I offer one to one, individual counselling and psychotherapy to adults and young people covering a wide range of issues. My theoretical approach is Gestalt, which is an integrative and creative approach focussing on awareness and how we relate to the world. Gestalt aims to help move away from unhelpful thinking, feeling and behaving towards living a more fulfilling life.
The aim of counselling is to provide an opportunity for you to work towards living in a way that is more satisfying and resourceful to you.
Counselling and therapy is for anyone who would like to live a more satisfying and resourceful life. Maybe you are feeling depressed, confused or worried. Or maybe you want to learn more about yourself, have a big decision to make, are struggling with unexpected events or recent life changes, or simply want someone non-judgemental to talk with. Counselling and psychotherapy can help you make sense of your thoughts and feelings, helping you to make the right decisions. I offer you the opportunity to explore different ways of looking at your life to support you in discovering more effective ways of living.
Gestalt therapy is an integrative therapy and focuses on awareness of self and your relationship to the world. We can become stuck in unhelpful patterns of behaviour that render our lives unfulfilling. Gestalt therapy helps to raise awareness of our patterns of relating and connectedness, helping us make choices for a more fulfilling life.
I offer you the opportunity to explore your existing patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving in a confidential, safe and supportive environment, working on your concerns at your own pace and enabling you to find your own way forward.
I provide short and long term therapy and personal development work. Each session lasts one hour and the first session is generally an opportunity for us to decide whether or not we feel able to work together. It is important that you choose the right counsellor for you.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am an experienced and qualified psychotherapist, counsellor and counselling supervisor.
I am an accredited member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), a UKRCP registered Independent Counsellor, a UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy) registered psychotherapist and an accredited member of GPTI (Gestalt Psychotherapy and Training Institute). I work in accordance with their Codes of Ethics.
I have experience across a wide range of counselling issues including depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, self self-esteem, low self-confidence, sexual and physical abuse. I addition I have specialist training and experience in the areas of bereavement and loss, alcohol and drug addictions and working with young people.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Dependent personality disorder
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
£40.00 per hour
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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