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Counselling Services

Counselling can never take away your experiences or undo any terrible

things that have happened to you. No bereavement can be reversed, only managed.

As your counsellor, I will have no magic wand: counselling is not a cure.

As your counsellor, I will not give you advice; I would never presume to tell you how

you should live your life.

But I will help you, in a completely confidential environment (which we will discuss

fully during our introductory meeting), find your own solutions and realise more

successful ways of managing your pain or loss, or changing patterns of behaviour

that keep getting in the way; stopping you, perhaps, from moving more positively into

the future.

This is what I will offer as your counsellor: this and honesty.  

 

There are many reasons why counselling may be appropriate for you. I've listed a few of the most usual categories below. This is not an exhaustive list and if you'd like to talk to me about your specific needs, then please get in touch

Anger can be destructive, verbally or physically, both to the person expressing it

and those on the receiving end of it. It can change a valid opinion or point of view

into an abusive tirade or physical assault which can never be acceptable. Read more... 

I am very wary of anyone who claims to be an ‘expert in relationships’.

Relationships – all relationships – are, as far as I’m concerned, too complex, too

diverse and too personal for anyone to be an expert. What I can offer as your counsellor is... Read more

Helping somebody to come to terms with the death of a loved-one is one of the main

tasks of a counsellor. It can also be most frequently misunderstood. Read more...

The word ‘depression’ – along with ‘stress’ or ‘anxiety’ - is quite often overused or incorrect. They may be the best words you have but that doesn’t mean they apply to your particular feelings, thoughts or behaviours. Read more...