English Language Counsellor in Hannover-Kleefeld
Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling
Dr. theol. Uta Blohm (MA)
Integrative Psychotherapy in Hannover-Kleefeld since 2015
Many issues may bring you to therapy: stress or anxiety. You may feel overwhelmed with strong feelings of anger or even rage. Sometimes one can feel depressed or even empty. Many people seek help because they struggle in relationships.
Integrative psychotherapy (as well as counselling) combines theoretical ideas and practical interventions from different therapeutic models in order to meet the needs of individual clients. In my work I draw on analytic as well as humanistic approaches. I am using attachment theory as well as psychodynamic and relational theory. Most importantly I will aim to be attuned to your process.
Cross Cultural Therapy in Hannover
I have lived London for almost twenty years and trained at an established institute for Integrative Psychotherapy and
I have been working in Private Practice in Hannover-Kleefeld since 2015.
In 2015 I had acquired a license as 'Heilpraktikerin beschränkt auf das Gebiet der Psychotherapie' (Gesundheitsamt, Hannover). The 'Heilpraktiker', a qualification that allows opening a private practice in Germany, is regulated within the German health system. It allows to offer psychotherapeutic services but does not lisence the practitioner to work with German (state) health insurance.
English Language Counsellor in Kleefeld (English as a Second Language)
The success of treatment depends to a large extend on the quality of the relationship we are going to build. This is partly (but not solely) facilitated through language. If your English is better than your German you may find it easier to talk to a counsellor who speaks English as well, even if you are already feeling quite comfortable speaking German.
If you are new to Germany you may find it quite hard to learn the language. Not knowing a language may lead to difficult feelings of displacement or low self esteem. These can also be discussed during the counselling sessions.
Psychotherapy (as well as counselling) in my experience also works when English (or German) is your second language.
Very often the very issues, which bring us to therapy makes it difficult to start.
Counselling will help you to be more fully alive. During the process difficult and painful feelings may be brought to the fore whilst offering insight and ultimately relief of your pain. A counsellor (or a psychotherapist) is not a friend, a colleague or an acquaintance but someone who will support and guide you.
In a safe place it is possible to talk about experiences you may have never been able to talk about before. A psychotherapist (counsellor) will listen to your truth and help to speak the unspeakable. She will help you to bear the unbearable.
Counsellor in Kleefeld
The practice is conveniently located in Hannover-Kleefeld (near Pferdeturm) within easy reach from Marienstrasse, Kirchrode, Heideviertel, Misburg, the City Centre as well as Zooviertel, Bult and Südstadt Local Map. The nearest Strassenbahn stop (U-Bahn) is Kantplatz (line 4 and 5). The 127 bus from Misburg stops at Kantplatz as well as the 137. From Kantplatz it is a two minutes walk to the counselling practise in Hannover-Kleefeld.
Hannover is well connected to the major German cities in Northern Germany (i.e. Braunschweig). If you are looking for psychotherapeutic help with an English speaking practitioner it may well be worth the journey. My practise can be reached from Magdeburg, Oldenburg and other cities/ villages in Northern Germany. For example, the train (WFB) between Braunschweig and Hannover takes 45 minutes and there are three trains within an hour. It takes roughly 20 minutes from Hannover HBF to Hannover-Kleefeld.
The A 2 connects Braunschweig and Hannover. The nearest exit on the Messeschnellweg: Kleefeld. The Messeschnellweg makes Kleefeld accessible from Bemerode, Mittelfeld, Messe and the direction of Langenhagen.
Free parking is available in the area.