- Phone number
- 07766 592434
- Wheelchair accessible office
- Concessionary rates
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
About me and my therapy practice
Welcome. My name is Arlette Anfield and my experience of depression and anxiety helps me to appreciate that the daily challenges of life can be difficult and distressing. This can lead to a sense of isolation and loneliness, that it's difficult for others to really understand.
In these circumstances, it may be helpful to develop an awareness of the root causes. In Psychotherapy we have an opportunity to work together to identify any underlying issues or problems that may be contributing to your situation. From here we can consider alternative possibilities that may create more productive and fulfilling outcomes. Often this is an inside out experience, rather than an outside in one. In other words, what makes you tick and how that influences all of your relationships including the one you have with yourself. For example, how do you really feel about yourself and the way others may perceive you?
I am aware that taking that first step is both incredibly brave and daunting but counselling encourages you to think about yourself more deeply and to develop a greater sense of self awareness. It offers an opportunity to take charge of your life, enabling you to live it more fully. I truly believe that everyone has the capacity to grow, develop and make changes that create a sense of peace and contentment.
You can bring whatever is on your mind to the session – anxieties, fears, feelings, thoughts, hopes, memories, dreams, fantasies and sensations.
I am an Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist qualified to degree level. I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy and therefore work within their ethical framework. You can locate me on their registered list under my unique number 145697.
You do not need to be referred to the service by your GP.
If you would like to make an appointment with me, please do not hesitate to contact me.
The fee for assessment/introduction is £60.
Practice descriptionI have a private practice within walking distance of Brentwood town centre. I also work within a range of settings that includes Charitable and Educational organisations where I deal with an extensive range of issues. These include, for example, bereavement and loss, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, issues concerning personal identity and trauma, self harm, exam anxiety and OCD.
My first session
* The first session is an assessment of 50 minutes to get a good initial sense of your present situation and learn a little about your past, as well as about your hopes for the future. It is an opportunity to say what is troubling you, what has brought you to therapy now and what you would like to achieve in coming. It's also an ideal opportunity to consider whether you feel comfortable with me, as this is also an important element of developing a productive therapeutic relationship.
What I can help with
Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Development coaching, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Life coaching, Loss, Menopause, Men's issues, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
CBT, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Time-limited