- Phone number
- Flexible hours available
About me and my therapy practice
I specialise in working with children and young people aged 7-21, providing the skills needed to allow them to strengthen their roots and flourish in their unique way.
Areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, trauma, bereavement, loss, self-esteem, dealing with change, stress, confidence, relationship issues, family issues, self-harm, abuse and self-acceptance.
I believe that each young person has the ability to manage the issues they face and work with them to develop the resilience they need. The work we do is intended to help you deal with issues long-term, not just a short-term fix.
With 15 years experience, I use a variety of counselling models so develop individual ways of working with each young person.
My first session
The first session will be an assessment session. This is a two-way process. It is an opportunity for me to get to know the client and their situation. I will also explain more about how I work and the resources we may use as part of the sessions. For the client, they can decide whether they would feel comfortable working with me in this way, being able to develop a trusting relationship is key to therapy working well. For younger clients, or where clients may feel anxious initially, a parent or carer is welcome to come into the session for the first 10/15 minutes to help them feel more secure and, where appropriate, to help them explain what they are experiencing.
Following this, we will discuss ongoing support.
What I can help with
Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Identity issues, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Trauma
Types of therapy
CBT, Creative therapy, Integrative, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis
Clients I work with
Children, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling