Psychotherapy & Counselling

Find out how psychotherapy & counselling can support you.

 
 

EMDR

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.

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

Welcome to my Practice

Counselling | Psychotherapy | EMDR | The Gestalt Approach

As a counsellor and psychotherapist I am familiar with the life challenges we humans sometimes experience. Many circumstances can cause a great deal of suffering, such as the loss of a loved one, adversity in childhood or later in life, events that cause high levels of stress, or work arrangements that are not aligned with our needs. Over the years of my practice I learnt that a holistic approach to therapy where mind, body and relationships are considered as a whole is highly effective and helped many clients to feel better about themselves.

I am a UKCP accredited Gestalt Psychotherapist and I trained at Metanoia Institute in London. My office is based in Marbella, Spain. I work remotely with UK clients, and face-to-face with clients who are based in Costa Del Sol region.

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Services:

Counselling & Psychotherapy

Talking therapies are highly effective in improving wellbeing. My approach is creative and body orientated where I put particular emphasis on the therapeutic relationship. Research suggests that a trusting relationship with your therapist will positively improve therapeutic outcomes.

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EMDR

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

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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