Erika Wiesenmueller-Potter, MA, Dip HIC, MBACP (Accred)

Erika Wiesenmueller-Potter, MA, Dip HIC, MBACP (Accred)

Abbey Practice
15A Cheap Street
Bath
Somerset
BA1 1NA

07900 178581

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Abbey Practice
15A Cheap Street
Bath
Somerset
BA1 1NA

07900 178581

About me

Psychology has long held that the way we think and feel about ourselves profoundly influences our sense of self-worth and how we deal with life. I offer a safe space for self-exploration in the centre of Bath.

I have 17 years of professional experience working with anxiety, depression, stress, work-related and health problems, relationship and family issues, bereavement, low self-esteem, personal and emotional distress. I have considerable experience in the counselling of students having worked for 6 years in the student counselling service of Bath University.

I also see people, whose lives may or may not be pressured by immediate problems, but who wish to gain greater self-awareness through self-exploration and self-development.

Psychotherapy and Counselling and are undergoing rapid changes and I am particularly interested in the developing fields of Mindfulness, Compassion Focused Therapy and  Positive Neuroplasticity of Emotions and their applicaction in therapy. I have integrated aspects of all these approaches in my counselling practice and find them transformative in work with depression and anxiety, stress and negative thinking,  low self-esteem and low self-confidence

I am registered and accredited with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and practise in accordance with their ethical standards of clinical practice.

I offer counselling sessions in English and German.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualifications

  • Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling (BCPC)
  • MA, Modern European Cultural History (University of Warwick)
  • First Degree, German and History  (University of Goettingen)
  • PGCE, German and History

Professional Experience

I have experience as a counsellor in many different settings:  a GP practice, Employee Assistance Programme, Bath University Counselling Service, Bath City College and Private Practice.

Prior to becoming a counsellor I taught for 19 years in Secondary and Higher Education in Germany and the UK.

Member Organisations:

  • BACP, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • BCPC, Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • CAPPP, Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Private Practice

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have extensive experience in Student Counselling having worked for 6 years  at the Bath University Student Counselling Service and I have some concessionary places for students in full-time education.

I also work with students in counselling training.

Fees

Individual sessions are usually weekly at the same time, last 50 minutes and cost £42. I also offer some concessionary places for students in full-time education.

Further information

To find out more about my practice, my approach and my background please go to my website www.bathtalkingtherapies.com

Maps & Directions

Bath, BA1 1NA

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: German

Types of client

Adults
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