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AvailabilityCounselling sessions are available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Some evening and weekend sessions are available at an added cost.
About me and my therapy practice
I am a humanistic Gestalt counsellor that provides a friendly and professional counselling service who is experienced in working with a range of presenting issues including, anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, grief and relationship difficulties. One area that I specialise in is autism spectrum disorder and my sessions are autism friendly.
I offer short term and long term, online or telephone counselling sessions to adults of all ages within the UK. I also offer sessions face to face at my private practice, in Fareham, Hampshire. Sessions are available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and some evening and weekend appointments available.
It is important that we can establish a connection so you feel able to work with me to explore your concerns and therefore I spend time with you initially to develop our working relationship. I offer a free 20 minute phone consultation to help you decide if I am the 'right' counsellor for you.
Through listening to you I aim to personalise your counselling sessions to meet your individual needs. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space in which to share and explore your concerns, using psychological education and helping you to normalise, understand and manage your experiences.
Practice descriptionI have a degree and a master's in psychology and I am a qualified Gestalt Counsellor. As a gestalt counsellor I work with you in the here and now by focusing upon the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of your experience. I do not neglect your past or your future, but instead, ask you to consider the impact that your past or future has for you within the present.
My first session
I offer a free 20 minute telephone consultation to help you decide if I am the right counsellor for you. If you wish to proceed with counselling then the initial assessment is 50 minutes and is an opportunity to ascertain if we think we can work together and will cover contracting, an overview of your needs and questions.
During contracting I will outline confidentiality, record keeping, code of ethics, payment and cancellations. We will also agree an initial focus for our work together.
Overview of your needs
We will explore your reason for seeking counselling and you are invited to share this with me at a level that feels right for you. To be able to provide you with effective support it is important that we are able to establish a connection.
I encourage you to ask questions and to seek clarification to enable you to decide whether to enter into additional counselling sessions with me.
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, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
CBT, Gestalt, Humanistic, Person centred, Relational
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults, Trainee
How I deliver therapy
Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling