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My therapeutic work is grounded in Gestalt therapy which is a creative, holistic and humanistic approach supporting personal growth, self acceptance and which teaches us how we can have more satisfying relationships with those around us. I work with you as a whole person, paying attention to both physical and psychological processes and how they link together. I work relationally meaning that I bring myself into the therapeutic relationship with you as another human being, sharing my responses, thoughts and feelings with you.
My work with people experiencing severe mental health conditions has deepened my understanding of human nature and the ways in which we can creatively adapt to the world when we experience extreme stress or pressure.
I am particularly interested in people’s everlasting ability to grow through human connection and healthy relationships.
Qualifications and Experience
I have been working for 9 years with people who have been experiencing various difficulties in their lives, including, anxiety, stress, depression, substance misuse, trauma, relationship issues and health issues. I have experience of working in various settings including charities, public sector services, private practice and NHS, offering brief counselling and long term therapy. In addition to my private practice, I work as a counsellor and Team Leader at The Awareness Centre in London. I am also an Assistant Tutor at the MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy training at the Metanoia Institute in London.
MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy, Metanoia Institute, London 2017
Counselling for Depression Training - a form of psychological therapy recommended by NICE for the treatment of depression. Metanoia Institute, London 2017
Certificate in Couples Work from The Relational Academy 2016
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Metanoia Institute, London 2014
MA in Psychology, UMCS, Poland 2003
Registered Member of UKCP, BACP and HCPC and abide by their code of ethics.