Surviving to Thriving- Counselling Therapist in Banbury, Oxfordshire
When your issues are getting so difficult that it's starting to affect your day-to-day living, then perhaps it's a good time to seek the assistance of a counsellor, rather than allow the situation to get bigger.
I am able to offer Face to Face, Zoom, Whatsapp or Telephone Counselling to current and new clients. I follow all the government Covid-19 safety guidelines.
It is very recognisable how much the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic is having on people's mental health. People were already dealing with issues of their own , and the worries and fears around the Coronavirus haven't replaced the issues, only added to them. Many of us experience this strange environment with a feeling of complete change and loss. Things we would normally take for granted, e.g. shopping, socialising, going for a meal, to the pub, children going to school, going to work, paying our bills etc,. have changed and this can create anxiety, making us feeling low or depressed, with little or no motivation, no inspiration, and feeling stressed out.
The Coronavirus is a physical disease, but also creates psychological change in us.
Welcome, I'm Graham McDonald I'm an experienced integrative counselling therapist and I offer my services in the vicinity of Banbury, Oxfordshire. My private counselling practice, Surviving to Thriving Counselling, is located in Milcombe, Banbury.
People seek counselling for a wide variety of reasons. Some to get understanding of long deep rooted issues, others to find clarity or direction in their lives. Some people come to counselling because life has become difficult to cope with. Any mental health issues, whether they have appeared out of the blue or whether they have been around for some time, can be frightening and exhausting to manage.
I provide a safe, confidential, and calm environment, where you can talk to someone who will be non-judgemental, understanding and empathic to any issues you may bring, and help you towards a better way of coping.
I work with individuals, both with adults, and with young people and children over the age of 11. As a counsellor in Milcombe, Banbury, I provide counselling to people locally and to surrounding areas including Chipping Norton, Brackley and Bicester.
By attending counselling sessions you will be able to talk freely and in your own time about any issues that are affecting you. I'm not going to judge you or be shocked, but I will be supportive and caring and at your side when you talk about any difficult issues in your life, which may be about yourself or others, past or present. My aims as a counsellor are to be able to get a feeling of what it's like being you, to understand your thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and also to support you in ways that help you to cope better.
I have experience as a therapist in helping clients who have personal difficulties with many issues including:
- Panic attacks
- Sexual identity
- Gender issues
- Feeling stuck
- Physical, emotional or sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts