My
Approach
Existential, Psychodynamic and Integrative Psychotherapy

Specialisms include:

*Male and female life crises and transitions, existential crisis

*Insecurity of the self and identity

*Dissociative conditions including DID

*Historical and development trauma, PTSD and complex PTSD

*Physical health psychology - ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia, Post viral fatigue, Long covid, Somatic and functional neurological conditions

*Bereavement and complex grief, end of life situations, death anxiety, social anxiety and general anxiety disorders

*Meaning, purpose and meaninglessness

Other areas:

 

ADHD, Negative and challenging emotions, thoughts and behaviours, communication issues, eating disorders, goals, motivation, personal development, self esteem, OCD, phobias, relationships and couples, shame and self criticism, stress, substance misuse and transpersonal/spiritual concerns

My work places emphasis on the human condition as a whole. I use a positive approach that applauds human capacities and aspirations while simultaneously acknowledging an individuals limitations. I encourage people to address the emotional issues they face through full engagement and responsibility. I guide the person to accept their fears and give them the skills necessary to overcome them through action. This creates a sense of liberation and a feeling of letting go of the despair associated with insignificance and meaningless. It creates a feeling of growth and the promotes the embracing of life and to exist with wonder and curiosity. 

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  • BACP Fully registered.

  • Full Member of UPCA (Universities Psychotherapy & Counselling Association

  • Verified by Psychology Today

  • Full Member of the Oxford Philosophy Society

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​Currently undertaking a professional clinical research doctorate (DProf) in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling at Middlesex University and NSPC, London

  • Middlesex University - MA: Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling

  • The Berne Institute - TA(101) Transactional Analysis: Understanding Self and Others 

  • University of Cambridge - Cert. Applying Psychology to the workplace

  • University of Oxford - FHEQ Level 4. Philosophy of Mind

  • Clarendon College, NCN - Postgraduate Cert ED. Further and Adult Education

  • Nottingham Trent University - BA(Hons). Critical Studies

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