Ali Sanchez

Ali Sanchez

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - CROWTHORNE

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  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary Rates

About me and my therapy practice

Are you feeling overwhelmed with life? struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, addictions, trauma, bereavement , anger, work stress?

Finding it hard to cope? Feeling sad, lonely, confused, lost and uncertain what to do without someone who can really listen and understand you?

I offer face to face counselling with individuals and couples to  provide help and support during difficult times. This can also help with coping, increasing personal awareness/understanding and making positive life changes.

I have worked with hundreds of people from all walks of life. This has given me a real insight and a practical view of the problems people are facing in these times, both in their personal and professional lives.

My qualifications and training enable me to work at a deeper level with people and explore difficult and traumatic childhoods and backgrounds.

I use an integrative theoretical approach to my work, using several models of counselling including: Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Systemic, Psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis (TA) and elements of PICT (Parks Inner Child Therapy). My approach varies depending on the needs of my client, I tailor my counselling work to fit each individual client, which is the most important thing.

I believe in developing a trusting therapeutic relationship with my clients where they can safely explore thinking, emotions and issues without losing sight of their own important things. This is central in my work.

I offer daytime, evening and some weekend appointments. Counselling with me is in a separate room in my garden in a quiet. peaceful and private setting with its own driveway and separate entrance to ensure confidentiality.

What I can help with

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

Types of therapy

Adlerian, Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Creative therapy, Eclectic, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Jungian, Person centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Trainee, Adults, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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