How can counselling and psychotherapy help you?
Perhaps you wish to come about difficulties with:
These are some of the familiar hooks on which we hang our complicated feelings, and talk about them. But do they capture adequately how we truly feel?
What matters is what each of us makes of such experiences. It takes a special kind of listening to appreciate how they affect us. What do they mean to you? Do you keep things hidden? How do you wish to change?
Counselling helps you unburden, clarify, question, explore options. It tends to focus on specific issues.
Psychotherapy has a broader, deeper extent, to help you become more aware of why you feel as you do. It may sound daunting, but originally it meant attending to one's life or soul.
I work with individuals on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of helping you to live your life more fully, not as a platitude, but by understanding yourself better.
For more information on psychotherapy and counselling see Food for thought and imagination page.