Psychotherapy is a bit like having a conversation that is solely about you. It is a process that is unique simply because each and everyone of us experiences differently low mood or anxiety. I provide a safe and confidential therapy setting where you will be able to pause, be heard and hear yourself.
No subject is off-limits. We can talk about whatever is important to you. We can look at how you relate to yourself, other people and the world. I will not ask you to discuss anything you do not feel comfortable with nor will I tell you what to do or how to lead your life.
In psychotherapy you may gain a different perspective on yourself and some insight into your existence. This may enable you to explore new options and make different choices and help you to cope better with life’s challenges, both today and in the future.
I work with the following presenting issues:
The existential approach to psychotherapy is philosophically-based. It does not aim to cure/eliminate the symptom (the medical/pathological model) but seeks to uncover what challenges of our existence give rise to the expression of these symptoms. Existential therapy asks what it means to to be alive and its main goal is to help us find meaning in our struggles.
In my role as an existential analyst I will aim to: