• Therapy with Alex
    Therapy with Alex Taking the first steps in acknowledging that you need support doesn’t make you weak, in fact it is quite the opposite. Considering the demanding world we live in today I believe that therapy is becoming a necessity
  • Fear of the Unknown
    Fear of the Unknown Through undertaking therapy we can stretch our capacity to tolerate the moment to moment uncertainties of life. Over time you may come to embrace the ebbs and flows of life, and gain an acceptance of ‘what is’.
  • Know thyself
    Know thyself Socrates (C. 469 BC-399 BC) one of the world’s most celebrated philosophers knew the priceless value of self knowledge. In our generation self knowledge gained in therapy is yet again becoming the King of currency.
  • Therapy with Alex
    Therapy with Alex Taking the first steps in acknowledging that you need support doesn’t make you weak, in fact it is quite the opposite. Considering the demanding world we live in today I believe that therapy is becoming a necessity

Introducing Alex Adamson

Hi, and welcome to my website. My design team and I, have tried to make my site user friendly, warm and informative. I believe that by browsing through you can get a good feel for therapy in general, as well as gaining an overview on me as a therapist (with the help of my client testimonials), some of the issues I specialise in dealing with, and also a glimpse into the theoretical orientation that underpins my practice. Feel free to browse at your leisure, and contact me if you have any further queries.

Recommended Sites

Mental Health Foundation

The biggest website on mental health in the UK.

EuroCPS

The European Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies (Eurocps) is committed to high quality provision of psychotherapy training and continued professional development

Governing Bodies

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BACP: British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy 

 

 

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UKCP: UK Council for Psychotherapy

Frequently asked Questions

What is counselling/psychotherapy? Counselling and psychotherapy, although two completely different terms, are both essentially...

Services

I love my work as a Psychotherapist and passionately believe that we all have the inbuilt capacity to change and overcome...

About me

I have had a wide and varied life experience base prior to becoming a Psychotherapist spanning two continents, Africa and...

Counselling Directory

  • Long or short-term therapy: what’s best for me?
    Knowing which type of counselling to try can be tricky. We share the main differences between long and short-term therapies, and what each different approach may be able to offer you.
  • Should I try group therapy or a support group?
    Figuring out what kind of support you need can be tricky. We share the key differences between support groups and group therapy, and explore how each can help you if you’re struggling with your mental health or well-being.
  • What is online therapy and how does it work?
    When we think about counselling, a lot of us have a similar picture come to mind: a stuffy, slightly clinical office, and a middle-aged therapist asking about your past. While that may still be a popular portrayal in the media, it’s just one type of therapy. Face-to-face counselling isn’t the only option. Online counselling has read more »

PSA Quality Mark

I am on a voluntary register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

The AVR scheme was set up by the Government to improve standards and safety for the benefit of the public and demonstrates my commitment to high professional standards, to enhancing safety and delivering a better service.

Daily Quotes

“Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.”
Jean-Paul Sartre

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