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About me and my therapy practice
It isn’t always easy to ask for help when we need it and it is a brave thing to admit to ourselves that something needs to change. I imagine you are here because you want help with something in your life.
I am here to help.
However, Counselling is not about just listening and it certainly is not about me telling you what to do.
I will listen to your story, help you express feelings and thoughts and make sense of them; assist you in finding common themes and meanings behind the words, help you clarify and express what you truly want from your life. I will also aid you to recognise unhelpful patterns and obstacles that get in the way of what you want for yourself and release them, if needed, and ultimately change your circumstances. It will be you that will make the choices and make all that happen. My role is to support and guide you to your innate resilience, hope and capacity for change.
There are so many different situations and circumstances in life that cause us pain and suffering expressed in different forms : anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, loneliness, bereavement, lack of purpose and so on.. Counselling can help us lead a happier, fulfilling life. Ultimately, I believe we all have the answers we need within us and my goal is to assist you in finding your own.
I believe the most important element for therapy to be successful is the relationship between client and therapist and the trust developed between them that allows the work to take place. My approach is, therefore, relational: I provide a therapeutic relationship which supports you to examine your experience and feelings, learn strategies for coping, enhance your agency and will, develop resilience and explore your options for change.
My first session
Finding the right therapist for yourself is very important and it can often feel daunting. That’s why I offer all prospective clients a free introductory session to meet and get a sense of me, see how we might work together and explore how Counselling and myself can be of help.
What I can help with
Abuse, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Psychosynthesis, Relational, Transpersonal
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited