About the Team
– MA Relationship Therapy (University of Hull)
– Post Graduate Diploma Relate
– BA Hons Psychology (University of Cape Town)
– MBACP Member of British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
I am a counsellor and psychotherapist. I work integratively drawing from both Systemic and Psychodynamic approaches. Since obtaining my psychology degree I have worked in a number of organisations including Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Services, School Family service and Relate where I have extensive experience in couple work and relationship issues. I work on both a short term and open ended basis.
My areas of special interest include relationship issues, couples work, family breakdown, stress, anxiety, self esteem and Addiction. I have a particular interest in elite sports people and others who are constantly in the public eye.
I have an Honours degree in Psychology, a Masters Degree in Relationship Therapy, a Postgraduate Certificate in Attachment and a Diploma in NLP.
I am fully insured and am a Member of BACP and AFT. I come from a corporate background and have worked in the Film industry. I provide a discreet and compassionate solution focused service.
Jo works with Young People and adults, she is an integrative counsellor/Psychotherapist and relationship expert with many years’ experience at RELATE. Her areas of expertise include phobias, stress and anxiety, fear, depression, addiction, menopause, life stages and personal development.
In schools Jo works with ages 3 to 18 with a wide range of issues such as, self-esteem, bullying, behavioural, anxiety and friendship issues. Jo is currently working as a resident young people’s therapist in both a high school, junior school and at Pam Custers & Associates, she has a special ability of making children and Young People feel truly at ease whilst at the same time, being able to process the difficulties they face.
MA, BA (Hons) Science, PG/Dip Counselling, PG/Dip Child Psycho-therapeutic Counselling, PG/Dip Therapeutic Arts, RELATE Trained
Annette is an integrative Counsellor/ Psychotherapist with extensive experience working with individuals and couples around issues of relationship. Her areas of expertise include depression, stress and anxiety, burn out, work related issues, bereavement, addiction, personal development and events around life changes.
Annette uses a range of techniques including CBT and TA. Her approach to therapy draws on Person Centred, Psychodynamic and attachment based principles. This links into an individual style of relationships which are vital for our happiness and well-being. She is an accredited member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). DIP. CP’ AD. Prof. DIP PC’
Saskia is an integrative psychotherapist. Having worked for the last twenty years with the NHS. Saskia’s skills help to support clients when they have become ‘stuck’ within certain areas of their lives and decide to seek counselling, as well as supporting clients who have faced difficulties with: Addiction; Stress; Relationship issues; Anxiety; Depression; Bereavement; Redundancy; Anger issues; Phobias; and psychological Trauma and is extremely successful in combining her knowledge of human behaviours and therapies to assist clients in reaching their goals. She has an advanced post graduate Diploma in trauma and is an accredited MBACP member. DIP. CP’ AD. Prof. DIP PC’
Dr Joseph F Ryan
Joseph is a Counsellor/Psychotherapist and a clinical supervisor. His experience covers a range of specialties, including individual, family and group therapy.
In addition to working at Pam Custers & Associates, Joseph is the author or editor of over 100 publications. Joseph is an accredited MBACP member. PhD, MSc, MA, BA (hons).
Providing individual, couples and family counselling. Treatment specialisation includes:
- Depression and Anxiety
- Couples Counselling
- Family Counselling
- Parenting Support
- Grief Counselling
- Work and Career issues
- Stress Management
- Addiction & Recovery
- Conflict Resolution
I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioural issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and self esteem to parenting support, couples counselling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalised approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.