Andrew

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Becker

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Andrew

Sometimes life isn’t straightforward, throwing challenging issues at us. We can feel overwhelmed and unable to cope alone. A safe space to talk in privacy and confidence with a “neutral” person who is prepared to really listen and help find different ways of looking at the problem can be invaluable.

I use a psychodynamic approach to therapy. This works with the understanding that what you think, how you feel and behave today are as a result of formative experiences. Looking at these early experiences together can help bring unconscious patterns of behaviour and relating to a conscious level. A new awareness can bring about change in how you understand and feel about yourself and how you relate to others, enabling you to tackle negative patterns and take better control, to make better choices for yourself.

I understand that reaching out for help takes courage and may seem daunting, my aim is to help you work through whatever is troubling you and bring about positive change opening the door to a happier, more fulfilling life.


Qualifications and Training:
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Psychodynamic), Chichester Counselling Services

phone: 07598 208 280
email: andrew@avantitherapy.co.uk

Andrew Norris MBACP

Becker

I’ve been where you are now, looking for a therapist and not sure who to choose….it’s a daunting prospect!

Having had my own struggles and, subsequently, my own therapy, I know how important it is to find the right one, but you’ve taken the first step towards sharing the weight of what’s happening for you.

My belief is that therapy can help to alleviate the feeling of being alone with your problems and difficulties. Sometimes ‘letting someone else in’ can help tremendously and often it can be an avenue for change, if that is what you hope for.

I have worked with young people, both in and out of therapy, as well as adults in a variety of areas of mental health difficulties. My experiences demonstrate that understanding yourself better can open many personal ‘doors’ and people who are more emotionally aware tend to access more joy and fulfilment.

Life can be challenging, as therapy sometimes is too, but I have found it, as both a therapist and a client, to be a very rewarding experience. It is an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of yourself and how you then choose to live your life.


Qualifications and Training:
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Psychodynamic), Chichester Counselling Services
NSPCC Safeguarding and Well-being Certificate
Sport England Safeguarding and Welfare Certificate

phone: 07526 909 809
email:
becker@avantitherapy.co.uk

Becker Cox, MBACP

Katie

You may be wondering if counselling is right for you. Sometimes we just need a little help to see things differently. Choosing counselling as a means to explore your problems and concerns takes courage. Choosing a counsellor you feel comfortable with can be overwhelming. I can offer you a safe, confidential space where you will be listened to and heard. Together we can focus on and explore your difficulties at a pace that suits you.

We would arrange an initial, no-obligation meeting to ascertain how or whether we can work together to look at your concerns.

This may be over any length of time, determined by your needs. Our time together will develop a relationship which will build upon trust and enable us to explore the origins of some more deep-rooted anxieties or negative behavioural patterns that may become apparent. I work gently at your pace in order to achieve changes to improve the quality of your life, with the aim of helping you to understand your behaviour and how to improve your relationships.

As well as my counselling skills, I bring honesty, respect and an open mind to each session.


Qualifications and Training:
Certificate in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Psychodynamic), Chichester Counselling Services
CRUSE Bereavement Care Certificate

email: hello@avantitherapy.co.uk

Katie Spani, BACP

Lynn

I am passionate about personal development and have been working in the health and well-being world for many years. My own growth in therapy began with a greater awareness and understanding of the relationship problems between my Self and my Body. Like many young girls, I took up ballet as a small child and went on to become a dancer and teacher.

It has taken me a very long time and a lot of exploration into my past to leave the ‘no pain no gain’ way of living behind me. Our bodies hide many secrets, particularly if we have suffered any adverse childhood experiences and Trauma in our past. These secrets can seriously damage our physical and mental health, our way of relating to ourselves and those around us and can disrupt our way of being in the world.

I work with clients to help gently reveal and explore some of these secrets: supporting them as they release and let go of long-held emotion in a safe environment. This release can help heal the wounds from the past leading to a healthier future.


Qualifications and Training:
Certificate in Humanistic Counselling, Chichester University
Certificate in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Psychodynamic), Chichester Counselling Services
Hoffman Process Graduate

email: hello@avantitherapy.co.uk

Lynn Crescens Smith MSc


 

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