- Phone number
- 07985 440014 / 0845 054 2781
- Flexible hours available
- Available for home visits
- Concessionary Rates
About me and my therapy practice
I am a registered Psychotherapist working with clients in Southend and nearby parts of Essex. I am experienced Occupational Therapist with ten years of experience as a psychotherapist and twenty years of experience working in mental health care settings.
I work with people experiencing depression, or feeling sad, anxiety (incl. generalised anxiety disorder), panic, phobias, anger management difficulties, and work related stress. Often people attend as a result of traumas or family or *relationship problems (separation, divorce, affairs, betrayals) or when struggling with a bereavement. *To this end I am currently undergoing further training and supervision in emotionally focussed family therapy.
My Approach: I use a solution (Outcome) focussed model. This means that whilst we address your key concerns and reasons for attending psychotherapy, we also make connections between what you say and its relationship to your desired outcomes (there tends to be a natural connection between the two).
I recognise that you are the key agent of change in your process; even if you do not have this self-belief, I hold this belief for you until you do. We work at your pace.
The key aspects of how I work are: To support you to promote balance and thus health in your day to day life. This includes looking at your behaviour and thinking patterns and how these can be modified to improve your experiences.
The aim is to help you work through struggles and difficulties by addressing the underlying causes and help you to make sense of your thoughts, feelings, behaviours and ways of relating to both yourself and others.
What I can help with
Addictions, Eating disorders, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Self-harm, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Service veterans, Life coaching, Personal development, Health related issues, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Men's issues, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Women's issues, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Brief therapy, Integrative, Neuro linguistic programming, Solution focused brief therapy
Clients I work with
Trainee, Adults, Couples, EAP, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, 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