Psychotherapy and Counselling
I can help with:
- Anxiety disorders including performance anxiety
- Stress management
- Psychological distress related to health issues
- Worry about medical procedures
- Men’s health
- Sleep problems
- Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Abuse and domestic violence
- Loss, Grief, Bereavement
- Weight loss
- Giving up smoking
- Anger management
- Low self-esteem and lack of confidence
- Relationship issues
- Sexuality matters
- Troubled young people
- Pain control, especially for chronic medical conditions
- Teaching relaxation using Mindfulness and other methods
Please contact me to arrange a free initial consultation – which will be a confidential 10-to-20 minute conversation on the phone where we will discuss your issues and to see if my therapy is suitable for you. I am qualified to work with adults and children*.
Therapy sessions last for 50-60 minutes and take place in a warm, comfortable and private environment. When you book your first session with me I will send you directions. My practice is wheelchair accessible and there is ample free parking and bathroom facilities. I can offer therapy via the internet and a webcam*, and also telephone*. I also offer a limited number of home visits.
Therapy sessions cost £40 and this is payable by cash or cheque on the day or in advance for all modes of therapy. I do offer limited concessionary rates for student counsellors/therapists, students, low waged/unemployed – please ask for details.
At the moment I can offer therapy on Monday (morning and afternoon), Thursday (morning and afternoon), Friday (morning and afternoon) and Saturday morning.
I am insured to practice and I hold an enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All discussions between myself and my clients are confidential and my work is bound by the ethical framework of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP), the Human Givens Institute ethics and conduct policy, and the BPS code of ethics and conduct. I regularly attend continuing professional development (CPD) training to ensure that my skills are up to date and to learn new ones.
* – subject to initial consultation
Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs)
For companies, corporations and organisations wishing to offer their employees an effective route to resolve their issues which would ordinarily be outside the remit of human resources and management. Arrangements can be made on a bespoke basis to suit your requirements.
Training, talks and seminars for groups
Currently the following areas are offered:
- Performance anxiety
- Stress management
- Relaxation methods
These can be tailored to suit your requirements. Please contact me to discuss.