Life can sometimes deal us some difficult hands; depression, anxiety (including
generalised anxiety disorder/GAD), low self esteem, relationship issues, addiction,
self harm, workplace stress, lack of meaning, illness and life transitions such as redundancy or
retirement plus many more. It can be difficult to know where to turn when we are
faced with these issues which is why talking to someone who is trained to help can be
“All of us have to learn how to invent our lives, make them up, imagine them.
We need to be taught these skills; we need guides to show us how.
If we don’t, our lives get made up for us by other people” – Ursula Le Guin
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands,but seeing with new eyes.” - Marcel Proust
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” - Viktor Frankl
in Man's Search for Meaning
My aim is to work collaboratively with you so that we can determine what the issues
are and how they can be addressed.
I can help you to explore and to express how you are feeling. Sometimes just this
process can be highly effective. Often it is useful to explore how past experiences
have shaped how we are today. Other times I may use cognitive behavioural therapy
(CBT) to help address self limiting or thought patterns or ways of behaving which are