We are a professional counselling service providing counselling to individuals, and couples.
We are also able to offer counselling to young people over fourteen with consent from their parent/guardian.
Counselling can help you deal with a range of issues including: stress, depression, anxiety, loss, bereavement, abuse, relationship problems, family breakdown, lacking confidence, facing major change, personal growth and understanding.
We help people from all walks of life and offer a confidential and supportive counselling service giving you the opportunity to change.
If you want to know more about our services before making an appointment we are always happy to answer any of your questions.
If you have already decided you would like to have counselling then please telephone us to make an initial appointment.
We are also able to integrate hypnotherapy and relaxation techniques into your sessions if requested to ensure you get the best outcomes from your sessions.
Hypnotherapy attempts to address an individual’s subconscious mind, using the power of suggestion for beneficial change. A hypnotherapist uses hypnosis to give relevant, positive beneficial suggestions to help an individual bring about the change they desire. Although hypnotherapy is not the same as sleep (the individual will still have awareness and control), hypnotherapists often require the individual to be in a deeply relaxed state to enable them to use their imagination fully. For this reason, it’s imperative that the individual feels completely comfortable with their hypnotherapist. Hypnosis is a different state of consciousness from being awake or asleep, and many people compare the deep, relaxed state of hypnosis to daydreaming.
Altered states of awareness have been recognised for thousands of years and hypnosis is widely accepted as a beneficial psychological therapy to access our inner potential. Techniques can be used to reveal issues from an individual’s past that may be causing them distress, or the approach can be focused more on their present problems. Hypnotherapy can generally help with most emotional problems an individual is finding hard to cope with, and some physical problems can also be effectively treated with hypnosis too, such as IBS and insomnia. However, it’s important for an individual to consult their GP before approaching a hypnotherapist if they suffer from clinical depression, epilepsy or schizophrenia.
Hypnotherapists will often combine hypnosis with other psychotherapy and counselling techniques to benefit individuals. The techniques used will depend on the issue the individual is seeking help for.