During counselling, I hope to explore with you your unique situation and help you discover how you would like to tackle your difficulties. This can take a few weeks or much longer. I work closely with you to ensure that your time is focused usefully on the dominant issues that you feel will benefit your life the most.
I aim to help you develop your own skills to enable you to cope with the difficulties you are currently facing and to build up your inner skills to be able to look at any future demands and find your own methods of managing. I am happy to work with male or female clients and I offer couple therapy.
I have experience of working with a range of clients who experience abuse, addiction, affairs, anxiety, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, assertiveness issues, bereavement, bullying, childhood issues, compusive behaviour, couple counselling, couple relationship difficulties, depression, divorce, domestic violence, drug abuse, family problems, general fear and phobias, gambling, gay and lesbian issues (LBGT), grief, isolation, anger, incest, low self confidence, midlife crisis, miscarriage, negative thoughts, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), bullying, panic attacks, paranoia, personal growth, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), rape, abortion, fertility difficulties, redundancy, sexual identify, transgener experiences, cross dressing, how to carry on after an affair, debt difficulties, low self esteem, low moods, unable to make decisions, loneliness, relationship problems, repeating negative patterns, self development, self harm, separation, sexual abuse, shame, stress, suicidal thoughts, terminal illness, trauma to name but a few.
Sometimes we just feel 'not right' and can't snap out of it. Friends try to help you but you feel it runs deeper than just 'pulling yourself together'.
I have particular experience of working with young adults, teenagers, adolescents. I also have specfic experience of working with clients with fibromyalgia, MS, PTSD and suicidal thoughts.
07531 555 878