FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS PERSON CENTRED THERAPY?
The Person Centred approach is a non directive form of therapy that emphasises the clients own innate ability to heal. It is optimistic, believing at its core that everyone is capable of becoming a better version of themselves. Rather than seeing difficulties like depression or anxiety as something ‘wrong with you’ that need to be fixed, the Person Centred approach views them as valid and understandable responses to challenging experiences.
In working with me you will not be dependent on me to do anything ‘to you’ or tell you something special that you don’t know. Rather my role to create the conditions for you to connect with and develop your ‘self’.
As a therapist I am impartial and do not place conditions on what a right or wrong way for you to think, feel and be. This creates a relationship and an environment where all of your thoughts, feelings and behaviours can be explored freely without judgement. By developing an increased awareness and better understanding of your needs you will ideally be more equipped to find personal solutions to complex problems that work in the context of your own life.
DO YOU SPECIALISE IN WORKING WITH MY PARTICULAR PROBLEM?
Primarily I am a relational therapist and take a holistic approach to my clients. Broadly speaking this means I treat the person and not their 'problem' or 'disorder'. While I have a wide range of training and knowledge, I do not consider myself to be an expert or specialist in any particular client group and I prefer to use my human skills over my technical skills. Ultimately my therapeutic value to you is my ability to offer a genuine, authentic relationship in which you can come as you are and feel welcomed.
WHAT ARE YOUR FEES?
My fee is £50 for a 60 minute session.
WHAT IS YOUR AVAILABILITY FOR AN APPOINTMENT?
My office hours are:
Tues 10:00am - 5:30pm
Wed 10:00am - 5:30pm
Fri 10:00am - 5:30pm
Sat 10:00am - 5:30pm