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Miss Laverne Hewitt

Faith Hewitt - Nottingham Talking and Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy 30037610

  • Fee assured
Overview
Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

A professional psychological therapy service supporting the mental health and wellbeing needs of patients aged 18 and over. I recognise the importance of addressing the overlap of physical and mental health problems.

Symptoms?
What are you experiencing at the moment?

Low mood, depression, anxiety, stress, worry, uncertainty, fear, sleep disturbance, loss of appetite or overeating? Loss of interest in, once pleasurable, activities; difficulty concentrating, feeling down on yourself, avoidance of social contact, feeling more isolated and alone?

There may be growing bodily tension, a restlessness, slump, or a feeling of disconnection, numbness or agitation.

You may have noticed that you are not coping as well as normal with emotional, mental or physical pain and that you are engaging in increased self-harming behaviour, or have suicidal thoughts?

Does talking help?
You may be wondering whether exploring how you feel, personally, or in your relationships, matter in the big scheme of things. Whether talking about concerns and distresses really make a difference!

Psychotherapy provides a reflective, safe, non-judgemental space to explore emotional difficulties. By working at relational depth with a therapist, we can increase awareness of the self, and interpersonal dynamics. The process can foster greater choice and support us in moving forward with (and in) our lives.

Why contact me?
Whatever emotions you might be experiencing at the moment, my belief is that symptoms may be indicative of a deeper disturbance or emotional distress and that talking can help to make sense of our experiences.

I invite you to contact me if you want support in working through whatever may be contributing to your emotional pain and distress and /or if you have had previous counselling/psychotherapy and want to do further work.

Initial consultation:
A no commitment opportunity to meet me, assess your needs and motivation for therapy; also to judge if I am the right therapist to support you. Chargeable at normal rate.

Credentials:
I am a UKCP registered Integrative Psychotherapist and NHS Interpersonal Psychotherapist. I completed my MA training at The Sherwood Psychotherapy Institute. My theoretical model is a synthesis of psychodynamic, humanistic and systems theories. I have 13 years post qualification experience in private practice and 10 years working in Primary Mental Healthcare (NHS) context. I am able to offer short, medium or long-term therapy.

Experience:
I work in private practice and NHS Primary Healthcare. I have delivered counselling in Higher Education, BAME organisations, Nottingham Counselling Service, Coping with Cancer, IAPT and EAP services. Recent continuing professional development includes Attachment and Personality Development; Complex Trauma; Grief and Loss; Healing the fragmented selves of Trauma survivors; Inner Child work; Focusing and existential philosophies; Neuroscience and Neurobiology theories and practice; introduction to DBT, Group Analysis.

Areas of interest

I offer short, medium, long-term counselling and psychotherapy;
Adults age 18+

Long-term health conditions;
Bereavement and Loss;
Personal difficulties;
Relationships;
Work & study challenges;
Transition; change;
Cultural Issues;
Identity issues;
Older adults;
Students;
Spiritual Needs

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Oncology
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA034

    Psychotherapy session - (>50)

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