What are Psychotherapy & Counselling
Counselling is a mix of careful listening and enquiry in order to understand the unique story of each individual. For many people coming to Counselling the feeling is of being really listened to, maybe for the first time in their lives.
Counselling isn’t just about a sympathetic ear, a well trained Counsellor can help us make sense of our thoughts feelings and behaviour.
Psychotherapy is generally a deeper and longer term process than Counselling. We employ the same methods of active listening and enquiry but the purpose of Psychotherapy is to facilitate change at a deeper level.
Who comes to Counselling
People of all ages and from all backgrounds have benefitted from Counselling.
Particular areas of interest to me include:
Relationships – with partners, family, friends or at work
Anxiety and panic
Trauma and stress
Food related issues
Distress arising from childhood experiences
Self- esteem and confidence issues.
For more information about Psychotherapy please see the Transactional Analysis page >.