Hello. I’m Denise, an Integrative Psychotherapist and former corporate HR professional. I can offer you a still space to unpack your current difficulties to gain perspective, clarity and to make more sense of your story and potential going forward.
My underlying philosophy to our work together, is that there is an innate wisdom within us, to guide us to become our authentic self. If we take the cue and follow the bread crumb trail of our symptoms, then we can discover our personal healing remedy and create new meaning and purpose in our life. I work with you to develop your inner resources through greater self-awareness and acceptance, emotional resilience, letting go and re-connecting with your whole self.
My clinical experience spans working with anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, relationship issues, identity and loss. I have a broad open approach to our work together, informed by awareness of our relationships in life, with ourselves, childhood and family, intimate partners and friends. Depending on your need and best hopes for the outcome of therapy, I am able to work on both a targeted short term or longer term basis. My prior corporate people experience also means that I have additional insight on issues of work related stress, career transitions and performance related areas impacting mental health.
Clients have described me as warm, understanding, open, easy to talk to and able to challenge when helpful to do so. My natural style is sensitive, and I attune to you and where you find yourself at this moment. I can integrate practical tools alongside more creative healing approaches, working with the energy of your psyche through grounding exercises, images, dreams, mythology and imagination. Interestingly, they are often unexpectedly valued interventions by clients and can offer an extra dimension to our work together.
Days I’m available at EmotionMatters
Here are the days I can see you in person or connect with you remotely
Qualifications & training
- 2018 CPD Shame Shields – The Armour we use to protect ourselves
- 2018 Postgraduate Diploma Transpersonal Couple Psychotherapy
- 2017 CPD Shame in Organisations
- 2017 CPD An Evening with Susie Orbach
- 2016 Holy Isle Retreat
- 2016 Sacral Abdominal Healing
- 2015 Workshop: Neuroscience and Trauma
- 2015 CPD Introduction to Energy Psychology – Working with Trauma
- 2014 CPD Making Endings with Children
- 2014 CPD Safeguarding
- 2014 SOPH Annual Conference – Our Jungian Heritage in the 21st Century
- 2013 MA & PGDip Psychotherapy & Healing Practice
- 2013 Jungian Psychology Theory & Practice
- 2013 Psychoanalytic Theory & Practice
- 2013 Psychodynamic Theory & Practice
- 2013 Dreamwork
- 2013 Healing & Life Stages
- 2013 Energy Medicine
- 2011 Postgraduate Diploma Level 7 CIPD
- 1998 BA French
Membership of professional bodies
- Registered Member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
- Associate Member of AICTP (Association of Integrative Coach-Therapist Professionals)
How i offer psychotherapy
I work with clients across the UK, and around the world, using Skype, FaceTime & Zoom. There is no need to travel, and you can feel comfortable in your own home. It is free to set up and simple to use, so why not give it a try?
I offer sessions in English