- Phone number
- 07856 606279
- Flexible hours available
- Wheelchair accessible office
- Concessionary rates
I conduct in-person sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The rest of my availability is for online and phone sessions only.
About me and my therapy practice
At Rise Psychotherapy, I offer psychotherapy and counselling, bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for personalised therapy to guide you towards positive change and recovery.
I am an accomplished integrative psychotherapist, hold a postgraduate diploma in integrative psychotherapy and am proud to be a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).
Why Choose Me:
Clinical Expertise: I bring a clinically trained perspective to our sessions. You can trust my knowledge and skills to effectively guide you through your therapeutic journey.
Personalised Approach: Your journey is unique, and so is my approach. I believe in the transformative power of personalised therapy tailored to meet your individual needs.
Trust and Connection: I prioritise building trust and care relationships with my clients. Together, we create a safe space where you can freely express your emotions and make meaningful changes in your life.
Holistic Techniques: As an integrative psychotherapist, I seamlessly blend person-centred, psychodynamic, existential, and mindfulness modalities. This dynamic fusion allows us to explore the underlying causes of your challenges and develop effective strategies for lasting change and recovery.
If you’re navigating mental health difficulties, reach out for a complimentary, warm, and informal telephone consultation. Together, we’ll explore your therapeutic goals, determine if this path aligns with your needs, or address any inquiries you may have.
Join me at Rise Psychotherapy, where your journey towards a brighter, empowered self begins. Let's rise above life's challenges together.
I provide a warm and inviting atmosphere conducive to personal growth and self-exploration. Grounded in empathy, trust, and collaboration, my practice offers a safe haven to navigate life's challenges and understand your emotions.
Each individual's journey is unique, and my approach reflects that. Tailoring sessions to your specific needs ensures a personalised therapeutic experience. Together, we'll unlock the tools within you to cultivate resilience, confidence, and long-term well-being.
Building trust is fundamental. Expect a judgment-free environment where you're encouraged to openly express yourself. Trust forms the bedrock of our therapeutic alliance.
Therapy is a joint effort. Through exploration and strategy-building, we'll tackle the root causes of your challenges, fostering positive change. Your active involvement is vital for our progress.
Drawing from various therapeutic techniques, including person-centred and mindfulness approaches, I offer a holistic approach to healing. This comprehensive method addresses the intricacies of your experiences.
Your welfare is paramount. Every session is dedicated to supporting you and empowering you to thrive. Together, we'll navigate immediate concerns and lay the groundwork for enduring growth.
Let's embark on a journey of self-discovery, positive transformation, and resilience-building. Together, we'll forge a path towards a more fulfilling and empowered life.
My first session
In our initial therapeutic session, my foremost objective is cultivating a professional and nurturing environment wherein you can comfortably articulate your thoughts, emotions, and apprehensions. Here is an outline of what you can generally anticipate:
1. Warm Welcome: Commencing with a cordial welcome, I will endeavour to ensure your ease and comfort. Acknowledging the significance of this initial step, I am here to provide unwavering support throughout.
2. Introduction and Administrative Procedures: We will address any pertinent administrative matters, such as outlining the therapeutic process, elucidating confidentiality protocols, and completing any requisite paperwork.
3. Clarification of Objectives: I will invite you to elucidate the reasons motivating your pursuit of therapy, along with your objectives and areas of concern. This facilitates a comprehensive understanding of your individual requirements, enabling tailored session planning.
4. Discussion of Expectations: We will engage in a dialogue concerning the parameters of the therapeutic process, encompassing session frequency, duration, and any queries or reservations you may harbour regarding our collaborative journey.
5. Establishment of Rapport: Central to our work is cultivating a robust therapeutic alliance. Encouraging transparent communication, I aim to ensure that you feel validated and comprehensively understood. Your active participation is integral to this collaborative endeavour.
6. Exploration of Emotions: Depending on your comfort level, we may gradually explore your thoughts and emotions. Progression will be guided by your readiness and comfort, ensuring a pace conducive to your well-being.
This space is designed to be non-judgemental and secure, fostering an atmosphere conducive to self-expression.
What I can help with
Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Self esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Vegan allied, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Person centred, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy