- Flexible hours available
- Concessionary rates
About me and my therapy practice
Hi, I’m Leigh and I’m a Young People's Counsellor with in-depth experience of counselling young people for over 13 years.
When we’re struggling, talking to friends and family can be helpful but it’s hard sometimes to shake off feelings of being judged or thoughts that we’re letting people down. That’s why talking to someone who is separate from your life can be so freeing and helpful.
When we meet, I will be guided by your voice and your experience. I can use different counselling approaches to suit the needs of you, which might include learning practical in-the-moment techniques to manage strong emotions or it could be having an open space to talk and explore the deeper reasons behind things.
In our sessions I will listen carefully, without judgement and I will not tell you what to do. I will help you to work things out for yourself in a way that feels safe and comfortable. Above all else, my most important goal is to connect with and to understand what life is like for you, from your viewpoint and no one else’s.
I know that when I feel understood, I feel more able to cope and better about myself and I will work really hard to achieve this for you in our sessions.
I work in various locations across Bristol and North Somerset.
My first session
In your first session we will talk about your reasons for getting in touch and I will ask you some questions to help me understand a bit more about you and what you need. I will explain how I work and answer any questions from you. We will think together about different support options and what might suit you best, whether that be counselling sessions with me or perhaps a different service.
If we both agree that counselling sessions are the right fit for you then we can book in a time together to begin.
This first session is offered at a reduced rate.
What I can help with
Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Depression, Identity issues, LGBTQ+ counselling, Loss, Personal development, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma
Types of therapy
Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred
Clients I work with
Children, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Email therapy, Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work