I have over 30 years experience of Counselling and Therapy work.
I am also a qualified Couple/Relationship therapist so I can see you one to one or as a Couple.
What is most important is that you feel safe. We can explore what is distressing you or issues in your life and relationships that are difficult or confusing and that you want to change. We can also look at your strengths and who you are becoming.
Over the years I have acquired a number of ways of working that help in different situations with different people and surprisingly things can sometimes change more quickly than you expect. Sometimes things take longer.
I can work with any issues you bring.
I have worked in the past as a teacher, social worker, Family Therapist, with children, in mental health, and in the NHS.
I am BACP accredited and qualified in a variety of approaches including Gestalt, Psychosynthesis, EFT, Solution Focused Therapy, Mediation and I now work in my own way that combines the approaches for what we need.
What underlies all I do is being present to myself and to connecting to you and what you need.
As well as traditional talking therapy I am interested in how normal life stresses and larger traumas are held in our bodies and I will be able to work with you to return your nervous system to a more relaxed state. This is powerful work that can get to the root of many problems and repeating patterns quickly.
I also have specialist experience of working with CFS/ME (including Reverse Therapy) if this is what you bring.
If you are drawn to other ways of working we can also work together through other modalities such as Shamanic work.
Once we start together I won’t just sit back but will be very much with you in helping you to deal with whatever is there so that you can create the life and relationships you need.
I offer support by email and sometimes phone between sessions if you need that.
What I suggest is that you contact me and we can arrange to talk on the phone so that you can get a sense if I am the right person for you.
I am flexible with how often we need to meet depending on what you need.
I also offer Skype and Phone work.
Maybe look on my website to see more about my background and ways of working. www.antoinebowestherapies.com