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My Services

01.

I work with adult individuals, providing one to one therapy for a wide range of issues. I have experience in counselling clients of all ages and social backgrounds, and I'm passionate about counselling across cultures. I am skilled in a range of counselling approaches including psychodynamic, person centred therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and brief solution focused therapy.

I work in comfortable, dedicated therapy rooms is Addiscombe in Croydon, South London. My location is ideal for residents of Central, East and West Croydon, South Norwood, Woodside, Beckenham, West Wickham, Shirley, Thornton Heath, Broad Green, Norbury and Mitcham. My practice is within easy reach from East Croydon and West Croydon by bus or tram. East Croydon has direct lines to central London and out to Surrey. The London Overground service runs from West Croydon to East,  North and Central London.

If you'd like to enquire about one to one therapy, please get in touch.

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02.

I'm an experienced trainer and workshop facilitator, able to deliver a wide range of training on mental health and wellbeing issues for practitioners, people in the helping professions and the general public.

Recent topics include:

Telephone Counselling

Improving Your Mental Health

Stress Management

CBT - Introduction and Integrative Application

Bereavement for Line Managers

Substance Misuse for Line Managers

I provide tailor made workshops to meet your particular needs. If you're looking for health and wellbeing related training for your group or organisation, please get in touch.

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03.

Mediation is a form of informal dispute resolution, where a facilitator helps work colleagues who are in conflict to have a structured conversation about their issues and repair their working relationship.  Mediation is a quick and cost effective way to resolve disputes, avoid expensive tribunal costs and maintain productivity. Participants usually leave with verbal or written agreements to help manage their ongoing working relationship.

Why should you choose mediation for your organisation?

  • It’s quick – most mediations are completed in one day, sometimes two

  • It’s ‘win-win’ – I don’t look to apportion blame, but try to help the parties come to a better understanding of each other and agree a way forward

  • It’s comparatively cheap – tribunals and settlements can cost tens of thousands of pounds

  • It supports productivity – disputes at work can fuel sickness absence and reduced productivity

 

Contact me to discuss whether mediation could help in your organisation.

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