Jenni Gates Therapy

Children, Young People and Adult Counselling based in Exmouth


Looking for Counselling?

There are many reasons people decide to invest in counselling therapy.

Those reasons can be based on issues of the past, present, future, or a combination of all of those. There is nothing too big, nor too small, to bring to counselling.

It may be that a client does not experience a particular 'problem' as such, but has a feeling of 'stuckness', for example - and would like to work on breaking free of old patterns. Or it could be that there are specific and deeply personal things that a client wishes to air and contemplate in a safe space and a confidential setting.

Counselling can be helpful and therapeutic in a number of ways, and this is unique to the individual and their circumstances.

Some of the common things people bring to counselling I have listed below, as an example. However, each and every counselling session brings any possibility of elements that the client chooses to explore...

  • Stress - home/work/school/life
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship or family problems
  • Life changes
  • Loss
  • Bereavement - significant others (including pets)
  • Confidence/self esteem issues
  • Trauma
  • Illness or health concerns (including mental and physical)
  • Resentment
  • Bullying - work/school/home (including domestic violence)
  • Fertility or family planning concerns
  • Guilt
  • Anger
  • LGBT issues
  • Depression
  • Coping with separation (long term or sporadic e.g. military families)
  • Performance desires
  • Boredom
  • Abuse (including emotional, physical and sexual - past and present)
  • Drugs and alcohol issues
  • Parenting challenges and living with parenting challenges
  • Inclusion friendly: specialising in Neurodivergence and Gender, Sexual & Relationship Diversity

I offer a safe space to explore issues such as these (and many more). I work with a person centred to allow the client to find a way that feels right for them.