- Phone number
- Flexible hours available
- Concessionary rates
I work daytime from 10am through to evenings up to 9pm some days, and Saturday's 1pm - 6pm helping the sessions to be as accessible as possible.
About me and my therapy practice
Life can throw some really difficult situations at us and when this happens, it can be difficult to stay positive and cope with everyday life. I believe that counselling should provide you with an opportunity to explore any personal difficulties in a confidential, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. I work with, and have several years of experience working with with Children and Young People 11 years and over. I have experience of working with children and young people with issues around identity and supporting them through the transition of parental separations, bereavement and traumatic events or complex traumas arising from life events. I appreciate how hard it can be to seek support when you are either in or trying to move on from a difficult or complex relationship. I have training and experience working with people to offer support during this transition. I worked with a diverse range of issues including, life changes and loss, work or exam stresses, pressure of transition, sexual/physical health issues, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, substance dependency, anger management and family or relationship problems.
I am an integrative counsellor (meaning I work by incorporating several therapeutic theories) with a relational approach. My aim is to provide, a counselling space that will endeavour to create a supportive environment in which you will be given the time and space to explore, understand and gain insight into your unique situation. I offer you my honesty and respect while we explore anything you feel you would like to bring to counselling. I have a background working with young people, along-side my private practice. I work for a local charity working with young people aged 13-26. My experience working within Youth Concern has enabled me to develop my understanding and skills in risk management relating to depression, anxiety, and suicide ideation. Within my work at Youth Concern, I work with several different organisations and individuals, including School Liaison Offices, CAMHS and Social Services.
My first session
I offer a free initial informal chat normally over the phone, which will give us an opportunity to discuss your needs and whether you think that working together is going to be right for you.
Following our initial chat, if we agree to work together, I will offer you a 50-minute counselling session, usually on a weekly basis; although I can be flexible on the frequency of sessions when required.
What I can help with
Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, Phobias, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transactional analysis
Clients I work with
Adults, Children, Older adults, Trainee, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling