What is individual therapy?

Individual therapy, is a process where we work one-on-one to address various emotional, relational, mental, and psychological concerns. It provides a safe and confidential space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings, behaviours, and life experiences.

We collaborate to identify and understand your unique challenges, personal goals, and areas for growth. Through open and supportive conversations, you will gain insight into your emotions and relationship patterns, develop coping strategies, and learn practical problem-solving skills.

It’s an opportunity to transform your life, one step at a time.

Let’s talk about what individual therapy aims to achieve

Emotional Support: Individual therapy offers a non-judgmental and empathetic environment where clients can express their thoughts and emotions freely.

Self-Exploration: It helps you explore your beliefs, values, and past experiences that may impact your current well-being.

Problem-Solving: I help you identify and address specific problems or challenges that you may be facing, providing specific and practical solutions.

Skill Development: You will learn valuable skills to manage stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, or other issues and improve your overall mental and emotional well-being.

Personal Growth: You can promote personal growth and self-improvement by fostering self-awareness and self-acceptance.

Relationship Enhancement: It will improve interpersonal relationships by helping you understand your communication styles, boundaries, and how your behavioural patterns affect yourself and others.

Here’s what individual therapy can help you:

PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder): Find strategies to cope with and recover from trauma, helping you regain control of your life.

Anxiety: Learn techniques to manage anxiety and panic attacks to reduce their impact on your daily life.

Attachment Issues: Explore and address attachment patterns affecting your relationships and well-being.

Depression: Discover ways to alleviate symptoms of depression, build resilience, and rekindle your zest for life.

Relationship Issues: Gain insights into your relationship dynamics and develop healthier, more fulfilling connections with others.

What to expect

When you decide to see a Psychologist, it’s natural to have questions and uncertainties about what to expect. I offer support and expertise in addressing a wide range of mental and emotional challenges, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addiction, trauma, self-esteem, family dynamics, career stress, and life transitions.

My approach to therapy is very eclectic in that I employ many therapeutic approaches to help individuals, couples, and families improve their mental well-being, cope with difficulties, and develop healthier strategies for personal growth and emotional health. We are all so individual, and that requires a very individual approach.


Initial Assessment
Your first session will often involve an initial assessment where I get to know you, your background, and the reasons for coming to see me. I’ll ask about your personal history, current concerns, and goals for therapy. This assessment helps me to understand your unique situation and tailor the approach to meet your needs best.


Confidentiality and Trust
Psychologists adhere to strict ethical guidelines, including maintaining the confidentiality of your sessions. You can expect a non-judgmental and empathetic environment where you can openly discuss your thoughts and feelings. Building trust is a crucial part of the therapeutic process, and your psychologist is there to support and guide you on your journey to better mental health.


After the initial assessment, I will work with you to develop a personalised plan. This plan outlines your therapy goals, the strategies and techniques to be used, and the expected duration of the therapy. It serves as a roadmap for your sessions and helps track your progress.


Active Participation
Successful therapy often requires active participation from you and me; my approach offers solution-focused ways of rewiring the brain and helping you change difficult patterns. I’ll always encourage you to openly share your thoughts, emotions, and experiences. You’ll always get important and life-changing insights, feedback, and evidence-based strategies to help you better understand and cope with your challenges.


Regular Sessions
Therapy typically involves regular sessions scheduled at intervals that we agree upon. The frequency and duration of sessions can vary depending on your needs and progress. Committing to attending sessions consistently is essential to achieve the best results.


Progress and Feedback
As therapy progresses, we will regularly assess your progress toward your goals. You should feel comfortable discussing any concerns or questions about the process. Open communication ensures that the plan and therapeutic strategy remain effective and aligned with your evolving needs.