Isabel Monteiro

Isabel Monteiro

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Hove

Hove BN3
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  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I’m a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist (MSc), registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Experience in working with adults and young people from various nationalities and cultures presenting a wide range of issues. Working face-to-face indoors and outdoors (ecotherapy) in Brighton and Hove, as well as online (e.g. Skype) and email. Counselling in English, Portuguese/Brazilian and Spanish. Living and working in the UK for over 27 years.

Grounded in the humanistic approach which focus on the human potential for creativity, love, growth, fulfilment and psychological health, I work with my clients' whole experience and consider the processes of thinking, feeling and behaviour equally important.

I assist adults and young people gaining greater insights about themselves, their thoughts, feelings, behaviours, past and present relationships and life experiences. I’m committed to help people making sense of their circumstances, identifying choices for change and supporting them during the process of change; or simply supporting them on their self-development journey.

Parallel to my private practice I currently work for Mankind in Brighton and have also worked for YMCA Dialogue at local schools and at their service centres; for Cruse Bereavement (Cruse accredited) and for As You Are Centre and BHT Threshold.

I also bring to my practice a wealth of experience from the educational sector, corporate business and healthcare industries, having lived, studied and/or worked in Portugal, Brazil, Spain, Denmark, Gibraltar and currently in the UK (for over 27 years).

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Creative therapy, Emotionally focused therapy, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Phenomenological, Play therapy, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Time-limited

Languages spoken

English, Portuguese, Spanish