Psychotherapy & Counselling

Find out how psychotherapy & counselling can support you.



Find out how Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) works.


The Gestalt Approach

A creative way of connecting with mind, body, self and other.


Trauma, Stress & PTSD

Effective treatment based on neuroscience & mindfulness.


Gender, Sex & Relationship Diversity

Making sense of who you are and who you love.


Psychotherapie auf deutsch

Weiterführende Informationen für deutschsprachige.


Remote Psychotherapy & Counselling

Considerations and benefits of remote psychotherapy.

Ayhan Alman de la Osa
UKCP accredited Clinical Gestalt Psychotherapist
Trauma Informed Psychotherapy & EMDR

Welcome to my Practice

Psychotherapy & Counselling | EMDR | The Gestalt Approach

As a gestalt psychotherapist I aim to work with the current manifestation of whatever is going on for you. I specialise in working with clients who experience high levels of stress, depression, anxiety and challenges stemming from loss and grief. I speak English, German and Turkish.

I provide long-term psychotherapy and shorter time-limited counselling. We would work together to decide what type of contract best suits you.

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Psychotherapy & Counselling

As a gestalt psychotherapist I am skilled in supporting clients who experience high levels of stress, or feel depressed or anxious. Find out how psychotherapy & counselling can support you.

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Francine Shapiro developed Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) in 1987 in order to treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Since then, EMDR has been used to effectively treat a wide range of mental health problems.

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The Gestalt Approach

Gestalt psychotherapy is a creative and body oriented psychotherapy approach which has a growing evidence base supporting its’ efficacy. Many difficult experiences are stored in our bodies, and as such understanding our bodies therapeutically is essential to my work.

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Trauma, Stress & PTSD

Many clients who seek my help experience various degrees of stress from overwhelming past experiences that still impact on them even though the event has passed. These type of problems are often addressed as trauma, which may sound like a big word, but all it means is literally “wound“.

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Gender, Sex & Relationship Diversity (GSRD)

As a practitioner, I am aware that your experiences will be different to mine. Even if we might share similarities, my aim is not to assume what it is like to be you. Working with diversity and difference means to me a capacity to connect in spite of differences in background, orientation, ethnicity

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Psychotherapie auf deutsch

Viele Menschen finden es schwierig einen Psychotherapeuten zu kontaktieren. Daher freue ich mich besonders, dass sie meine Seite gefunden haben. In der eigenen Muttersprache lässt es sich oftmals einfacher reden, besonders über Dinge die einem nahe gehen oder am Herzen liegen.

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Remote Psychotherapy

I worked for many years as a researcher in organisations where online communication was essential part of my daily life. This experience enables me to offer safe and secure online psychotherapy. I put together some considerations for working via video conference.

Remote Psychotherapy

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