Issues and Therapies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) helps you manage your problems by altering the way you think and behave. It's most commonly used to treat anxiety and depression, but can be useful for other mental and physical health difficulties.

Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

The aim of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is to help you accept what you can’t change and change what you can. ACT helps you accept the things out of your control and work towards living a life you value. This includes popular techniques such as mindfulness.

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytical therapies are based on identifying individuals’ unconscious perceptions and thoughts which have developed during their childhood and understanding how these affect current thoughts and behaviour.

Family Therapy

Family therapy, sometimes referred to as systemic therapy, aims to support families or those in close relationships to make helpful changes. The focus of sessions is to work on helping the family as a unit, rather than the individuals’ issues.

Couples Counselling

Couples counselling aims to support a couple to improve their communication and make meaningful changes to their relationship. It is not about blaming one person or the other, but finding a joint understanding which helps you move forward together

Compassion Focused Therapy

The main aim of Compassionate Focused Therapy is to teach the skills and attributes of compassion. Compassion focused therapy is particularly useful for those who criticise themselves heavily and who have difficulty in feeling warmth toward, and being kind to, themselves or others.

Person-centred therapy

A person-centred approach is about ensuring that the person with a difficulty is at the centre of decisions relating to their life. A person-centred process involves listening, thinking together, sharing ideas, coaching, and requesting feedback.

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