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- Flexible hours available
- Wheelchair accessible office
- Available for home visits
- Concessionary rates
About me and my therapy practice
I have been working as a Psychotherapist for 15 years in Argentina, Spain and UK. I offer counselling in English or Spanish.
I completed my Psychotherapist training and I also finished my PhD in the area of anxiety and athletes publishing books and articles in relation with stress and anxiety management in young athletes. I have also being a Senior Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Cognitive Psychology tutoring Theses in the area of sports and stress effects in cognitive abilities.
For my research and interventions with athletes I was rewarded by University of Oviedo in Spain, Faculty of Medicine with 'Asturias Prince Award', in 2006.
I have worked in educational and sport institutions in three different countries meanwhile delivering private practice and Higher education teaching.
In England I taught Psychology at Leeds Beckett University and University of Bradford (Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods and Developmental Psychology modules).
I have also been the Wellbeing and Counselling Team Leader at Leeds City College for 2 years.
At the same time I work with athletes I work with adults and young people in the areas of Eating Disorders, OCD, low mood and anxiety.
The use of the title Dr in this directory listing relates to the member’s doctorate qualification. However, this does not imply a general medical qualification.
My interventions are mainly focused in trauma, self harming, depression, eating disorder, anxiety, bereavement, injury rehabilitation and OCD.
I use, ACT, CAT, CBT, EMDR, NLP, person center and systemic approach, after assessing what of these approaches are better according to the client or institution or team needs.
I also prepare athletes to improve sport performance, sport retirement, professionalism process and to recover from injuries.
I work with adults, young people, athletes and sport or educational institutions.
What I can help with
Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sexual identity, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues
Types of therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), CBT, Cognitive analytic therapy, EMDR, Family therapy, Integrative, Neuro linguistic programming, Person centered, Systemic, Transactional analysis.
My first session
In the first session, I will put a counselling contract in place, discuss boundaries and the limitations of confidentiality. It will also give me the opportunity as the counsellor an opportunity to assess the client's needs as they explain their reasons for seeking counselling and to decide what approach would be beneficial according to their problematics.
What I can help with
Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
CBT, Cognitive analytic therapy, EMDR, Emotion focused therapy, Family therapy, Integrative, Neuro linguistic programming, Person centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic, Transactional analysis
Clients I work with
Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Families, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited