Maybe something has happened – such as the death of a loved one, or some other event or loss.

Perhaps the current Coronavirus pandemic and the effect it is having on all of our lives is hard for you to cope with right now?

You might be at home on your own, feeling isolated, anxious and alone?

Or at home with others and you’re getting on each other’s nerves?

Or maybe you’re one of the people on the front line (in the NHS, food provision, police force or another essential service) keeping things going for the rest of us?

Coaching and counselling both provide a safe space for you to explore issues, thoughts and feelings that you may be finding it hard to talk about with other people – or, perhaps, admit to yourself.

round picMy name is Pat Spink and I provide counselling and coaching to private individuals and business people as well as coaching and counselling supervisiontraining and facilitation of meetings and workshops.

I work locally in the UK and online. My online clients are based in the UK and internationally.

transformation.pngIf you’re not sure whether it’s counselling or coaching you’re looking for, my page on the differences might help you decide – alternatively, I’d be happy to chat it through with you.

You may already know which way you’d like to work but if you don’t, I suggest taking a look at the various options and see what you think.

Usually I would offer to meet locally but this option is suspended in the light of current covid-related restrictions in the UK.

However, working online is still an option, and a safe way for us to meet and work together via video, phone or VoIP, live chat (IM) or email .

Maybe you’re used to video or to talking on the phone – or you might like the sound of a live chat session, or want to take more time to write to me in an email.

Using email, for example, may mean that you can do some of your writing at the moment(s) in which you are experiencing certain thoughts or feelings – which can be therapeutic, in itself – and then reflect on, and add to, what you’ve written later on.

I can be contacted by phone (+44) 7597 594065 or email and you can find out more about me and how I work on the next few pages, on my LinkedIn profile, my Instagram account (pat.spink.wholepeople) and by dipping into my blog.

I’m not able to provide an emergency service, though. So if you need to speak to someone urgently, right now, I recommend that you get help from elsewhere – please see my page on sources of Emergency Help.