News and updates Covid-19 and Online sessions; I am continuing to work remotely until further notice. I offer sessions via Phone, Zoom or WhatsApp video or audio call depending on your preference. I have assessed security of all of these platforms and have specialist training for working online. There is more information about online counselling… Continue reading Winter Newsletter
Autumn is my favorite season. I love watching the trees transition to oranges and browns, the crunchy walks in some of Bristol's wooded area's. There's something about the quiet stillness of darker evenings that feels really grounding to me. Speaking of changes. I've decided to trial quarterly newsletters on here, welcome to the first! News… Continue reading Autumn Newsletter
Thank you for all of your support over the last 12 months.
With the current Covid-19 situation impacting so many, it's common to feel anxious or powerless. Many companies are offering free support. I'll be posting some here that I think you may find helpful. Today, I'm sharing 'Headspace' with you [not sponsored]. It's one of the Apps I often recommend and this week they have released… Continue reading Headspace App – Free “Weathering the Storm” section
I know a lot of people are feeling very anxious about the current Coronavirus situation. If you want to start counselling or are currently working with me, I am currently still offering face to face sessions. I have taken advice and considered measures to minimise risk. If you are self isolating I can offer video… Continue reading Counselling sessions & Coronavirus (Covid 19)
I'm posting a little earlier this month as I don't want to clash with New Years. December has been a month of change for me, I suppose the whole of 2019 has been really! The last six months or so have felt like I've been setting myself up for a more stable 2020, which is… Continue reading December news and favorites
If you're struggling today - here's some handy helplines NSPCC - 0808 800 5000Childline - 0800 1111Samaritans - 116 123Shout – Text 85258SANEline - 0300 304 7000Campaign Against Living Miserably – 0800 58 58 58Drinkline - 0300 123 1110Talk to Frank - 0300 123 6600National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247Cruse Bereavement Care - 0808 808 1677Age UK - 0800 169 2081The Silver Line - 0800… Continue reading Merry Christmas
As I mentioned in Octobers post - I've made a conscious decision to take a month off training. I've also had to close my books to new therapy referrals as I'm currently working to capacity. I currently have no spaces available for private therapy and so have closed my books until further notice.* This month… Continue reading November Counselling Updates & Changes
Leaving Mental Health Charity, Second Step... A parting gift from my lovely colleagues Today was my last working day working as Second Step's Reflective Practitioner and Psychological Therapist for PIE (Psychologically Informed Environments). It's been a pleasure working along side such a dedicated group of people and although, for me it's the right time to… Continue reading The Importance of a ‘Good Enough’ Ending;
Within my clinical practice, this is one of the most commonly asked questions. It's not too difficult for most of us to identify that a lack of self confidence or self esteem can make life more challenging. It's not hard to decide we want to build our self confidence. So why is it that what… Continue reading Ask A Therapist: How can I build self confidence?