I have been helping families, individuals and organisations to develop fulfilling relationships for over 30 years.
Independent Psychotherapist, Video Interaction Guider, Movement Therapist, Trainer & Supervisor
I provide parenting support, perinatal services, video interaction guidance (VIG), psychotherapy, assessments of parenting capacity, training and supervision.
Please contact me if you would like to discuss your particular circumstances and to find out how I can help you.
What people have said
“Monika has helped me reconnect with my children after a long separation. Looking at myself interact with them has been so encouraging. Thank you”Father
“We understood that we have different parenting styles and that was all right for the children. We stopped competing and started to appreciate our differences”Parent's Feedback
“Monika’s extensive experience as psychotherapist and VIG practitioner makes her extremely adept in engaging families from a variety of social and cultural backgrounds.”Children’s guardian
“I felt listened to and safe to explore my concerns at my own pace. Talking about my feelings helped me to put them in perspective.”Anonymous
“I was hesitant initially but delighted how quickly my relationship with my daughter improved. From being stuck in a "no" cycle, we shifted and now enjoy being together so much more”Adopting Parent
“I was amazed to see myself with my baby from the outside. We looked all right together. I had not realised how much he was looking at me waiting for my response to him.”Mother
I provide the following services…
…in hopeful and effective parenting strategies, also suitable for those fostering or adopting.
Mediation for couples…
…who want to reduce conflict and successfully co-parent, if they live together or apart.
Support for individuals/ couples expecting a baby and for new parents – from conception to age two.
Counselling and Psychotherapy
Suitable for adults who may feel depressed, anxious, lonely, afraid,
stressed, stuck, confused, bereft, or overwhelmed
Assessments of parenting capacity
For Family Courts and for Social Services to give a clear picture of a family’s strengths and potential for change.
Training and Supervision
Courses in video interaction guidance (VIG) and bespoke training for those who want to improve their communication skills at home or in their place of work using video reflective practice (VERP).
Training in facilitating parent-baby groups