As a qualified Counsellor and a committed Buddhist practitioner in the Zen tradition, I use a combination of person-centred counselling and Buddhist approaches to assist you in transforming life difficulties into opportunities to cultivate greater self-awareness and to enhance peace and enjoyment in life.
Buddhist philosophy and practices combined with western counselling and psychotherapeutic approaches can lead us to a more compassionate engaged way of life that is both happier and more constructive.
If we work together:
- I will accompany you in learning to relax into and be with your own experience…
- To accept and even embrace the reality of your life as it is…
…whilst focusing our intention and effort to bring change where this would reduce suffering for ourselves and others
- Share Buddhist insight and practices that might support you and alleviate your suffering or discomfort and live your life with greater ease.
By no longer turning away from problems and suffering, from reality as it is, we are able to engage with life more fully, to embrace and appreciate our lives.
My commitment is to be with you every step of the way, offering you understanding and kindness. Together we will investigate your experiences with openness, curiosity and compassion, uncovering your basic wholeness – the calm, spacious and awake state that is our true nature.