Philip Stone CPsycholChartered Psychologist & Registred Psychotherapist

CPsychol, BSc (Hons), MSc, MA, MSc, PGCert, FSET, MBPsP, Reg. MBACP (Accred)

Swiss Cottageinfo@philipstone-therapy.co.uk

Tel: 07486955362

Areas

Workplace Challenges

I use therapeutic coaching methods to successfully nurture your leadership confidence as an aspiring junior, middle or senior manager, by developing your interpersonal skills, and facilitating your personal development to succeed in meeting the challenges of new leadership positions in global networked organisations.

Leadership skills

Developing psychological capital - Developing a global mindset - Better decision making - Managing change - Better problem solving

Interpersonal skills development

Assertiveness - Managing difficult feelings - Emotional learning & intelligence - Dealing with criticism

Personal development

Developing a personal leadership style - Time management - Overcoming procrastination

Self-directed learning

Translating emotional, psychological, and other work based learning experiences into university qualifications), through accreditation of prior learning' (APL) portfolios, which can be used to fast track promotion at work. This is achieved by nurturing the high levels of reflection needed for self-directed learning, in order to generate portfolios for 'accreditation of prior experiential Learning' (APEL), or 'accreditation of prior certificated learning' (APCL).

Psychological Difficulties

I use both counselling and psychotherapy, to help you explore psychological issues connected to relationships, emotional issues and life challenges.

Relationships

Intimate relationships - Sexual issues & Identities - Physical, emotional & sexual abuse

Emotional issues

Developing good self-esteem - Building confidence - Managing anger & frustration

Life challenges & Transitions

Coping with grief and loss - Managing stress and challenging events - Adjustment to social class and social identity changes.

My approach to counselling and psychotherapy is informed by cognitive-behavioural, psychoanalytic and integrative therapies.

Clinical Problems

I use mainly psychotherapy to help you explore clinical issues connected with anxiety, depression, trauma and chronic conditions.

Anxiety

Chronic worry - Panic attacks - Social anxieties - Health anxieties - Phobias - Obsessions and compulsions

Depression

Recurrent depression - Resistant depression - Low mood

Trauma

Traumatic incidents - Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Prolonged duress stress disorder (PDST)- Shame based trauma

Chronic conditions

Chronic pain - Living with HIV - Chronic fatigue syndrome - Fibromyalgia - Sleep problems

I use mainly cognitive-behavioural therapies (CBT) for anxiety, depression, trauma and chronic conditions. For more complex problems, I also use an integrative approach to therapy, weaving together psychoanalytic, CBT, and person-centred approaches tailored to your needs.