I have been involved in personal growth work and the psychotherapy world for 30 years. I have always worked in private practice but at the same time, I have worked for voluntary counselling agencies as a counsellor and as a counselling supervisor and most recently as a Telephone Counsellor & Case Manager for a large Employee Assistance Programme.
My fees reflect 30 year's of experience and a rich mix of tools, techniques and theories to back this up.
My qualifications are:
*MA (Psychotherapy & Healing),
*PgDip Analytical Psychology (Jungian),
*Cert CBT & Mindfulness,
Plus a minimum commitment to 50 hours, per annum, of continuous professional development courses to keep up-to-date with the latest professional thinking in addition to reading and consultative supervision.
I am particularly interested in working with sufferers of trauma (all kinds from childhood and beyond) and post traumatic stress. I studied EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) - a discipline in which I am now accredited - as it gave me a powerful route into working with these issues and an extraordinarily effective way of healing the effects of trauma on people.
More details are available on my Trauma website: www.emdrandtrauma.co.uk
For other issues, please visit my other website: www.holisticcounselling.co.uk
I have an interactive style insofar as I will respond to your questions and make verbal interventions if appropriate. I aim to be authentic and real in my responses. I am told that I have a calming effect on others and that I am quite intuitive. I will bring in personal information if it is directly relevant to your own work but the focus is always on you.
I believe that personal insight can have a powerful impact for the better on how you feel emotionally and also your body (neurology and physiology). In other words, attuning to your inner life - your reactions, responses, beliefs and feelings - is the key to change on all levels, mental, emotional and physical. In the special, confidential therapeutic environment, it is easier than in the outside world, to find new ways of living and being.
As change can occur in unexpected ways, additional gains may include:
• Greater self-acceptance
• Emotional balance
• Calm in the face of challenge
• Self-awareness and its attendant increased IQ
• Better communication and expression
• Relief from anxiety, conflict and physical pain.
Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.
|Psychotherapy||In Person||£75 per 60 minutes|
|Counselling||In Person||£75 per 60 minutes|
|Cognitive Behavioural Therapy||In Person||£75 per 60 minutes|
|EMDR||In Person||£75 per 60 minutes|
|NLP||In Person||£75 per 60 minutes|
|Mindfulness||In Person||£75 per 60 minutes|
|Relationship Therapy||In Person||£85 per 60 minutes|
|Meditation||In Person||Please Call|
|Healing||In Person||Please Call|
Assessment sessions may last 1.5 hours - especially for Couples and EMDR - and therefore the rate will be adjusted upwards accordingly. This will be discussed and agreed with you on booking your first appointment.