Eleonora is an emphatic counsellor, who offers a supportive and warm environment where clients can feel safe to explore their feelings and experiences. She knows how hard and daunting it can be to trust and open up to a new person; therefore she allows her clients to go at a pace that is comfortable for them. Eleonora encourages the clients she works with to gain a better understanding of their innermost thoughts and concerns without the fear of being judged. She believes that we all have the inner resources to deal with our problems, but sometimes we lose the connection with those resources. She sees her role as helping her clients to rediscover that connection and thus to find the answers within themselves. Eleonora believes that every client is unique and so uses an integrative approach, drawing on person-centred and psychodynamic therapeutic techniques. This means she has the tools and experience to tailor her approach to each individual. Often, but not always, she will focus on how the past has influenced the client’s present.
Eleonora has extensive experience in working with teenagers from different backgrounds and with their families. She knows how overwhelming, stressful and sometimes relentless it can be to raise a family. Eleonora specialises in working with families who have children with special needs. She works towards finding healthier ways to manage stress and difficult circumstances. She has experience in dealing with family issues, relationships, anxiety, as well as long-term illnesses and pre-existing conditions.
Eleonora is an integrative counsellor, registered as a student counsellor with the BACP. She is currently working towards an advanced diploma in therapeutic counselling. Eleonora works within The Awareness Centre’s Low-Cost Counselling Service in Tooting.