I’ve always wanted to hear people’s stories, and have now been working with those under stress and in distress for over 35 years. I am a qualified mental health nurse and have a diploma in Person-Centred Psychotherapy. Alongside that core career, I have done a whole host of other things and seen many different facets of life. The list goes something like theatre manager, pizza deliverer, tour manager, shelf stacker, musician, barman, labourer, filmmaker and music promoter!
We all have times in life when our circumstances or experiences overwhelm us and cause us distress and difficulty. I firmly believe that having a confidential safe space in which to share our feelings and explore our inner world without judgement can be very helpful as we try to move forward and overcome the obstacles in our way.
You can come to a shared understanding of what you mean, and need. This can help you make some decisions about how or if meeting those needs is something you can and want to do. We can continue to work on how you get from where you are to where you decide you want to be too.
"I am a person-centred counsellor and believe that you are the expert on yourself. Unfortunately our life can have led us to feel that there is something wrong with our perception, or our experience feels too complex or too distressing to untangle.
Hence, my focus is on creating a safe and non-judgemental environment within which you can explore your thoughts and gain new insights into, and a greater confidence in, your own experience.