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About me and my therapy practice
At times, life can be difficult and confusing, which can cause us to become stuck in ways of thinking and behaving. Having a professional to help you recognise and understand these patterns can enable you to gain a better understanding and new perspectives, in order to make positive changes in your life and to find your own way forward.
The relationship between the counsellor and the client is at the heart of my approach. Finding the right counsellor for you is important. It is not easy to open up and put your trust in a stranger, but I will do my best to reassure you as you take those first steps. I provide a free 30-minute consultation, so we can meet, discuss what you are looking for from counselling and decide whether we might work well together.
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their code of ethics. I offer a safe, confidential space to talk. I believe this to be the place from where solid, therapeutic and lasting change is developed.
Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions at all.
I work with adults from a variety of backgrounds. My previous experience includes counselling roles within a range of settings: a general counselling service and trauma support services, where I have helped clients overcome anxiety and depression; confidence and self-esteem issues; bereavement; miscarriage, stillbirth and infertility; relationship or family problems; coercive control; life transitions etc.
As an integrative psychotherapist and counsellor, my work is informed by the three main psychotherapeutic approaches - Person-centred, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural. I adapt my work to suit the needs of each client and integrate suitable interventions to work with whatever the client is presenting. My role is to help clients find clarity and inner peace through non-judgmental, empathic listening combined with the use of therapeutic tools and techniques.
My first session
Initial assessment - free 30 minute telephone consultation to provide us with an opportunity for you to tell me a little about what has brought you to counselling and for us both to look at whether working together would be beneficial.
What I can help with
Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum / Aspergers syndrome, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Behavioural, CBT, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults, Trainee, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited