FACE TO FACE and ONLINE
A warm welcome to you and thank you for visiting my website.
I am pleased to be able to offer FACE TO FACE counselling again with affect from 15th July 2020. I will continue to offer online counselling.
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 whether online or face to face where you can talk, deeply and honestly, about the things which really matter, the stuff that may feel scary to say out loud, the thoughts and feelings that, if you let them out of the box, you fear may pull you under.
With Covid-19 many of us have had to face uncertainty. Having a new way of life imposed on us or adjusting to major changes in our life may be a catalyst to seeing therapy as you notice the impact it is having on your mental health of there may be other aspects of your life you would like to develop and address. 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.