Counselling and Psychotherapy for Newcastle, Prudhoe, Corbridge and Hexham
Welcome to my Website
I am an experienced therapist working in Prudhoe, Northumberland. I have been working in private practice for many years now, although only three years here in Northumberland, having relocated from Hampshire.
In these pages I have tried to give you a sense of myself and my therapy practice. Please email me if you have any further questions and I will try to answer you by the next working day.
What brings you to my website may be issues from the past that are interfering with your ability to live life as you would like to. Or you may be struggling with relationship issues. You may be feeling loss through bereavement, infertility, divorce or other significant changes in your life. Perhaps you are feeling overwhelmed by life's challenges; feeling depressed, stressed or anxious.
Or you may not be sure what the problem is but have a feeling that things are not quite right. If any of this resonates with you please do get in touch.
Talking things through with a therapist can help you to gain a greater understanding of yourself and your situation, which then enables you to consider other possibilities. Within the safe, calm and supportive environment I offer, we can explore your experiences, and by increasing your awareness, we can work towards long lasting change.
Although I only now work in private practice, I have extensive experience of working within the NHS as a Primary Care counsellor. Here I worked with clients experiencing depression and anxiety; sometimes due to longstanding issues and sometimes as a result of recent life events.
I have also worked for five years within a service that offered both short-term therapy to help reduce/manage alcohol use as well as longer term therapy to address the underlying trauma that can trigger substance misuse.
"What we do to survive is often different from what we may need to do in order to live" - Rachel Naomi Remen
I offer a professional therapy service and people contact me either after I have been recommended to them or they have explored my website. My experience with clients includes working through issues such as:
I also work with clients who just have a sense that life could be better.
Working together we can gain greater insight and understanding of your experience; exploring your situation and what it means for you. I will support you to identify and try out different choices you might want to make.
My therapy practice is based in Ovingham, Prudhoe (which is within easy reach of Corbridge, Hexham and Newcastle).
I can offer both daytime and evening appointments Monday to Thursday. Please contact me for current availability.