I am a qualified Humanistic Integrative counsellor, registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their ethical framework. My approach is to place you the client at the centre of counselling which enables me to understand how you see yourself and the world around you. I will not make judgments but recognise the way in which you perceive it.
I provide a safe, supportive and confidential space where you can talk about distressing or stressful events or situations. As an Integrative therapist, I work in a way which draws on a number of different models that are best suited to you, these are Person Centred, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt. Experience has taught me that there are many reasons why people come for counselling. I have particular experience in:-
anger, anxiety, bereavement, co-dependency, depression, divorce, relationship and family difficulties, low self-esteem, substance misuse, bereavement, loss, stress and wellbeing.
I believe we each possess the resources to overcome our difficulties, but that it is from within a safe and trusting relationship that we find the capacity to heal and grow. My aim is to offer you this relationship that allows you to explore your thoughts and feelings, promoting positive change and happier relationships.
Finding the right therapist is important. For this reason I offer a free first session which is an assessment, not a counselling session and lasts around half an hour. This will give you the opportunity to ask me any questions and see whether you feel comfortable working with me.
Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns and we can decide how to move forward.