I am a fully qualified person centered therapist and have also trained in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), which I can integrate into our work together.
In addition to my private practice, I have experience working as a therapist for charitable organisations.
I have worked with people who have come to therapy for a variety of reasons, including anxiety, stress, depression, anger, low self esteem, sex and relationship issues, bereavement, childhood sexual abuse, domestic and sexual violence, feelings of isolation, feeling stuck, work related issues.
Person Centred Counselling with Clova McCallum
I welcome hearing about what has led you to consider therapy. Understandably, you will want to choose a therapist who will be able to meet your needs. I hope that the following will be helpful in reaching your decision.
The way I work and the therapies I offer:
I understand that there are times in our lives when we are confronted with situations that we are not sure how to deal with or that we feel unable to deal with. I will give you the space to talk in a safe environment without being judged and help you understand the thoughts and feelings you are experiencing. Together we can look at your difficulties in different ways so that you are able to find solutions that are right for you.
As we work together, you can begin to develop your own stronger sense of self and start to make the right choices and changes for you to live a more fulfilling, authentic life. Therapy can provide you with the tools that could help you through difficult times.
Person Centered Therapy:
Person centered therapy can be empowering because it places you at the heart of the process. What you want from sessions will be what we work with together. As a person centered therapist, my focus is on seeing things from your perspective and exploring your individual experience. What is specifically challenging for you and why? How have your own life experiences really impacted on you? What resources do you already have as an individual?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:
CBT focuses on how your thoughts, beliefs and attitudes affect your feelings and in particular, your behaviour. You may find your behaviour in reaction to certain situations is disruptive in your life. We can look at what it is about these specific situations that makes you feel and react a certain way and then develop strategies you can use to help
Areas I work with:
- Abuse in childhood
- Anger management & conflict
- Anxiety & Panic
- Bereavement including bereavement by suicide
- Caring for someone else
- Change and transition
- Divorce, breakups, separation, infidelity, sexual problems
- Domestic violence
- Family issues and conflicts
- Living with long term health conditions
- Perpetual feelings of Guilt & Shame
- Loss of relationships and relationship issues
- Self-Esteem & building Confidence
- Sexual Violence
- Trauma & PTSD
- Work related issues – redundancy, stress, bullying, conflict
Psychotherapy Qualifications and Training:
- PGDip in Person Centred Counselling.
- Member of BACP.
- Trained in trauma informed approach.
I have specifically worked with survivors of domestic and sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse. I have volunteered at the Women and Girls Network and I am currently a counsellor at Woman’s Trust.
I have also worked in bereavement including supporting those bereaved by suicide and am currently a counsellor at CARIS bereavement service.
I also volunteered working with young people with learning and physical disabilities at the Tower Project.
Please call me, text me or send me an email. We can have an initial phone conversation and please feel free to ask me any questions you may have. We can then arrange an initial session at the therapy practice which is near Holborn, Chancery Lane, Farringdon and Kings Cross tubes.
I won’t be able to answer the phone when I am with clients but will aim to respond to you within 24 hours on week days. All messages you leave are completely confidential. Please don’t feel you have to tell me more than you are comfortable with in the message – just your name and your contact details will be great.
£60 for 50-minute session