As an experienced counsellor, my aim is to work alongside you, in a non-judgemental way, enabling you to explore issues at your own pace.
My aims through therapy is to develop a therapeutic working relationship where you will have the time and space to process those difficult times, and gain confidence in your abilities to help you cope with life issues.
Psychodynamic counselling, simply put, as getting an understanding of your past, and past reactions to help unlock why you react the way you do, this in turn helps you to understand yourself and I use other therapeutic tools if needed, such as; Cognitive behaviour therapy, solution focused, and life coaching.
What I can help with:
Self-harm, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Career coaching, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, AIDS/HIV, Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Disability, Health related issues, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Men's issues, Self esteem, Spirituality, Women's issues, Relationships, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues
Types of therapy:
Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Creative therapy, Person centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy
Clients I work with:
Young Adults from the age of 18-25, Adults, Older Adults, Organisations, and Groups.
How I deliver therapy:
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited
Training, qualifications & experience
Postgraduate Diploma in psychodynamic therapeutic counselling
(Member of the British association of counselling and psychotherapy) - MBACP
I have worked extensively with people who suffer with feeling emotionally distant and closed off, have agoraphobia, and people who present with depression, anxiety, stress and past Traumas. I have experience with post-traumatic stress disorder, childhood sexual abuse, and identity issues, Health related issues, and career related issues and support people in caring roles.
I have worked in the NHS for fifteen years, as a specialist mental health worker, I have been counselling since 2013, working at a number of counselling services within the community.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
£20 for the first assessment
Sessions agreed after initial assessment - £40
Will travel locally (no additional fee) for accessibility if the customer is unable to get to address due to disability or carer responsibility.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I am available in the afternoons from 1:30pm - 8pm in the evening all weekdays apart from Wednesday when I can have morning clients.
Types of client