TALK THROUGH ITSupporting Mental Health for adults, children & teenagers
Newbury and surrounding areas

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Solution-focused Therapy for Adults, Teenagers and Children.

Based in Newbury, West Berkshire.  In-person and remote sessions offered.

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Talk Through It.  Solution-focused Therapy

Welcome to Talk Through It. My name is Gerry Spatharis, I am a Solution-focused therapist and also work as a Primary Mental Health Worker for the local Council. I have over 28 years of experience working with children, teenagers and adults who are experiencing stress, worry or anxiety about life in general. I see people for many different reasons, but mainly because they feel stuck or lost or are unsure what to do and how to move forward.

 

I provide in-person and online sessions - all bookable on the Bookings and Locations page, without needing to pay at the time of booking. Take a look through the website and read about Solution-focused therapy (how it differs from Counselling and CBT) and how it can help. It gets great results and is very different from what you may have previously experienced. There's also a section on Further Reading which provides useful resources and websites. Below you will find information about the type of appointments I offer and a general summary of what I can help with but If I can't help you, I will usually know a person who can!

 

 

APPOINTMENT TYPES OFFERERD

  • In-person appointments - at the Fairbourne Clinic, Wendan Road, Newbury, West Berkshire.
  • Remote appointments - Online through Teleheath (secure)
  • Mental health support for local companies or schools  -  to ensure that their employees/students have mental health support in-house. (Please contact me for packages to suit.) 

 

Book Yourself In!

You can select your own date and time to see me on the booking system. Any questions about booking, just email. If you can't see availability, let me know which days and times you were looking for and I will let you know whether or not I can accommodate your request. 

 

Types of Issue you may be experiencing:

The following are examples of some of the issues that people come to see me about. Please don't read the list of issues and worry that yours aren't  'extreme enough' to warrant being seen. It's all relative to who you are. 

 

Typical issues occurring in adults.

  • experiencing disillusionment in your career
  • grief
  • marriage issues
  • struggling with family life/relationships in general
  • unresolved past issues
  • self-doubt
  • becoming angry at seemingly small things
  • depression
  • feeling misunderstood
  • OCD behaviours
  • ADHD or Autism - coping with, strategies etc
  • Functional Neurological Disorder or non-epileptic seizures

    This is just a small example of issues experienced.

Typical issues occurring in children or teenagers:

  • OCD type behaviours
  • fear of parents being hurt or ill
  • panic or anxiety
  • feeling very low
  • excessive anger
  • stress
  • continually going over the same thoughts or problems
  • lacking self-confidence
  • having problems relating to people
  • unable to make friends
  • struggling with school work, expectations or peers
  • being disruptive in lessons
  • inability to focus
  • worrying about judgement from others
  • gender issues
  • feel they don't 'fit in'
  • school refusal
  • FND (Functional Neurological Disorder or non-epileptic seizures)
  • ASD/ASC (Autism)
  • ADHD/ADD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder / Attention Deficit Disorder)
  • PANDAS (Paediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections)

Specialisation: Neurodiversity - Autism and ADHD in Adults and Children, Functional Neurological Disorder

I have a lot of experience working with children who have Autism and ADHD and for those who want to know more about these, please see the 'Further Reading' section for books that might be of interest. I often worl with people who have FND or PANDAS. I am always happy to help, where I can.


Not Sure?

Solution-Focused Therapy is incredibly effective, but there's no sense in me telling you this - come and give it a try. I get really good results. Nothing is lost if you decide it isn't for you, but something might be gained if it is.

If you would like to book a session, please go to 'Bookings, Location and Prices.'   Payment at time of booking is not required. I look forward to seeing you soon!

 

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'Problem talk creates problems. Solution talk creates solutions.'
Steve de Shazer

 

 

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