Things I get asked
WHAT IS A GESTALT THERAPIST?
Gestalt Therapists are trained psychotherapists and counsellors who seek to find out how their clients make meaning in their lives,what is useful to them and what gets in the way of leading a more satisfying life.We learn about their history,attend to the way they engage with us in the present,explore the limitations they set on themselves and experiment with the possibilities of doing things in a more satisfying and fullfilling way.It is both a holistic and humanistic approach.
COUNSELLING OR PSYCHOTHERAPY?
Counselling tends to suit individuals or couples with a specific issue to explore.Psychotherapy tends to appeal to people with a history of difficulties in their life and relationships or people who really want to find out what holds them back from living a more satisfying life.
HOW OFTEN DO I COME AND HOW MUCH DO I PAY?
I normally see people for an hour a week, sometimes fortnightly.The length of the therapy depends on the individual or couple and their needs.This is always negotiated by me and the client as we proceed.
I currently charge £40-£50 per hourly session depending on which venue you see me at.I can sometimes offer reductions for low incomes.