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Counselling support during Corona Virus:

To enable those who would like to access support during this difficult time, I am currently offering sessions via WhatsApp Video.

Online support currently available

If you are feeling overwhelmed by everything that’s going on at the moment here are a few tips for you to try:

  • Lessen the exposure to virus reports. Only watch the news headlines for an update on Government Guidelines then switch channels.
  • Unfollow friends or delete social media pages who constantly mention the virus. Instead follow light-hearted posts.
  • Keep the movies/programs you watch, and the music you listen to, upbeat or calming.
  • Write a list of what brings you joy – that is accessible to you at this time. Reflect on this list when you are feeling lost or low and see what is on there that you can do.
  • If you have a garden or outside space, spend as much time in it as possible. Finding a way to be in nature is very uplifting.
  • Stay connected to the people in your life who matter the most to you.
  • Don’t think about the length of time this may go on for, just take one day at a time.
  • When supporting friends and family, remember that your own well-being needs to remain a high priority.
  • If you are a parent and home schooling, don’t worry about being a super educator as that is not what is being expected of you at this time. Just cover the basics and recognise your own achievements.

A reduced fee is currently available for Key Workers, please enquire for details.

About the therapy:

The Journey Begins…

As a counsellor I appreciate that at times our lives can feel stressful and overwhelming, which in turn, takes its toll on all areas of life—at home, socially, professionally, physically and mentally.

As well as affecting your health and wellbeing, these feelings can make it seem difficult to stay connected and not lose your sense of identity.

I recognise the importance of supporting you through these difficult experiences and believe that by talking, and exploring the emotions connected with these feelings, the weight you are carrying can begin to ease.

The counselling I currently offer is for individual adults, and the approach I practice is Person Centred Counselling. This approach values your thoughts, beliefs and ability to make your own decisions. It believes that only you can know what is really right for you.

I am able to offer you a safe, confidential space where you can explore your feelings, talk freely and feel heard without judgement or any unwanted advice.

During our sessions we will explore the issues you are experiencing to enable you to reflect on them and help you to see things more clearly.

The aim is for you feel less anxious and more relaxed—to improve your sense of well-being and to see a clearer road ahead. I am a registered member of the BACP and adhere to their ethical framework

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton