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The importance of relationships
Many individuals contact me expressing relationship struggles, for a space to explore what they may be experiencing in their intimate relationships, their friendships, with family members and with work colleagues.
Past fears tend to become triggered in certain relational dynamics which can cause individuals to react on survival responses, fighting, freezing or exiting situations.
This could mean a colleague or manager can cause individuals to feel small and incapable. Individuals can experience a lack of trust among friendships and struggle to fully connect with others due to their own inner critic. Individuals may feel their self esteem is strongly impacted by dynamics with their family members.
Intimate relationships require vulnerability and because of this, individuals may find they are struggling with aspects of themselves that are trying to avoid vulnerability. This means they can find themselves looking for signs they can not trust the other, vigilant for signs of the relationship possibly not working, feelings of anger around not feeling seen or important, as well as experiencing fears of themselves not being enough for the other or abandonment. They may also find they are avoiding relationships altogether.
Relationships have a strong impact on our mental and physical health and they are important for wellbeing. Many have found themselves in painful dynamics, repeating the same cycles of distress within their relationships. If you recognise that you are struggling with relationship difficulties, or that you are part of a couple who are experiencing repeating themes of arguments and ruptures, or there has been an incident your relationship is not recovering from, I welcome you to contact me.
I have a lot of experience working with couples and individuals from different cultural backgrounds, exploring culturally learned beliefs and values.
About me and my therapy practiceIt has always been a passion of mine to help individuals explore how to find what brings meaning and passion into life. Talking with individuals to explore purpose and potential possibilities in life. Life can hit us with unexpected changes, loss of a loved one, divorce, career change, moving areas, adapting to later stages in life. I am interested in being beside individuals as they get in touch with their wants and needs for the changes they are now experiencing.
As this area has been a genuine passion of mine I have also moved into offering coaching. Helping individuals work on assertiveness and leadership skills, public speaking and holding meetings.
I have had great feedback and in particular with helping individuals fully express themselves within interviews.
I have great interest in working with individuals who struggle with social anxiety, extreme shyness and low self esteem. I like to help individuals strengthen their sense of self and self esteem through helping individuals explore their values and what matters to them. I also help individuals identify memories or experiences which could be the causes of low self esteem.
My first session
Within the first session I like to get a background of individuals or couples and I will ask some questions to learn about their history which is relevant to where they may find themselves stuck today.
Often individuals don't know where to start in therapy and the first session is helpful to explore what subject may need to be explored first and what causes the most difficulty.
I offer space for individuals to ask me any questions they have including what frequency of sessions and flexibility of sessions work for them.
As I hear individuals stories I draw upon concepts of Jungian Analysis, EMDR, Parts Work Theory & Transactional Analysis. I draw upon these teachings as they organically connect with individuals stories, exploring ways that we may use these models to help individuals navigate their wants, needs and possibilities.
Types of therapy
Creative therapy, Eclectic, EMDR, Existential, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Jungian, Narrative therapy, Person centred, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal
Clients I work with
Adults, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees
How I deliver therapy
Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Outdoor therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy