MA (Hons), Adv. Dip. Counselling, Adv Dip. Hypnotherapy
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Available for new clients
This professional is available for new clients.
I help you to change your limiting believes that prevent you from reaching your goals so you can amplify your life success.
I grew up in Italy and moved to UK in 1998 to live and work in London. I spent several years working in travelling and banking industries before changing my career into Counselling, Hypnotherapy and Life coaching, drawn to it because whilst in my corporate work I became very interested in the "human" that was inside the role. I also encouraged my friends and colleagues to fulfil their full potential. I finally understood that by empowering them, they empowered others and that created a ripple effect around them. Since then, that ripple has become bigger and bigger as I decided to be a "rippler" as a profession. I now feel much happier and fulfilled so is the experience of many of my clients at the end of the therapy.
I am an integrative humanistic counsellor, which means that I see you as having innate resources and potential to draw on and develop. I believe that; we have the answers we need within us that need to be discovered, we can be trusted to find our own way out of our difficulties, we have a natural tendency to grow and change.
What can you expect from counselling?
A peaceful and creative space in which you can find the answers that are right for you and develop your own unique potential. I try my best to understand how the world looks through your eyes, what feels like to be in your shoes. I accept you as you are, without judgement. I will not tell you what to do but "walk" alongside you, following your path, assisting you in finding your own solutions. I will provide a safe, understanding and supportive relationship.
Using the arts in sessions can be helpful in expressing feelings that are difficult to talk about. It can also help us to unlock creative energy and find new solutions.
Nature Alignment - Walk and Talk Therapy
Nature Alignment is a way of working with the psyche through nature. In Nature Alignment, nature becomes a mirror of our internal world. The line between the internal and external worlds is arbitrary. Through exploring where we end and the other begins we discover that far from being separate there is a synchronicity which challenges the fixed idea of who we are and what is our goal in life and helps us to see beyond the fixed patterns imposed by our defending egos. Through Nature Alignment we explore our connection with all other forms of life. The emphasis is on observing the world as it is rather than analysing it so we can let the natural world getting in and through it we can see reflections of our deeper selves. Sessions are held in Hampstead Heath (London).
In my therapy room there are cats that can be part of the healing process, should you choose too. Cats can be kept away should you not want them in the therapy room.
Hypnotherapy is a unique therapeutic process. It is a healing by trance state of awareness. Hypnotherapy attempts to address the client's subconscious mind. The hypnotherapist is a guide facilitating our inborn ability to change as desired, because all the power is already in the mind us through experiencing hypnosis. In addition to accessing our inner potential, hypnotherapy also addresses our inner resources to effect beneficial changes. It is the innate healing capacity of our own body that may be stimulated by hypnotherapy.
Hypnotherapy - the way I work
I guide you in a relaxed state by utilising a wide range of techniques from story telling, metaphor or symbolism, whatever is meaningful for you, to also offering direct suggestions for beneficial change. I also teach you self-hypnosis. Some hypnotherapy techniques attempt to uncover problems deemed to lie in our past life or hypnotherapy might concentrate more on our present life.
Hypnotherapy can help with:
- Panic attacks, anxiety and stress
- Sleeping problems
- Anxious about pain (e.g. giving birth, IBS)
- Lack of confidence and low self-esteem
- Fear of examinations, Driving test, Public speaking and performance anxiety
- Phobias and fear (e.g.of heights, of flying, of Dentists)
- Unwanted habits (eg. Smoking, overeating)
- Achieving our goals
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling CPCAB accredited, City & Islington College, London.
- Advanced Hypnotherapy Diploma GHSC and CMA validated, Holistic Healing College, London.
- Allergies, Phobias and Energy Psychology Techniques Certificate, CMA validated, Holistic Healing College, London.
- Spiritual Life Coaching Certificate CMA validated, Holistic Healing College, London.
- I studied at Universita' degli Studi di Salerno in Italy to and beyond degree level in Communication and Media Studies but majored in Psychology.
My clinical experience
I started to work with teenagers in 2003, at Youthreach in Greenwich, London, and then worked with vulnerable adults at Mind in Tower of Hamlets, London. I have also worked with children at The Place2Be in Cricklewood, London. I have been practising for more than fifteen years Counselling, Hypnotherapy and Life Coaching exclusively in private practice, in North London and Harley Street.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
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Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.
Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.
All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I specialise in looking at the inks between organic illness/discomfort/pain and emotional distress. e.g. hormonal imbalance, pre-menopause, menopause.
£90.00 per session
Free initial telephone session
The initial counselling session, both online and in person, is set at £80 and lasts an hour and an half circa. Subsequent appointments are £80 for 50 minutes counselling session.
Hypnotherapy sessions are longer and take time to plan and prepare your individual hypnotherapy needs. Hypnotherapy is charged £90 per session (five sessions paid in advanced are charged £405).
I offer an initial 20 minutes telephone call.
20% of my work is for people who are interested in self-growth but cannot afford it. Once that share is full, I have a waiting list for concessions.
When I work
I am in a regular supervision and I am committed to Continuous Professional Counselling Development Training as I like to give always the best to my clients. My practice is also fully insured.
Alignment with Nature and Walk and Talk sessions are held in Hampstead Heath (NW5 London) rain or shine. Please wear appropriate clothing accordingly to the weather.