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22nd May 2017 
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Counselling in Wimbledon and Raynes Park (Merton), for Individuals and Couples (Relationship)

I am a qualified counsellor registered on the Government Approved Voluntary Register of Counsellors.

I have been working as a counsellor for 22 years, counselling in centres in the Wimbledon, Merton and Raynes Park areas including Kingston University and several Health, Fitness and Alternative Therapy centres.

After training as a Counsellor for Individuals I undertook additional relationship (couples) training and have in the last 10 years worked also as a Couples Counsellor. I am also trained as a Family Mediator.
Couples may be in gay or straight relationships, be married or unmarried, or have another type of relationship.
Many couples with young children benefit from my offer of evening appointments in your own home when children are sleeping..
Nowadays I work both as a couples counsellor (relationship counselling) and as a counsellor for individuals(counselling therapy).
I have experience counselling people of all ages ranging from teenagers to senior citizens and those from varied and diverse backgrounds cultures and ethnicities. I have a particular interest in understanding different cultures.


A FLEXIBLE APPROACH
Central to my work as a counsellor is flexibility around appointments in respect of frequency, day of the week and timeslot.
You will not be expected to sign up for therapy on a fixed weekly timeslot unless this is your preference. Not everyone wants to attend weekly, nor might you be able to make an on-going commitment to seeing a counsellor due to financial, time or other constraints.

ABOUT COUNSELLING/THERAPY - WILL IT HELP?
Yes, I believe it really can help! I want my clients to feel better!
I believe that by developing a better understanding of yourself and your relationships you can be more resourced to make a positive future.
Counselling can help you find a new approach that will bring about a happier, more positive frame of mind.

There are many different styles of therapy for couples and individuals. If you are new to counselling or relationship therapy you may be unsure which, if any of these, will suit you.

Counselling Style
I will listen and respond to individuals' and couples' needs and your own particular situation and use this as my guideline, rather than coming to you with a fixed approach.

It may be that different styles of working will help you at different times. Most importantly I respect your situation and experience as unique to yourself. Every client's needs are different and so there are no pre-set agendas.

I will be your listening ear, but I will never be just that. I will give you feedback which I hope you will find helpful and constructive. In my counselling work my aim is for you to feel at ease and comfortable enough to talk about whatever is on your mind so that we can work together to find the best way forward for you.

Counsellor in Wimbledon/Merton/Raynes Park, Practice Bases

Individual Counselling:
Raynes Park /Morden border in Merton
Home Visits

Couples (Relationship) Therapy
Raynes Park /Morden border in Merton
Home Visiting Service

My counselling base is easily accessible from all areas of South West London including Wandsworth, Wimbledon and Raynes Park (Merton).

Areas of Counselling Expertise

  • coping with crisis
  • self esteem and self image
  • depression, stress and anxiety
  • relationships, past and present
  • couples therapy
  • decision making and future planning
  • cultural, religious and ethnic difference
  • and much more. You can talk to me about anything that is on your mind


    Sessions last 50 minutes (plus a few minutes for adminstrative details)
    Frequency of sessions and other contractual details are by mutual agreement.

    Look in Web Page 'Counselling Centres' for Counselling in Wimbledon Centre details