About Milestone Therapy
Garrett Redmond is the founder of Milestone Therapy and holds a (BA Hons) in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a qualified psychotherapist , CRA therapist and Level 8 Recovery Coach. Garrett is also in his final year of a Masters in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and now working with adolescents in therapy. Garrett has over five years experience working one to one and also as a group facilitator in the field of addiction. Garrett works from an integrative approach and includes models such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Logotherapy, Person Centred, and Psychoanalysis but not limited to such. In addition to being a fully accredited member of IACP Garrett continues to work with varied presenting issues such as trauma, grief, self esteem issues, LBGT, stress and anger management and also suicide which includes attempted suicide and suicide ideation. Garrett has also worked extensively with depression and anxiety and other mental health concerns. Garrett has worked in varied addiction centres with a wide range of addictions such as alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, prescription drugs and feeling addictions such as anger and rage.
Garrett's qualifications include : (BA Hons) Degree Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy. Ordinary Degree in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy. Level 8 Recovery Coach and Addiction in the Community. Qualified Community Reinforcement Approach Therapist. Professional Certificate in Psychology. Motivational Interviewing Intermediate Level. Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach and Diploma in Traumatology and PTSD .
Garrett Redmond (MIACP)
“We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with real understanding, true empathy.
Yet listening, of this very special kind, is one of the most potent forces for change that I know.”
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Here at Milestone Therapy we offer evidence based outcomes for our therapy. In the treatment of anxiety we work closely with the client to assess the current levels of anxiety and collaborate a treatment plan to achieve desired goals. The overall effectiveness of therapy is measured on a weekly basis which includes goals set out[…]
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If only I had known he/she was dying… If only I hade made him quit smoking… If only I had forbidden he/she to drive… If only he/she hadn’t taken that trip… If only I had gone with her/him… If only he/she had seen his/her physician more regularly… If only I had insisted his/her work shorter[…]
How do we treat addiction and move towards recovery with or without our loved ones ? Case Example When someone presents seeking treatment for addiction’s such as alcohol, drugs, sex, gambling it is usually because their life has come to a point were the pain of continuing has become too much and maybe there’s pressure[…]