I decided to train in Person-Centred Counselling as I believe it suits my personality well and feels like a good fit for me. This means that counselling sessions are generally client led so I work at your pace with what you want to bring to sessions. I do not come up with answers for you but I will gently guide you towards a better understanding and acceptance of yourself and where you are at in your life right now. I fully believe you have the answers within you for what’s right for you, and that being able to explore your issues in a safe and trusting environment can bring about new insights, growth and change.
Although my core way of working is Person-Centred I can be flexible within that approach and do welcome other ways of working to suit your personality or personal preferences. Other methods which I sometimes bring into my work are Solution Focused Therapy, aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness. I may also be gently challenging at times if I get a sense this is something you may gain from.