is second to none and is evident both in his one to one work, group work and by his excellent skills assessment for the students on the course. He has been a professional and personal support on many occasions and I could not recommend him highly enough. “. Marian Byrne

“Thanks a mill Stephen. I got heaps from our sessions. You are an amazingly skilled and intuitive practitioner”. Michelle Wilde

“Stephen has helped me to develop and deepen my coaching skills massively. He has raised my level of awareness of my strong skills and the skills I must work on to have a bigger impact on my clients. Since Stephen started coaching me I feel much more confidence and present in front of my clients. Thank you so much! “. Emilio Navarro

“I met Stephen when I was training with the I.L.I. I found him easy to trust, insightful and well grounded with a professional and focused manner. I have no hesitation in referring people to him as I know Stephen to be a very competent and ethical person, who possesses a deep warmth and ability to connect with people”. Stephanie Hanley-Baird (Life Skills Coach & Group Facilitator)