Alice Hartmann, Counsellor

Location: 17 Melville Road, Seven Dials, Brighton BN3 1TH

Email:

Tel: 07951 962109

Website: www.psychotherapybrighton.com

Background

I trained at the Minster Centre in London where I obtained an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling (Masters level, Distinction).

 

I am a member of UKCP.

 

I have further training in working with psychological trauma from an Attachment perspective and in using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as part of helping with the after effects of trauma.

 

I have experience in working with people who suffer with many kinds of difficulties, and particularly:

 

  • anxiety and panic attacks
  • depression
  • self-harm
  • low self-esteem (feelings of failure and inadequacy)
  • debilitating low energy levels such as Chronic Fatigue and ME
  • miscarriages
  • post-natal depression
  • difficulties being a mother/father
  • disordered eating
  • trauma from sexual abuse.

 

Between 2011-1013, I co-facilitated a weekly self-harm support group in an NHS Drop-In Centre in Brighton.

 

I come from France. I have lived and worked in the UK since 1997.

 

I offer counselling in English or in French.

 

Ways of Working

We will first look at what you want to address or change in your life, and decide together on a time frame to explore your difficulties. It is usual for counselling to take weeks (12 to 24); It may take up to a year. I will try to work around your needs but it is best to meet at a specific time every week.

 

Building a trusting and collaborative relationship in which you can feel safe to explore your difficulties is a key part of our meetings.

 

My way of working has it roots in gently bringing attention to the hidden fears and beliefs that often reside beyond the symptoms and patterns of thoughts. I consider an aim of counselling to join up thinking and feeling together so as to create greater clarity, self acceptance and resourcefulness around your situation.

 

I aim to support the person's own process with respect for personal values, beliefs, and sexual orientation. I am LGBT affirmative.

 

Fees

I charge £40 for all sessions, including the initial session which lasts 1 hour.

Subsequent sessions last 50 minutes.

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Counsellors

Alice Hartmann - Seven Dials and Central Brighton

Other Available Therapies
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Group Psychotherapy
Counselling
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)


Code of Ethics
All Brighton Psychotherapy and Counselling practitioners are members of their professional training organisations and adhere to their respective Codes of Ethics. They are also all fully insured. They will all be eligible for inclusion on the Health Professional Council's statutory register at its introduction.

In order to make our services as accessible as possible all therapists offer a number of low-fee spaces.
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