Hi, I'm Sarah
Counsellor, Therapist, EMDR and Somatic Practitioner
Counselling should always start with listening and creating an honest and authentic relationship. There are many tools available to speed up the process of healing and when done in collaboration with you, this can make therapy quicker, safer and more effective.
My orientation is towards attachment and emotion-focused therapy. While we can change thoughts and behaviours (CBT and solution-based therapies), real transformation often requires acknowledging emotions, or memories or parts of ourselves that we try to hide. When we do this within the container of a genuine and supportive relationship, radical and real change can happen.
My specialty is trauma-focused treatment, which is led by an understanding that much of our pain is related to events in our past. Modern trauma treatment is an active process so rather than engage in talking about painful past events (which for many reasons can be re-traumatising) much treatment will involve working with your body and nervous system to build strength, process traumatic memories and create new beliefs and programming to be more effective in the future.
I offer packages to work on past traumas in a focused way and you can see them HERE.
I can’t change the past, but I can help you leave it behind and reshape the future.
Get in touch!