About your Sessions

I provide counselling and psychotherapy in a quiet ground floor room. I work integratively with individuals for an agreed period of time either open ended or time limited. I work with adults and young people (17+).

 

My role is to facilitate sessions in ways which respect your values, personal resources and capacity for choice. I provide a safe, confidential space and work within a clear therapeutic contract.

 

 

Some of the issues brought to sessions include (but not limited to):

Abuse

Addiction and substance misuse

Affairs and betrayals

Anger management

Anorexia nervosa

Anxiety

Attachment disorder

Behaviour problems

Bereavement

Binge-eating disorder

Bipolar disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder

Body image issues

Borderline personality disorder

Bulimia nervosa

Bullying

Career

Child related issues

Childhood bereavement

Childhood bullying

Control: perfectionism and loss of control

Dependent personality disorder

Depression

Disabilities

Discrimination

Dissociation

Distress

Domestic violence

Drug abuse

Eating disorders

Eating distress

Emotional abuse

Family issues

Feeling sad

Gambling

Gender dysphoria

Generalised anxiety disorder

Hearing voices

Hoarding

Infertility

Internet addiction

Interpersonal and relationship difficulties

Interpersonal issues

Intrusive thoughts

Loneliness

Low mood/depression

Low self-confidence

Low self-esteem

Narcissistic personality disorder

Negative self-concept

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Panic attacks and phobias

Panic disorder

Passive aggressive behaviour

Perfectionism

Personality disorders

Phobias

Physical abuse

Postnatal depression

Redundancy

Relationship difficulties

Retirement

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

Self-esteem and assertiveness difficulties

Self-directed hostility

Self-destructive intrusive thoughts

Self-harm

Self-hate

Separation and divorce

Separation anxiety

Sex addiction

Sex problems

Sexual abuse

Sexuality

Stress

Stress related concerns

Suicidal thoughts

Trauma both past and present, including abuse

Weight concerns

Work-related bullying

Work-related stress

Worry/anxiety

Psychotherapy & Counselling

Psychotherapy focuses on what you are struggling with and works to address the underlying reasons for these presenting issues. The aim is to help you make connections or gain an insight between your current difficulties, past experiences and the present - identifying these connections may help you to understand some of the reasons for your present difficulties and work through them and feel better. The sessions include skills, tools and strategy development in keeping with your values and beliefs. Part of the process involves relapse prevention with the aim of ensuring resilience and an ability to cope better in the future. Debbie works integratively and may draw on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Psychoanalytical, Person Centred and Humanistic Psychotherapy methods.

What is Transpersonal Psychotherapy?

The Transpersonal perspective embraces the concepts of a central core within each individual that is essentially “spiritual” in nature and that this nature seeks its most complete expression during each lifetime. This central core is the “Self” and the life journey represents “the individuation process”. The task of the Transpersonal Psychotherapist is to witness and evoke the energy of the self and its underlying ground, to firstly become fully human and also, where possible, to glimpse the transpersonal ground beneath our personal natures. It is a fundamental belief that it is in this experience that profound healing and inspiration is found. The therapy seeks to encourage an active and questioning enquiry into areas such as the unknown side of our minds, the psychology of relationships, the patterns of individuation and how to be mindfully present with thoughts, feelings and emotions.

The Details

Date and Time

When are your sessions?

We will initially meet to see if we will be able to work together and whether I am the most appropriate person for you to be working with at this time.  Sessions may be agreed with you in advance.

Cost and Funding

How much will they cost?

You may have been referred by your health insurance provider or be self funding your treatment. Please follow this link for further information.

Therapy contact

What am I agreeing to?

Understanding the boundaries for your sessions and psychotherapeutic work.

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Please call if you have question(s) or would like more information on: +44 7740 587822+44 7740 587822

Location:

Springdale

Finchampstead

Wokingham

Berkshire RG40 4RZ

The Forge (Unit 2)

The Grange Therapy Centre

24 Barksham Ride

Finchampstead

Berkshire RG40 4EU

Contact me today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact me:

M: 07740 58 78 22
E:
debbie@therapyforlife.org.uk

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