Unsure about the next step in your life? Feeling depressed, alone or stuck in a relationship that’s seems to be going nowhere? Step family issues? Need some support getting through?
Hi. I’m Graeme Armstrong, and I offer counselling in a confidential, nonjudgmental, safe and friendly environment. I work according to the Ethical Framework of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
I’ve been a counsellor now for over 15 years, and work with individuals, couples, and families. I worked as a Relate counsellor and clinical supervisor for 15 years, including Children’s Centres and GP surgeries.
I was born in 1959 in Newcastle upon Tyne where I lived for 4 years before moving to the North East coast.
I’ve had a variety of jobs and careers over the years, but counselling and mindfulness has brought me both the greatest job satisfaction and peace of all the various things I have done.
I work in a variety of ways to help people resolve or be with their life problems more effectively and grow. I don’t do a “one size fits all” treatment path but seek to listen and pay attention to what it is that is most effective for you right now (which might change over time).
In my opinion therapy is a healing process that involves body, mind and spirit; I look forward to working with you and bringing all of these aspects to help you on your journey.
At the heart of my practice lies a passionate belief that although we all experience great pain and distress in our lives, we have the ability to heal and grow through this pain and find more enriching, creative and satisfying lives. It has been my honour to have helped hundreds of people on the counselling journey to do just that.
I’m here to help: make today a new beginning and call me on 07885 640490