Pluralistic Counselling

Pluralistic Counselling is a tailored counselling process to fit the unique needs, preferences, and goals of each individual client.

Shaping Your Healing Journey

Pluralistic counselling is an inclusive and collaborative therapeutic method that values the individuality of personal experiences.

This approach encompasses an exploration of diverse therapeutic interventions like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, and Psychodynamic perspectives.

Pluralistic counselling will empower you by engaging you in crafting your healing journey, tailored to your distinct needs and preferences.

The foundation of pluralistic counselling lies in its dedication to a personalised treatment plan that aligns with your distinct needs and desires.

The Pluralistic modality of Counselling, allows me to be creative in the way I work and allows me to tailor a session to suit your individual needs.

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What is Pluralistic Counselling?

Collaboratively working to facilitate change.

Collaborative Approach – Positive Transformation

In pluralistic counselling, you are seen to be the expert in your own life, acknowledging that your uniqueness calls for diverse approaches at different stages of therapy to bring about positive change. This perspective sees counselling as a joint effort, with both the individual seeking help and the counsellor actively participating and providing support throughout the process.

Through this collaborative approach, we uncover what might be beneficial for your current circumstances, establishing objectives and effective strategies to assist you not just during therapy but also in your ongoing journey.

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Areas of work:

  • ADHD (diagnosed or undiagnosed)
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Confidence Issues
  • Low self-esteem
  • People Pleasing
  • Phobias
  • OCD
  • Stress
  • Sleep Issues

“A person-centred, humanistic, integrative approach”

Mick Cooper

Areas of Expertise

 Common challenges I work with that my clients tend to struggle with.

ADHD

ANXIETY

PHOBIAS

Client Testimonials

  • “Carol has really helped me understand and work on my anxiety. She’s such a friendly and understanding person and I always feel comfortable talking to her about my situation.

    I would recommend Carol to anyone looking for help with anxiety and panic attacks. Thank you Carol”

  • “Carol is a great therapist. In only a month, she has helped me target the root causes of problematic behaviours.

    She is an excellent listener, and, in speaking, she gets to the point, sharing helpful techniques and practical steps. I’d strongly recommend her.”

  • “Whilst working with Carol I have already experienced a profound change in the way I am tackling my current challenges. I have come to useful resolutions that have allowed me to face issues head-on.

    Additionally, Carol has been very welcoming and has allowed me to share and explore some of my suspicions about myself. Being able to talk about the discomforts/obstacles I’ve faced and steps going forward has been an unknown necessity for me.

    I’m thankful that Carol has been my therapist as I’ve neglected my mental health for quite some time. I’m happy that I am taking these steps to be a better me and I’m grateful that Carol is helping me on this journey.”

  • “Carol is amazing! I felt right at ease from the go. Really helpful and already I can see positive change. Thanks Carol!”

  • “Carol has really helped me understand and work on my anxiety. She’s such a friendly and understanding person and I always feel comfortable talking to her about my situation. I would recommend Carol to anyone looking for help with anxiety and panic attacks. Thank you Carol”

My Approach to Pluralistic Counselling

A person-centered approach to therapy, focussed on facilitating personal growth and self-awarenes

Clear Haven IconA PERSON CENTERED APPROACH

In a person-centered approach, my focus is on being fully attentive and ensuring you are the focal point of therapy. I dedicate time and space for you to delve into your concerns. I refrain from giving advice; instead, I listen with empathy and without judgment, collaborating with you to navigate toward potential solutions.

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Focussing on the present moment, emphasising awareness of what is occurring in the immediate environment, often referred to as the ‘here and now’. This approach encourages you to explore your current thoughts, feelings, and experiences as they unfold in the therapy session, placing significant importance on the present context and interactions within the therapeutic space.

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Aiding clients in examining their readiness and openness to change. Embracing the acceptance of challenging emotions allows us to seek paths toward a commitment for transformation and progression.

Clear Haven IconCOGNATIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) stands as one of the extensively studied and practiced forms of psychotherapy, commonly employed in addressing conditions like anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and phobias. Collaboratively, we can explore methods to challenge and transform distorted thoughts, potentially leading to a positive impact on mood and one’s perspective on life.

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Engaging in creative therapeutic approaches can unlock various avenues for expressing and handling challenging emotions. Utilising art, music, journaling, mindfulness, guided relaxation, or breathing exercises often proves beneficial in this process.

Schedule Your Free Discovery Call

The free 20 minute discovery call provides an opportunity for us to connect, understand your unique situation, and determine the most effective approach to support your challenges.

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FAQ’s

Learn more about the benefits Pluralistic Counselling can offer you.

What is a pluralistic counsellor?

I practice as a pluralistic counsellor, equipped with the ability to navigate various therapeutic methods and employ diverse tools and techniques during our sessions. This approach involves acknowledging and integrating multiple therapeutic techniques and perspectives to tailor the therapy to the unique needs and preferences of each individual client.


Is your counselling online or in person?

I offer online sessions via Zoom and telephone counselling sessions over the phone


What’s involved during the Discovery session?

During our initial discussion, we’ll dedicate approximately 20 minutes to explore your reasons for seeking counselling and to discuss the counselling process. This time allows us to begin building rapport and familiarity, enabling you to determine whether you feel at ease collaborating with me.


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