The Therapeutic Alliance
Usually individuals choose to have therapy because they are experiencing difficulties and distress in their lives. Sometimes people can be isolated but at other times, even where an individual has the most supportive family and friends, they can find it difficult if not impossible to explain why, for example, they may be feeling angry, anxious and or depressed. Other life issues and events which can be very difficult to deal with include: Covid19, bereavement, divorce, redundancy, health issues, bullying and so on. However, you do not have to be in crisis or on the verge of one, before choosing to have therapy. You may just want a space to explore where you are in your life.
I have created a safe and confidential environment that can lay the foundations to explore some of the problems that you might be struggling with. I put high value on the therapeutic relationship or alliance and how this can create possibilities for change.
The initial consultation involves us meeting online or in person for an hour to explore what has led you to seek help at this point in your life and to see whether you feel comfortable in working with me. If you do, we can agree either open ended or time-limited work together. We would agree to a day and time that is convenient for you and one that we could regularly adhere to. The ongoing sessions are for 50 minutes. If you would like to arrange an initial consultation please call or email me. I look forward to hearing from you.