Mandy Hedges MBACP.
Mandy Hedges Counselling
Unit 5 Shepherds Grove Industrial Estate
Bury St Edmunds
Heritage Wellbeing Centre
Bury St Edmunds
01359 251944 / 07521 725117
A warm welcome to my profile, My name is Mandy Hedges and I am a compassionate counsellor who is fully qualified, BACP registered with many years experience.
People come to counselling for many reasons as it is normal for us to all have issues and concerns in our daily lives and sometimes we need help to resolve them.
I can provide you with a safe and confidential space to explore those issues that maybe causing continue unease or distress.
Counselling is not about giving advice but by working together we can unravel your concerns and enable you to consider what caused the problem in order to make changes.
I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and on the BACP register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists adhere to their ethical framework. Details can be found at www.bacp.co.uk
If you decide to contact me we will arrange our first session. In this session we will go over the nature of counselling and confidentiality and I can answer any question you may have, we will then begin to explore your concerns and how we will work together. Session are 50 minutes long and usually once a week.
I mostly see clients in my private consulting room in Stanton, between Bury St Edmunds and Diss.
I also offer sessions at the Heritage Wellbeing Centre Nowton Court. Bury St Edmunds and Neil's Remedy Yard, Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds.
On Tuesdays I hold sessions in Chelmsford Essex in the Chelmsford Therapy Rooms, Duke Street.
Training, qualifications & experience
CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.
CPCAB Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Certificate in Working With Couples.
Certificate in Motivational Enhancement Therapy.
Facilitator in Barnardo's Freedom Programme
CRUSE Bereavement Care Trained
Other workshops attended:
- Post Trauma Stress
- Cruse Bereavement Care
- Cruse Child Protection
- Cruse Bereavement A Childs Grief
- Motivational Enhancement Therapy
- The Freedom Programme Barnardo's
- Mental Illness and Medication
- Working with the Suicidal Client
- Confidentiality, Therapy and the Law
- Transference & Counter Transference
- Working with Older Clients
- Telephone Counselling.
- Group work for Counsellors
- Introduction to Transgender.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
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Sessions last 50 minutes, session are £40 Individual and £55 couples.
In Chelmsford fee's are £50 individuals and £65 for couples.
Low Cost counselling of £30 per session is available Monday's evenings,at the Heritage Wellbeing Centre, Nowton Court Bury St Edmunds. please contact me for availability times.
I offer a sliding scale for those who are on a low income, and do not need proof of your income, this is done purely on an honesty basics. Please contact me for further details.
The BACP Register is the first psychological therapists' register to be accredited under a new scheme set up by the Department of Health and administered by an independent body, accountable to Parliament.
Members of the public can now choose a counsellor or psychotherapist belonging to a register approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Please contact me for availability. On Tuesdays I work in Chelmsford Essex. I offer evening sessions until 9pm and Saturday's by request.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|