Types of Counselling/Psychotherapy
The types of counselling that I use include Psychodynamic and Systemic approaches incorporated with other theories such as Transactional Analysis, Gestalt Theory and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Psychodynamic approach: is drawn from the Freudian ideas for therapy and counselling.
- The emphasis being the unconscious/ sub-conscious mental-processes.
- The developmental stages we all go through
- Childhood experiences that influence the here & now
- Structure of the personality
- Transferences-Counter-transferences & projections
Systemic approach looks at the context. It is a way to look at the parts that make up the systems.
- The systems that evolve in relationships between experiences, behaviours and people.
- By telling your story it can help to look at these influences and deconstruct them and then reconstruct to give a differing more manageable meaning.
By combining these two significant theoretical approaches the work can help deal with the intra and inter issues.
I can also employ Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) techniques. EMDR theory can help in areas of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Phobias, Past Sexual abuse and many other traumatic events. This is a specialised way of working which can enable healing of dysfunctionally stored traumatic or distressing memories, enableing the individual to respond adaptively in the present.
I am also experienced in NLP, CBT, TA, Client centred and Solution Focus.
I am also able to offer Hypnotherapy which can be helpful in dealing th areas such as: sleep, anxiety, confidence, weight, eating habits, phobias, pain, smoking and more.
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