Counselling and Psychotherapy

What is Counselling and Psychotherapy?

Susan, of Amber Path, is a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and sees the words ‘counselling’ and ‘psychotherapy’ as interchangeable, meaning much the same thing.

She uses an integrative approach, tailoring her service according to your needs and circumstances. She believes that no single approach holds the answer to all of your needs – they all have value – so she designs her therapy to suit you, not the other way around.

This enables you to:

  • explore and identify the triggers of your negative thoughts or behaviours;
  • set achievable, realistic goals;
  • leave behind your fears or limitations; and
  • work towards greater peace and satisfaction.

Humanistic – you, the client, are your own expert and given the right conditions and support in the therapy room you will grow and achieve your potential…
Psychodynamic – your behaviour and feelings are affected by your unconscious mind, which is responding to childhood experiences. This can lead you to feel anxious or use defence mechanisms. Therapy enables you to identify and process the issues in your past…
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) – your thoughts, behaviours and feelings are interlinked. By identifying the thoughts and behaviours that influence your mood you can regain control of your feelings…

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