Helping You Move Past Trauma & Enjoy Better Relationships
If you are in a dark place and need to speak with a counsellor in Kentish Town or online, I am here to provide the helping hand you need.
Although specialising in providing a safe space for people dealing with trauma, relationship troubles and anxiety on both a short-term and long-term basis, I have worked with numerous different problems in the past, from depression to sexuality to bereavement. Working through challenging emotions on your own can be difficult. The defences that we use to navigate these challenges can prevent us from making the changes by ourselves. Remember, you are not alone! Reaching out to a professional and speaking openly about your problems is the first step towards healing.
I offer you a confidential, non-judgemental space to vocalise and work through your problems, providing the tools you need to identify unexpressed emotions, gain a better understanding of them, and get to a place where they are no longer controlling your life.
To arrange an initial free, no-pressure consultation with a compassionate, experienced counsellor in Kentish Town or online, please fill out the booking form.
Trauma manifests itself in many ways. You may have experienced a singular traumatic event (e.g. a car accident) or multiple events (e.g. an abusive relationship). Moreover, at a young age, people encounter two different types of trauma: something that happened that shouldn’t have happened (violence, sexual assault, etc.), and something that didn’t happen that should have happened (parental emotional attunement, home security, etc.) Both types of trauma have a fundamental impact on our lives and affect people in different ways. The unresolved trauma of our past has a direct link to how we react to situations or relationships today, thereby playing a big role in our relationships with people and how we feel about ourselves. By taking an integrative approach, which can involve trauma-specific modalities like EDMR and IFS, we will engage compassionately with the way trauma affects your life and improve your understanding of its triggers, ahead of developing techniques that lessen the impact these traumas have on your daily living.
I work with individuals who are struggling to maintain healthy relationships with friends, family members, and partners. If you are in a relationship, for example, it could be that you are constantly getting into arguments. In many cases, moments of tension with a loved one can bring back traumas from our past and cause us to react in a certain way that worsens relations with that person.
Therefore, the crux of our work will be to explore why these emotions show up and how you relate to your relationships. Analysing your feelings in this way enables you to have a clearer, broader, more compassionate understanding of why problems present themselves and how you separate the past from intruding into the present.
Anxiety can be experienced for a variety of reasons. There is normal, healthy anxiety that all human beings experience as a response to stress or threat. However, for some of us the balance has been tipped the other way and feelings of anxiety or panic are having a debilitating effect on one’s life. Together we will understand the impact of anxiety on your life and identify the areas for change. I will guide you through the process working with, understanding and reducing feelings of anxiety and panic.
If you choose me as your counsellor in Kentish Town or online, we will work on identifying and engaging with these unexpressed emotions that you hold inside yourself, and slowly develop ways to redirect this internal anxious energy and feelings in a more positive way. I give you a supportive, private space to express your feelings and, over time, move towards loosening anxious patterns of thought and move towards improved awareness.
If you are looking for a counsellor in Kentish Town or online and wish to book an initial assessment appointment, please fill out the booking form.