Janice Wells BA (Hons), MBACP (Accred); BACP UK Registered

Janice Wells BA (Hons), MBACP (Accred); BACP UK Registered

Wanstead
London
E11

07930233734 / 07930233734

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Wanstead
London
E11

07930233734 / 07930233734

About me

Would you like to feel more confident and self-assured? Are you currently overwhelmed by anxiety and/or difficult thoughts and feelings? Are you looking to make life changes and/or improve your relationships? Are you recently bereaved? I am an experienced counsellor working in East London and am BACP accrecited. My practice is non-discriminatory (I work within an equal opportunties framework) and undertake individual and couples/relationship counselling work. I am also experienced in working with young people. Please feel free to call me to discuss your needs in confidence on 07930233734.

Experience:

I have considerable experience (14 years) working in both long-term and brief therapy (NHS GP referral work) in both an agency and community based setting. I also have my own private practice.

Expertise:

I have worked effectively with a broad range of clients (adults and young people) and their issues i.e. anxiety, depression, post-natal depression, debt, sexuality, bereavement and loss, relationship, couple, unemployment, dementia. I have also undertaken some drug and alcohol work. My commitment to further developing my insight and expertise is ongoing through continuing training (personal and professional development).

Confidentiality:

All client work undertaken is private and confidential with the exclusion of evidence of breach of The Children & Young Person's Act and the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

Equality of Opportunity:

My practice is non-discriminatory as I work within a framework of equality of opportunity, and have extensive experience of working multiculturally and with a range of diversity issues including minority sexuality. I am also a Cultural Studies graduate.

I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling Psychotherapists (MBACP (Accred)) and work safely and ethically within their professional code of ethics and practice guidelines.  I am also on the BACP Register of UK Counsellors.

I am also a member of the CMA (Complimentary Medicine Association).

Individual/Couple Work:

I am able to work with both individuals and couples (currently in diploma training).

Parents/Young People:

I am also able to co-counsel both Parent & Young Person to resolve conflict(s) for improved relatonship understanding. My youth and community work profile is 35 yrs experience.

I am a trained Youth & Community worker and hold a certificate in Youth Mentoring.

I was awarded a Civic Award for my Youth & Community Work by the Mayor of Waltham Forest in 2005.

Creativity:

I can offer creative exploration techniques (artwork and visualisation) if requested and appropriate to the counselling work.

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Counselling Supervision

As a qualified Integrative Counselling Supervisor I currently supervise bereavement counsellors in an NHS setting.

Additionally, I supervise/assess Youth and Community trainees and trainee supervisors for the YMCA George Williams College.

I am available to supervise privately one-to-one and in a group setting.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Cultural Studies

Advanced Diploma In Humanistic Counselling
15yrs -  12 yrs PQE

Diploma in Clinical Counselling Supervision
7 yrs PQE

Diploma in Relationship & Couples Counselling

Certificate in Youth & Community Supervision (Christchurch, Canterbury)
12 PQE

Youth Mentor (London Action Trust)

Diploma in CBT/REBT Life Coaching (City CBT)

Currently training in Mindfulness

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Counselling Rates:
£35 hour (Employed)
£25 Concessionary (Student/OAP/benefits/unwaged)

Supervision rates: £35 per hour
£25 Concessionary for Trainees/Students

Further information

I am trained and informed primarily by the approach of Carl Rogers (Person Centred) but enhanced by the existential approaches of Emmy Van Duerzen and Rollo May (amongst others.) I am trained in Humanistic, Psychodynamic and CBT approaches and can work integratively according to client need.

I work systemically/integratively with couples experiencing relationship difficulties and am currently undergoing advanced training in this field of work.

I am a mature practitioner whose commitment to my own personal, spiritual and professional development is ongoing. I am a practicing member of the London College of Spirituality.

My practice is regularly supervised by an accredited BACP supervisor in accordance with BACP Practice Guidelines.

Maps & Directions

London, E11

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Daytime/evenings/saturday

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am qualfied integrative supervisor and supervise qualified counsellors in an NHS setting (since 2007) and in private practice (since 2008).

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