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Psychoanalysis

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What is Psychoanalysis?

Psychoanalysis involves some simillarities with other forms of counselling in that there is a client and therapist, however the therapist may respond less obviously to a clients immidiate emotions. This is because the psychotherapist analyses the content and emotions of what is being said to understand problems which may be unaware to the client, or what we call “unconscious”.

How Does It Work?

Psychoanalysis also involves looking into past situations and bringing up things for the client that may have been repressed which influence current behaviours. Through my integrative approach to psychotherapy, I can assimilate psychoanalytic therapy into our counselling sessions. It is worth noting however that psychoanalysis involves time commitment and requires a client to possibly attend regular sessions over a longer period of time than maybe Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. This is due to the depth and processing work that psychoanalysis requires. It can however help discover issues which have been hidden within ourselves.

Modern Psychoanalysis continues to employ the same underlying principles as when it was founded however incorperates a modernised client experience. In psychoanalysis the trust relationship between client and therapist is of major importance as establishing this connection will help a client bring issues into the room.

Psychoanalysis can be appropriate for people experiencing personality problems, stress, depression, fulfillment, ‘mid-life crisis’, learning difficulties, school phobias, eating or sleeping disorders and abuse.

Get In Touch

If you want to get in touch with me direct then visit this page.

Keeping a Healthy Mind

No one has to be alone when dealing with mental health. Over the last few years mental health in England has gone from being something which people would not talk about; to people openly discussing their issues, treatments and stories of improving their mental health. My therapies are designed to help people get through issues with therapies tailored around them.

  • Safe and professional environment.
  • Therapies tailored around your own specific issues.
  • Discuss and plan your long term goals and reach them with me.

Therapy Hours

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All my therapy hours are tailored around my clients. AM or PM times are available for therapy to suit you.

Staying Safe and Seeking Help

Mental health can affect anyone.

No matter how you feel there are always people to help and listen. If you are feeling alone and need someone to talk to then, then please use some of the helplines listed.
All of these services are free and available to anyone in the UK.

Life is precious and you are not alone.

Seeking Help

Samaritans 116 123 CALM 0800 58 58 58 Childline 0800 1111 The Silver Line 0800 4 70 80 90
Phone Numbers, Emails & Live Chats. People you can talk to you if you are struggling, alone or have any thoughts about hurting yourself.

Hello.

My name is Richard Bullen, a trustworthy and professional therapist. I have gained a Masters in Integrative Therapy with a BSc in Psychotherapy, whilst also being a registered BACP member 374258.

I have been passionate about helping and making a positive impact to people for all of my life.

Originally born in Seattle, United States; I have spent the majority of my life in North-West England. To continue this passion I had, it was my dream to become a therapist. Mastering my craft through university, whilst meeting with a vast variety of clients from diverse backgrounds, has led me to take this knowledge to practice in my patient-led solution to any individual who may need help.

It would be my pleasure to help you.

– Richard

My Rates

30 Minute Initial Consultation* FREE Face-to-Face Session £35 Remote Therapy Session £35 Couples Therapy (Face-to-Face only) £40 Current Students (Face-to-Face or Remote) £30 65+ (Face-to-Face or Remote) £30
All session last for approximately 50 minutes. *No obligation to continue after this free consultation, which can also be done via Phone.