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Changing the Story

                      Changing the Story 

I believe that everyone has their own unique story that is rooted in and intertwined with a bigger picture; family, culture, the wider world, etc. Challenges can therefore arise in many ways and manifest in multiple forms throughout life. As an integrative counsellor, I work alongside clients, focusing on their needs and adapting therapeutic methods and techniques, to their distinctive story. I do this through a holistic approach, honouring the fact that as human beings our bodies, emotions, thoughts and responses are all deeply interlinked, which neuroscience is increasingly revealing. 

 

I also believe that compassionate, non-judgemental relationship is central to therapeutic work, cultivating an acceptance that supports one to embrace themselves and their life journey with kindness. This in turn supports greater connection with oneself, others and the wider word. Whilst we cannot always change our circumstances, I believe we can, through compassion, transform our relationship with ourselves and our circumstances.  

 

My Services

One to one counselling

Initial Assessment Session

This introductory session is a chance for you to meet me and ask any questions you may have about myself, counselling and my approach, to see whether I may be able to help you. If, after this initial assessment session, you think that I can be of help, regular sessions can be booked. 

Regular sessions

These sessions will take place at the same time and location each week. The sessions will be orientated around your unique needs and circumstances. 

Fees

Initial assessment session: £25 per 50 minute session.

Regular sessions: £45 per 50 minute session. 

Locations

The Practice Rooms 

www.thepracticerooms.co.uk 

39 Cotham Hill

Cotham

Bristol BS6 6JY

Alma Vale Centre 

www.almavalecentre.co.uk 

30 Alma Vale Road

Clifton 

Bristol BS8 2HY

Bristol Talking Therapy Rooms  

www.bristoltalkingtherapyrooms.co.uk

3 Redcliffe Parade East 

Redcliffe 

Bristol BS1 6SW

 

 

Qualifications and interests 

I have a Diploma in Integrative Counselling and I am currently completing an MA in Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am also an individual member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Working for the past two years as a counsellor with Kinergy, a voluntary organisation specialising in sexual abuse and sexual violence, has given me experience in this field. My professional interests lie specifically in working with trauma and survivors of abuse.    

 Other Areas of Interest 

 

  • Abuse (various forms)

  • Anxiety 

  • Attachment disorder

  • Bereavement 

  • Bullying 

  • Depression 

  • Eating Disorders

  • Low mood

  • Low self-esteem 

  • Relationship problems 

  • Self-harm 

  • Stress

  • Trauma