Hopefully the information here will shine some light on what to expect from therapy and help you to take this exciting and life changing step.
I do encourage you to contact me with questions, or to book an initial trial session to find out if it is something that will work for both of us. In the end our relationship will be the most crucial part of successful therapy. If you don’t feel my profound regard and respect for who you are the work won’t work.
My approach is based on Process Oriented Psychology. Sessions will be flexible and responsive to what is important to you. You can expect a safe, non-judgemental, empathetic and creative environment. A lot of it can be talking based, as with many other therapies, but it might also include working with a dream, a body symptom, movement, role play, voice work or drawing. Or it might not, depending on what feels right for you. All session will look at unfolding the creative pattern that underlie often seemingly disturbing, chaotic or painful experiences.
At the risk of repeating myself (it is important), it all comes down to us and what feels right. Therapy can be long or short term, there is no prescribed time frames. I usually ask people to come for one trial session and if want we can then agree on a certain amount of sessions. And it is good to have a closing session.
I bring not only my psychotherapy skills, but also my knowledge as a mental health social worker and somatics teacher into sessions. My experience includes working with anxiety, depression, trauma, psychosis, bereavement, abuse, internalised oppression and psychosomatic illnesses.
I offer an anti-oppressive practice that is pro-actively open to diversity, which includes challenging my own conceptions and norms.
From our work together you can expect to:
- Uncover patterns that are holding you back
- Gain Peace of Mind, Freedom and Respect
- Process and find purpose in your pain
- Find meaning and insights
- Identify changes to be made
- Clarify hopes, goals and aspirations
- Feel Connectedness and Purpose
My practice is based in the Claremont Project in, 24 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD a few minutes walk from Angle Tube Station.
Fees are £35-50 depending on income and frequency. Sessions are usually held at the same time each week. When possible I do offer reduced price sessions for people from all economic background. Please do ask if you need to. There may be a waiting list for these sessions.