I am a psychotherapist with an MA in Integrative Psychotherapy and a Diploma in Counselling. I have worked as a therapist for several organisations including MIND, the Royal National Institute for the Blind, and the NHS. Working in various sectors has helped me appreciate that people come to therapy for a variety of reasons and with a variety of concerns. These include: depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, eating disorders, chronic pain, abuse, health conditions and the desire to find more fulfilling relationships.
I believe it can be useful to pay attention to the body in the therapeutic dialogue and am particularly interested in the ways that physical symptoms might offer insight into psychological experiences. This belief has been informed by my experience of meditation, yoga and somatic practices; I am also trained as a biodynamic massage therapist and yoga teacher.
Exploring the past can be a useful way of illuminating current or recurring difficulties. Therapy offers an environment in which empathy, acceptance and appropriate challenge can lead to increased self-understanding and facilitate a process of deep change over time. Although therapy does not provide a formula for fixing problems, it can lead to insights that allow people to find more creative ways of dealing with them; many people find that therapy helps them to become more confident and resilient.
I am a member of The British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and I abide by the BACP’s ethical framework.
My charges vary; they start at £75 for a fifty-minute session. As well as working at Spiral, I work in Kentish Town and online.
Please see my website nicolescott-therapy.com for further details, or contact me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.