Pain affects our life choices, relationships and bodies. It can feel difficult, frustrating and endless. With hope, and practical tools, we can create change.
Jon teaches you how to let go of long-held tension, both physical and mental, and shows you how the physical and mental realms are intimately connected.
For me the experience is one of finally learning how to relax, after years of being constantly tense and stuck in ‘fight or flight’ mode. The sessions with Jon have gradually changed my outlook on life, work and relationships, and I think my friends and family would tell you I am a far more relaxed and harmonious person to spend time with these days! I feel far more physically and emotionally aware of both myself and others, but this is coupled with a great sense of calm and a huge absence of all the ‘mental noise’ and physical stress that used to accompany me.
In short, if it works for you as it has for me, Jon’s physical and mental ‘mindfulness’ teaching can help you gain the space to become yourself. And to become calmer, happier, and healthier in the process. I’d recommend him to anyone suffering of physical or mental pain of any kind. Thank you Jon!C.S
In less than 4 visits…I have noticed a significant change for the better. I have benefited immensely from each session on both a physical and mental level. My problem areas have improved to a point where I am much more able to continue day to day without the pain and distraction I had previously experienced.
There is no ‘magic silver bullet’ for any form of treatment, yet in Jon Gee I have found someone who not only demonstrates complete integrity and dedication to his profession, but is also extremely conscientious. In my eyes, he truly is a master of his art and to whom I have absolute faith and trust.P.L
Jon’s approach to treatment is extremely focused and tailored. He has a great understanding of the human body and is a natural healer. I recommend him whole heartedly and would not hesitate to consult him before any other therapist / physio. Thank you, JonR.R
Jon is a deeply heartful, intelligent and insightful therapist who brings all of himself to the therapy room. With the capacity to understand professional boundaries and the insight to know when they need to be relaxed, Jon honours his clients and his role in their therapeutic journey. He listens with archetypal wisdom and offers interventions with a tender respect borne of a deep appreciation of vulnerability. He also has the rare ability to contain the angry wounding of psychotic clients.M.A
I’m in pain. Which therapy do I choose?
I meet many clients who have been on a long and frustrating journey through several different modalities, psychotherapy, physiotherapy, osteopathy, counselling, massage etc. They have found there is rarely a ‘magic pill’ that makes pain go away, and stay away.
With a broader perspective and deeper understanding of their condition, they understand everyone is unique. The most effective treatment is usually a wise variety of lifestyle adjustments alongside well matched therapeutic assistance.
If the themes I discuss on this website sound relevant to you, please get in touch to discuss what your requirements are.
Do you combine therapies?
If we have agreed to work predominantly with psychotherapy or counselling, then I will suggest that you get any intense manual physical therapy carried out elsewhere. However within the psychotherapy sessions there will still be, where appropriate, reference to the body and its relationship with the experience of self.
Should you choose bodywork, yoga or deep tissue work, you might want to discuss emotional or psychological material, and develop a deeper understanding of how and why your physical pain might be manifesting or reoccurring.
This is very much welcomed and can be complementary to other therapeutic work you may be currently engaged in (or have done in the past) such as cranio-sacral therapy, osteopathy, physiotherapy, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.
The principles of Mindfulness are interwoven throughout all the work I do.
How many sessions will I need?
That will depend on what you are looking for. Psychotherapy or counselling begins with an initial session to determine suitability, and we would usually work towards six initial sessions. After that we will decide if and how you would like to move forward. It can be time limited or indefinite.
Like Psychotherapy, bodywork, yoga and mindfulness are all learning experiences. Like any type of new learning, this is best done regularly in the initial stages, in order to circumvent negative feedback loops, reestablish new patterns and consolidate learning.
Once you have had an initial session you can decide whether I might be of service to you. Should you wish to continue, I usually suggest booking a short series of weekly sessions. Together we can monitor your progress to ensure the usefulness of your treatment.
My aim is for you to feel like you have a more confident handle on your own condition, and thus will not need me to tell you whether you need another session.
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