Issues I Work With

The following is a non-exhaustive list showing the types of issues I work with. If you are experiencing a concern which is not featured here please contact me to discuss.

Areas of particular interest:

Love, sex and relationships, trauma, difficult childhoods (Adverse Childhood Experiences – ACEs), toxic parenting, dysfunctional families, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), complex post-traumatic stress disorder (c-PTSD), burnout, stress, codependency, recovery after narcissistic abuse, big life changes (transitions), issues with identity, vulnerability, abandonment, rejection, neglect, guilt, shame and attachment; building confidence, self-worth & self-esteem.

Additional areas of experience:

Abuse (domestic violence, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, narcissistic abuse, historical)

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

Anxiety (Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), panic disorder, phobia, intrusive thoughts, racing thoughts)

Bereavement and loss

Bullying

Carer support

Change (life, redundancy, retirement, relocation, career)

Control issues

Depression (feeling sad/low, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), emptiness)

Family issues

Fertility issues and miscarriage

Imposter Syndrome

Infatuation / limerence

Infertility issues

Judgement (fear of being judged/ judging others)

Loneliness

Passive aggressive behaviour

Perfectionism

Relationship problems (love, affairs and betrayal, separation and divorce)

Shame

Shyness

Spirituality

“Engaging your own body is an absolutely necessary part of healing. You cannot be passive and sit in a chair, and not take care of your body, and truly heal from trauma.”

BESSEL VAN DER KOLK

Stockport Counselling, Stockport Psychotherapy, Stockport Life Coaching, Cheshire Counselling, Cheshire Psychotherapy, Cheshire Life Coaching, Greater Manchester Counselling, Greater Manchester Psychotherapy, Greater Manchester Life Coaching