What to expect - 

How you will feel -The approaches I use are designed to inspire, improve and alter both your thinking patterns and behaviour styles to create sustainable and lasting change. At the end of each session you will have found a solution to what ever it is you chose to explore.

Momentum is an important part of your therapy. I will work very closely with you to understand your situation and concerns; encouraging you to learn emotional stability so that you can implement changes and solutions on a daily basis to regain feelings of calm and control. 

My objective is to work with you to create positive changes. Experience has taught me that when you understand how your brain and your two minds work then you can begin the process of exploring mediums of how to think differently, feel positive, become more effective, focus on solutions and learn how to implement these changes so that you can move forward. In the past few years Neuroscience has discovered that our thinking styles and behaviour is not static, once you understand the foundations of how to implement change then we can begin to find solutions.

I have a real passion for the science behind how our brain and two minds work this will be a key ingredient in the work we do. Understanding this will enable you to find optimistic solutions, improve your confidence and it will help you develop a belief in yourself so that you can accomplish your goals, this is a term that I call finding “Your preferred future”

Another important aspect of my work is to bring about an awareness of what is good about you, your life and your future. This is done by highlighting your existing strengths, my aim being to keep a positive momentum going in every session, so that you feel energised and determined to successfully transition. Together we can motivate and initiate change. When you enter into therapy you need to be actively engaged in the process and allow yourself to adapt to the changes at a speed that is right for you.

I am passionate about the Brief, Solution Focused Theraputic Approach simply because it does what the title says : it finds solutions. This talking therapy is proven to be effective within a relatively short time frame of 8-12 weeks, a time frame can be extended if required to achieve your your goals.

Stress and anxiety are normal in this fast-paced and busy modern world.Psychological and emotional difficulties affect everyone; one person in four will have a mental health problem during their life. No matter what your age is, it is completely normal that at some point you may face a challenging situation and you may need some support.

If you’re ready to address your life’s stresses and strains, and you would like swap old habits for new positive patterns of behaviour, and thinking styles then you’re in the right place.You are responsible for your health both physically and mentally . Please get in touch today to find out how I can help you to create, and sustain lasting positive change in your life.

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A bit about me …

Hello I’m Elva,

Imagine what you would say, after telling me what you are experiencing, if I asked you this question…

"So, let's imagine… Now that you have told me what is bothering you and we have explored what needs to change, when you begin to make that one small change…”

“What would be your first step be?”

I wonder what you would think about this question once you have finished reading this website or once we have talked? How you think affects how you feel and how you behave. Therefore, I think it is very important that therapy gives you the sense of hope you need to motivate yourself to realign your purpose.

I believe my job, as a good therapist, is to really understand your experience from your perspective by valuing your feelings and thoughts. I aim to make you feel accepted and will help you to connect with your values so you can develop, grow and support a positive feeling of self-worth. When you work this way, it will encourage you to move forward and to make progress.

I am a registered and experienced psychotherapist, with a passion for creating sustainable change. I offer a friendly, comfortable and safe therapy room, where anything we talk about remains strictly confidential. I feel very fortunate to work in a profession where I witness people making significant changes every day and that I can accompany them on their transformative journey. I feel truly blessed to work in the professional field of psychotherapy, I see my work not as a job but rather as ‘my calling’.

I specialise in working with couples and individuals with::

·       Depression
·       Insomnia
·       Anxiety
·       Headaches
·       Stress
·       Fatigue
·       Loss
·       Relationship decline, break ups and divorce

Please call me on + 44 (0) 7818 003400 to arrange a free, no obligation 15 minute consultation. Please note that I also offer on-line therapy sessions using SKYPE, 20 minute free, no obligation consultations are now available.

To find out more please email me - elva@positivechangetherapies.co.uk or click here to be redirected to the contact me page to get in touch using the form.

I offer online therapy sessions from the comfort of your own home and at a time convenient for you.

Thank you for visiting my website, I am looking forward to hearing from you.