exploringU counselling (MBACP) Counselling/Psychotherapy Reg Members
The ExploringU Centre For Well-being
The Old Press Room
54 Station Road
The Bury Natural Health Centre
2 Park Farm Business Centre
Fornham, St Genevieve
Bury St Edmunds
01787 829141 / 07841 979450
Award winning team exploringU counselling, will support you to explore what you may need in your life to feel more confident in coping with current or future issues causing you concern.
Counselling /psychotherapy is an important part of personal growth and healing. Our specialist team provide expert support in a calm and relaxed atmosphere. We can help you so that you can move on and be happy. Our team of professional therapists are all members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and represent the high standard of professional therapy for which we are known.
- couples counselling
- relationship counselling
- family counselling
- domestic abuse counselling
- supervision, for students
- young people's counselling
- short-term counselling, psychotherapy.
We have a well established team of therapists that work with Marriage and relationship issues, please see below for more information about the team:
Glenda D Roberts (STRC)(MBACP)(Accred)(AIP) Director of exploringU counselling she is an Accredited Psychotherapist, and a member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, she is also a member of the Association of Independent Practitioners, and is also a registered Psychotherapist recognised with PruHealth to be a provider of Counselling/Psychotherapy to clients with a PruHealth Policy. Glenda is a recognised Bupa Provider for Counselling/Psychotherapy
Glenda is the founder of exploringU counselling, who runs and oversees the professional counselling/psychotherapy service as well as the professional rehabilitation service, she is a supervisor and is an Accredited member of the BACP for good practice.
Karen Ball (MBACP)(Accred)Psychotherapist Supervisor
she is an Accredited Psychotherapist, and a member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, as well as an experienced Supervisor
Julie Ekman (MBACP) Psychotherapist
Julie has a genuine concern and interest in people from all walks of life and draws in her many life experiences as well as her professional training to help and support clients through their own difficulties and challenges.
Julie provides coaching for long-term, unemployed people with complex health issues on behalf of the States of Guernsey Social Security Department and has also worked as a counsellor for the Grove Clinic Guernsey. Julie Ekman has over 450 supervised counselling hours and has successfully counselled clients with a broad range of issue such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks, workplace stress, drug & alcohol dependency, sexual and domestic abuse and trauma.
Neil Ross Evans (MBACP) Psychotherapist
Neil Evans, holds a BA Honours in Integrative Counselling, Neil has recently joined the exploringU team as a psychotherapist.
As a psychotherapist, Neil has worked with a number of clients; all with very unique issues, ranging from depression to borderline agoraphobia and historical sexual abuse. In addition to this Neil has recently began work with clients that are currently rebuilding their lives after head trauma. Assisting them with day to day activities, that many able bodied people take for granted. Activities such as housework, cooking and general self-care are just some of the duties that I assist them with, in order to support their growth and independents in the community.
ZoeTolman (MBACP) Psychotherapist
Zoe qualified in 2012 as a Therapeutic Counsellor and went on to do a further Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling which she completed in 2015. Zoe trained at Water Lane Cottage for Counselling & Psychotherapy, a private counselling agency in Bishops Stortford and she continues to practice there as well as in Saffron Walden.
Zoe works in a client-led way incorporating key concepts from Humanistic, Cognitive and Behavioural, and Psychodynamic approaches to enable her to understand and work effectively with clients. She works with the belief that each client is unique and that they have the answers they are looking for within themselves and her role is facilitate them finding those answers.
Karen Brunning (MBACP) Psychotherapist
Qualified as a counsellor in 2003 with an Advanced Diploma from a BACP accredited course. She continued her studies gaining a Certificate in Art Therapy in 2004 and graduated from university with a degree in Psychology in 2008. Karen describes her approach as Integrative, drawing on a variety of skills and techniques from other models.
Our Counsellors/Psychotherapists are:
- Qualified and Insured
- Supervised on a monthly basis
- Engage in CPD continual professional development
- Value each client and treat them in a respectful manner
- Respect clients confidentiality
- Offer suitable hours to engage in your therapy
- Offer long-term or short term therapy
...then call us: 01787 829141.
exploringU counselling is a well established Professional Counselling /Psychotherapy Organisation, our centre is based in Sudbury's Town Centre (Suffolk) Bury St Edmunds (Suffolk) Saffron Walden (Essex) and also from Cambridge (Salus Centre)
Also offering supervision to Therapists and carers & provide (ABI) Acquired Brain Injury Training to counsellor/psychotherapist, occupational therapists. This training is for anyone who would like to gain a better understanding in brain injury.
We provide counselling/psychotherapy in: Saffron Walden Essex, Sudbury Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds Suffolk, Harold Wood, Essex, Hatfield Peverel, Cambridge each within walking distance from the train station and town centre.
We hope you find the information we have provided here most helpful to your enquiry.
Training, qualifications & experience
Our Therapists are fully qualified and trained to the a high standard.
We work within the guidelines of the BACP, Our therapists are on the BACP Voluntary Accredited Register.
If you are looking for an approachable service: email us info@exploringUcounselling.co.uk or give us a call: 01787 829141 or text us in confidence on: 07841 979450.
We will return your call within 24 hours.
exploringU counselling winners of the 2016 Business Excellence awards A1 best Professional/ Counselling & Rehabilitation Practice East Anglia 2016
exploringU counselling winners of The A1 Business award for Psychotherapy 2015.
exploringU counselling, Counselling Services Executive of the year 2015 & Best Counselling & Psychotherapy Provider 2015
exploringU counselling winners of Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2016
Member organisations *
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling we deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work related stress
Other areas of counselling we deal with
Severe Brain Injury/ Trauma /RTA
Couples Counselling/Relationship Counselling
Rape / Domestic Violence / Sexual & Gender issues
Lack of self confidence, Low self esteem
Death/ Dying/Grief/Bereavement & Loss/Suicide
Spirituality, Energies, Intituition
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Our therapists work on a sliding scale due to experience: from £45-£100 per hour
- Charges are different for couples counselling.
- We have accredited & non accredited counsellors/psychotherapists
exploringU counselling also offer Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy (CBT) for those who have sustained a serious head injury or trauma.
Clients are able to self-refer.
exploringU counselling have a team of highly professional creative counsellors' who are waiting to help U explore U
We have practices in Colchester Essex, Saffron Walden Essex, Sudbury Suffolk,Harold Wood Essex, Cambridge each within walking distance from the train station and town centre.
We have a wonderful centre for you to commence your personal therapy.
Monday to Saturday 9am to 9pm (By Appointment only)
Our head office is The Old Press Rooms, 54, Station Road, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2SP.
Our Other centre for well-being is in Bury St Edmunds
Call us in confidence on either
01787 829141 or 07841 979450
This information is checked regularly and was updated on: March 09 2016
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday to Saturday 8am until 10pm Sunday 8am until 5pm
Types of client
Supervision & training
exploringU counselling offer supervision to trainee counsellors .View supervision profile