WORKING WITH YOU TO MOVE FORWARD
As a Humanistic Counsellor, I believe in the goodness of all people, emphasising a person's self-growth to achieve their highest potential.
Feeling anxious or stressed?
Having relationship difficulties?
Experiencing issues from the past that are causing you a pause in life?
Needing someone to talk to?
Or are you concerned about your child or a young person and feel they may benefit from having support that is outside of their circle?
Life can present many frustrations and at times, you may feel it is too difficult to cope with it all on your own. Having therapy can support you to take that step forward.
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WHAT IS COUNSELLING?
Counselling is a talking therapy that involves a trained therapist listening to you and helping you find ways to deal with the issues you are currently facing/experiencing in your life today.
Finding that healthy balance, your healthy balance.
Myth: Whilst some people think counselling is only for people who have serious emotional problems...
Fact: While counselling does help those with crisis emotional problems, it also is intended for:
- Individuals who have difficulty with self esteem
-Abuse or Trauma
-Alcohol and Drug misuse
- A loss of direction
- Behaviour issues
If you have any questions or to book an appointment please contact me.
GET TO KNOW ME
Hi, I’m Katrina Martine (Kat)
I am a qualified counsellor who would like to help you reach a goal or make a change in your life whether this is accepting and moving on from an experience that has happened in your life or other struggles you may be experiencing in the here and now. I truly believe that within a positive, safe, working relationship with a counsellor, people are able to make positive changes in their life. As an empathetic counsellor I will walk with you on your journey. Helping you with your self image and self-actualization – the things that make you feel worthwhile to fulfill your potential and maximise your well-being. I believe that we have all come from different paths and have had experiences that have brought us to this page today. We are all unique individual human beings who deal with “Life” differently and that is ok.... there isn’t a right or wrong way. Working with you will give us a clearer vision of what is happening in the here and now, removing those blocks that at times we feel are holding us back. Knowing and understanding that in fact we have a choice in whatever we do. I work in a non judgemental manner to provide you a safe space to just be you....
“What you are to be, you are becoming” wise words from Carl Rogers.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions/queries. I will look forward to working with you whether this be through talking face to face or via phone/online.
Warm and safe wishes Kat
WORKING WITH YOUR CHILD & YOUNGER PEOPLE
Helping you to establish trust and an understanding of what is happening in your world. In a safe and confidential environment you are able to tell your story without any judgement, encouraging you to explore your feelings and thoughts.
Helps you to make informed choices.
Helps you to develop a positive attitude.
Helps you to develop and build confidence and self-esteem.
.... and a place to 'off load' all that heavy stuff.
It may seem daunting at first. You are not alone.
This will be a journey that we will walk through together.
Many resources are available such as Lego, arts and crafts, sand tray therapy if you wish to use these within your sessions.
I shall look forward to hearing from you.
A gentle reminder: We are human, it's OK to not feel OK.
YOUR THERAPEUTIC SPACE
A HUMANISTIC APPROACH
All people are inherently good. To reach the level of 'goodness' every person must go through certain phases in life.
Life throws many surprises at us, and while we cannot predict the outcome of any situation, we can however take control of how we respond to certain situations, how we feel, to learn to accept and how to remove certain blocks that stop us continuing with everyday life.
As human beings we have a choice in everything we do, however our choices are at times clouded by what is happening around us in our current situation.
As your counsellor I will work with you to remove such clouds.
This service is a favourite among many of my clients, as it is often times one of the keys to a happier, more manageable life. My job is to work with you to know/find your tools and techniques to work with your emotions, thoughts and feelings to achieve a balanced and fulfilling life.
Prices and Times
Sessions can be face to face or via Phone/Zoom
Each session takes 50 minutes and are £35 per session.
*I reserve the right to ask for the full fee for any session cancelled less than 48 hours notice.
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
About the service I provide....