Psychotherapy and counselling enable us to explore our thoughts and feelings in a safe, confidential space. Through a deeper awareness of your thoughts, emotions and responses to situations, you can gain greater control over your life and the choices you make. Increased self-awareness gives you the freedom and confidence to make changes.
I have undertaken a rigorous training as an Integrative psychotherapist that grounds me in core theoretical perspectives.
At an initial meeting, I will discuss with you what you wish to gain from psychotherapy or counselling, and think about the most suitable approach with you.
My clinical practice is chiefly influenced by psychoanalytic and attachment theory, both as ways of working and of understanding human development and relationships. I am also trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing).
I integrate or combine these approaches depending on what is most helpful to you.
Broadly speaking I work in the following ways: