This approach focuses on the individual as a whole. It encourages people to think about their feelings and take responsibility for their thoughts and actions. Humanistic therapy stresses a belief in human potential, and in you as an individual. The emphasis is on self-development and how you can achieve your highest potential instead of dwelling on behaviours that cause difficulties. Gestalt therapy, person-centred approaches and transactional analysis are all humanistic therapies.

Who it can benefit:

Humanistic therapies have been demonstrated to be effective in helping people with a number of conditions and for individuals who may be experiencing more than one issue. This includes depression, anxiety, panic disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia, relationship issues and low self-esteem.

How I will apply it to work with you

As a therapist practising humanistic therapy I will always be open-minded and positive in my approach. I will work with you to understand what you are experiencing and provide support for this during your sessions.I may apply tools from several humanistic therapies. Humanistic approaches can be beneficial for the emotional well-being of almost anyone. The techniques for encouraging a positive outlook can benefit lots of people suffering from a number of mental health difficulties.

Get in touch

Do any, all, or some of the above therapeutic approaches resonate with you? Can you see yourself in some of the issues described? Do you feel that one, or a combination of, the therapies will be of benefit to you? Or do you simply want to learn more? If so, get in touch for a friendly and empathetic conversation so we can explore how to get started.