Counselling and Psychotherapy in Burgess Hill, West Sussex
I am an experienced psychotherapist and counsellor registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). My approach is broadly-based and integrative, drawing on transpersonal training. I am also a qualified Relate couples counsellor, and an EMDR therapist (see What Type of Therapy Should I Choose?).
I work with individuals or couples, and supervise other therapists.
For some years I practised in Haywards Heath, but my main counselling and psychotherapy practice is now on the outskirts of Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15, which is also convenient for Haywards Heath, Wivelsfield, Hassocks, Lindfield and Cuckfield. I also have a small practice in Wimbledon, London SW19.
My experience and interest cover a number of areas:
- Anxiety and panic
- Relationship issues
- Marital/couple problems
- Bereavement and loss
- Health-related issues
- Surviving abuse
- Finding purpose and meaning in life
When people recover from depression via psychotherapy, their attributions about recovery are likely to be different than those of people who have been treated with medication. Psychotherapy is a learning experience. Improvement is not produced by an external substance, but by changes within the person. It is like learning to read, write or ride a bicycle. Once you have learned, the skill stays with you.
- Irving Kirsch