Steve Bethell - Psychotherapist (UKCP, MA, BSc, Dip Psych, Dip Couns)
I offer a compassionate and safe space where you can explore new ways to relate to yourself, loved ones and the world in general. Many of us in the modern world feel lost, isolated, despondent and hurt. We may feel scared or alone. Our pain can be expressed in many ways: anxiety, depression, the breakdown of relationships, addictions and obsessions. I believe that in amongst the pain and suffering their is hope. Each of us can move beyond our wounding and find a more balanced way of being.
Psychosynthesis as a psychotherapeutic approach that aims to help clients find their true self - life is about more than just survival. I feel this is important, especially in present times when many of us can feel disconnected from the world around us as well as from our own sense of purpose. We all have hopes and dreams, we all deserve the opportunity to become the person we truly are. Psychosynthesis works with both the aspects of our life that we are trying to escape from as well as helping us discover the person that we are trying to become. I find some more traditional psychotherapies pathologize our struggles instead of seeing them as part of our becoming.
I like to work in a relaxed, friendly and collaborative style. I believe that one of the most important aspects to therapy is the relationship between client and therapist. I'm not an old school stand-offish therapist who will silently wait for you to work it all out for yourself. I like to work with my clients to get things moving so we can get to the real heart of your troubles. I want you to feel empowered within the process because I think that's when real change occurs.
I am a UKCP Accredited Psychosynthesis Psychotherapist.
If you have any questions at all, please give me a call or drop me an email and I'd be happy to discuss them with you.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained at The Institute of Psychosynthesis in London where I gained my masters degree in psychotherapy. I have worked mainly in private practice and have also worked as a counsellor for organisations working with addictions and survivors of childhood sexual abuse. I aslo teach at the Institute of Psychosynthesis on the MA programme in Psychotherapy.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
I offer 1 hour (60 minute) sessions at a cost of £70.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I offer appointments in both the day times and evenings.