A warm welcome to you and thank you for visiting my website.
My name is Theresa and I work from my private practice in Woodley, close to Reading, Early and Wokingham. Providing easy access by car, bus or train with unrestricted parking.
My therapeutic focus is on helping adults and young people explore issues that may be having a negative impact on their lives. I offer a supporting environment where you can talk, deeply and honestly, about the things which really matter, the stuff it’s scary to say out loud, the thoughts and feelings that, if you let them out of the box, you fear may pull you under.
Counselling can help with issues such as addiction, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationship/family difficulties, eating disorders, behavioural issues and working on your own self-awareness which may or may not help you understand the role that you may also play in your own unhappiness and discomfort.
Human beings necessarily depend on one another, as in 'You can't manage this all by yourself; no man is an island.' This expression is a quotation from John Donne's Devotions (1624): 'No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main,
I love the words of this poem as I see therapy as a joint enterprise. I see the role of the counsellor, myself, as that of a compassionate collaborator; supporting you, towards solutions that are not imposed by me but come from within you whilst I am gently walking alongside you on your journey. You don't need to deal with this alone.