“Relationship is Everything” – The Essence of the A to Z of Counselling at Leone Centre

Posted March 29, 2023 by Cristina Vrech

Cristina Vrech - Individual and couples therapist

Cristina Vrech

Founder and Director - Individual & Couple Therapist, Corporate Services


Co-founder and director of Leone Centre, Cristina Vrech has 20+ years experience in working supporting people, 14+ extensive experience as a therapist and offers valuable knowledge to individuals and couples. Prior to being a therapist she worked in the financial sector.

Across the landscapes of relationships, communication, stress, infidelity, confidence, loneliness, addiction, separation and divorce, IVF and anxiety, Cristina takes a down to earth and direct approach.

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Relationship is Everything

The therapeutic relationship is characterised by trust, empathy, and understanding.

It allows you to feel seen, heard, and validated in a way you may not have experienced before. By prioritising the therapeutic relationship, therapists can help you build greater self-awareness, develop healthier interpersonal skills, and improve your overall well-being. In essence, the therapeutic relationship is essential to the success of therapy, as it provides a powerful catalyst for healing and transformation.

See Leone Centre’s A to Z of counselling below.

A – Authenticity: Being authentic and true to oneself is an important part of the counselling process. It allows you to feel comfortable opening up and sharing your true self.

B – Belonging: Counselling can help you to develop a sense of belonging and connection to yourself and others.

C – Compassion: A cornerstone of counselling is showing compassion towards oneself and others.

D – Depth: Counselling can help you to explore the deeper parts of yourself, including your thoughts, feelings, and beliefs.

E – Empowerment: Counselling can empower you to take control of your life and make positive changes.

F – Forgiveness: Counselling can help you to work through past traumas and learn to forgive yourself and others.

G – Growth: Counselling can facilitate personal growth and development, helping you to reach your full potential.

H – Healing: Counselling can be a source of healing and support if you have experienced emotional or psychological pain.

I – Inner Peace: Counselling can help you to find inner peace and calm in the midst of chaos and stress.

J – Joy: Counselling can help you to find joy and happiness in your life by discovering and pursuing what truly brings you joy.

K – Kindness: Counselling encourages you to be kind to yourself and others, fostering a more compassionate and caring society.

L – Love: Counselling can help you to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for love, both within yourself and in your relationships with others.

M – Mindfulness: Mindfulness techniques can be used in counselling to help you stay present and connected to your thoughts, feelings, and emotions.

N – Nurturing: Counselling can provide a nurturing and supportive environment for you to explore your inner self.

O – Openness: Being open to new ideas and perspectives is essential in the counselling process, allowing you to grow and develop in new and exciting ways.

P – Presence: Counselling encourages you to be present and fully engaged in your life, rather than being distracted by worries or concerns.

Q – Quiet: Counselling can provide a quiet and peaceful space for you to reflect and connect with yourself.

R – Resilience: Counselling can help you to develop resilience and the ability to bounce back from difficult experiences.

S – Self-awareness: Counselling can help you to develop a greater sense of self-awareness and understanding of yourself.

T – Transformation: Counselling can facilitate transformation and change in your life, helping you to become the best version of yourself.

U – Understanding: Counselling fosters understanding and empathy towards oneself and others, promoting healthy relationships and social connections.

V – Vulnerability: Being vulnerable and open in counselling can lead to deeper insights and personal growth.

W – Wellness: Counselling promotes wellness in all aspects of your life, including physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

X – eXploration: Counselling encourages exploration and discovery, allowing you to uncover new parts of yourself and your world.

Y – Yearning: Counselling can help you to identify and pursue your deepest yearnings and desires.

Z – Zen: Counselling can help you to cultivate a sense of inner peace and Zen in your life.

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Cristina Vrech

Co-founder and director of Leone Centre, 20+ years of experience in supporting people, and offering valuable knowledge through Couples Counselling and Individual Counselling. Before becoming a therapist, I worked in the financial sector.

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If you do feel like you need some help and support, our Leone Centre professionals are available 7 days a week. Call us on 020 3930 1007.

We can offer in-person Leone Centre in London appointments at our head office in Fulham and Kensington. We also service Victoria, Putney, Chelsea, Wimbledon, Knightsbridge, Mayfair, and City of London.

In addition, we offer Online Leone Centre appointments wherever in the world you are located, should this better fit around your existing commitments or if you are not able to attend an in-person appointment.

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