I am a licensed therapist in the UK with 4 years of professional work experience.
I use a person-centered approach because it fits very well with my own philosophy for life. This approach is based on the belief that we are all individual experts on our true selves. It follows that each of us has the ability to live our life to our full potential.
In a sincere, trusting, and non-judgmental therapeutic partnership, we can apply our own strength and imagination to overcome obstacles.
As a person-centered counsellor, my aim is to provide a compassionate and confidential environment, to help you unlock your capacity and inner resourcefulness.
I value authenticity highly, and the quality of the relationship between therapist and client is widely regarded as the most important factor in facilitating effective therapy. The initial session gives you an opportunity to evaluate whether you feel a connection and whether an “honest” rapport can develop between us. In the spirit of Carl Rogers, I ask myself “How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for her/his/their own personal growth?”
It is with this concord that we can have a broad and deep discussion about what works well for you in your life and what does not.
I have experience in supporting clients with relationship issues, trauma, abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I also have experience working with self-harm, depression, low self-esteem, and relationship issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Codependency, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy
NCPS Therapist - Accredited Member (MNCPS Accred) #NCS19-07620
BACP Therapist - Registered Member MBACP #397897
I couldn‘t be happier with Isabelle. She was the first therapist that was recommend to me and it was an absolute match from the beginning. I feel heard, seen and respected at all times. Her questions and perspectives helped me to get new insights and a better understanding of myself and the challenges in my life. She creates such a safe place where I always feel like I can express myself without the fear of being judged. Every session is a huge gain and I couldn‘t recommend her enough!
Written on Sep 20, 2023 after therapy with Isabelle for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coaching, and adhd
My mental health has been such a burden for a long time, so it is a genuine relief to work with Isabelle. She has the ability to empathize and guide me through many toxic and troubling thought processes that I have been unable to surmount alone. I am really grateful.
Written on Jul 27, 2023 after therapy with Isabelle for 5 months on issues concerning grief, and coping with life changes
Isabelle has been amazing at listening, advising and helping me work through my issues in an extremely gentle and sensitive way. She's been great. Highly recommended.
Written on May 02, 2023 after therapy with Isabelle for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and grief