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How Can Counselling Help?

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emmerson
There are many reasons why people seek out someone to talk to and importantly, all good counselling and therapy offers a safe place where you will be heard, without judgement, about anything that may be troubling you.

I aim to support you in gaining the self-awareness and confidence you need to find a way through any difficulties you may be experiencing and to feel clearer and stronger about who you are in the process.

As well as the above, I believe in honouring the varied and individual needs clients have for counselling which means placing you at the heart of the process and going at a pace which feels comfortable for you.

Rather than seeing situations as good or bad, challenging experiences can often provide a springboard for personal growth and success, as illustrated by Nelson Mandela: 'I am the master of my ship, I am the captain of my soul.’

There may be times we feel helpless or hopeless but through re-evaluating situations we can better see our power in them and looking at the deeper meaning of challenges often steers a clearer and steadier course through them.

There are times therapy might be difficult and it requires a commitment from both of us to undertake the journey. My professional commitment is to walk beside you and hold you safely for the journey so that you are not alone.
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