Counselling can give your life a makeover, but my approach is more from the inside out
rather than the outside in. Some clients have explored short term Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and said, ‘It worked for a while, but the problem is still there.’ This is because CBT gives you an external framework to adhere to, but can distance you from your innate sense of self. That’s why I prefer to work in more depth where required.
I know that people do transform. They can get their insight back, and discover genuine self confidence and trust in themselves.
Short Term Counselling
Sometimes six to twelve sessions can be
enough to help you get to grips with issues that may have been plaguing you for some time. You may gain the insight to prioritise what you need, or want to do as you move on with your life. If you need to, you can always return to counselling in the future.
Therapy came into being because sometimes it’s difficult to speak to friends and family about our true feelings. I came to therapy in the same way, and explored a wide range of therapies within the field of humanistic psychology from the early 1980’s onwards. If I am not your first counsellor or therapist, I am quite likely to understand the sort of work you might have done up to now.
I hold a diploma in person centred therapeutic counselling from the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body, or the CPCAB. I am also a Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, or BACP. In 1985 I qualified as a bodyworker in the USA. Bodywork creates harmony between body and mind, and I ran my practice for seven years in London. I have a wide knowledge of complementary therapies, meditation, spirituality and healing. Healing has always been close to my heart. Sometimes six