Therapy has no entry requirements – it isn’t reserved for any specific person, emotion or life event. Just wanting to feel happier, to get know yourself better, or to have somewhere you feel able to talk, is more than enough to start a conversation.
And, at its heart, therapy is a conversation – one held at your pace, in your style, with a focus on you and your world. In therapy, nobody tells you what to do, judges or criticises you: instead, we work together to uncover your voice, and to learn how to listen to it.
Hello, I'm Emily, a psychotherapist based in London. I specialise in helping Millennials and members of the LGBTQ+ community with all sorts of life challenges and questions.
Sometimes I work within quite specific areas, including anxiety, loss, relationships, self-esteem, communication, identity, lack of direction, purpose or meaning, and LGBTQ+ issues. At other times, people come to see me because something in their life just doesn’t feel right, even if they can't put their finger on what that something is.
As an Integrative therapist, I offer a flexible therapeutic approach, shaped by ideas from lots of different sources. I came to therapy via studying philosophy, languages and literature, and this background continues to influence my work - as do film and TV, music, podcasts and video games. I find that art and culture can provide us a window into better understanding our own experience, and a language and context with which to express it.
I view therapy as an opportunity to see ourselves, our relationships and our patterns of thinking, feeling and communicating more clearly. When we can better understand these aspects of our lives, we become much more able to make meaningful change happen within them. I'm a great believer that every life lived is worth examining - and that through this examination, we can learn how to live a life that actually fits us well.