Research consistently shows that the relationship (or fit) between the therapist and client is the most important success factor for therapy. My advice therefore is to try different professionals until you feel settled and secure enough with one, to be really open and honest about your self. From that foundation my clinical experience shows that change is absolutely possible.
'I saw Nathan looking to improve my relationships - I wasn't suffering from depression or anxiety but I felt that something in my life was missing. Having a 'safe space' to explore has led me to become more introspective and, consequently, more accepting of myself and others. Now, even several months since our sessions ended, I find my mind returning to chats we had and I feel comforted and more confident. There aren't many times in life where complete openness and honesty are treated without judgement and fear, and can teach you valuable lessons like I experienced working with Nathan.'
Matt - 2020
'I saw Nathan over a few sessions covering a difficult period in my life. He was friendly and personable which made me feel at ease. I never felt rushed and he listened to what I had to say. He questioned some of my answers which helped me understand some of my troubles and more importantly how to cope with some of them. He has helped me gain confidence. I would recommend him to anyone I know'.
Gary - 2020
'I would highly recommend Nathan. An all round brilliant service that I dreaded on a weekly basis - quickly grew to look forward to and was reluctant to stop'
Nyree - 2019
'Nathan creates a comfortable environment where I feel I have space to work through the things that are bothering me, but that I might not consciously acknowledge. It's definitely had a positive impact on my life, I really feel like I've made progress in how I view myself and my relationships'
Tom - 2019
'Working with Nathan has been extremely helpful in improving my overall wellbeing, to the point where it was easier to get up in the morning and come to work after the first session'
Helen - 2019
'My time with Nathan was very beneficial, it helped me understand myself better, to clarify and deal with the difficulties I'd been going through. I'd never done therapy before and he made me feel at ease, so I could trust the process and express myself without fear. I'm really thankful, the work culminated in tremendously reducing my anxiety. The sense of clarity I now feel is liberating'
Collette - 2018
'I was recommended to Nathan after having panic attacks and generally feeling insecure in life. As a middle aged man it's not easy to express feelings and emotions. He helped me understand the complexity of my emotions in, both a scientific way and an emotional way. He never pretended he could wave a magic wand and fix me. However through conversation he helped me get on the path to a better way of thinking that helped me cope and deal with negativity that surrounded me'
Murray - 2018
'The 1-2-1 sessions with Nathan have had such a positive effect on my wellbeing both personally and professionally. His experience, empathy and insights are very useful in thinking and working through scenarios'
Debbie - 2017
'My sessions with Nathan were of great benefit to my confidence and well-being. I’d hit an emotional brick wall with anxiety and depression for some time and space to discuss my difficulties unfiltered was an enormous help. By the end I felt I had achieved a sense of purpose and direction. There is much to profit from talking through life’s issues with someone as patient, receptive and interested as I found Nathan'
Gavin - 2017
'Nathan supported me during some big changes at work, he was great at helping me simplify the issues at hand and focus on where I wanted to get to. I'm now far more able to look at problems flexibly, and find healthier and more creative ways out of them'
Sarah - 2017
"I wish I had come for counselling sooner. Talking through things that I've been struggling with alone for years has been incredibly helpful. Nathans skill patience and empathy gave me the safety and support I needed to really understand how I was feeling, which in turn helped me to understand how I had been acting and, crucially, how I could move forward."
Natalie - 2016
'Thanks for listening and your insights. I found our sessions really helpful during a hugely difficult time'
Pete - 2016