Jay Beichman

Jay Beichman


Registered Member MBACP (Senior Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07817404562
Website

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Therapist - Brighton

Brighton BN2
07817404562
Sessions from £45.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Available for home visits

About me and my therapy practice

First session free 

Humanistic, Integrative and Pluralistic Counselling/Therapy

The basis of my work is in humanistic therapy that looks towards the creativity, love and tendency towards growth that is in everyone. It emphasises what is 'right' about us rather than just what is 'wrong'.

The belief that we all need to feel a sense of fulfillment and a continuous growing allows for a form of therapy that can go beyond 'getting over the past' or merely 'coping'. We are always in a 'process' of becoming so a therapist working humanistically does not look to 'diagnose' a person as a static entity but rather to work with the processes helping or hindering a person being or becoming him/herself.

However, I also work integratively, meaning that I use different approaches depending on what works for the client and how the client wants to work. I am aware of psychodynamic theory which can be very useful for understanding childhood and adolescent issues and have also trained in CBT which offers more pragmatic therapeutic techniques to help clients overcome particular problems.

I would also describe myself as working pluralistically. In more recent years the term 'pluralistic' is being used to describe a type of therapy which is flexible and tailored to the needs of individual clients. See www.pluralistictherapy.com for more information.

What I can help with

Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Life coaching, Personal development, Disability, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Men's issues, Self esteem, Relationships, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling