Meet the Therapist: Douglas Nicholson
What attracted you to become a therapist?
Talking is the only real way of helping people find out why they are the way they are – and therefore give them the chance to change.
Where did you train?
Regent’s College, London
What sort of people do you usually see?
What do you like about being a therapist?
I get to wonder at the human condition for hours on end
What is less pleasant?
How long you’ve been with welldoing.org and what you think of us?
Since the beginning. I think you are a fantastic service and I am in awe of your hands on energy and commitment.
Do you ever suggest books or apps to clients?
What’s your consultation room like?
Warm. Comfortable. Cosy.
What you do for your own mental health?
Counselling, supervision, running, singing
What do you wish people knew about therapy?
That you don’t have to be 'mad' before you can go and get the benefit of it
What have you learnt about yourself in therapy?
That I don’t know very much