There are times when the challenges of life can make us feel overwhelmed and isolated, and it may feel difficult to talk about how we feel to those who are closest to us. We go through transitions and crises and experience uncertainty and loss. How we deal with difficulties in life is an important aspect in how we carry on forwards and ultimately who we become as people.
We offer a range of psychotherapeutic approaches which includes short-term CBT, psychodynamic, person-centred therapy and existential psychotherapy. Through the process of exploration we enable self-knowledge and self-awareness to help you grow and conquer issues that may previously have been experienced as all-consuming or overwhelming. We will not only look at your problems in the present but also identify the roots of these problems from your past. We will explore how your past experiences may have affected the way you live today and operate within your life in the present and when you become aware and understand this, it is possible for change to take place.
Therapy can help you to develop ways of coping better and overcoming issues you may feel are holding you back. We can help you find and develop your personal strengths, and identify what is really meaningful to you in life, moving towards the kind of life you would like to live.
What we can help with
- Career Changes
- Difficulty making decisions
- Emotional abuse
- Feeling alone/isolated
- Health Issues
- Identity Issues
- Low self confidence
- Loss of meaning
- LGBT issues
- Negative thinking
- Problems with Motivation/Focus
- Relationship problems
- Self sabotage
- Sexual abuse
- Substance misuse
We see individuals and couples. Each session is 50 minutes. We offer both short-term and open ended therapy.
We accept clients who have private health insurance. Please email for rates and enquiries regarding which health insurance providers we have an existing relationship with. We are also able to take on a limited number of low cost clients – please enquire about availability.
Problem solving, issue-focused therapy | Develop coping techniques
Explore unconscious processes affecting relationships | These processes may relate to unresolved issues in the past
Find personal understanding | Articulate your conscious experience from your point of view through an empathic and non-judgemental connection
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Change structures in families or couples | Effect patterns of communication or behaviour detrimental to interactions and feelings within relationship groups | Find new ways of communicating
Who am I? Why am I this way? | Relationship between current circumstance and present you | Take control, find the strength to make choices and re-direct the future you
The essence of therapy is to explore one’s path, and the path of someone who identifies as gay can give rise to new freedoms and choices, as well as expectations, anxieties and challenges in relationships. These may be related to sex, marriage or starting a family (or not), which some may feel unprepared for or keen to challenge and individualise their view.
Specially trained and experienced therapists can explore emotions and behaviours relating to specifics such as sexual fetish, chemsex, drug addiction, HIV and other STD’s
Coming together in a group can be a very effective way for people to both be challenged by- and also receive support from, individuals who share similar experiences to them. The group may offer advice and help a person see their difficulties in a new light. Sometimes the realisation that one is not alone in ones problems can be healing on its own.
Typical groups we run are:
- Anxiety groups
- Gay mens groups
- Loneliness groups
We run groups regularly when there are enough people. Usually there are around 6 people in a group. To register interest, please get in touch.