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What is counselling?

Whatever brings you to therapy, counselling is a protected space to dedicate to your mental health, to acknowledge the difficult feelings you are experiencing alongside a professional. You will become aware of the causes of these feelings and explore them, and learn how to move forward by challenging unhealthy behaviours and associations that you may have developed at some point in your life.


I do not give advice or make judgements about you or your experiences. I will listen to what you share and strive to understand, often asking questions to clarify what you mean. I will support you as you navigate potentially distressing experiences and help you decide on your next actions. I will not rush you to explore anything you don't want to or aren't ready to think about yet - we will work at the pace you wish to.

We all have individual experiences and personalities, therefore your counselling will be adapted to best suit your needs. It is possible you may come to counselling having identified an issue to work on, which may lead us to exploring elements in your life you had not considered, past or present.

Check my FAQ for more information on sessions.

Some areas counselling can help with

  • Abuse/trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Burnout and stress

  • Cultural issues/discrimination

  • Depression

  • Grief/bereavement

  • Identity

  • Loneliness

  • Relationship/family issues

  • Self-esteem

  • Self-harm

  • Sexuality/gender identity

Shoreham-By-Sea therapy room

Shoreham-By-Sea therapy room


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