Creative Counselling

The title of Creative Counsellor defines the wide variety of therapeutic disciplines I use for your benefit.

I have over fifteen years of experience supporting adults, young people and children with a focus on Art, Play and Well-being, and have worked in Italy, France, Turkey, North Africa, The Middle East, and South East Asia.

I am a qualified Transpersonal Arts Counsellor, Holistic Counsellor, and a Certified Therapeutic Play Practitioner. In training we are required to put theory into practice, and my practical experience has lead me to work with a variety of age groups, with varying needs, and in a range of settings.

In addition to training, Counsellors have usually had to spend many hours with their own therapists.

I also pay for regular supervision.  This will be with another specially trained therapist who is more experienced. My supervisor will review our work, offer me suggestions, and help with difficulties.

All of the above is held within a strict boundary of confidentiality.

Talk
Talking is part of the process and can be the method used if you wish.

Art & Play
Transpersonal Art Counselling involves art and creative play, the effortless pathway to the subconscious. This ranges from messing around with figurines in a sand tray to painting, using clay, doodling or role playing, or even dancing if the mood takes you. With creative practices I can help you to explore the relationships between the symbols, shapes, and forms in what you create and the thoughts and feelings which come with them. This part of the journey usually contains an element of surprise which clients enjoy because it shows that there is more than you expected.

Transpersonal & Holistic

The Transpersonal and Holistic brings perspective into your individual experience. This helps you extend your identity beyond the thoughts that can make bring about the feeling of being stuck.

Through this transformative work you can experience newfound:

    • Relaxed Confidence
    • Optimism
    • Improve Communication Skills
    • Creativity
    • Inspiration
    • Resilience
    • Peace & Power
    • Healthy Relationships
    • Gratification
    • Calm
    • Clarity
    • Self-worth
    • Purpose & Meaning
    • Self-respect
    • Personal Growth

“More brain centres light up in response to metaphor than any other form of human communication.”
F. Levin and A.H. Modell

Creative Counselling can help to alleviate:

    • Relationship Difficulties
    • Anxiety & Stress
    • Confidence Issues
    • Boundary Issues
    • Guilt & Shame
    • Cause and Effect of Abuse
    • Addictions

Read about Charlotte’s Creative Counselling Experience

Read about Stephen’s Creative Counselling Experience

I am happy to answer any questions you may have by filling in the details on the contacts page.

Costs

I offer a one-off free ‘get to know you’ session for people who are curious but unsure. This lasts 40 mins and allows us to see if we are suited to working together.

* It is also possible in this session to arrange and agree on a concession rate.

Each session lasts 60 mins and it is recommended that you start with regular weekly sessions.

A session costs £70 and can be paid in advance or on the day.

The cancellation schedule is discussed and agreed on at our ‘get to know you session’.

Six is the recommended number of sessions to begin with.  And you are free to decide when you wish to end or continue sessions.  To close; a final additional review session is normal.

I am currently running sessions at a fixed location in North London Zone 2.