Trainee Integrative Counsellor (BACP student member)
Person-centred means I always start with my client’s frame of reference and hold the quality of the relationship between us, a key element in the therapeutic process.
The answers are within my client and I’m here as a facilitator, holding a space for them to discover these answers.
I draw on a Psychodynamic approach to help clients uncover past patterns that are intruding on their present life. And I lean on experiential approaches such as Internal Family Systems and Gestalt to help clients build a relationship with themselves and their pain.
It’s in this relationship that one can shift the way they relate to themselves (their feelings, emotions, and parts). I consider it good practice to foster the client’s autonomy through the process, particularly when considering interventions.
We can start wherever you wish to start and go wherever you feel called to.
- Integrative: I have a range of therapy modalities and tools in my tool kit to use based on what seems most beneficial.
- Person-Centred: the answers are within you. How can I be useful to you? What do you need right now?
- Internal Family Systems Therapy: All parts are welcome.
- Gestalt Therapy: Listening to our feelings instead of wishing them away.
- Psychodynamic/Relational: What’s happening in the room now that is connected to your past?
- Bioenergetic work: Using the body & movement to achieve cathartic release.
- Meditation: Shifting awareness inward.
- Visualisations: A powerful tool, to actively explore new perspectives.
Addiction: I’ve worked extensively with the 12 Step model & meditation for the last 2 years.
Current Education (in 2nd year): Integrative Counselling and Coaching MSc (Post Grad) at the University of East London.
I am Currently seeing clients in-person and online.