Hi, welcome to my profile. I'm an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist, working with individual adults in Brighton and Hove. Whatever you're going through, being seen and heard by another makes a difference. I offer a supportive, non-judgmental and collaborative space to talk things over. I provide short and long-term therapy, usually on the same day of the week and at a set time. I also offer more flexibility for people whose work is on a rota, such as NHS staff.
Central to my approach is the desire to alleviate suffering through a boundaried and non-judgemental therapeutic relationship. Counselling can provide insight, change, healing, growth and acceptance. Academically it’s an integration of several therapeutic modalities, including CBT, Humanistic and Psychodynamic. This basically means that I tailor my way of working to whatever it is you need to bring. You will always be given a confidential space to unburden and be heard, whatever's bringing you to counselling. Grief, loss, abuse, trauma and many difficult issues respond well to therapy.
Before starting in private practice I worked for Mind, a domestic abuse shelter and a low cost counselling service. I've also been a mentor for care leavers and helped to run a support group for sexual abuse survivors.