You can get counselling help from me, regardless of age, gender, race or physical ability. It helps
if you can think fairly clearly.
WHO ARE MY CLIENTS?
Over a period of more than fifteen years, I have helped in excess of 780 people, roughly 50:50 males to females;
including dozens of couples; with a broad range of different kinds of issues and problems.
Most of my clients tend to be between the ages of 30 and 60 years, but a smaller group is aged 17 to 75. I find I am most
effective with the over 30s, because they are more willing to take responsibility for their lives, which is the first lesson
that I teach. "Nobody's coming on a puffing white charger; so you'd better take responsibility for solving
your own problems. Not in the sense that you necessarily caused all of your problems - though we do tend
to reap what we sow - but in the sense that nobody else is going to be as motivated
to solve our problems as we are. So let's get on with it".
That message is more difficult to hear if you are
aged somewhere between 17 and 29 than it becomes after the age of 30, and it gets even easier thereafter to see that "If
it's to be, it's up to me!" (However, I have had some good results with the 17-29 age range, so I do not rule them out
completely as potential clients).
Those people who come to see me tend to have...
1. ...emotional problems;
such as: anger, anxiety or depression, lack of confidence, low self esteem, stress, couple conflict, etc.
problems; such as: procrastination, passive-aggressive behaviour, reactivity, lack of proactivity, avoidance, submissiveness,
domination, ignoring problems, escape into alcohol or drugs, and so on.
3. ...relationship problems; such as: unhappiness;
growing incompatibility; verbal conflict; lack of intimacy; communication skills deficits; refusal to take responsibility;
absence; coldness; judgementalism; sexual dissatisfaction; and so on.
The easiest people to help are those who
know they have a problem; take responsibility for resolving it; and come to me to help them
to clarify what they can do, and how to do it.
My clients come from
both genders; all ethnic groups and social classes; all kinds of professions and vocations; all kinds of levels of education;
and all kinds of personality types.
I advise anybody who wants to know if I could help them to make one appointment
with me and check me out. We need to see if we will work well together.
this site you will find lots of informational resources (mainly requiring an access fee) about coaching, counselling
and psychotherapy services to help with all kinds of emotional, behavioural and relationship difficulties and problems; and
public performance difficulties. Counselling, coaching and psychotherapy in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, UK;
and all over the world via the telephone system and by email.
Coaching and Counselling services is the home of Cognitive Emotive Narrative Therapy (CENT) - which is an integration of Rational
Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), Transactional Analysis (TA), Narrative therapy, Attachment theory, Zen Buddhist philosophy,
Stoic philosophy, Moral philosophy, and several other systems.