Not all talking therapies are relational…

Relational Psychotherapeutic Counselling in Northallerton 

Relational Psychotherapeutic Counselling in Northallerton

Experience the profound impact of meaningful relationships on your mental wellbeing. Close connections with others are essential for our growth and survival as human beings. Without them, our brains languish, and our existence feels incomplete.

Relational Counselling places utmost importance on the bond and trust between you and your therapist. This sacred space nurtures your awareness and empowers transformative change. Our approach recognises that true psychological growth stems from empathic and empowering relationships. It encompasses five invaluable elements:

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An enhanced sense of zest and wellbeing derived from genuine connections.

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The motivation and ability to foster healthy dynamics both within and beyond your relationships.

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Discovering profound insights about yourself and others.

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Fostering an elevated sense of self-worth.

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A genuine desire for deeper connections that extend beyond the therapy room.

From the deep understanding of human development, emerges the fundamental truth that for optimal results in psychotherapeutic counseling, a robust therapeutic alliance founded on trust between the client and therapist becomes paramount.

Alongside this, the therapist’s empathic and congruent approach plays a vital role in facilitating successful therapy. To provide the most effective treatment, the relationally centered therapist must possess an acute awareness of the client’s journey, their own processes, and the intricacies of their therapeutic bond. By harnessing the power of this unique relationship, we can gain valuable insights into how the client navigates their external relationships beyond the therapy room.

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Explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours without judgement or shame

There is always possibility for change and healing

Better understand your life experiences and the dynamics of your relationships
Let go of past pain and bring forth your innate wisdom
Your on a journey towards emotional resilience and self-belief
Understand how your life experiences have shaped you

Our counsellors covering Bedale, Darlington and Northallerton

Meet the Team

All Indigo Thinking counsellors are Relational Centred trained and can assist you with a wide range of life issues. Paula and Andrea, as UKCP advance trainees, offer a discounted hourly rate which can be up to 60% cheaper than other counsellors and are available for face-to-face counselling in Bedale, Northallerton and Darlington.

Providing counselling for the surrounding area, including: Catterick, Hutton Rudby, Hurworth-on-Tees, Leeming Bar, Newton Aycliffe, Norton, Richmond, Stockton-on-Tees, Stokesley,  Thirsk, Yarm. Both offer an initial free 15 minute phone consultation: 01325 808 295

Paula Haigh

Paula Haigh

Practice Location: Northallerton, Bedale and Darlington

Top Specialities: Stress, Chronic Illness, Women’s Issues

Expertise: Anxiety, Bereavement, Chronic Pain, Coping Skills, Depression, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Family Conflict, Infidelity, Life Transitions, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Suicidal Ideation, Weight Loss

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Andrea Sutton

Andrea Sutton

Practice Location: Darlington & Northallerton

Top Specialities: Anxiety, Life Transitions, Co-dependency

Expertise: Alcohol Use, Anger Management, Behavioural Issues, Bereavement, Career Guidance, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Relationship Issues, Self-esteem, Spirituality, Stress, and Women’s Issues.

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“Thank you for helping me. I was so stressed out and you made me feel a
lot better.”
Thank you so much. You genuinely helped me a lot and you calmed me down when I was feeling so stressed out. I’m so glad you were there to help me through it… thanks to you I feel a lot better.
It is good to come and talk when I feel low and it has turned things around. I have felt very safe and at ease.
Counselling has made me see things in a different, more positive light.
I feel that I have regained my confidence.

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