Sophie Rogers

Sophie Rogers

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About me

We carry our answers: we are experts of ourselves.

I can offer you time and space at my private peaceful venue to explore and untangle your worries through a creative integrative psychotherapeutic process: person centred, dance movement and art process. We can also meet outdoors or in a video call online.

About me

My practice is Integrative which means using more than one psychotherapeutic approach: I offer a space for clients to explore in movement, dance, art and play as well as speaking techniques which support people to process and release any blocked feelings.

Quite often we can struggle to find words to express what we really feel, sometimes a gesture or a sound can come a lot more easily, after all babies and toddlers do this all the time. In today’s society, we are much more accustomed to expressing in words, but we are moving and sounding beings, so it makes sense to use these senses also when it comes to understanding and healing ourselves.

My aim is to help you untangle your worries and realise your potential, in addition work towards improving your self-awareness and understanding.
I offer creative ways for you to explore and express yourself. These can include; talking and storytelling, art making, dance, and movement, play, being outdoors in the woods or on the beach, the choice is yours.

I am influenced by the natural world and fascinated by our deep and complex connections. I value self-awareness recognising the important role it plays in our lives and the need to nurture it. I believe at the heart of a good life is community and healthy living.

We carry our answers: we are experts of ourselves.

What to expect when we meet

I offer a safe confidential place. I will support you to feel comfortable. I will listen to you and have no expectations. We will work together at your pace. You are welcome to talk, draw and move. I am versatile in my practice to try and meet your individual needs.

It is normal when ‘in therapy’ to meet once a week for one hour, however, this is not mandatory, we can meet more or less often, the choice is yours.

We can meet for one to one therapy for one hour, or you can attend group therapy. Please enquire to learn about existing groups.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a BA Honours Fine Art degree 2004. I qualified in 2013 from Canterbury Christ Church University with a Masters in Dance Movement Psychotherapy. I have since worked in the charity and public sector, predominantly with children and young people who have experienced early stages of poor mental health such as anxiety and low mood, to abuse and neglect.

My overall experience spans the human life course, from children with special needs to older people with limited mobility and cognition.

I have worked with people who are affected by:

  • addictions
  • learning disabilities including autism
  • dementia
  • mental health issues
  • physical disabilities
  • brain trauma
  • children with behaviour
  • social
  • emotional difficulties
  • bereavement.

Member organisations

ADMP

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am happy to meet with people no matter what the presenting issue may be. We are all unique complicated sensitive beings.

Fees

£45 an hour.

Further information

I am Registered for Private Practice with the Association of Dance Movement Psychotherapists UK which is an organisational member of UKCP and EADMT.

I can also work with people outdoors, this is recognised as eco therapy. Feel free to get in touch to find out more.

Maps & Directions

Lochgilphead, PA31

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No

Availability

I am available to meet most days, I do have a part time job, but I am sure we can find a time that will work for both of us.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations