looks at how your cognitions (thoughts) and behaviours (what you do) affects your body and emotions. It helps you look at patterns of behaviours and thoughts to help you break vicious cycles. It is a short term therapy with the focus on the here and now which is informed by your past. We have a number of CBT therapists including Saquib Ahmad, Simon Lyne, Camille Allison, Joseph Holloway and Owen Barlow. Click on their names for more info.
is a non-directive therapeutic approach your therapist helps you express yourself, your emotions, feelings, thoughts and other experiences through art materials. Art therapy can be very helpful for those who struggle to express themselves in words but have feelings they want to understand and process. You do not have to be good at art AT ALL to be able to engage meaningfull in art. Our in house Art Therapist Wafa Osman who works in English and Arabic can support you in this therapeutic process. Click here for more info.
is a non-directive therapeutic approach where the counsellor utilises the three main principles of the person centered approach; empathic understanding: the counsellor trying to understand the client's point of view, congruence: the counsellor being a genuine person and unconditional positive regard: the counsellor being non-judgemental with the aim to help you understand, express and move on from difficulties you are or have experienced. Bruno Conde is our person centered counsellor and he is ready to support you and offers sessions in English and Portuguese. Click here for more info.
looks at processing distressing and dysfunctional memories to help you become desensitised to them using adaptive information you already have. EMDR uses a physiological model allowing you to lose the "sting" that comes from these traumatic memories to help you get on with your life. Though you may still remember what happened, it will not impact you in the way it did before. We have a number of EMDR therapists including Saquib Ahmad and Camille Allison. Click on their names for more info.
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