A humanistic approach to the therapeutic process underpins our work. This approach values the holistic nature of each individual. It embraces each person's unique experience of life, capacity to make choices, and to grow towards personal fulfillment. The therapist's role is often to make space for that power to emerge.

We hold a hopeful, constructive view of human beings and their capacity to develop personal resilience and self respect. We endeavour to enhance such qualities as choice, creativity, self-awareness, trustworthiness and responsibility. In addition, we recognise the challenges involved in inner growth and the importance of learning to take responsibility for oneself when facing personal transitions.

The therapeutic process is facilitated through dialogue rather than advice or information. Sometimes, when we talk to someone unconnected with our lives we can begin to hear what we are really saying and feeling