I provide a compassionate, self-reflective, and safe space where I am guided by you and the pace that you set. My approach is relational, which means our relationship is central to our work together. My practice is grounded in person-centred theory by Carl Rogers. He believed that in order for clients to thrive, therapists need to be genuine and provide an empathic space where a person is accepted regardless of their actions. This is your space to come as you are and bring what you wish, however difficult that may be. Every client is unique and I incorporate a range of theories and approaches to suit each individual.
My counselling is holistic. I believe in working with every aspect of a person from their mind, body, and spirit to the conscious and unconscious parts waiting to be explored. There are many coexisting aspects of ourselves. I will work with all your unique parts, through explorative dialogue, story, and metaphor, listening to them so they feel understood and heard. I also use mindfulness and embodiment-based practices that help you connect with your bodily felt sense.
Counselling is a collaborative and sacred space that empowers you to heal, look at thoughts, feelings, habits, and patterns of behaviour. If you wish, sessions could involve exploring your inner and outer world creatively, and/or through transpersonal ways of working to look deeper into your psyche.
My work recognises the importance of early life experiences and how they impact a person’s self-esteem, sense of self, and relationships. However, I also understand that stress, anxiety, trauma, bereavement and loss can occur at any stage in life, and you may wish to look solely at issues you are facing in the here-and-now. Part of our work may also involve safety and stabilisation to keep you safe and grounded in sessions and tools to access in moments of stress and anxiety. However you choose to work, and wherever the therapy takes us, counselling can help you work towards what you desire and experience transformation.
Sessions cost £50 for 50 minutes.