Heather Morfett, Counsellor, MBACP (Accredited & Registered)

Heather Morfett, Counsellor, MBACP (Accredited & Registered)

Waterloo Wellbeing Centre
191 Devonport Road
Stoke
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 5RN

079 419 152 65

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Waterloo Wellbeing Centre
191 Devonport Road
Stoke
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 5RN

079 419 152 65

About me

Welcome. I am an experienced therapist working in private practice at the Waterloo Wellbeing Centre. I am an Accredited and Registered member of the BACP.

My Approach.

We all have the potential to reach a point in our lives where things can feel over-whelming, or our past ways of coping don't work in the situation in which we find ourselves.

The counselling I offer provides a safe space where you can reflect on your situation, without being judged or criticised. My Approach is warm, accepting and compassionate.

"nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished" - Lao Tzu

It can be really helpful to voice our fears and concerns, with a person external to our immediate circumstances. This can bring about fresh perspectives, new insights and possibilities.

"We can never obtain peace with the outer world until we make peace with ourselves" - Dalia Lama

People find that therapy can be a space where they can feel supported to be more fully themselves. My intention is to offer a straightforward and transparent way of being, supporting people in finding their own way.

My core training is as an Integrative Counsellor and my framework is essentially humanistic and client centred. I integrate the Buddhist values of openheartedness, compassion and acceptance into my work.

My Background

I have always had a curiousity about what moulds me, shapes me, and influences me, and am committed to understanding myself more fully, seeking to be my real self, as best I can. The work I am able to do, has a good fit for me.

"Let the beauty of what you love, be what you do" - Rumi

I have enjoyed rich and varied experiences working in the National Health Service for twenty five years. I have a depth of understanding and appreciation of a broad range of difficulties and challenges that people can face

Since 2009 I have established a successful private practice in Plymouth. I enjoy the opportunities that this presents and welcome the diversity of experience that people arrive with.

i have a particular interest in how different inequalities in relation to gender, sexuality, culture, class, etc impact on our Wellbeing and health. I have been involved in various projects and ventures in connection with survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

"each time a woman stands up, she stands up for all women" - Maya Angelou

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Registration and Membership:-

* Integrative Counsellor - British Assoc of Counselling & Psychotherapy(BACP) - Accredited & Registered.

Other Training/Qualifications:-

Advanced Diploma Integrative Counselling - Iron Mill Institute
Gender Equality & Mental Health - Inequality Agenda
Introduction to Group Analysis - Group Analysis S/West
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - University of Plymouth
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Assessment and Formulation
- University of Plymouth
Supervision Course - RELATE
Qualified Mental Health Nurse

Publications

Scarves Around the World - Heather Morfett shares her experience of working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse in India. Therapy Today, November 2013, Vol24/issue 9 www.therapytoday.net  Also on www.rahifoundation.org

Groupwork for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse in Childhood - Lorna Coulson and Heather Morfett describe how women overcame feelings of isolation and shame by sharing their exprences in a safe, all female space. Mental Health Practice September 2013 Vol17/no 1 www.mentalhealthpractice.co.uk

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Counselling: £55 an hour.

i am available for short term and long term work, with the option of bi-weekly sessions.

Clinical Supervision: £65 - 90 minutes

Couples / Family Therapy: £95 - 90 minutes, working with a co-therapist

Maps & Directions

Plymouth, PL1 5RN

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I have many years experience offering Clinical Supervision to people from a variety of disciplines and clinical backgrounds.  I am currently available for supervision and have Consulting Rooms in both Plymouth and Exeter.

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