What to ExpectTry one session, to see if you feel comfortable with Birgit, and decide if therapy may help you.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
- Body Dysmorphia
- Self Harm
- Binge Eating
- Social Anxiety
CBT focuses on how your thoughts (cognitions) influence your feelings and behaviour. It recognises and addresses unhelpful thoughts that perpetuate the issues you encounter. The aim of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to have healthier thoughts and feelings.
NICE suggests counselling for Depression.
Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You decide which matter regarding your childhood or adulthood you discuss. An aim of counselling is to enable you to talk about a problem and find a solution which is appropriate for you.
Psychology is interested in you and your thoughts, emotions and behaviour. It offers you psychological treatments and mental wellbeing support. The intention of psychological therapy is to help you alleviate symptoms.
Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It considers your thoughts, feelings and relevant events in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or find suitable ways of managing.
- Relationship Problems
- Self Esteem
- Sexual Problems
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|Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Counselling Psychologist|
|British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist|
London Metropolitan University (UK)
|British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Psychotherapist|
University of Gottingen (Germany)
Birgit abides by the Standards of Conduct Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), the Code of Ethics and Conduct of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Standards of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
My Consulting Address is in easy reach ofColchester, Lexden, Mile End, Braiswick, Shrub End, Greenstead, Old Heath, Kingsford, Highwoods, Greenstead Estate, Blackheath, Beacon End, West Bergholt, Lexden Heath, Fox Street, Rowhedge, Stanway, Eight Ash Green, Crockleford Heath, Heckfordbridge
Nearest Train Stations
- Colchester Town (0.5 miles)
- Colchester (0.9 miles)
- Hythe (Essex) (1.5 miles)
- Wivenhoe (3.5 miles)
- Marks Tey (4.6 miles)
- Alresford (Essex) (5.1 miles)
- Chappel and Wakes Colne (6.3 miles)
- Bures (7.8 miles)
- Great Bentley (7.8 miles)
- Manningtree (7.9 miles)
Wheelchair access: No
Updated 24 November 2018