Ready to start a new way of living?
Some times, all it takes is a change in perspective, an idea, or a small encounter that can transform your life.
With different therapy techniques, such as cognitive-behavioural and narrative or storytelling therapy, you can move past the things that keep you stuck and make real change happen.
I have struggled with depression and anxiety from a young age and have found a way to live differently. At the age of 30, I decided to change radically and packed my bags to live a different life in a different country. Heartbreak after heartbreak, I have still kept the courage to continue to love. And because curiosity makes me want to see life from different perspectives, I have changed jobs countless times -from the yoga studios in Stockholm to the offices of some of the biggest companies in Scandinavia around the world.
Over the years, I have found people, ideas, theories, and practices that have helped me become a more fulfilled human being.
In this space, I'm creating the opportunity to share what I have learned and help you also to create your life as you intend to live it.
BOOK a FREE 15-minute talk with me
Short free talks are a good away to get to know your therapist before committing to a session, and give you the opportunity to ask any questions about therapy.
This is a risk-free way to understand better if you can benefit from working together.
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What To Expect
Ana's approach to online therapy
Understanding how our brain works and how it connects with the expression of the mind and consequent behaviours, is an important part in the process of change. Awareness, and a deeper understanding of your mind-body system, give you the key to a healthier relationship with yourself and the circumstances of your life.
This means there is no one-strategy fits all. How you are wired physically, and how you have learned to navigate through life, will dictate your individual process.
Self-care for the mind is essential when dealing with life's turbulences. When you're pealing the potatoes, are you really pealing the potatoes or are you in your own distanced mind-world? When you're living your everyday life - your life - where are you? Are you really there, or are you elsewhere?
To find yourself, and show up for life, as a matter of honour and respect, can be a life-long practice. One to become in a constant, ever effortless state of being.
Because how you perceive your life story has a great impact on how you talk to yourself. Ultimately, how you talk to (and about) yourself determines what you chose to do. Self-talk influences your everyday choices and the stories you keep repeating or the stories you create.
Narrative and storytelling therapy techniques can help you break your negative patterns and give you a fresh perspective for new paths and new stories.
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Why Me As Your online therapist?
My life is an experiment on understanding the pursuit of happiness.
I became a licensed clinical and counselling psychologist and specialised in cognitive neuroscience, narrative/storytelling, and cognitive-behavioural therapies.
Besides my formal education, I have been curious about our existence's spiritual aspects and have practised yoga and meditation for several years now, and have experimented with psychedelics for personal development purposes. Today, it's clear that the mind, body, and spirit are part of a holistic and integrated system that needs to be treated as such.
In the search for a life that felt fulfilling and aligned with my ideals, I have experienced different cultures with a curious perspective about what is most meaningful for us as human beings and understand the difference between generationally inherited noise and genuine authenticity.
My heart is open to embrace my many mistakes, and I welcome life's suffering with a willingness to learn from every experience.
I like to think I have a human-to-human approach in my work and always strive to offer support beyond virtual therapy's physical limitations. I want to feel connected, heart-to-heart.
Ana Batista, MA MSc PgD
Don't take just my word for it
See what Rachel has to say about working with me.
Ana’s advice and techniques have transformed my mindset completely. When we started working together, I had spent years unsuccessfully trying to adopt new habits, manage my time, and commit to my goals and passions, feeling like life (and my dreams) were passing me by. Through Ana’s guidance, I’ve become so much more self-aware, grateful, mindful, and definitely happy! I shifted from feeling stuck and in “escape mode” at my corporate job, whilst constantly distracted and stressed when spending time with my toddler, to gaining tremendous clarity over my goals (personal and business), making personal development a part of my daily routine, and finally managing my time effectively. Changes which I thought could only be accomplished with an enormous upheaval of my circumstances actually only took some subtle and consistent work, which continues to yield amazing results.
Ana’s work has been invaluable in helping me to step out of my own way, and allow myself to be truly happy right now – exactly as I am, whilst also feeling satisfied that I’m creating the future of my dreams.
Rachel James - Remote Launch & Ops Manager
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Choose Your Package
It's good to count on having a minimum of 3 to 4 sessions if you want to see some significant improvement.
For best results, we have a minimum of 4 sessions. The first with you both, two individually, and another together.
* If you don't feel comfortable with the rate, I offer a sliding scale option.
That means, if necessary, we can adjust the rate according to your income level.
contact me directly to check my availability.
And I'll get back to you in less than 24 hours, exceptionally within 48.
Please include which package you are interested in and a few time suggestions for when you would like to have your FREE 15-minute talk (+ your timezone).
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Ana Batista does not accept insurance and she does not do diagnostics or provide procedural codes for insurance billing.