What is counselling?

Counselling is a talking therapy and a way for you to talk about and explore bottled up feelings you may have and help you understand these feelings. Counselling can help you understand where they are coming from. You will be able to talk freely this is something you may find difficult or impossible to do with family or friends.

Issues you may wish to talk about in confidence

  • Relationship problems
  • Family problems
  • Anxiety
  • Stress conflict
  • Coping with poor health
  • Depression
  • Bereavement
  • Trauma
  • Divorce
  • Work related worries
  • Loss of a job
  • Lack of confidence
  • Low self esteem
  • Feeling unmotivated
  • Abuse
  • Gambling addictions (Gambler and affected others)

How counselling can help you

  • Achieve the life that you want
  • Put perspective on any situation you may feel stuck with
  • Look further than the problems you present with
  • Look at underlying causes
  • Explore what you want
  • Work out what is important to you
  • Help you decide what you want to do
  • Recognize what is missing in your life
  • Set goals
  • Achieve personal growth
  • Take control of your life
  • Move on
  • Work towards a more positive future
  • Help you change behaviour to that which is more productive for you
  • Build confidence and self esteem
  • Improve overall well being
  • Become the person you want to be

Anxiety and stress management

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based strategies and Mindfulness can be used to treat anxiety and stress. Joining a workshop/group can help with:

  • Relaxation
  • Mindfulness
  • Overcoming anxiety and stress
  • Increased confidence

Couples and relationship counselling

My couples counselling service offers practical support to work through relationship difficulties. It can help with:

  • Communication difficulties
  • Build commitment or decide to part
  • Affairs
  • Sexual unhappiness
  • Parenting
  • Fertility Issues

Work place counselling

BACP Workplace Member

My work place counselling services can offer support for employees who for example are returning to work after an illness or a long term absence or help employees work through change, sudden emotional painful episodes or sudden traumatic or difficult events in or outside of work.

Work place counselling can help with:

  • Performance issues
  • Absence management
  • Return to work
  • Personal issues
  • Work related issues
  • Work related stress, anxiety
  • Management relationship issues
  • Relationship with colleagues
  • Responsibilities
  • Change management
  • Work place trauma
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Crisis management

Who I work for

The information contained within this website is for guidance and is not to be a substitute for professional help from a GP or other qualified health professional practitioner.