Claire utlises the following therapuetic approaches in her work.
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy –
helps to identify unhelpful thinking styles and behavioural patterns and how to change them to more helpful approaches.
- Gestalt Therapy –
focusing on self-awareness and the “here and now” to achieve personal growth.
- Mindfulness –
a way of being in the present moment and accepting thoughts and feelings without judging them.
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy –
learning to accept and defuse difficult thoughts and feelings and live more fully according to your values.
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) –
a World Health Organisation recommended approach to treating trauma.
Claire utilises a creative approach when engaging children in counselling and uses methods such as play, art and story telling. Parents/carers are included in the counselling process.