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Testimonials for Robert Patterson


Depression has been part of my life since my late teens. I had been to see my doctor who asked me if I would consider seeing someone that I could talk to about my feelings. I remember that Robert made me feel very comfortable from our first meeting and I liked the fact that his […]

I have suffered with anxiety for much of my adult life and have never felt comfortable in talking about the way I am feeling with my family. I was referred to Robert by my doctor, who felt that I could benefit from seeing a therapist. I am so glad that I took my doctor’s advice, […]

I went to see Robert because I was finding it very difficult to deal with the death of my sister, and I felt that my mood swings were having a negative impact on my relationship with my husband. Robert helped me to deal with the anger that I was feeling over my sister’s death, and […]

I heard about Robert through my family doctor who recommended him. I must admit that it took me some time to contact him, as I was very nervous of talking to someone about my difficulties. I wish now that I hadn’t waited so long, and would highly recommend Robert if you are looking for help […]

Robert was recommended to me by a friend who had previously been to see him. I had been to counselling before, but as a man, didn’t feel comfortable talking about my issues with a female counsellor. From the first time I met Robert, he made me feel very comfortable, and I found him very caring […]

Robert helped me through a very tough time, and if it was not for him, I don’t know where I would be today. I can only express so much here, but I hope that I have managed to capture what Robert has done for me, and meant to me in my hours of need, and […]

I attended with Robert for counselling during a very difficult period in my life. Robert was very professional and caring in his approach. I found him to be non-judgmental, discreet and always approachable. Confidentiality was to the fore, and I had complete trust in him as a person and as a therapist. Robert helped me […]

Robert demonstrated the ability to form good relationships with clients and offered them a safe holding in the therapeutic space. He used our therapeutic models of working with clients who presented after a suicide attempt or who are experiencing suicidal ideation or engaging in self- harm. Robert displayed a sound ethical approach to his work.

Robert showed great interest, understanding and patience when dealing with the staff through this difficult bereavement, and undertook his duties very professionally. He established an excellent relationship with them, he had a wonderful caring attitude towards all people he dealt with and displayed great initiative in his work.