Market Deeping, Peterborough, UK
Mob: 07761 065 726 Email: [email protected]
As an Integratively trained Therapist, I draw upon a wide range of the most well accepted and effective therapeutic modalities, models and interventions, often at the same time, to facilitate positive change. The types of approaches that I draw upon are listed below.
Seeks to discover how unconscious beliefs and past experiences affect current behaviour and these are usually formed in childhood.
Intra-personal therapy is about developing an authentic relationship with oneself, as we are generally so much more than the sum of our parts.
This psychoanalytical approach aims to bring into balance the parts of a person's psyche which are conscious and unconscious.
Our relationships play a large part in our sense of well-being and it is important to get these as healthy as possible. Relationship Therapy explores your relationship issues whether you are in a relationship or not.
Sex is usually not a major issue until there is a problem in the bedroom and then it can be a very big problem indeed. The complexity of sexual issues in long term relationships makes it difficult for people to work out a solution without professional help. Many people seek sex therapy but this isn't spoken about to others very much.
Inter-personal therapy is about how we communicate with other people. Therapy around this aims to give you skills and techniques to improve relationships with people in your life.
Gestalt therapy is a here and now type of approach that focus's on a person's current experience and the therapeutic relationship as well as the environmental and social contexts of a person's life, and the self-regulating adjustments people make.
Transactional Analysis. (TA)
If you are struggling with how other people in your life are making you feel then therapy around relationships and your functioning in them and how others affect you can help make necessary changes to your stress levels
Existential Therapy is a philosophical type of therapy based on the idea that much of human anxiety and distress is based on our inability to accept our mortality.
This style is based on the belief that each person has within them the skill to heal in their own way and so allows the person to lead therapy.
Psychosynthesis works to uncover a person's inner wisdom, focusing on the exploration of feelings, thoughts, sensations and spirit in order to uncover any internal conflicts and blocks. Psychosynthesis aims to discover a higher, spiritual level of consciousness.
Transpersonal therapy is about the health of a person's spirit and the spiritual development of a person. It can involve journey towards enlightenment and The word “transpersonal” translates to beyond the self and is exploring beyond the physical realm.
Hypnotherapy is a well accepted technique where trance is used to envoke positive personal change. When used at the appropriate time, it can be a powerful intervention for a multitude of issues.
Psychological Parts Therapy
Parts Psychology is based on the idea that the normal personality is made up of parts or sub-personalities.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. (DBT)
DBT is particularly suitable to support particular conditions. It aims to help those who experience intense emotions that they find difficult to stabilize and works to help a person achieve balance.
Percussive Suggestion Technique (PSTEC Hypnosis)
This is a specialised hypnotic technique which aims to quickly reduce an unwanted emotional response to past, current or future anxieties.
I sometimes use the ideas from Eco-Therapy style to inform some of my Psychotherapy and at times myself and clients have taken sessions outdoors or taken part in community activities.
Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
REBT aims to reroute irrational thoughts, assumptions and beliefs that are leading to ways of living that might be causing issues in a persons life. This approach is often seen as a deeper level of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Mindfulness Stress Reduction
... is about learning and practising how to reduce over thinking, anxiety provoking thoughts and ruminating about the past by using mindfulness either with or without meditaion techniques.
Neural Linguistic Programming (NLP)
It is believed that using this approach it is possible to access neural connections in the brain, our linguistics -how we speak to ourself and others and our behavioural responses and therefore improve our outcomes.
Mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy works to enable a separation from automatic responses and behaviours and increases a healthy awareness of thoughts and feelings so as to respond in a more balanced way.
Life Coaching is about guiding a person towards working out their future goals and enhancing their lives. A person will be supported to take personal responsibility and accountability and learn how to make choices that are more likely to be best for themselves.
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
EMDR is about making particular movements of the eyes to stimulate the brain's memory systems to readjust the emotional effects of harmful or difficult past or current experiences.
Art therapy can be used to assist a person in self expression, provide personal insight and help in the processing of emotions.
Complementary, Eastern and Other Therapeutic Approaches
Insomnia & Sleep Therapy.
I am an Insomnia Practitioner and my aim is to establish healthy sleeping patterns for those struggling with disturbed sleep or insomnia, whether this be intermittent sleep issues or chronic insomnia.
This type of work involves realising the special techniques that can be used when writing journals so as to use journal writing in the best way.
Inner Child Healing.
An approach that aims to reconcile significant childhood experiences and heal the past internally.
Inner Shadow Therapy
Drawn from jungian Theory, working with our inner unconscious 'shadows' aims to integrate parts of ourselves to bring balance and reduce complex's and neurosis
This approach incorporates evolutionary explanations for psychological, emotional, inter-personal and behavioral issues and tendencies.
Past Life Regression
This exploration under hypnosis is drawn upon in a recreational way to examine what the unconscious mind deems to be your previous lives or even time spent between lives.
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
EFT is based on the Chinese Meridian Energy systems in the body and aims to balance energies leading to physical and psychological and emotional healing.
Using massage and manipulation of specific pressure points in the feet, relaxing reflexology aims to stimulate the bodies systems to promote physical and emotional healing and stress reduction.
I became an Aromatherapist in 2009 after a lifetime of using essential oils for well-being. I remain particularly interested in the therapeutic uses to ease emotions, relax or invigorate or treat stress.
Dream Analysis Therapy
Analyzing dreams one of the important ways to work out what is going on in a person's unconscious mind and this can help inform a person's overall Psychotherapy process and bring a new type of self awareness.
Pilates uses positions and stretches with the aim to improve core strength, strengthen the body and improve general fitness and wellbeing. Its approach involves a mind /body connection but remains scientific in it's physical benefits.
Animal Assisted Therapy
A dog present in the therapy room can assist people with emotional issues ike depression, anxiety, irritability and behavioural issues such as boundaries and it can help those who find it hard to express themselves.