Private Therapy

Hector has been delivering psychological therapy for over twenty years. He has a very kind, compassionate and down to earth approach which is supported by his years of experience and knowledge helping many people with their individual emotional and psychological difficulties. As well as his degrees in Psychology and Counselling Psychology Hector is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person Centred Counselling, Solution Focused Therapy and a great understanding of the process of counselling and helping to bring about positive change.

Hector’s approach to this work in a very down to earth style. He has a naturally kind, empathic and compassionate manner and this, as well as over 20 years experience and knowledge, working as a Counselling Psychologist and mental health professional can help bring about positive change.

Some of the difficulties Hector has experience helping with; but not exclusively; include


is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. It can manifest as physical symptoms like sweating or trembling, as well as mental distress.


is an intense feeling of sudden fear or anxiety that overwhelms a person, often leading to irrational or uncontrolled reactions. It can result in physical symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, sweating, and difficulty breathing.


is an extreme and irrational fear of a specific object, situation, or activity. It can lead to intense anxiety or panic attacks when confronted with the feared stimulus.

Depression and low mood

is a mental health condition characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest or pleasure in activities. Low mood refers to a temporary state of feeling down or sad, which may not necessarily meet the criteria for clinical depression.

Childhood abuse

refers to any form of physical, emotional, or sexual mistreatment or neglect inflicted upon a child by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a position of power. It can have long-lasting negative effects on a child's physical and mental well-being, often persisting into adulthood.


refers to a deeply distressing or disturbing experience that overwhelms an individual's ability to cope, often leaving lasting emotional or psychological effects. It can result from various events, including accidents, abuse, natural disasters, or witnessing violence.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

is a mental health condition that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, and uncontrollable thoughts about the event, often leading to significant distress and impairment in daily functioning.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

is a mental health condition characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or mental acts (compulsions). These compulsions are often performed to alleviate the anxiety caused by the obsessions, but they provide only temporary relief.

Low self esteem

is a negative perception of oneself, characterized by feelings of inadequacy, worthlessness, and a lack of confidence in one's abilities or worth. It can lead to difficulties in relationships, academic or professional performance, and overall well-being.

Personal development and growth

involve the continuous process of improving oneself mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It encompasses self-awareness, setting and achieving goals, learning new skills, and cultivating positive habits to reach one's fullest potential and lead a fulfilling life.


is the body's natural response to pressure or demands from the environment, often resulting from challenging situations or events. It can manifest physically, emotionally, or mentally and may vary in intensity from mild to severe.
Hector is very happy to chat through any questions you might have as to whether he might be best placed to offer you the support and help you might be looking for. To book an appointment direct or arrange a free 30 phone consultation please click on the link below.

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