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A warm welcome is offered from Paul Allenby, your counsellor, offering effective counselling treatment and thank you for visiting the website of the Life Change Wellbeing Clinic and this page in particular detailing how you can be helped and treated effectively with your current issues with the use of counselling. Please peruse all the pages on this website detailing the different therapeutic interventions used which will help you break free from the way you currently feel.
Counselling is commonly known as a "talking therapy’. With the effective counselling therapy offered, you are given time and opportunity to explore issues which you believe are impacting on you in a negative, unhelpful way.
Counselling is aimed at enabling you to reach your own decisions and to make your own choices. As a supportive counselling therapist, I will help you through a crisis or difficult patch in you life bringing about the change you are looking for.
Any treatment offered using counselling skills is non-judgmental and confidential. Sometimes we have issues, which we may not want to share with family or friends. This is not because we don’t trust them, but sometimes even a loved ones advice, is simply not that helpful. They may not necessarily know what is going to work for you.
The details below gives you information how counselling works. If you wish to view information on the problem you are seeking help for once you have read below, please use the navigation buttons at the top of the page to look at the different treatments available.
the counselling sessions you explore your feelings and gain insight and understanding to the way you currently feel.
What helps, is having the opportunity to express your emotions and be able to talk about them in a safe place. Talking about your issues can help reduce the emotional pain you currently experience. As a psychodynamic counselling therapist my aim is to provide conditions where you can get to the root cause of you problem and help you to deal with the emotions of the underlying issues.
Paul is trained to listen and to help you find your own answers, without judging you. Research has shown that the relationship with your counsellor is important. It is any essential part of the process that the relationship is such, that a client can begin to build trust in the treatment they recieve.
Paul gently encourage his clients to look at aspects of their life and relationships. Sometimes difficult aspects have to be explored but a Paul will support you while you are doing it. The way we react to people or situations is often governed by things that have happened in our past so past situations/feelings may be explored to find clarity.
The main therapeutic method used at the Life Change Wellbeing Clinic is cognitive behavioural therapy which is a counselling talking treatment. CBT is very beneficial because it focuses on the 'here and now' and helps you to mange your current problems and find solutions to those problems as well as exploring the emotions behind your feelings and behaviour.
Many treatments are available which can benefit of the skills of counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy and include; anxiety, depression, panic attacks, stress, anger and alcohol abuse. Please navigate around the website with the links at the top of the page.
As well as the skills of cognitive behavioural therapy which helps you deal with your problems in the 'here and now', sometimes there may be a need to explore the issues and events which have occurred previously in your life which may be a direct link to your current problems. There may be unresolved adult issues which need to be dealt with or even childhood trauma which still impacts on you today.
There may be unresolved childhood issues which need to be dealt with or even childhood trauma which still impacts on you today. Our childhoods shape a great deal of who we are and how we deal with
things as adults. Many of us will have had less than the rosy ideal we
would wish for our own children, some will have had much more traumatic
Often as adults we don't even realise how much these early experiences have shaped who we have become but coping methods and patterns of behaviour set down in our formative years can have a huge impact on how we react today.
When you suspect that your past is controlling your present exploring the roots of your reactions can help you take back that control enabling you to move on with a more balanced outlook.
Counselling and therapy offer a variety of positive benefits which can enhance your life greatly. Exploring your thoughts with a professional, non-judgmental person can make you feel less alone and more able to sort out your thoughts in a productive way. When thoughts are disorganised, it can be challenging to make good choices: counselling is a collaborative and confidential relationship, which works to develop a realistic plan to help you move forward and grow to achieve the results you are looking for.
The benefits of counselling include a greater degree of self-awareness and understanding of yourself and others. This improves self-esteem, and becomes reflective in your personal relationships. Life feels more enjoyable and fun! You feel better about yourself and who you are. You have direction, goals, confidence, and are able to achieve them. Counselling does not have to be something you are ashamed of, but rather that you are proud of, because you want to lead a happy life! Which we all strive for. Psychological studies have shown empirical evidence which supports counselling, therapy, and its mental and physical health benefits.
At the Life Change Wellbeing Clinic, we operate using a solution-focused and client-centered approach. What exactly does that mean? It means that we work with you to explore your strengths. It means that we believe you know yourself best, and we empower you to make your own decisions. We don't focus on your problems, but rather on ways that we can help you solve them. We understand that each client, family, child, youth, couple, marriage, etc. has their own unique set of experiences, and we tailor our approach to suit those specific needs.
Counselling improves your self-knowledge, well being, health, and clarity of mind. It offers the opportunity to improve your life and comes with an overall feeling of positive change that manifests into a more fulfilling and productive life. Counselling will make you feel more inspired, motivated, and organized. You will be ready to tackle anything!
Give yourself the gift of counselling sessions where you will feel more in control of yourself and your life. Consider it a personal investment for a new positive future.
Please Continue to peruse the pages of this website using the links at the top of the page so you can gather further information on the therapies and symptoms treated. Please feel free to call Paul anytime to discuss the treatment offered in the clinic.