Liz Potter Counsellor Counselling in Market Weighton

Good...Bad? I'm not here to judge where you're at or where you've been. I'm simply here to encourage you in where you would like to go. You have the map. I'll shine a light on it so you can read it better. And eventually, the sun will rise again in your life and you'll no longer need my light to assist you. (Alanic Hutchinson, Living Peace)

What will happen in counselling
Counselling is a talking therapy.
Using my listening skills and in conversation, I will help you to examine issues and situations that are causing you distress.
I will help you to understand your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

You will be encouraged to participate in finding a focus for our work together, setting goals and reviewing progress at regular intervals.

I will help you to find options and opportunities and move towards any changes you decide you want to make.

What Conditions Can it Help?
Counselling is effective for a range of issues including:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Life changes
  • Work-related stress
  • Issues of abuse
  • Childhood trauma
  • Addictions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    How I work:
    The core of my work is Person-Centred. This means that you, the client, are at the centre of any work that we do. You set the agenda and you set the pace of the work. You will not be asked to do anything that you do not feel comfortable with. I want you to feel at ease in the counselling room and able to put your trust in me.

    "I felt comfortable with Liz and was able to tell her things I have never told anyone else. She didn't judge or critisise me." (with client's permission)

    I tailor the therapy to the individual needs of each client. No two people are the same and so the strategies I may use differ with each client.

    For instance, I may use Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with clients who need to change negative patterns of thinking; I use Transactional Analysis to help clients to recognise the roles they fall into; I might explore a client's past using Psychodynamic thinking; If clients wish to, I teach them about Mindfulness and how to use meditation to combat anxiety and depression.

    BBC1 Wednesday September 13th :HOW TO STAY YOUNG
    To reduce a patients stress response MINDFULNESS MEDITATION was used. Her levels of stress were shown to be prematurely aging her body. Within 12 weeks of using Mindfulness and meditating daily her elevated anxiety levels came down to normal, her bodily stress markers were reduced and her mental well being was improved.......not only that but she also knocked 6 years off her body age!
    I CAN TEACH YOU HOW TO DO MINDFULNESS MEDITATION. What are you waiting for? Contact me today.

    If you would like to find out about some of the strategies I may use please use the links below:

    For Information on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy justclick here
    For Information on Transactional Analysis just click here
    For Information on Mindfulness just click here
    The therapy you receive will be tailor made just for you.

    Find me on Google by searching for: counselling in East Yorkshire

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