• 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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Types of Distress

Below is a comprehensive list of the type/types of distress that you may find yourself suffering with, and if so, that we can explore therapeutically in our work together. 

In my professional capacity as a Psychotherapist I offer a wide range of therapeutic skills enabling me to work with both individuals and couples alike, with a further scope for group work as and when required.

Abortion

Abortion is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so that it does not result in the birth of a child. There are many reasons as to why a women may choose not to continue with her pregnancy, from risks to her own health right through to personal.

Abuse

"Is my relationship abusive?" is a question often asked in couple counselling. The answer is quite complex. Many relationships have the potential to be abusive, it is not class or age related, so how would you know?

Adoption

Whether you are an adoptee, an adoptive family, or the birthparent of a child who was adopted - the emotional impact of the adoption process is likely to be life-long. Though the experience of each individual involved is likely to vary, for many the journey.

Anger Management

Anger is a basic emotion which has allowed us to survive as a species. When a baby screams because it is hungry, too hot or too cold, it is displaying its raw anger. Anger is the emotion of not having our needs met. We are programmed with the ability to

Anxiety

Anxiety is a simplistic blanket term which covers a wide range of problems from the temporary effects of stress to panic attacks, compulsions, phobias or debilitating nervous illness previously known as ‘nervous breakdown’. Common in all these.

Bereavement

Everyone’s experience of grief and loss is unique. It is normal to feel sad and even angry when a person close to us dies or leaves. People can experience similar feelings when a relationship ends. Mourning is a ‘cycle of loss’ which often.

Bullying

Bullying has three main features; deliberate aggression, unequal power and pain or distress. It usually involves repetitive intimidation by a person in a more powerful position to cause distress. Bullying is not restricted to the playground, and operates at... 

Cancer

Cancer is a disease of the cells in the body, and there are over 200 different types. Normally, cells gradually age and die, so they reproduce by splitting themselves and dividing. However, this process can get out of control, and the cells develop a lump,..

Career Counselling

Career counselling is sought when an individual needs confidential guidance and help about areas of study and possible career movements or changes. If an individual experiences a personal issue about their future and wants to discuss or discover opportunities... 

Carer Support

A carer is an individual who takes on the responsibility of providing unpaid support for a family member or friend who is unwell and could not cope without their help. According to the charity Carers UK, around six million people in the UK are currently... 

Depression

Depression is a common condition that will affect one in three people at some time in their life. It is a complicated illness with many different symptoms and causes. Changes in eating habits and sleeping patterns and overwhelming feelings of despair are...

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are extremely common, however can be serious and even life threatening if not treated appropriately. Millions of people are affected by eating disorders every year and unfortunately thousands of sufferers die because their disorder has gone...

Low Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is about trusting your own judgement and feeling comfortable with your abilities and powers. It is the means to realise your full potential and be the person you want to be.  Self-confidence allows you to feel secure in the world and...

Low Self-Esteem

Self–esteem is how you think and feel about yourself; this may be positive, negative or move between the two points.  This usually dictates how you live your life and the decisions you make – and how you view others too. The more positive... 

Mental Health

A mental illness is a brain disorder that causes an individual to think, act and feel differently to other people. It is quite common for the disorder to disrupt a person's whole life and prevent them from going about their day normally without thinking these... 

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