Alan Bordeville, MEd Counselling Psychology
My approach to counselling is one of curiosity, compassion, and connection--with these three factors in mind, I work together with you to explore your particular concerns. I have a background in health, wellbeing and stress management, and have worked in multiple health care settings.
I have personally experienced the benefits of counselling, and am committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. When I am not working, I run and practice yoga. I also have an interest in the healing benefits of the arts, and enjoy playing music and attending the theatre.
Selecting a therapist can be a daunting task. Research has consistently shown that the relationship between you and your counsellor is the most important catalyst for change. Searching for someone who is qualified is important, but more importantly it should be someone you feel comfortable with.
Any relationship takes time to build, and begins with a first step. With me, this starts with an initial consultation to determine if we are a good fit. We will then ideally book weekly 50 minute appointments either short-term (6-12 sessions), or long-term (12+ sessions) depending on your particular needs
The initial consultation will be a chance for you to share what brings you to counselling. You may want to increase your confidence, boost your mood, or strengthen your relationships. Whatever your particular concern may be, you can benefit from counselling.
- Gain insight and awareness
- Learn new coping strategies
- Resolve outdated patterns
- Explore new ways of being
- Improve your relationships
"Clearly dedicated to his path of purposeful engagement." --R.L.
"Demonstrates self-awareness through his values, introspection and behaviour." --A.P.
"Has a warm, non-judgmental personality." --M.M
"Able to pick up on the complexities of what lies underneath the problems presented." --A.G.
"I appreciated the fact that it was at my own pace." --C.A.
"Extremely helpful in guiding me and giving me a sense of peace” --A.D.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Master's degree in Counselling Psychology
- Bachelor's degree in Health Science
- Member of the BACP
- Fellow of the RSA
- Counselling and wellbeing instructor
- 10+ years experience in health, wellbeing and stress management
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Relationship problems
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Men's health
- Psychedelic integration
Photos & videos
In-person and online £70 (50 min)
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Tue-Fri 12–8 pm, Sat 11 am–5 pm
Types of client