We all begin the process before we are ready, before we are strong enough, before we know enough; we begin a dialogue with thoughts and feelings that both tickle and thunder within us. We respond before we know how to speak the language, before we know all the answers, and before we know exactly to whom we are speaking”.

Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Welcome to Devon Psychotherapy and Counselling Services

Exeter and Devon’s Leading Mental Health, Therapy and Well-being Hub

Counselling, Psychotherapy

and Supervision in Exeter, Devon

There are many reasons and many ways that life can challenge us. There are some instant and unexpected experiences and traumatic events that can overwhelm us and take our breath away, as well as the longstanding, repetitive patterns of relationship that cause a breakdown of our natural defences and health due to an accumulation of life and its sometimes persistent stressors meaning life is becoming too much to contain.

For some of us we feel that we are not living the life we should do, and whether it be these challenging life problems, the breakdown of important relationships, the loss of someone close to us, or our addictive habits and unhelpful practices; sometimes we just cannot escape the overwhelming feelings that follow us and stay with us. We sometimes cannot describe what has happened to us or what we are feeling but we know that we are not living to our full potential or in the life we know we deserve.

I am Wayne Roberts, and as an accredited Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor my style of working allows me help you find a way to take steps forward.

Seeking truths, understanding and compassion we can begin to find the alternative perpsectives to many of life’s given challenges or sometimes we can find the peace and acceptance for the problems we just cannot have any control over.  My counselling and psychotherapy work is designed to enable you to find your own way and start living the life you so fully deserve.

“Let’s talk!”

Charlie Chaplin

Among the variety of issues a person might wish to talk about are the following:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic and Social Anxiety
  • Specific Phobias
  • Bereavement, Sadness and Loss
  • Obsessive Compulsive Thoughts, Actions and Behaviours
  • Sexual, Emotional or Physical Abuse
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Trauma, Complex Trauma and Significant Life Events
  • Addiction and Repetitive Patterns
  • Transgender and Identity Work
  • Working with Teenagers and Adolescents
  • Working to Understand Autism, Aspergers and ADHD
  • Working with Non-School Attendance
  • Working with Sexuality and Difficulties with Intimacy
  • Issues around Cultural Difference, Diversity and Belonging
  • Experiences with a Mis-diagnosis or Coming to Terms with a Diagnosis
  • Managing Emotions and Anger Management
  • Self-esteem and Building Confidence
  • Relationship Therapy – Divorce, Separation and Salvaging Important Relationships (including Couples work)
  • Stress & Work Related Issues
  • Issues around a Spirituality and an Existential Crisis
  • Working with the Archetypes – The Mother, The Father, Masculine and The Feminine (for both men and women)
  • Dream Analysis and Exploring The Unconscious Mind

And Many More Emerging or Embeded Mental Health, Well-being or Relationship Diffciulties.

This list is in no way exhaustive and not all of life’s difficulties can be explained or captured on a page so please get in touch. A conversation may help to set you on the right pathway.

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