Individual therapy is a joint process between me the therapist and you the client. You may not want to talk to your friends and family about what is going on for you or perhaps you are receiving responses such as ‘Oh don’t worry about it, it will be ok’ or ‘Cheer up’. These words may be well meaning but in reality they often don’t help the situation. It is difficult to face hard times alone so individual therapy allows you to be heard without interruption, giving you the space and time that you may not get in everyday life.
Individual therapy has many benefits such as encouraging self-exploration, increasing self-awareness, identifying healthy boundaries, helping to improve communication and improving self-esteem. There are no issues too big or too small. You don’t have to be experiencing a trauma to come to therapy, sometimes we need help with everyday life. Together we can talk about what you are feeling and thinking and discuss strategies and tools that will help you when you are feeling down, overwhelmed or in a situation where you feel trapped and alone. Individual therapy can help you take back control of your life and feel more empowered.
I offer online counselling and psychotherapy via a secure video conferencing to wherever you are in the world.
Online therapy has gotten more popular in recent years and research has shown that it is just as effective as meeting in person. Some of the benefits include:
· You can have therapy in the comfort of your own home or office
· A great option if you live in remote or rural areas
· Saves time travelling to the therapists office
· Provides accessibility to those who have physical limitations
· You might find it easier to discuss your problems online
· It may be more convenient for those who travel a lot
and cannot commit to a regular weekly time slot
· I can be much more flexible when working with clients online
Relationship counselling also known as couples counselling can help couples with a multitude of issues. It is often thought that couples only come for therapy if they are in crisis but this is not always the case. Whether it is small or something more complex, relationship counselling can help you resolve your issues and move forward.
Couples counselling can help you explore your thoughts and feelings with your partner, gaining new insights and ways to relate to one another. During our sessions you can speak freely where problems can be discussed and explored, identifying techniques and interventions. It requires commitment and honesty and often means you have to let go of the fixed ways of doing things in order to explore alternatives.
I am not there to take sides, rather I will facilitate the communication between you and help you both to feel heard. I will help you explore your relationship, identifying similarities and differences and how you can appreciate these differences.
You do not have to be in a romantic relationship to have couples counselling, it can be used by anyone who wants to improve their relationship such as 2 people in a family or business partners.
Couples counselling can help with:
Communication and conflict resolution
Sometimes during counselling couples come to the decision to end their relationship. Couples counselling can then help you end the relationship well and help you take care of the issues that are important to you both such as your children in a constructive and healing manner.