"I could tell Joe absolutely anything that was on my mind and I never felt judged."
"Talking has allowed me to find ways to cope and move on."
                  (comments from clients)
Email: granada.psychotherapy@gmail.com
Phone: +34 658 38 59 52

About Joe Magalhaes

I am a fully qualified British counsellor offering psychotherapeutic counselling in English, Spanish and Portuguese. I concluded my four-year formal training in Transactional Analysis Counselling and Psychotherapy at Connexus Institute, England.

I have many years experience working with couples, groups and individuals from many different walks of life, both privately in my own consulting room and as a volunteer with the public health sector (NHS).

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS), the European Association of Transactional Analysis (EATA), and the United Kingdom Association of Transactional Analysis (UKATA), to whose codes of ethics I abide.

I am in my mid-50’s and I come from a varied cultural background, having lived in different countries and worked in many different roles.  I have been based in Granada, Spain, for over 10 years.

Joe Magalhaes My dedication to psychotherapy arose from a life-long inclination to reflect on the extent to which somebody’s upbringing, family impositions and early experiences in life might shape their internal landscapes and the way they carry themselves in the world. I find it very rewarding to support individuals taking control of their lives and stopping undesirable past experiences interfering in their present.

I am very interested in the relational patterns people establish in their infancy and tend to keep in place throughout their lives. The wonderful plasticity of our brains fascinates me, as it makes it possible for us to complete previous developmental stages and free ourselves from painful, repeating patterns in the present.

I feel both humbled by the trust clients place in me and immensely privileged to witness the transformation in their lives.

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