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About me and my therapy practiceHello and welcome! I offer person centered counselling as I believe this modality puts you, the client, at the heart of therapy. It is a key belief of the approach that you are the expert of you and that answers, solutions and directions may indeed be currently buried, blurred or lost deep within; yet working together in union may bring about the desired unearthing of such hidden factors.
The sessions are lead by you and in collaboration we will explore together what is going on for you and how this impacts on your thoughts, feelings and actions. Please note I do not diagnose, treat or cure, I firmly believe that you hold the tools, solutions and measures for positive change and together we can access the darkness to bring about light.
Currently I am working On-line or by telephone only as for many people accessing traditional face to face therapy is difficult for many reasons; childcare, mobility issues, geography and limited time to name a few. It can also be quite daunting to attend counselling face to face and for some people they find it easier to share their feelings and thoughts with their counsellor when they are not in the same physical location.
For the past twenty years I have had the privilege of serving and supporting individuals and families in a variety of settings including- Youth Justice, Social Services and Education. The aforementioned settings have afforded me a greater insight and understanding into prevalent societal issues that hold people back such as: adverse poverty, crime. low aspiration, poor housing conditions, high unemployment and limited educational opportunity to list but a few. I would like to add my experience is exactly that-mine, so by no means do I declare a greater expertise than any other human being, I just wanted to merely highlight that I have seen a little life.
My first session
Typically in your first session I will ask you to talk to me about what has brought you to counselling; you can ask any questions you may have about how we will work together and, if it would be helpful for you, to discuss what you would like from our sessions. You may not know this initially and that is ok. If you decide to continue, subsequent sessions will allow you the space and time to explore your issues further and through working together enable you to find the best way forward.
Thank you for reading my profile and take care of yourself going forwards.
What I can help with
ADD / ADHD, Anxiety, Autism spectrum / Aspergers syndrome, Disability, Men's issues, Personal development, Relationships, Self esteem, Stress, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Humanistic, Person centred
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults, Organisations, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Online counselling, Telephone counselling