Richard Metres is an exceptionally skilled and effective counsellor who has been in practice for over 30 years. Richard’s extensive professional experience sets him apart as a senior Life Supports clinician, providing practical outcome driven therapeutic support to his individual, couples, and family clients.
Counselling with Richard is an opportunity for clients to talk through challenges; explore feelings, thoughts, expectations, and past experiences; and gain awareness of any barriers that have limited their lives and relationships. Richard gives his clients effective strategies and practical tools to help them overcome their challenges and achieve their goals. He is deeply committed to supporting his clients with compassion and insight.
Richard draws on a number of different counselling methods in his practice, tailoring his approach to meet the unique needs of each individual client, couple, or family unit. Therapeutic techniques that Richard uses include Attachment-Oriented Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Trauma-Informed Counselling, Feminist Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, specialist Relationship Therapy, and Systemic Family Therapy. Richard is dedicated to supporting his clients to use their inner strengths and get the best out of themselves, their relationships, and their lives.