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Coping with Chronic Illness

Chronic illness can significantly impact various aspects of your life. Whether you are suffering with an illness or you are seeking support as a family member of loved one dealing with a chronic illness, I’ll ensure that your unique needs, preferences, and strengths are at the heart of our therapeutic journey together as we navigate the challenges of living with a chronic health condition, despite the challenges it may bring.

Understanding the impact of chronic illness

Living with a chronic illness can be an overwhelming experience, both physically and emotionally. As a compassionate therapist, I’m here to listen and validate your feelings, providing a safe space for you to share your journey. I acknowledge the uniqueness of your situation and work collaboratively to understand how your condition affects your daily life, relationships, and overall wellbeing.

Psychotherapy and counselling for chronic illness
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Emotional Support and Resilience

The emotional toll of coping with chronic illness should never be underestimated. Feelings of frustration, fear, and grief are entirely natural responses. My pluralistic approach encourages emotional support and resilience-building as we explore different therapeutic techniques that resonate with you. We focus on nurturing your inner strength and helping you develop coping strategies to navigate the emotional ups and downs that accompany chronic health challenges.

Adapting to Change with Acceptance

Acceptance of your current reality can be a powerful catalyst for growth. I support you in embracing the changes chronic illness brings and finding meaning in your journey. Together, we navigate possibilities for growth, self-discovery, and adapting to new life circumstances with courage and grace.

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Support network for dealing with a chronic illness

Creating a Supportive Network

Navigating chronic illness can feel isolating, and that’s why its a good idea to build a strong support network. Helping you with effective communication with loved ones and how to express your needs and feelings to strengthen your support system can really help.

Embracing Change and Growth

Coping with chronic illness is a deeply personal journey. My pluralistic psychotherapy approach celebrates your individuality and provides a space where you can openly explore the challenges and triumphs that come with chronic health conditions. Together, we strive to build resilience, foster well-being, and help you lead a fulfilling life despite the obstacles you may face.

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Clinic Locations and Contact for Remote (online) Sessions


1A Buttermarket, Thame OX9 3EW

T. +44 (0)1844 212 829


9A Spittal Street, Marlow SL7 2PE

T. +44(0)1628 290 790