Counselling Offered

 

Relationships; individuals, couples – I see couples initially to look at presenting issues and goals for therapy. I then quite often ask to see individuals separately to look at core beliefs/convictions, past unresolved issues, intimacy issues, expressing emotions, etc., – issues that may need exploring in more depth before therapy as a couple resumes.

Mild/moderate mental health issuesinsight and coping strategies

 

Depression, we look at personal history, emotions that are being ‘de pressed’, energy that is depleted, strengths, life style and ways to cope

 

Anxiety, Panic, Agoraphobia. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Personal history, origins of the stress, reasons for ‘the freeze’, coping strategies, anxiety management techniques

 

Sexual abuse, self-abuse and its survival. I will listen to your story and help you find a way through

 

Parenting philosophy and tips; The STEP Programme, Mistaken Goals of Childhood misbehaviour, effect of parenting style on children

 

Bereavement; we talk about loss and how major loss triggers previous loss, the process of grief. Over time, I support you to emerge into the person you want to be and the life you feel able to live

 

The Food Mood connection how we use food to fix our emotional pain

 

Disability; living with disability and focusing on ability

 

Epilepsy awareness and maximising independence

 

Support for carers;the complexity of emotions, grief, guilt, loss, insight and investment in the future

 

Autistic Spectrum; Epilepsy; insight, coaching for life, wellness plan

 

Self-development; strengths and skills assertion, self awareness, esteem and confidence building

 

Stress management and relaxation; origins of individual stress and education to feel grounded again

 

Supervisor to counsellors

 

EFT and Hypnosis; phobias, habits, self-development etc