How I can help
As an integrative-relational counsellor, I have been trained in a variety of techniques drawing upon different psychological approaches and ideas, e.g. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), person-centred and psychodynamic theories.
I support this way of working because it promotes:
- An individual's unique needs, desires, motivations and aims for therapy.
- Our past, particularly childhood, provides a blueprint for our future patterns of relating to others and ourselves.
- The quality of the relationship between client and counsellor as vital to a successful outcome.
- Flexibility and creativity in the therapy room.
“One of the main aims of counselling is to guide us from feeling victims of circumstances to feeling we have some control over our lives”
The initial work will be building a trusted relationship and understanding more about what change you would like to see happen. We can build on different ways of exploring your feelings and beliefs about yourself in relation to others and the world around you.
Counselling combined with psychotherapy explores a person’s early years, their childhood environment, experiences and influences.
With new insight and understanding about ourselves; the world around us; how we relate to it; our individual needs and motivations; we can begin to see more clearly our choices and ultimately be more able to make change happen.
“Hannah is warm, caring and highly attuned to feelings. I felt safe, supported and listened to. Hannah helped me to identify the root causes of my anxiety and address them. In addition to resolving my anxiety issues, she helped me to deal better with my Dad's death. I’m looking forward not back.”
“I would like to thank you so much for all you have done for me. You have helped me in so many ways. You truly have had such a positive impact in the last 12 weeks.”
“You have been great, warm, intuitive, connected. I feel we had a good relationship that really worked. Thank you.”
“Hannah has been a great support to me. She is personable and helpful and I am extremely grateful.”