Michelle Devaux-Davey

Michelle Devaux-Davey


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07546 453035

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Therapist - Wantage

Wantage OX12
07546 453035
Sessions from £55.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

Contemplating therapy can be frightening can't it?

So please let me put you at ease, assuage those worries, and reassure you that my approach is one of warmth, kindness, acceptance and understanding.

Firstly...

Hello and welcome to my Practice in Wantage; birthplace of King Alfred the Great and somewhere that embodies Sigmund Freuds belief that 'our past is manifest in the present'.

Behaviours in the here and now, or things that we find difficult or challenging most usually have their origins in experiences from the past; when our first relationships influenced us at a time when we were at our most malleable.

Consequently, my passion continues to be working from a psychodynamic counselling base, however my style has evolved and benefitted from the addition of working creatively through art-therapy and play, where required and agreed.

Thus I enjoy the ability to work collaboratively with each unique individual, providing you with the autonomy to choose what feels right in your therapy experience.

I have worked extensively with adults of all ages and from all walks of life, within business coaching and mentoring, as well as within the performing-arts including at The Brit School.

Practice description

I offer private clients the opportunity to choose face-to-face sessions from practices based in

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Summertown, near Oxford, Oxfordshire

Wantage, Oxfordshire

Sometimes work and life can limit ones ability to drive for regular sessions therefore I can also provide sessions by video or by telephone.

My first session

All sessions with me last for 50 minutes.

Initially we will meet for an 'assessment' which means that you can begin to speak about some of your history as well as decide if working with me 'feels right'.

Following that we will think together about whether to work in a longer-term way in what is often referred to as 'open-ended'.

Alternatively in a time-limited, or short-term way. This can be crisis counselling when you just need someone to talk to for three to six sessions, or indeed up to twelve sessions.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Eating disorders, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, 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

Languages spoken

English

Therapist - Cheltenham

Cheltenham GL50
07546453035
Sessions from £55.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office

About me and my therapy practice

Firstly...

Welcome to my Practice in Cheltenham Spa; home to a world famous race-course, world renowned schools and entrance to The Cotswolds. 

In so many ways, Cheltenham embodies success; but behind success there can often be something quite different. When things slow down and we begin to be brave enough to take a look behind the outer shell what might we find?

Contemplating your first counselling session can be scary can't it?

So please let me put you at ease, assuage those worries, and reassure you that my approach is one of warmth, kindness, acceptance and understanding - no matter who, no matter what...

My passion continues to be working from a psychodynamic therapeutic base, however my style has evolved  and benefitted from the addition of - 

  • working with a knowledge of business and of business professionals
  • working creatively through art-therapy and play, where required and agreed. 

Thus I enjoy the ability to work collaboratively with each unique individual, providing you with the autonomy to choose what feels right in your therapy experience.

I have worked extensively with adults of all ages and from all walks of life, within business coaching and mentoring, as well as within the performing-arts including at The Brit School.

Practice description

I offer private clients the opportunity to choose face-to-face sessions from practices based in 

  • Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Summertown, near Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Wantage, Oxfordshire

Sometimes work and life can limit ones ability to drive for regular sessions therefore I can also provide sessions by video or by telephone.

My first session

All sessions with me last for 50 minutes.

Initially we will meet for an 'assessment' which means that you can begin to speak about some of your history as well as decide if working with me 'feels right'.

Following that we will think together about whether to work in a longer-term way in what is often referred to as 'open-ended'.

Alternatively in a time-limited, or short-term way. This can be crisis counselling when you just need someone to talk to for three to six sessions, or indeed up to twelve sessions.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Eating disorders, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Leadership coaching, Loss, Men's issues, OCD, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Integrative, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, 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

Languages spoken

English

Therapist - Oxford

Oxford OX2
07546453035
Sessions from £60.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

Contemplating your first counselling session can be frightening can't it?

So please let me put you at ease, assuage those worries, and reassure you that my approach is one of warmth, kindness, acceptance and understanding in complete confidentiality.

Firstly...

Hello, and welcome to my Practice in Summertown, situated 1.2 miles from Oxford, the county town and only city in Oxfordshire! With roots that go all the way back to the 12th Century, Oxford is probably most well known for its bustling academic life symbolic of growth and development.

Sigmund Freud tells us that the past is manifest in the present, that our lives are shaped most influentially by our experiences of our early relationships. Exploration of the present as a way of uncovering the past enables a passion for working from a psychodynamic counselling base. However, my style has evolved and benefitted from the addition of working creatively through art-therapy and play, where required and agreed.

Thus I enjoy the ability to work collaboratively with each unique individual, at your own pace, providing you with the autonomy to choose what feels right in your therapy experience. Freedom and choice matters and most especially when working with me...

I have worked extensively with adults of all ages and from all walks of life, within business coaching and mentoring, as well as within the performing-arts including at The Brit School.

Practice description

I offer private clients the opportunity to choose face-to-face sessions from practices based in

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Summertown, near Oxford, Oxfordshire

Wantage, Oxfordshire

Sometimes work and life can limit ones ability to drive for regular sessions therefore I can also provide sessions by video or by telephone.

My first session

All sessions with me last for 50 minutes.

Initially we will meet for an 'assessment' which means that you can begin to speak about some of your history as well as decide if working with me 'feels right'.

Following that we will think together about whether to work in a longer-term way in what is often referred to as 'open-ended'.

Alternatively in a time-limited, or short-term way. This can be crisis counselling when you just need someone to talk to for three to six sessions, or indeed up to twelve sessions.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Eating disorders, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Leadership coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, 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

Languages spoken

English