A very warm welcome to my website.
In his brand new book ‘The School of Life – An Emotional Education’ the philosopher Alain de Botton makes a BIG statement…
‘In the school of self-knowledge, psychotherapy may be the single most useful intervention of the last 200 years’.
Are you thinking of making some positive changes in your life? For nearly 18 years I’ve been helping hundreds of individuals and couples do just that – make a positive difference to their lives. Can I do the same for you?
I am a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist based in Wimbledon and I also supervise the work of other therapists. The difficulties I help people with are relationship problems, anxiety, depression, anger & frustration, feeling stuck, OCD, personality problems, work/career issues and much more besides. To see if you think I might be able to help you please take a look at what some of my former clients have to say here, get in touch and let’s talk.Contact Allan
“I had an idea when I started therapy that it was quite an indulgent thing to do, that I should get in and out as quickly as possible. In fact, it became a regular meeting for around two years
A lot of the early sessions were quite emotional, I cried a lot. It helped to have someone to talk to who really listened. I think the greatest progress came after those initial sessions though, once I had let out some of the more raw emotions that I was feeling and built up trust with Allan through doing so. Allan helped me to explore assumptions about myself and other people’s opinions of me that I hadn’t even realised I had been making. Self awareness only takes you so far – having someone reflect back to you, in the safe space created by therapy, what it feels like to talk to you, to build a relationship with you, brought me far more insight that i could have found on my own.
Over time, the process of therapy greatly changed my view of myself and my approach to social situations, and a number of people close to me have commented on how much more at ease with myself I seem.”