Therapy and Problem Types

Therapeutic Approaches:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). 

Encourages you to explore and recognise your own thoughts and behaviours and learn how to change unhelpful thinking and behaviour to gain an improvement in your health and wellbeing. (6-12 sessions)

Person-centred Therapy.

Working at your own pace, provides a safe, non-judgemental and nurturing environment to reflect on those issues you bring to therapy (6-12 sessions.)

Solution Focused Therapy.

Invites you to focus very specifically on area they want to change. (Up to 6 sessions)

Schema Therapy.

Engages you in exploring how circumstances you have encountered previously and as a child has an effect on how you respond to issues in the here and now. Identify areas for change, and design with you ways of achieving change. (Longer term 6 sessions+)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Often used in supporting individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder  (BPD) or other complex situations. Identify your unhelpful behaviours  and ways of thinking; improve your tolerance of distressing emotions and learn how to achieve changes in your life (Longer term 10 sessions+)

Most common presenting issues: 

Low mood/Depression

Stress/Anxiety

Anger management

Low self-esteem

Relationship issues

Substance misuse/addictions

Work related issues

Obssessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Issues from childhood (inc. abuse)

Panic and/or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Self -harm

Borderline Personality Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Existential issues

Caring for family members