MSC (Institute of Family Therapy) Systemic Family Psychotherapy, UKCP, Post Graduate Diploma Dramatherapy (Roehampton) HCPC
Alex is a highly experienced therapist, with 20 years experience of working with children, adolescents and families. Alex recognises the many challenges life can present, and offers a safe therapeutic space to explore, manage and move on from difficult feelings and experiences. Her aim is to provide you with a safe and confidential space to manage your feelings in a non-judgmental environment.
Alex has 9 years experience working in CAMHS specialist services, previously she was worked in the NSPCC, primary and secondary schools.
Alex is a qualified systemic family psychotherapist, drama therapist and has many other therapy trainings to enhance what she can offer.
Alex’s approach is client led, she offers a trauma focused approach when appropriate.
Child and adolescent therapy offers a safe space where they can explore and start to understand their experiences and emotions. Therapy can help them develop new ways of coping and strategies to manage these feelings. Therapy can help your child or adolescent manage their overwhelming feelings, reduce anxiety, increase self-esteem and confidence and help them thrive.
Family therapy can help those in close relationships better understand and support each other, and be better able to communicate their thoughts and feelings within the family unit. Systemic family therapy enables family members to express and explore complicated thoughts and emotions safely; understand each other’s experiences and views; appreciate each others needs and build on family strengths and work together to make positive changes in their relationships and lives.
Trainings include: CATT - Creative Accelerated Trauma Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, Autism and suicide prevention, Safeguarding children level 3, The Oliver McGowan Training on Learning Disability and Autism, FLASH – Families learning about self harm, PACE – Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity, Empathy and Theraplay. Alex has completed training with Dr Jessica Taylor on trauma focused therapy and victim blaming.
Has experience working with:
- Developmental Trauma
- General Issues
- Low self esteem
- Peer Relationships
- Relationship Issues
- School Issues
- Suicidal Ideation
Child Psychotherapy: £95 per 50-minute session
Family Therapy: £115
To discuss your situation give Alex a call or send her an email.
07904 221 187