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In this collective dream & nightmare of ours, it is important to hold on to the individual meaning it has for everyone individually...that way lies sanity. Community will then arise out of allowing for difference.
Following on from my working experience over the recent pandemic years, I have decided to provide an almost exclusively online based service, which is delivered and experienced very much 'face-to-face' and 'in person'.
Online psychotherapy differs from in-the-room psychotherapy, as the 'facing-your-therapist-in-the room-experience' differs from 'lying-on-the-couch-in-the-room- experience'. It is different. Not better. Not worse. Just different.
I am available on Friday afternoons for in-the-room sessions at Number 42, London Bridge. Outdoor therapy sessions can also be arranged.
I offer individual as well as group and couple/relationship sessions in both English and German - and you will find more details about this on my website.
In my work I integrate 30 years of experience of working in the field. My understanding of the spiritual context of what it means to be human is backed up by my knowledge of a great diversity of traditional therapeutic tools.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (1992-96)
- Diploma in Integrative Supervision (2012)
- Diploma in Couples Work (2016)
- Additional training in Transactional Analysis (1991), Jungian Psychotherapy and Healing (2005), Group Analysis (2009 - 2011)
- Addictions Specialist, including managerial positions, in various settings (2000-2011)
- Facilitator of personal development workshops and retreats (since 1995)
- Meditator and Yoga Practitioner (since 1990)
- Former Teacher of English as a Foreign Language and Teacher Trainer (1981-95)
- Bilingual speaker of English and German
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40.00 - £100.00
I usually charge £100 for a 50 minute session, including our first meeting. Please enquire about concessions as I may have some lower fee spaces available. These are calculated by taking 1/1000th of your annual salary +£25 (for example: annual salary of 25k = £50/session). I also offer package deals for combined individual and group sessions.
If you are on very low, or, indeed, no income, I would like to draw your attention to the fact that Number42 operates a Reduced Fee therapy service for which I am one of the the Lead Practitioners. This service is staffed by carefully selected and supervised trainee therapists and clients usually pay £30 per week (year round) with some room for further negotiations down to a minimum of £15, depending on your financial circumstances. Please contact me for more details.
When I work
I mainly work mornings/early afternoons (starting at 6.30am)