"The energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued...when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship"
What is counselling?
Counselling is a 'talking therapy' which aims to bring about understanding, growth and healing through the relationship between client and counsellor. It provides a confidential space for you to talk through your thoughts and feelings with a non-judgemental, professional person.
"The relationship IS the therapy" - Kahn
Absolutely everybody faces difficulty in their lives at some point and we don't always have the resources to cope with things on our own. In your counselling sessions I will offer you new tools, coping strategies, perspectives and resources so that you can improve your wellbeing. Most importantly I will listen, so you can feel heard and understood. Then, together, we can find a new way forwards.
Authenticity, compassion and growth are the cornerstones of my approach.
Anxiety, worry & fear
Low self esteem
Depression & low mood
Improving self awareness
This is not an exhaustive list, please contact me if you'd like to discuss if counselling is right for you.
£45 per session (50 mins)
Student and low income rates available
I can help you with:
Repairing after an affair
Navigating life changes
Wider family issues
This is for romantic couples (husband/wife, partners etc) of any gender and sexual orientation
AND other types of relationship such as parent/child or siblings.
Please note I do not work with couples where there is domestic violence currently happening, if this is your experience I recommend you seek support from End the Fear agency
£55 per session (50 mins)
"Coming to counselling is an act of courage and hope"
How I work
As a Humanistic-Integrative practitioner, I incorporate techniques and understandings from a range of therapeutic approaches so that I can provide counselling that is appropriate to you and the issues you bring. There is more about my approach and qualifications on the 'About Me' page.
How sessions work:
Counselling sessions usually occur weekly at a set time, however I can be flexible around this if it isn't possible for you. I mainly work in designated counselling spaces, and sometimes we take our sessions out into nature, if you'd like to.
It is normal to feel daunted by the idea of coming to counselling, I understand that asking for help may have been a big step for you. I have great respect for anyone who can recognise they are struggling and decide to do something about it. Coming to counselling is an act of courage and hope.
How to get started:
You can either begin with a free 30 minute initial consultation (a conversation about counselling) or a full 50 minute session.
See my locations here.
If you think I'm the right counsellor for you then get in touch to ask about my availability.
07986 023 173