Coronavirus, Anxiety, and Therapy

Corona virus – COVID19 Update

I have now resumed face to face appointments providing everybody meets the guidelines for safe contact. I have added outside location appointments for people wishing to have the experience of a therapy session in the countryside or at the beach. Full information on this site.

Stay safe!

Original Article below posted 2nd March 2020

Coronavirus is increasing anxiety in the population. I am looking at the psychological therapy solutions that I can safely offer. This is based on sound advice to businesses from Prof. Peter Openshaw, professor of experimental medicine, Imperial College London. Reduce Risk

Professor Openshaw is quoted as stating ‘The thing which I would urge every organisation and every business to do is to really start planning as of now’ Article

Online access to Therapy

I am an experienced therapist who has considerable experience in online contact. Offering online therapy right now as a possible solution is a responsible thing to do. There is growing public concern regarding Coronavirus and safe contact. I am not an expert on viruses, however, I try to keep abreast of the facts. I also work regularly with people experiencing elevated anxiety.

Please read my article about online therapy using this link. Skype/Zoom/App Therapy I will restate here that face to face therapy is my preferred therapeutic method. However, we live in challenging times. The current environment is influencing current decisions and mental health professionals will come under increased pressure.

The environment always impacts in one way or another, this is the biopsychosocial model of interaction.

In addition to this, I would like to add the information page currently being put out by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. This is for those experiencing related anxiety. Coronavirus BACP

Therapy

I am a registered member of the BACP. Contact

Public Health

Please follow advice issued by Public Health England

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