Frequently Asked Questions
Our highly qualified psychotherapists help individuals on a journey of understanding oneself and to live easier and better lives in a strictly confidential and relaxed environment.
- Low mood
- Stress and Anxiety
- Feelings of hopelessness/emptiness
- Difficulties with thoughts and/or feelings
- Relationship difficulties
- Coping with physical illness
- Eating disorders
- Gender and Sexuality issues
- Low self esteem
- Sexual problems
- Obsessive behaviours
- Panic attacks
- Sleep problems, nightmares
Your psychotherapist will support you through a psychoanalytic exploration of your unconscious, your personal history and get to the root of what causes your anxieties, depression, addictions and so on via a method of psychotherapy known as talking therapy. You will have a safe space to address and understand what is holding you back from freely living. In your therapy sessions, you will explore what your difficulties are and the causes of them. Throughout your explorative journey you will be supported by your therapist every step of the way.
The cost of treatment is generally agreed upon with your therapist on individual basis. We offer a sliding scale depending on individual circumstances. Payments are made at the end of each session by cash. Each therapist explains terms of the therapeutic process including cancellation policies, missed appointment fee etc. at the beginning of the first session. Psychotherapy is an ongoing process and it is crucial to have a fixed weekly time slot in order to progress and benefit the client.
Strict confidentiality is essential and all therapists highlight the importance of respect and privacy for all clients. In the case of a child parents may want to know the progress of their child during treatment this will be discussed without breaching the child’s confidentiality.
The individual undergoing psychoanalysis, together with their therapist, will work on whatever is the cause of their distress. To help them gain a greater awareness of themselves as well as understanding one’s own desires and the desires, expectations and demands of others. The quality of personal relationships change as one becomes more open and a sincere closeness pursues. To move to a more positive way of living without the weight or burden of life this allows one to open up to a life of full of possibility.
Everyone experiences uneasy moments of doubt and concern at some stage in their life. Inner conflicts give rise to questions around oneself, the world and ones place in it. We can feel inferior, uncertain and afraid, and finding answers makes us stronger. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy helps to concentrate and comprehend how obvious thoughts and intentions differ from real aims, goals and desires. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy is greatly beneficial for those who want to flee anxieties and suffering and are ready to make a change and take the first step to finding more contentment in their lives.
The deepest cause of anxiety and suffering can reveal itself when on the path of understanding ones past and ones present. Through your therapy you will become personally more aware of yourself and the journey that you are on which requires time and willingness in order for constructive change. It is through gaining this personal self awareness and understanding; which is not always easy, that you can regain more control over your life and its direction, bringing you to a place of personal acceptance and peace and/or motivational change. All of which leads to a healthier lifestyle with better emotional well being, self confidence and overall improved mental health.