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I am a fully qualified and MBACP Accredited integrative psychotherapist and bereavement counsellor. I offer short term counselling and open ended psychotherapy to adults of all ages from my practice in Shoreditch, East London.

You may be in the midst of a crisis, seeking resolution for a particular difficulty or feeling unhappy with your life. I am a warm, compassionate and empathic therapist with an individual approach to therapy. I can provide you with a safe and non-judgmental space where you can unpack your thoughts and feelings and consider their meanings.

I offer a free 10 minute phone consultation & am happy to answer any questions you may have

I am experienced in working with a wide range of life issues, such as –

  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Depression
  • Loss & Bereavement
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Family Difficulties
  • Affairs and betrayals
  • Phobias

Understanding fear of intimacy – A brief exploration

We as humans are relational beings, and inherent in all of our relationships is a need for physical and or emotional closeness and intimacy. We need to develop, build and experience relational bonds and experience closeness from another person. For some people however, intimacy is not so simple, and for some people it can be … Continue reading

Understanding Ambivalence in Loss and Grief

What is ambivalent loss? In simple terms, ambivalence can be understood as a state of tension that occurs when we have opposing beliefs, feelings or behaviours towards a person, object, experience or situation. A certain level of ambivalence in any relationship is universal, and not necessarily always hugely significant. In fact, there are few relationships … Continue reading

Understanding Ambivalence In Relationships

Ambivalence or uncertainty of any kind can be an anxious experience which can make us feel that our sense of safety and security has been threatened. Due to the nature of human connection, we can become psychologically, emotionally or even biologically connected to those we love. The mechanisms which drive human connections are powerful, and … Continue reading

Ambivalence – A Brief Exploration

What is ambivalence? The word ambivalence can be used for a wide array of psychological conflicts that involve conflicting factors, thoughts or feelings. The term was first used by the Swiss psychiatrist Paul Eugen Bleuler and later by Sigmund Freud who used the word to describe conflicts which related to love and hate. Ambivalence could … Continue reading

Why The Use Of Imagination in Psychotherapy Matters

People enter into therapy for different reasons, whether to understand bereavement and loss, or to explore a recent spate of anxiety. In therapy there are many aspects of our lives, experiences and relationships which can be explored. Therapy emphasises the importance of exploring our minds, seeking truth or clarity and uncovering our past. This exploratory … Continue reading

Men’s Mental Health – Masculinity & Feelings

Due to the way young boys are socialised in education and society, their ability to deal with emotions has been systematically undermined from a young age. They are taught that certain aspects of their personality are not acceptable to others, taught not to feel, cry or express how they feel. In school, they’re shown the … Continue reading