Elisabeth Gorton

Elisabeth Gorton

Registered Member MBACP (Senior Accredited)

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Therapist - St Albans

St Albans AL1
Sessions from £60.00



Sessions available

Monday 7.00 8.15am. 2.30pm 6.15pm

Tuesday 8.00am 10.30am 6.15pm

About me and my therapy practice

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk in complete confidence to a qualified professional who knows how to listen and is not involved in your outside life. Talking about things that are troubling you is a way of making sense of life’s difficulties. My work is psychodynamic which means that I base my approach on the acceptance that we are all products of our previous life experiences and that these can affect us in ways we may not be aware of.

A trusting and robust relationship between you and your counsellor allows you to say whatever is on your mind and in this way an understanding can emerge of the feelings and patterns of behaviour which may be troubling you.

This process leads to greater freedom in your life and relationships and allows you to make better use of your inner resources.

Both time-limited and open-ended counselling is available.

Practice description

I work from my home near Clarence Park,  offering both long term open ended and time limited contracts.  When necessary I work on Zoom and telephone  

As I don't have a waiting room I ask clients to keep to the appointment time.

On street parking is available.

My first session

After an initial phone call I offer two initial consultations to talk about whether this kind of counselling is suitable for you.  If so  we then set a contract and meet for regular, weekly 50 minute sessions.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainees, 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