What is Integrative Therapy?
One of the things that is really important to me as a Psychotherapist is that my clients and their needs are at the centre of my work.
The key factor that led me to train as an Integrative Psychotherapist was the flexibility it gives. As an Integrative therapist you learn about a number of different theories and methods. Having a number of different theoretical frameworks that you can draw from means that you can choose the most appropriate technique to meet an individual's needs and preferences.
If you want to understand more about how your past shapes how you respond in the present then we can consider that. If you want some tools and techniques to manage anxiety and improve mood then I can share some options and give you the opportunity to experiment with different techniques. If you want someone you can trust and connect to on a deeper level than you might be able to in other relationships in your life then I can offer the opportunity to experience a different kind of relationship.
I have training in a number of creative techniques including drawing, use of imagery and metaphor and exploration of dreams. For some people these methods can help them to understand and process feelings in a new way.
You can read more about different types of therapy including Integrative therapy on the BACP website here.