Personal counselling for individuals can be short term and focused on solving a particular problem or long term, to work through more complex and confusing situations and concerns.

I offer help with:

  • Life crises
  • Grief and loss
  • Rebuilding after separation and divorce
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Anger
  • Dealing with chronic illness or disability
  • Recovery from past abuse/trauma

I support learning new skills

  • Communication skills
  • Confidence and assertiveness
  • Changing unhelpful thinking and behaviour patterns
  • Stress reduction and relaxation
  • Goal setting and decision making
  • Finding meaning
  • Creating direction
  • Mindfulness

I integrate a range of techniques and approaches including:

  • ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Sandplay Therapy
  • Body oriented techniques
  • Energy therapies (Tapping)