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People’s capacity to make life-affirming choices is directly affected by their awareness. Once you are aware then you are responsible, giving you the choice to make changes or stay the same.

Andrea Simson

MBACP - BA (Hons) Integrative Councellor and Psychotherapist

For me, counselling is all about building a trustworthy relationship with my clients. This allows the client to open up through talking and get the most out of their session. I strive to create sessions that are held in a safe, professional and non-judgemental environment.

My role is to listen and deepen my client's experience in the room by allowing them to come to realisations about their lives and relationships; not just in the counselling room, but outside the room too.

So often, what happens in the counselling room reflects what is happening to a client in their everyday relationships. I see my job as enabling clients to see the correlation between our discussions and their everyday lives.

Everyone’s life experience is unique and I ensure that every session reflects on that.

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Some Reasons Why You Might Want To Come For Counselling

Anxiety & Depression

When circumstances in life become overwhelming and seem unmanageable, depression and anxiety can often follow as a response. You may feel a loss......

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Shame & Trauma

If you suffer from shame it can be difficult to admit or recognise, simply for the reason that it can be deeply shaming to admit to feeling shame. However.....

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Loss & Grief

When we think of loss or grief, we think of the death of someone close to us, or someone who has had an impact on our lives. However it is possible to feel a sense of loss or grief......

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Guilt

When guilt starts to build in an unhealthy way, such as feeling guilty for thinking something negative about someone else..........

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PTSD

Past situations that were traumatic or difficult can result in us constantly thinking or fantasising about them; in extreme..........

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Other Reasons

You may decide to see a counsellor for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you are facing a life changing event that has created........

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Next Steps...

I have created a page for prospective clients, outlining how my sessions work. Hopefully it will give you all the information you need. If not, please do take a look at my FAQ page, or contact me with any questions you may have.