• Therapy with Alex
    Therapy with Alex Taking the first steps in acknowledging that you need support doesn’t make you weak, in fact it is quite the opposite. Considering the demanding world we live in today I believe that therapy is becoming a necessity.
  • Fear of the Unknown
    Fear of the Unknown Through undertaking therapy we can stretch our capacity to tolerate the moment to moment uncertainties of life. Over time you may come to embrace the ebbs and flows of life, and gain an acceptance of ‘what is’.
  • Know thyself
    Know thyself Socrates (C. 469 BC-399 BC) one of the world’s most celebrated philosophers knew the priceless value of self knowledge. In our generation self knowledge gained in therapy is yet again becoming the King of currency.
  • Examined life
    Examined life Having compiled 500 plus personal therapy hours over the duration of 12 years (2002-present) with the UK Council for Psychotherapy Senior Practitioners I lead an examined and fuller life. I invite you…
  • One 2 One Therapy
    One 2 One Therapy I offer a warm, relaxed and confidential suite for us to begin our work together with space and support for you to find your feet, recharge and possibly explore re-investing in yourself, and your future potentiality.
  • UKCP Accredited
    UKCP Accredited Having initially undergone three years extensive training as a counsellor, I subsequently chose to pursue training for a further four years achieving a Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy (Distinction) accredited by the UKCP.

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