CHANGE YOUR LIFE
What do I work with?
Adult Mental Health Care
When and where?
MONDAY: 10.00 - 18.00
(via Skype/Zoom/Teams or telephone)
FRIDAY: 10.00 - 18.00
(via Skype/Zoom/Teams or telephone)
SATURDAYS: 12.00 - 18.00
Face to face, BRISTOL Redcliffe
What help do I offer?
Individual sessions 1:1 with adults
Assessment (Consultation session)
CBT (Cognitive – Behavioural Therapy)
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing)
Specializing in Treating Anxiety, Depression and Trauma
Do you find difficult to cope with social situations and parties? Do you feel anxious when you are the centre of attention? Do you avoid doing activities when know you are being watched? Do you avoid talking to people you don’t know? Do you avoid speaking publicly and feel anxious in a group of people? Activities in public places cause you anxiety? Are you afraid of people in authority? Do you worry about being embarrassed?
If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder.
Have you been feeling down, depressed, or hopeless? Have you been having trouble sleeping? Have you been feeling tired? Are your energy levels affected and poor motivation? Problems with appetite?
Problems with concentration? Lack of interest in doing things? Feeling bad about yourself? Have you been experiencing thoughts that you would not want to be around?
If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Depression.
Do you experience unwanted, unpleasant, intrusive thoughts that you cannot get rid of? Do your thoughts revolve around catastrophic events that you think will happen and you will be responsible for if you do not perform certain activities? Do you experience urges and compulsive behaviours that you cannot stop? Do you perform rituals or routine activities such as hand washing or constant checking because you worry that something bad could happen? Do you feel discomfort if things are not done in a certain way?
If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
GAD - worry
Do you experience any of the following physical symptoms?
• Rapid or pounding heartbeat
• Chest pain or discomfort
• Chills or hot flushes
• Trembling or shaking
• Dizziness or faintness
• Feelings of unreality
• Numbness or tingling?
Do you fear you are losing control or dying? Do you think you are going to choke, faint, have a heart attack or go crazy? Are you feeling tense worrying panic attack will happen again? Do you avoid certain situations because of fear of having a panic attack? Do you experience panic attacks in specific situations or maybe they happen out of the blue?
If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Panic Disorder.
Have you noticed that you worry too much about your health? Are you always afraid that you are seriously ill (heart disease/cancer)? Do you experience constant anxiety about your health and your life? Do you have thoughts about death caused by previous experience of illness? Do you worry even if your doctor and test results say you are ok? Do you read all available information about the symptoms you experience?
If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Health Anxiety.
Trauma and PTSD
Do you worry about many different things? Many situations make you worry? Do you worry about everything that you need to do? DO you feel overwhelmed by your worries? Are you able to dismiss your worries? Have you been a worrier all your life? Do you think about the worst-case scenarios that cause anxiety? Do you find difficult to relax and you feel always tense?
If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD).
Did you experience a difficult, stressful life event, in which you thought your life/health/identity was at risk? Did you witness a dangerous event? Do you still think or dream about it? Does it affect your sleep or ability to concentrate? Are you jumpy, irritable or hyper-vigilant? Is it still difficult to believe that it really happened? Do reminders of it cause you to have physical reactions? Do you experience flashbacks, where you relive that particular experience?
If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Trauma or PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).