Helping clients to get back in charge of their lives, with the confidence, calmness & self-sufficiency to flourish.

I realise all the different names, labels and types of therapy can seem confusing to anyone who isn't a trained therapist!

So I've created several pages of information that I hope you'll find useful if you want to understand what some of these things are, and how they might be helpful to you.
Of course, you don't really need to know all about the different modalities of therapy (that's my job), but it's perfectly natural to be curious so I hope you'll find these pages useful. And if not, please let me know how they might be changed to make them more helpful.

The links in the navigation panel will provide more information for each of the following subjects:

Psychotherapy

  • What the term means
  • Descriptions of some of the broad categories of psychotherapy
  • The difference between psychotherapy and counselling
  • Frequently asked questions

ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

  • A mindfulness-based behaviour therapy with a strong evidence base
  • The core processes in the ACT model
  • Frequently asked questions

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing)
  • Information about EMDR and it's uses
  • Frequently asked questions

Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

  • Information on hypnosis, and the difficulty in defining it
  • Hypnosis as a tool in therapy
  • The hypnotherapy description provided by the CNHC
  • Frequently asked questions

Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness in a secular context
  • The benefits arising from practicing mindfulness
  • Mindfulness-based therapies for individuals and groups
  • Frequently asked questions

Human Social Functioning

  • Background information on Human Social Functioning
  • The Heimler Scale of Social Functioning developed by Eugene Heimler

Also, on the menu at the top of this page you'll find a link for 'Services', this will give you a guide to some of the conditions and issues that these therapies can help with, although please note that this is not a complete list.

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