Giorgio Aprile - CBT for Anxiety, Phobias, Panic, Stress, Depression
Counselling is a wonderful opportunity for you to deal with a variety of issues, overcome obstacles, achieve your goals and improve your life.
You will undertake a straightforward and effective process that allows you to achieve a rewarding outcome.
You will receive constant professional support during your journey and be able to easily progress through small steps.
Through counselling you will:
• deal productively and effectively with your life circumstances,
• get rid of your problems,
• rediscover your energy,
• experience a rewarding existence,
• get the most out of your life!
Do you need professional support to overcome stress, anxiety or phobias?
Would you like to get rid of your anger?
Is your life/work being affected by procrastination or poor time management?
Do you want to work on assertiveness and communication skills to deal with relationships and conflict in a more effective way?
Would you like to develop more self-esteem or self-confidence?
Are you searching for more clarity and meaning in what do you?
Do you need targeted support to achieve goals, overcome obstacles or reach a better life?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are in the right place!
Call 07926.444.869 to enquire.
Sessions can be arranged in London, Balham SW12.
Online/telephone counselling is also available.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a qualified and experienced counsellor and life coach based in London.
I have been practicing CBT, Mindfulness, ACT, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and other evidence-based methods within the fields of coaching and counselling with excellent results.
I am a member of the National Counselling Society and the Association for Coaching.
I am a friendly, caring and non-judgemental person.
I am specialised in stress, anxiety and anger management, but I have been supporting my clients for a variety of issues.
Apart from my private practice, I also work as a counsellor for the NHS and The Awareness Centre.
I received extensive professional training in fields such as CBT, Counselling and Coaching. My academic qualifications include a BA in Communication and an MA in Philosophy.
• Diploma in CBT/REBT
• Certificate in Resource Based Therapies
• Certificate in Coaching
• Diploma in Life Coaching
• Diploma in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
• Certificate in Counselling
• Certificate in Wellness Coaching
• Diploma in Mindfulness Based CBT
• Diploma in Positive Psychology
• Certificate in Stress Management
• Certificate in Anxiety Management
• BA in Communication
• MA in Philosophy
• Master's in Sociology
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Anxiety, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Low Mood, Depression, Stress, Low Self-Esteem, Low Self-Confidence, Procrastination, Life Coaching, Personal Development, Relationships, Work/Life Balance, Spirituality, Retirement, Moving Abroad, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, ACT, Mindfulness, Counselling, Solution Focused Brief Therapy.
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
You can benefit from a personalised combination of counselling tools, depending on your needs.
Below is an overview of the methods and services you can choose and combine.
While coaching is mostly about moving forward to reach rewarding goals, counselling is mostly about looking at a specific issue. The aim of the counselling is to deal with something that disturbs you, in order to achieve a state of wellbeing. Issues can be related to the present moment, but they can also regard your future or past. However, counselling is always aimed at improving your present! The key of every counselling process is your emotional wellbeing. A variety of counselling approaches are helpful to gently face, clarify, and solve a specific issue.
• CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based method and its core consists in gaining awareness of your own thoughts and beliefs. This allows you to discard negative or damaging thoughts and beliefs in order to substitute them with positive and helpful ones. CBT is an efficient and very rewarding process. Through CBT you can learn to react differently to external circumstances, and this can lead to an extraordinary improvement in your life. CBT works particularly well with issues such as anxiety, depression, troublesome emotions, dealing with criticism, self-acceptance, self-esteem and self-confidence.
• Stress and Anxiety Management
If you are dealing with stress or anxiety, this approaches are what you are looking for. You can either overcome your issue or cope effectively with it. Stress and anxiety management allow you to consistently improve the quality of your life. Stress and anxiety management can be also useful to deal with a variety of emotional disturbances, such as depression, anger, guilt, hurt, jealousy, envy, shame and others.
• Philosophical Counselling
Philosophical counselling is something radically different from academic philosophy. While academic philosophy can be abstract and so technical, philosophical counselling is practical, easily understandable and straightforward. Philosophical counselling aims at allowing you to develop practical wisdom and clarify. It also allows you to reflect on your values, have a better understanding of your life circumstances, and make the most out of your resources. In other words, philosophical counselling helps you to have a clearer vision of the world and behave in a way that is consistent with who you are.
• Mindfulness Training
If you feel detached from the events and want to lead your life, mindfulness is what you need. Mindfulness is an evidence-based approach and consists in developing awareness of your body, thoughts, emotions and feelings. This leads to an increased capacity of being in the present moment, which is crucial to deal with stress or anxiety, or to get more joy, presence and satisfaction out of our life.
• Relaxation Techniques
If stress is your problem, or if you feel you need more energy, or if you want to be more focused in your life, relaxation techniques are an extraordinary resource for you. Relaxation techniques are varied, they can be easily and quickly implemented in your daily lives and they are wonderful tools to de-stress or reduce your anxiety.
• Communication Skills Training
Communication is such a crucial part of life. It is fundamental to be successful at work, in relationships, and in various circumstances. If you want to improve your communication skills, be more assertive, manage conflict, a simple and straightforward training in communication skills is the solution. This works even better if supported by a coaching relationship targeted to the problem you experience.
• Life Coaching
If you want to overcome an obstacle, achieve a goal or improve your life, coaching is a great tool. Coaching allows you to progress easily in small steps while receiving professional support. You can learn to make better choices, manage your time, be more assertive, and so much more. Coaching helps you to explore realistic options and guides you through the implementation of a plan towards your goals.
Call 07926.444.869 to enquire.
- Also registered with Life Coach Directory
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