Christine Perry Cert Ed, Dip Couns, MBACP Accred
9 Park Place
6 North Road
01425 472207 evening / 07771 731990 daytime
Are you feeling depressed, stressed or anxious? Are you feeling overwhelmed by emotions and other problems? I work with couples and individuals to assist them to feel better about themselves and their lives and if they choose to make changes to improve the quality of their lives.
How I Work
My aim is to work with you in a warm, confidential and non-judgemental way to help you clarify your thoughts and feelings about the difficulties you are experiencing in your current life situation. Together we work to enable you to find a way forward which is right for you and to enhance your sense of well being. Sometimes the issues which are brought to counselling may be related to past events. Reviewing deep-seated issues can bring about the healing of old hurts. This also gives the opportunity to become aware of old patterns of behaviour and negative habits, allowing you to start to change them.
I use a combination of approaches including Humanistic and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to help you start to manage your problems more effectively and feel better about life.
Firstly I like to meet and talk with you to understand your concerns and needs. We look at how you would like to be coping differently with them and if I think I can help you.
Are you finding talking difficult without arguments, resentments and anger getting in the way or maybe there has been a betrayal of trust. I listen to what both of you have to say and help you find a way forward with new skills. I will help you to acknowledge and cope with differences and changes.
How Counselling Can Help
We may be going through a difficult time in our lives. Sometimes we feel stuck with feelings and thoughts that just don't seem to go away. We go over and over things in our heads and strong feelings and thoughts may keep us awake at night. Talking about things with someone who is trained to listen can help us to understand ourselves better, face difficulties and start to find a way forward in a way that did not seem possible on our own. Gradually we can start to feel more at ease and more able to cope effectively.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am an Accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I hold a Diploma in Counselling, a Certificate in Counselling Supervision and a Certificate in Couples Counselling.
I have been working professionally as a counsellor in the NHS, educational settings and privately for 20 years.
I supervise other counsellors and have taught on an HND in Counselling.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Carer support
- 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
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Individuals and couples £45 per session. You are welcome to self refer. Referrals can also be made by health professionals, companies and EAPs.
I have experience with a wide area of issues. I also have experience in an Occupational Health setting where I have worked with a lot of work related issues such as work related stress, health issues, bullying, and formal proceedings.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I have some availability for early evening appointments in Ringwood and Poole as well as daytimes.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training