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Welcome, my name is Nalan. Perhaps you are reading this in the hope of finding someone to support you.
I believe that counselling helps process difficult and challenging thoughts and feelings by focusing on developing the unique potential of each person. I believe we all have the ability to solve our issues and face our difficulties, however at times we may need support to do so. My aim is to help you identify, understand and strengthen inner resources to enable you to live a fuller, more satisfying life.
I provide a safe and confidential space where I use an Integrative Approach which means I use a variety of different therapies that suit the needs of each individual. At times exploring present experiences combined with gaining insight from past experiences that may influence the present world can help. I also use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy alone or to compliment the above approaches helping to identify, challenge and replace automatic negative thoughts and behaviours with objective, realistic thoughts as well as Life Coaching to help identify goals, devise solutions, achieve growth and transformation.
The safe space allows my clients to confidentially share their issues, in a way they feel comfortable in the knowledge that they will be fully heard and understood in an empathic, non judgmental and supportive relationship. My experience includes working with Anxiety including Social Anxiety, Depression and Feeling Sad, Life Coaching, Low Self Esteem and Low Confidence, Panic Attacks, Personal Development, Redundancy, Relationships, Sexual Identity, Sleep issues, Stress, Trauma and Work Related Issues.
Let's explore those feelings, patterns and issues that are getting in the way of you being happy and look at what changes you can put into place to live your life in the way you want to. Please get in touch for a free consultation or if you have any questions. Nalan
Training, qualifications & experience
- BACP Member
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- CoE Diploma Advanced CBT
- CoE Diploma Life Coaching
- LLB (Hons)
Years ago I was a family law solicitor then became co-ordinator of a Legal Advice Charity. In these two roles I became interested in personal issues. More recently as a psychotherapist I am now in private practice having had a great deal of experience within the NHS and now support people with issues from a therapeutic perspective. I understand the internal and external pressures people can place on themselves that can lead to unhelpful or damaging coping strategies. Therefore, I will work to support you to identify healthier ways of managing emotions and stress. My experience includes working with Anxiety including Social Anxiety, Depression and Feeling Sad, Life Coaching, Low Self Esteem and Low Confidence, Panic Attacks, Personal Development, Redundancy, Relationships, Sexual Identity, Sleep issues, Stress, Trauma, Work Related Issues.
My previous experiences include counselling and psychotherapy at 'The Awareness Centre' for NHS clients as well as for a local charity 'Third Age Counselling' for elders. I have supported men and women who are straight, gay, lesbian or bi-sexual.
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Accredited register membership
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£100.00 per session
Free initial telephone session
Individual sessions £100
When I work
Please get in touch to discuss your availability requirements.