Valerie Adlparvar MA (Accred) Counsellor MBACP & EMDR (Accred) Consultant
Jesmond Therapy Centre
7 Holly Avenue West
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Jesmond Therapy Centre 0191 - 2812167 / 07986543769
I am an experienced Psychotherapist and EMDR Accredited Consultant with over 15 years of experience in both NHS and private practice. I am the owner of Jesmond Therapy centre and I offer individual counselling for a wide variety of issues; I also offer couple counselling and EMDR which is a specialist therapy for Post Traumatic stress Disorder and any kind of trauma work.
We are open Monday to Saturday 10.00 - 9.00pm offering daytime and evening appointments.
We provide a confidential, non judgmental service from a safe and well established venue.
We are easily accessible by public transport bus stop at the end of the street going to and from the city centre. We have Free on-street parking and we are a short walk from both Jesmond and West Jesmond metro stations.
All of the counselling therapies are available from Jesmond Therapy centre , as well as a range of holistic treatments such as a variety of different massages, facials and other complimentary therapies.
We have a team of highly experienced and qualified practitioners who can offer a wide range of therapies for children, individuals, couples and families who are looking to have counselling sessions.
If you would like to find out more information or to discuss our services in confidence
Contact Jesmond Therapy centre on: 01912812167 or VAL on 07986543769 (with no obligation)
For more information about Jesmond Therapy Centre click on the link below
We offer short or long term therapy working with a wide range of issues such as:
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:
We offer different ways of working and some of the therapists use a combination of different Models, skills, techniques within their practice to ensure that they are able to meet the needs of individuals.
Several of the therapists including myself at the centre work with Couples covering issues such as:
Relationship difficulties; Dealing with affairs; Separation; Divorce; Step families and offer guidance on how to deal with children who are experiencing their parents divorce.
We have Bupa Registered Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Cognitive Behavioral therapists (CBT), Cognitive Analytical (CAT) Therapists, Psychologists, EMDR Therapists and we provide counselling for companies employees through Employee Assistance Programmes as well as Insurance Companies.
We can offer appointments within two to three days.
My Own Personal Experience as a Therapist
I have a Masters Degree in Counselling from Durham University. I gained my counselling experience by working in GP's surgeries in a NHS Primary Care setting in both Newcastle upon Tyne and North Tyneside, working with clients working with a wide range of different issues. My couples experience was gained through training and working at Relate. I also gained experience of working with different nationalities by working in specialized cross-cultural counselling projects and services.
I am an EMDR Accredited Consultant with EMDR Europe which means I have considerable experience of working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and I now supervise other EMDR practitioners work.
Training, qualifications & experience
- EMDR Europe Accredited Consultant
- BACP Accredited Counsellor
- Masters (MA) in Education and Counselling
- Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Certificate in Couple Counselling - Relate
- EMDR Consultants Certificate
- EMDR Accreditation Certificate
- Certificate's in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Part 1 - 4
- Certificate in Supervision
- Advanced Certificate in Counselling
- Certificate in Counselling
- Experience of Psychodrama Workshops
- Degree in BSc Human Organisations
- Certificate in Careers Guidance
- Certificate in Education (Teaching)
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Jesmond Therapy Centre is available for qualified and experienced therapists to hire rooms on an adhoc or block booking basis.
Referrals are also available to the therapists who work from Jesmond Therapy Centre.
Contact Jesmond Therapy centre on 0191 2812167
Jesmond Therapy centre offers both individual and group EMDR supervision with an EMDR Consultant This is for EMDR therapists in training and those EMDR therapists who are working towards accreditation and consultancy.
We also run an EMDR Interest group for EMDR Therapists.
For further information call 0191 - 2812167 or Val on 07986543769
For more information regarding Jesmond Therapy Centre visit www.jesmondtherapycentre.co.uk
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
- Existential therapy
- Family/systemic therapy
- Gestalt therapy
- Group therapy
- Humanistic therapies
- Interpersonal therapy
- Jungian therapy
- Other therapies
- Person-centred therapy
- Play therapy
Individuals: £50 - £65
Couples: £60.00 - £75
EMDR: £75.00 - £120.00 per hour
Students: £45.00 per hour
I also offer clinical supervision for counsellors and counsellors in training. Fees for supervision are £60.00 per hour or £80.00 for 1.5 hours a month (as required by BACP).
There is a FREE introductory session for counsellors or trainee counsellors who are looking for supervision and a reduced rate for students in training (negotiable).
EMDR Individual supervision £65 per hour
EMDR Group of two £110.00 per hour
EMDR Group of three £160.00 per hour
More than 3 EMDR Therapists in a group please call to discuss
Please note payment can be accepted by cash, cheque or card. Payment is taken at the beginning of the session.
We have several EMDR practitioners working from the centre. I am one of 3 Accredited Consultants with EMDR Europe who work out of the center.
EMDR stands for "Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing".
EMDR therapy is one of two treatments recommended by The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) and is useful for people who have experienced some form of trauma and are struggling to manage on a day to day basis.
Issues treated include:- childhood trauma/ physical/ sexual abuse, road traffic accidents, overwhelming fears, recurrent night nightmares, panic attacks, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorders, Bereavement, grief, anxiety pain, and depression. We can use specialist EMDR equipment i.e tappers and a light bar see below to help clients focus and work more effectively in sessions.
If you would like more information about EMDR please call Val on: 07986543769
Or see www.emdrassociation.org.uk website.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Morning, Afternoon and evenings
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am qualified supervisor and have been working as a supervisor for the last 8 years. I have supervisees who work with a range of clients dealing with issues such as substance abuse, mental health issues, relationship issues and trauma.View supervision profile