Agoraphobia and why I created the Transformation Station

Lester Smulski of the Transfromation StationI started the Transformation Station partly because of someone I met who had a fear of open spaces. They had appeared on one of my early life coaching courses, visibly shaken by the journey they had had to get there (though they said that they felt that they 'had' to be there that night as they somehow felt 'guided' to attend the class).

I showed them a calming technique and they enjoyed the class. The next week they didn't show and I emailed them and they confessed that they never really 'went out' other than to their work and that that was a bit of an ordeal for them, but at least they were familiar with that route which made things easier. Everything had to be predictable and safe in their life.

Touched by how unfair and limiting this was for them, I offered to visit and I remember being boldly determined to help them. An hour passed with no solution in sight and after about 90 minutes they mentioned some passing remark about being sent to their room a lot as a child, that was it. I had found the key to their problem, I quickly resolved it using NLP and hypnotherapy and that very day I got them outside walking about and spent most of the afternoon out with them. It was a bit like watching a child at disneyland for the first time, everything was new and exciting for them.

I remember them getting really exciting by being able to visit shops and things we all take for granted. By night fall they were out getting fish suppers and walking home gleefully on their own without needing any support structure, they were free. By the next day they were taking their neighbours dog out for walks to streets they had never visited before.

They then texted me at my work from all over Edinburgh, excited to be out in the world with texts full of smiles : ) and exclamation marks!!!

It had a profound effect on me, because once I'd realised I could do this for them after 20 years of them "trying everything", I realised I would never be truly fulfilled again in a corporate job. I had to be out there transforming lives.

Here's the testimonial from that time.

"I met Lester while he was teaching the Life Coaching Class. I immediately warmed to him and became aware that he was a great therapist who lives and breathes his techniques. He is very approachable and non-judgemental and keen to help others. He spent some time before the session deciding what techniques he would use to help me and this in itself made the session a lot more personal than other therapy sessions I have had.

Going out with Effortless EaseDuring the session we explored the reasons for my problems but the main focus was on how to overcome them and what I could achieve once I had done this. I feel that this approach really worked for me as past therapy with others had always been about digging up the past.

With Lester’s help I have been able to gain more control over my thoughts and negative beliefs and I feel I am in a position to live my life the way I want to, that the restrictions that previously ruled my life have now been lifted and exposed as nothing more than bad habits and an out-dated way of thinking. Reset Button

I feel like Lester has pressed my reset button and given me the freedom I had been longing for! I would highly recommend Lester as a respectful and committed therapist." AP, Edinburgh  

If you think you might benefit from hypnotherapy to expand your life experience and experience the beauty of the the world again get in touch.

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Sessions are now available in central Scotland. Skype/phone sessions are also available.

I look forward to meeting you in person.

Remember to remember about the Transformation-Station.


Lester  Smiley Face


Lester Smulski (Certified Life Coach, Diploma level Hypnotherapist, Master NLP Practitioner & AdvancedTheta Healer)


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I hope your business is still flourishing as I think you are a very inspirational and talented person who has helped me immensely. Margaret-Anne

I have been thinking about all the good things that are happening for me at the moment & thinking about the source of all that good. It all boils down to one thing - I attended your class! C.L.

Attending the class was a turning point for me. I learnt so much, Lester's a legend, I speak so highly of the experience it should be an essential part of the curriculum at school. The world would be a different place :):) a happier, positive place x Tracy Jane Ryrie 

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Everyone should attend this course! : ) I made some BIG changes in my life and made some new friends along the way. One technique  saved my company thousands of pounds in potential lost revenue. Linda Monteith  

As a passionate life coach Lester is able to make a very real difference to people’s lives. He has a depth of knowledge of techniques, good presentation and the ability to get a group to support each other. I thoroughly recommend Lester as a Life Coach. His courses or one to one’s will change your life as they did mine. Ed Fielding (Project Manager) 

The simple desire to make the very best of your life is the only requirement for taking this course. I highly recommend it for an injection of positivity with long lasting effects. Sandie Capanni

Lester’s workshop provides simple but comprehensive strategies for setting and meeting goals. The environment is supportive but straightforward, and equally effective for career and 'life' goals. Within a week I could see significant improvement in my productivity and effectiveness at work. I have already recommended this workshop to friends and associates." Christine(Researcher/Policy Officer)   

Full of useful info. Never been on a course that talks about “the law of attraction” – I love it! Also love the idea of a perfect moment” Jane Gilbert  

The course makes you realise you have the power in you to make positive changes - a refreshing and enlightening experience to enhance all areas of life! Helen Tweedie (Sales Executive)  

Thanks to the class, I'm focusing on building up my freelance work again as it is so much more satisfying! – Rachel Blanche  

Lester is a life changing coach & authentic speaker; his direct experience of creating & seeing the power of Vision in his own life inspires clients & listeners to try it for themselves. Lester has a simple yet profound approach and really walks his talk" Michele Armstrong (Acorn Principle Plus; one of Scotland's top coaching organisations)



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