Availability update October 2021: Thank you for visiting. Due to a high number of referrals in recent months I am not able to take on any new clients or add to my waiting list at the moment. I’ll update this page when this changes. If you need support or advice straight away, you can access a one-off free session with an experienced counsellor 24 hours a day 7 days a week through Vitahealth if you live in Bristol, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire. Call 0800 0126549. For children aged under 18, call 0300 303 1320.
Children may have periods of anxiety, difficulties with friendships, school or behaviour problems. There may be family events to navigate such as parental separation or bereavement.
I draw from experience and knowledge of child development, attachment relationships, family systems and evidence based psychological approaches. Usually I would spend the first 2 – 3 sessions meeting with parents and the child together and separately to help understand the situation, and then suggest a plan for future sessions.
For teenagers, I offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for stress, anxiety, panic, phobias and depression providing practical strategies that will be helpful through adolescence and onwards.