I am here to help you feel better
I am here to help you feel better
Based in North London (Bound Green), I am an integrative Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. This means that I am trained in a number of approaches as not one size fits all. WIth a good therapeutic working relationship I will provide an approach that will individually meet your needs whatever your challenges. I offer online and in person therapy in comfortable, confidential and neutral surroundings.
Accredited by the National Counselling Society, I qualified as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT). I specialise in REBT (Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy), a form of CBT. REBT is a goal orientated model and proven to work, looking at you as a whole & focusses on your potential. I will look at what is causing you issues & teach you a model that will help you achieve a more balanced way of thinking, result in long lasting emotional & behavioural change. This effective approach combined with other CBT therapies such as Compassionate Focussed Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy & Solution Focussed Therapy can help you find strategies to cope with life's problems & help manage emotions.
Read more about REBT here: https://bit.ly/2sT8PUE
I work with over 18s with depression, ageing & related issues, relationship issues, self esteem issues, anger management, work issues, resilience building & generally feeling unhappy & dissatisfied. I have a special interest & expertise in working with all types of anxiety, such as social anxiety, panic disorder, stress related anxiety, Generalised Anxiety Disorder & OCD.
I promise to be there for you every step of your journey. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles & move forward to where you want to be in your life.
I adhere to the ethical code of conduct set out by the psychological society. This means that all information that you share with me is confidential. I may share information about you with my supervisor but this will remain anonymous. Here is a link to the code of ethics for your information: https://www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/about-us/code-of-ethics/
"Julia was a great match for me in communicating style - she actively listens to every tiny detail, and has a way of explaining that really helped me understand and process what we were discussing. The main issues I went to Julia with were freezing/struggling to find words when faced with anger/confrontation, as well as self-esteem and self-confidence issues, both of which have been enormously helped through treatment. I know it's quite a journey and she gave me the skills needed, but I feel like my time with Julia has been hugely game-changing.".
"I saw Julia during a period in my life when I was going through a number of changes and I found her to be attentive and insightful. She helped me work through underlying issues and current concerns giving me practical tools to use going forwards. I highly recommend her."
"I visited Julia as I wanted to explore some emotions I was feeling in relation to friendship issues, which had recently surfaced. Julia was friendly and approachable and the setting was comfortable. Over seven sessions we explored my feelings and beliefs and used some simple techniques to change the way I process my thoughts and view situations. I now have tools to hand if I face similar events in the future. I highly recommend Julia’s service."
"I came to Julia after feeling disillusioned after a previous therapy experience. I was suffering from severe depression and while I knew that I needed a talking therapy, I was nervous about starting with anyone new. From the first session with Julia I knew that I had found the right therapist for me. She put me instantly at ease and the room where the sessions take place is calming and comfortable. Julia is compassionate and insightful, and suggests proactive approaches at the appropriate time. Over our sessions, Julia was able to help me identify how to spot negative though processes and suggest constructive ways to deal with them. Her help in getting me to reframe these negative thought processes has been life changing and has been an instrumental factor in helping me with my depression. As a result of attending sessions with Julia I am more in control and am able to practice a number of helpful techniques to help me in everyday challenging situations. However, most importantly, I am feeling generally happier with my life. I would have no hesitation in recommending Julia."
"I really enjoyed our sessions and found them extremely helpful. I have been working Julia's recommendations a lot myself and have thought so much about the work we have done and the issue of my control and my core beliefs. I have found that at times I have been much more able to identify thoughts and manage my responses to emotions and feel that since our sessions I have a much better understanding of how my reactivity all works."
Julia has helped me overcome my personal challenges through therapy which has improved my mental health and how I approach obstacles and situations that were previously challenging. The range of exercises we tried alongside taking the time to discuss any concerns, thought patterns and other factors such as sleep and hobbies helped me feel more comfortable to start making changes in all areas of my life. Julia’s kindness and empathy actively reminded me that I wasn’t alone in this journey and I am forever grateful to have spoken to such a wonderful person in the mental health field.
"When I first started sessions with Julia, my anxiety day-to-day felt overwhelming but I finished my first session confident that I was getting the help I needed and after 3 months of regular sessions with her - both online and in person - I feel so much more confident in managing my mental health. I also now feel comfortable in the knowledge I have found a therapist I would happily return to if I need help again in the future."
"As a stoic person I have always had a strong degree of therapy-hesitancy, until I started to see Julia. She gently and masterfully peeled off layer after layer of my hesitancy and helped me to articulate my deep inner pain, realise it’s causes and how to try and manage and overcome it. I can’t thank her enough. I hope you don’t need to see a therapist, but if you do go and see Julia".
"Julia’s warm disposition and friendly approach to therapy really makes you feel at home and comfortable to talk. Julia has helped me to explore different ways of thinking and how to manage my emotions and feelings. She’s been a great help!"
"My self worth has improved, I no longer feel depressed and I have identified for myself what kind of parent and wife I want to be as well as learned how to set some boundaries to protect myself and remain in control when I am faced with challenges. Julia helped me so much to face my fears and recognise what challenges I might face, what I can do about them and where most importantly how to deal with discomfort"
" In therapy, I have managed to express my feelings and emotions and go through various situations in my day to day that were affecting me most, I started to learn ways to identify event triggers, feelings and resulting behaviours that I wanted to manage, while understanding deep underlying beliefs that I have developed."