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About me and my therapy practice
I am a Humanistic accredited Counsellor and I am experienced in working integratively with children and young people as well as adults. I work creatively allowing the opportunity for clients to express themselves in other ways as well as talking.
I believe you are the expert of yourself. I am here to help you work out what is right for you. I will endeavor to empathise have an understanding of your world, and experience your emotions with you, keep you safe and therefore allow you to discover what is right for you. I believe working in this way at this deeper level with mind, body and spirit gives my clients a relationship they would not experience with anyone else in their life, being truly heard and understood, without judgment. Creating this environment allows a person to explore all aspects of themselves, accepting, understanding and offloading emotions which can become debilitating in their everyday life.
I am trained to work with clients from a holistic perspective and adapt the therapy to a individuals unique needs, giving rise to my client being empowered to initiate change and move forward positively in their life, and to grow towards their own unique identity, to reach their own potential and to know what is best for them.
'The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am then I can change.' Carl Rogers
Training, qualifications & experience
As well as being an accredited Humanistic Counsellor, I have completed an Advanced Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People using Creative Arts. I have also over 12 years experience in Public Health, working for NHS and local government, including Stop Smoking Advisor (one to one and groups), Health Trainer, Public Health Champion and Food Champion with in the community working with children right through to adults.
What I can help with
Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger 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, Phobias, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues
Clients I work with
Adults, Children, Older adults, Trainee, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited