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Embrace The Future

We have all had moments in our lives where we have felt stuck and have been unable to find the motivation to move forward. Changing your perspective often enables a passion for life to return and with it goals accomplished and aspirations realised.

Online Counselling

At Essential Counselling, the health and safety of our clients is the highest priority.

We have therefore decided to keep offering online counselling only via Skype and Zoom.

Contact us at 07482649539 or info@essentialcounselling.co.uk to get started!

Our COVID-19 Response

 
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Your Clapham Counsellor is Here to Help

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Anxiety can be one of the more distressing moods we can experience.

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Emotion can enrich our lives but too much can be disruptive.

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Self-esteem refers to the extent to which we approve or value ourselves.

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Stress is the conviction that we won't be able to cope with the challenges we are facing.

 

A single session aimed to help you examine a problem. Help you get unstuck.

Give you an alternative way to things.

You take away something meaningful that you can apply to your life.

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50 minutes at £50

My Counselling Approach

The integrative approach I employ puts the client at the centre of the therapy. The client is encouraged and gently guided to express their experiences in their own time and in their own way, leading to inner discovery.  

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About me

As an integrative therapist, I offer a service unique and tailored to the needs and goals of each individual client. 

I strive to make Connections with my community.

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Why is it important to treat mental illness?

Talking is important but to be actively listened to is essential if counselling is to be of benefit.

 

Counselling offers a safe and confidential space where you can freely explore your problems with a trained professional who can support your needs whilst enabling you to make positive decisions about your life.

 

Counselling does not give suggestions, nor does it give advice.

You will be listened to in a non-judgmental environment where you will be helped to have insight into your thoughts and feelings.

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Anger

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Anxiety

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Depression

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Self-Esteem

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6 Steps to Benefiting the Most From Counselling

  1. Use Your Time - arrive a few minutes early to mentally prepare yourself before entering your session and forget about the clock when you are in the session.

  2. Apply Your Session - in between meetings, apply what you've taken to your life and be mindful; make note of changes you are working on and that you want to make.

  3. Journal - take note of your thoughts and feelings; don't stress about writing a lot, just record your feelings and thoughts as you go - it may help to bring it to your next session.

  4. Be Open and Honest - do not try to censor your feelings or any questions you may have -always express what you are feeling. Don't be afraid to try new things and feel free to speak what's on your mind, even if it does seem off topic.

  5. Be Proactive - your therapist is not here to answer questions for you but rather to guide you to your own answers.

  6. Be Ready for Change - know that in order for therapy to succeed, you may have to make some changes to get there; but don't worry - your therapist is here to help you with these changes

Counselling helped me to stop procrastinating. It enabled me to move forward and find what I like doing.

Martin