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 am Elva,

Imagine what you would say once you had told me about what you are experiencing and I asked you this question…

"So let's imagine…. now that you have told me what is bothering you & we have explored what needs to change that you begin to make one small change…”

“What would be your first step be?’

I wonder what you would think about these questions once you have finished reading in this or once we have talked?
You know that how you think affects how you feel and behave. I think it is very important that therapy gives you hope this will motivate you to realign your purpose.

I believe my job as a good therapist is to really understand your experience from your perspective. I will positively value your feelings and thoughts. You must feel accepted and ultimately I want you to connect with your values and to encourage, develop or support a positive sense of self-worth. When you work in this way it encourages you to move forward and to make progress.

You will experience me as a friendly and professional women who enjoys her work, I am open and genuine. My therapy room is modern and comfortable, it is very private and anything we talk about remains strictly confidential. I am passionate about creating sustainable change. I feel very fortunate to work in a profession where I witness people making significant change every day and that I can accompany them on their 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.

My practice is based in Ross on Wye.

You can easily access my practice if you are near in Hereford, Monmouth, Gloucester, Worcester, Usk, or Newport.

Alternately you can work on Skype and have therapy in the comfort of you own home at a time convenient of you.

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