Geoff Thompson BA, MA, MSc and FCIPD. UKCP Accredited and MBACP

Geoff Thompson BA, MA, MSc and FCIPD. UKCP Accredited and MBACP

128 Zellig Building
Gibb Street
Custard Factory
Birmingham
West Midlands
B9 4AA

Orton View
Feiashill Road
Trysull
Wolverhampton
Staffordshire
WV5 7HN

01902 898 160 / 07976 757103

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128 Zellig Building
Gibb Street
Custard Factory
Birmingham
West Midlands
B9 4AA

Orton View
Feiashill Road
Trysull
Wolverhampton
Staffordshire
WV5 7HN

01902 898 160 / 07976 757103

About me

Your Need

Do you feel stuck?
Do you have a problem that you are unable to solve on your own?
Do you need help getting through the difficult times?
Do you feel that you are unable to realise your potential?
Do you lack confidence in you ability?

You might be struggling to cope with a problem at work, at home or in the family. You might be finding it hard to cope with the loss of your job, a bereavement or the ill health of a beloved. You might have been diagnosed with stress, anxiety or depression. You might be struggling to cope with the ever increasing demands of living your life. Things might just have become too much for you.

It is very difficult to clearly evaluate what is going on in your life when you are part of the problem that you want to solve. Talking to a professional counsellor can help you to make things different.

I am an experienced relationship counsellor, psychotherapist, trainer, facilitator and life coach. I am a member of UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy).

I believe that my combination of counselling and organisational experience in human resources have given me a useful and unique insight into relationships at work.

You are very welcome to call me for an informal chat, or email me, in the first instance.

My Approach

Success in counselling usually comes when clients are helped to develop for themselves possible options for moving forward rather than being told what they should do. As it’s my belief that the client not only has the problem but also holds the solution, clients get the results they want and that work for them.

My approach will be to actively listen to you, without being judgemental, and encourage you to talk freely about your thoughts and feelings. I will feed my responses back to you, raising your awareness of your situation. It is through this awareness that you will more clearly see the choices you have and be able to identify more readily a possible solution, or way forward, that feels right for you.

People at first can be uncomfortable with the thought that they need counselling. So, you are not alone if you feel like this. But, it is very difficult to clearly evaluate what is going on in your life when you are part of the problem you want to solve and talking to a professional counsellor can help you find a solution to your problem.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc in Change Agent Skills and Strategies (University of Surrey 1993 - 95)
  • Certificate in Gestalt Psychotherapy (University of Derby 1998)
  • Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy (University of Derby 1999)
  • MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy (University of Derby 2000)
  • Accredited Member of the UKCP

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

UKCP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also specialise in relationship and couples counselling, so please do take a look at my profile on helping with this:

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/geoff-thompson

Fees

Counselling and psychotherapy £40 for a fifty minute session.

Supervision - fifty pounds for a sixty minute session.

Some concessionary places might be available depending on the clients particular circumstances.

Further information

I work at Birmingham Counselling Services based at Birmingham’s Custard Factory (B9 4AA) a handy 7 minutes walk from the city centre with plenty of parking (pay and display £1 per hour)

I also see clients in the rural village of Trysull near Wolverhampton and in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire (just one mile from the town centre).

Maps & Directions

Birmingham, B9 4AA
Wolverhampton, WV5 7HN

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I provide counselling and psychotherapy in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Statford Upon Avon

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