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About me and my therapy practice
I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist (CBT) in private practice providing confidential counselling and psychotherapy in Monmouth and the surrounding areas of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire that include Ross-on-Wye, Forest of Dean, Abergavenny, Raglan and Usk to Individuals, Couples and Corporate clientele.
Since 2009, I have worked in the voluntary and private sectors with adults and children who have experienced varying degrees of mental health and psychological issues, including; Anxiety, Depression, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Low Self-esteem, Bereavement, Loss, Passive Aggressive Behaviour, Anger Management, and Suicide.
My practice is Talk Me Therapy which offers:
- Confidential Counselling in a relaxed and calm environment
- Private therapy room
- Individual short/long term Counselling
- Couples Counselling
- E-counselling (SKYPE or ZOOM)
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Easy access to Counselling
- Competitive rates
- Reduced rates for Students in Counselling Training
As a requirement I undergo a minimum of 1.5hrs of clinical supervision per month which enables me to reflect on my practice; further, I undertake Continual Professional Development (CPD) this is an important part of the practice which allows a broadening of knowledge and experience within the field of psychotherapy, also I have clinical and research interests in Autism Spectrum Condition and Neurodiversity.
Talk Me Therapy is a private practice situated in Apex House, Monmouth, it has a ground floor private therapy room with ease of access, toilet facilities and free parking.
The practice further extends to referrals and contractual work with other counselling and psychotherapy practices, GP surgeries, corporate organisations, housing authorities and mental health and psychotherapy service providers.
Costs and payment methods are varied (please contact for details) or visit the website www.talkmetherapy.com
My first session
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a psychological treatment that helps in disputing peoples negative beliefs by challenging their thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
The initial session is used to assess your suitability to proceed with therapy.
CBT is a collaborative process so we will work together to:
- Identify problem areas
- Plan a structured way forward
- Agree practical objectives
- Reduce/alleviate presenting issues
The success of CBT depends on your active participation throughout the duration of the therapy, as such, commitment is essential.
The duration of therapy is governed by the issues presented, usually the sessions are weekly and each session will last one hour.
Clients I work with
Adults, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Organisations
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work